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NTT Data Services EVP Tim Conway Wins Second Wash100 Award for Business Expansion Efforts, Government Support Services

Tim Conway EVP of NTT Data Services

Executive Mosaic is glad to introduce Tim Conway, executive vice president of NTT Data Services and president of its public sector business, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for driving the company's expansion of federal health digital service offerings and helping federal and state governments implement technologies for enhanced customer experience.

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General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic Receives Seventh Wash100 Award

Phebe Novakovic CEO General Dynamics

Phebe Novakovic, chairwoman and CEO of General Dynamics, has been named a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for her leading company initiatives in meeting federal government requirements and helping defend national security interests. Executive Mosaic congratulates General Dynamics and Phebe Novakovic for her 2021 Wash100 Award. Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Phebe Novakovic. 

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Juniper’s Tom Van Meter Recommends Approaches to Enhancing Federal IT Security

Agency networks cybersecurity

Tom Van Meter, federal systems engineering director at Juniper Networks, said the federal government could strengthen the security of its information technology through implementation of zero trust architecture, supply chain defense and security assurance certifications as well as compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Cybersecurity Framework could also help secure federal networks.

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Accenture to Purchase Cygni in Enhanced Cloud First Services Push; Karthik Narain Quoted

Karthik Narain Cloud First Global Lead Accenture

Accenture said Monday it has entered into an acquisition agreement with Cygni in an effort to enhance the global capabilities of Accenture Cloud First. Cygni is a cloud-native full-stack development firm that provides a broad range of information technology (IT) services. According to Accenture, the terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. 

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Paradyme Management Secures Seat on DIA’s $12.6B SITE III Contract for IT Services

Paradyme Management

Paradyme Management said Thursday the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded the company a spot on a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract worth potentially $12.6 billion over a ten-year period. Under the Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise III (SITE III) contact vehicle, Paradyme will compete to provide information technology (IT) and technical support for DIA and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).

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CGI Federal's John Owens: Government IT Leaders Should Engage Experts When Selecting the Right Code

John Owens VP CGI Federal

John Owens, a vice president with CGI Federal's emerging technologies practice, wrote in an article published Friday on GCN that choosing the right code to meet agencies' needs calls for government information technology leaders to evaluate the problem and work with experts to help with the assessment and decide on the proper tool to adopt. “In government agencies, as in other large organizations, low-code/no-code, COTS and custom development all have a place. I recommend agencies engage experts to help them assess their agency's needs and select the right solution that balances cost, features, time and performance,“ he concluded.

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Merlin Ventures to Help Cybersecurity Startups Engage Public Sector Market

Merlin Ventures

Merlin Ventures has commenced an effort to help cybersecurity startup companies compete in the public sector's information technology market, which is valued at $200 billion. The investment arm of Merlin Cyber said Tuesday it will provide up to $5M of capital funding, cybersecurity engineering support and go-to-market infrastructure resources to help startups engage the public sector market.

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Carahsoft Expands List of Providers on Army Contract for IT Products, Services

Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology has added 65 new vendors to its contract with the U.S. Army for computer software and associated hardware deliveries. The company said Tuesday it now has 128 providers under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions ““ Software 2 contract. ITES-SW2 supports the Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions or CHESS program, which aims to help the federal government augment its enterprise infrastructure.

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Akima Subsidiary Wins Spot on $114M Navy Contract for IT, Engineering Services; Duncan Greene Quoted

Duncan Greene Akima

Aperture, an Akima subsidiary, has secured a position on a five-year, $113.8 million contract to support the Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic's Command Wide 8(a) Programmatic Engineering Logistics Support Incubator program. “We are excited to continue Akima's work with the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command,“ said Duncan Greene, president of Akima's Mission Systems, Engineering & Technology Group.

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AWS Federal VP Dave Levy Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Dave Levy Federal VP AWS

Dave Levy, vice president of Amazon Web Services' (AWS) federal business, has received his fourth consecutive Wash100 Award as a part of Executive Mosaic's class of 2021 recipients for continuing focus on cloud efforts, cyber and driving the development of emerging technology capabilities across the federal sector. Visit GovConWire to read Dave Levy's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile.

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