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AECOM Appoints New Chief Execs to Global Transportation, Program Management Businesses


AECOM has appointed Jennifer Aument as chief executive of the company’s global transportation segment and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its global program management business. Aument’s appointment will take effect April 5 and Jeter’s selection will begin on Jan. 25. "These appointments complement a diverse Executive Leadership Team advancing our Think and Act Globally strategy,’’ said Troy Rudd, AECOM’s CEO. 

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Accenture Federal Arm Wins $50M USPTO Contract for Financial Mgmt System Modernization; Rasha Nahas Quoted

Rasha Nahas, managing director and Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services

Accenture's federal services business has been awarded a five-year, $50 million blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to operate, maintain and modernize the agency’s financial management systems (FMS) for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). “We are proud to support USPTO," said Rasha Nahas, managing director and the U.S. Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services.

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David Mutryn to Succeed Richard Nadeau as Maximus CFO; Bruce Caswell Quoted

David Mutryn SVP of Finance Maximus

David Mutryn, senior vice president of finance at Maximus, will succeed Richard Nadeau as chief financial officer of the Reston, Virginia-based government services provider on Dec. 1. “[Nadeau's] valued leadership and partnership in driving the long-term strategic direction of Maximus have been critical as we continue our journey of digital transformation, clinical evolution, and market expansion," said Bruce Caswell, president and CEO of Maximus and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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McKinsey Unveils Methodology to Measure Government Spending Productivity

McKinsey and Company‘s government performance research hub has developed a database and benchmarking methodology that works to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of government spending in efforts to advance productivity. The company said that the McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope aims to identify public sector productivity opportunities across healthcare, education, public safety, …

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Crossmatch to Help IARPA Develop Presentation Attack Detection Tech

Crossmatch has landed a $5.8 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technologies that will work to detect spoofing attempts in biometric identification systems. The company said Wednesday IARPA’s Thor program will focus on the development of presentation attack detection platforms that can identify true biometric identities and mitigate potential …

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Intel-CSIS Study: Incentive Misalignment Can Affect Enterprise Cyber Defense Programs

A joint report from Intel‘s security business and the Center for Strategic and International Studies has identified three areas of misaligned incentives that affect an organization’s ability to deter cyber criminals. Intel said Tuesday it commissioned research firm Vanson Bourne to survey more than 800 security executives and professionals across five industries such as the financial, government …

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Windstream Receives Gold-Level Military Friendly Employer Award from Victory Media

Victory Media has given a Gold-Level Military Friendly Employer award to Windstream for the company’s work to meet six criteria on advancement rates, hiring, military employment application, promotion, turnover and National Guard and Reserve policies. Windstream said Friday it worked on its military hiring program in 2015 with the appointment of Angel Ramos, …

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Mark Scallion on SAP Public Services’ Analytics Work With Civilian Agencies, How Agencies Can ‘Re-Imagine’ IT

Mark Scallion leads the federal civilian business as a vice president for SAP Public Services, a subsidiary of the global technology services conglomerate that focuses on work with government agencies in areas such as electronic government and shared services. A two-decade industry veteran, Scallion led SAP Public Services’ Defense Department organization for three years prior …

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