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GSA Increases Investment into Opportunity Zones After Trump’s Executive Order; Emily Murphy Quoted

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The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced that the administration will increase its investment into Opportunity Zones and distressed communities for future federal government buildings and leases, GSA announced Tuesday. The agency's investment has come after the Executive Order related to Targeting Opportunity Zones and Other Distressed Communities for Federal Site Locations, signed by President Donald Trump on Aug. 24.

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Julian Setian: SOSi, AppTek Engineers Kick Off Collaboration

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Julian Setian, president and CEO of SOS International and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the company’s engineers started discussing sales channels with their counterparts at Applications Technology, a McLean, Va.-based developer of artificial intelligence-based speech recognition systems, days after SOSi made an investment in the latter company, Inside Defense reported Tuesday.

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Accenture Federal Services’ McClure, Jackson, Layman on How Federal IT Leaders Approach Modernization

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Dave McClure, Malcolm Jackson and Jason Layman of Accenture Federal Services wrote in a Nextgov article published Monday that there are three lessons from the company’s Future Systems research that show how federal information technology leaders approach IT modernization and the first is that these leaders invest in innovation infrastructure.

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Leonardo DRS’ William Lynn: Stable Defense Spending Could Help Industry Focus on DoD’s Priorities

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Leonardo DRS CEO William Lynn told Government Matters in an interview posted Tuesday that one of the trends he sees in the defense sector is the Pentagon’s need for speed. He said the Department of Defense wants industry to deliver faster and companies should understand DoD’s priorities to know where to invest and meet the department’s requirements.

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Enveil Announces Series A Funding Round for Data Protection Tool

Data security firm Enveil has raised $10M in a round of Series A financing led by C5 Capital and supported by several investors including Capital One Ventures, Mastercard, 1843 Capital and Bloomberg Beta. Enveil said Tuesday it will use the investment to expand its ZeroReveal product line, build up its global sales team and client support functions and broaden its presence in government and commercial markets.

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