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Parsons Names Carey Smith to Board of Directors; Chuck Harrington Quoted

Carey Smith President

Parsons has appointed Carey Smith, president and chief operating officer (COO) at Parsons, to the company’s board of directors. As president and COO, Smith leads Parsons’ global operations and drives growth strategy through technology innovation. “Carey has been central to our growth and success since joining Parsons,” said Chuck Harrington, chairman and CEO of Parsons and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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Operational Resilience, Budget Realities Among Key Themes in PSC’s Biennial Acquisition Policy Survey; Alan Chvotkin Quoted

Alan Chvotkin EVP and Counsel PSC

A new Professional Services Council survey has identified five themes based on interviews with more than 22 government officials from 10 federal agencies and one of those is operational resilience and adaptability of the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government respondents in the 2020 Biennial Acquisition Policy Survey: A New Paradigm said procurement offices shifted to telework with minimal interruptions to business operations.

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Executive Spotlight: John Song & Jean Stack, Managing Directors with Baird

Jean Stack and John Song, managing directors of Baird

John Song and Jean Stack, managing directors with Baird, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the organization’s recent efforts within mergers & acquisition (M&A), following the close of NuWave’s acquisition of BigBear and Jacobs’ recent purchase of The Buffalo Group. The two leaders also discussed current market trends, and provided insight into Baird's upcoming Government & Defense Conference.

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PSC’s David Berteau on Impact of COVID-19 on Contractors, Lessons From Current Situation

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David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council and a two-time Wash100 awardee, told Government Matters in an interview posted Thursday about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on contractors. "The numbers that you see in contract obligations, while it’s not everything the government does, we think it’s reflective of a dampening effect elsewhere and we really need to counter that,” Berteau said. “The priority is on keeping people working, the priority is on keeping the government operating and in order to do that, you have to obligate the available appropriations at a normal pace.”

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PSC Foundation Report Looks at State of Federal AI Adoption; AFS’ Dominic Delmolino Quoted

The Professional Services Council Foundation has issued a report that assesses the federal government’s adoption of artificial intelligence and identifies the opportunities and challenges agencies face when it comes to AI implementation. The report highlighted opportunities that AI offers to the government including reduction in backlog; optimization of resource allocation; accelerated decision making; fraud prevention; and extraction of insights from large amounts of data.

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