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Accenture’s George Franz, Ian Fogarty: Agile Product Management Could Help DOD Maintain US Innovation Edge

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George Franz and Ian Fogarty of Accenture Federal Services wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Breaking Defense that the Department of Defense should combine Agile software development with product management to speed up the development of weapons systems and help maintain U.S. edge in innovation and the country's global preeminence. “Done correctly, Agile Product Management achieves the speed and responsiveness to evolving needs provided by agile software development, while also helping to handle the complexities associated with suppliers/providers, large and complex integrations, and a wide ecosystem of stakeholders typically seen in mission critical defense and intelligence systems,“ Franz, a retired U.S. Army major general, and Fogarty wrote.

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CenturyLink Appoints Gaurav Chand, Shaun Andrews to Exec Roles

CenturyLink Appoints Gaurav Chand, Shaun Andrews to Exec Roles - top government contractors - best government contracting event

CenturyLink has hired Gaurav Chand and Shaun Andrews to serve in executive positions and directly work under Chief Operating Officer Jeff Storey. The company said Tuesday Chand, who previously worked at Dell EMC‘s infrastructure solutions group, and Andrews, formerly senior vice president for IP and real-time communications at Level 3 Communications, will serve …

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Tech Industry Vet Tarun Loomba Joins Polycom as Solutions Mgmt EVP

Tech Industry Vet Tarun Loomba Joins Polycom as Solutions Mgmt EVP - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Tarun Loomba, formerly vice president and general manager of SanDisk‘s computing storage solutions business, has joined communications technology provider Polycom as executive vice president for solutions management. Polycom said Tuesday the more than 20-year technology industry veteran will oversee the company’s worldwide product and services management teams from its headquarters in San Jose, California. “His …

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Peter Burke Joins Neustar as Engineering, Operations SVP; Lisa Hook Comments

Peter Burke Joins Neustar as Engineering, Operations SVP; Lisa Hook Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Peter Burke, formerly senior vice president and general manager of video systems business at telecommunications firm ARRIS, has joined Neustar as SVP of engineering and operations. He will oversee technical, security, engineering and information technology operations at cloud-based information services provider, Neustar said Thursday. Burke's “range of experience and proven …

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Erin-Michael Gill to Oversee Qbase Product Portfolio in EVP Role; Steven Baldwin Comments

Erin-Michael Gill to Oversee Qbase Product Portfolio in EVP Role; Steven Baldwin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Erin-Michael Gill, formerly a managing director and chief intellectual property officer at MDB Capital Group, has joined Qbase Technologies as an executive vice president responsible for managing products and intellectual property. Gill's responsibilities include overseeing business processes from product design and creation to marketing and sales, and IP strategy and …

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