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Westat Names Dwight Feanny as VP, CIO; Scott Royal Quoted

Dwight Feanny VP

Westat has appointed Dwight Feanny as vice president and chief information officer responsible for managing corporate and project IT technologies, systems, services and staffing. “We are happy to welcome Dwight to Westat and look forward to his contributions to our IT operations and strategy teams as we continue to bring innovative technology solutions to our clients' complex challenges,“ said Westat President and CEO Scott Royal.

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Boeing Defense President, CEO Leanne Caret Receives Fifth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Leanne Caret Boeing Defense Space

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, received the Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for the fifth consecutive time after being named to the 2021 Wash100. Be sure to visit GovConWire to read Leanne Caret's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile.

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Maximus’ Raj Parameswaran: Robotic Process Automation a Key Tool to Government IT Leaders

Raj Parameswaran US Federal IT President Maximus

Raj Parameswaran, president of U.S. federal information technology at Maximus, said robotic process automation could help government agencies facilitate the delivery of services to citizens while allowing employees to focus on more complex tasks. “RPA will continue to grow as a valuable tool for government IT leaders because it allows the immediate expansion and scaling of human labor without impacting existing systems,“ Parameswaran wrote in a guest piece published Friday on GCN.

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DNI Avril Haines Receives 2021 Wash100 Award for Leading Critical National Security Missions

Avril Haines DNI

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Avril Haines, director of National Intelligence, as an inductee into the 2021 Wash100 Award for spearheading new strategies and priorities across the intelligence community that support national defense and security, as well as emerging capabilities. Executive Mosaic congratulates Avril Haines and the Office of National Intelligence on receiving her first Wash100 Award in 2021.

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Peraton Realigns Business Sectors, Appoints New Exec Leadership; Stu Shea Quoted

Stu Shea Chairman

Peraton has aligned the company around four business sectors and appointed new executives to its leadership team, following its $3.4 billion acquisition of Northrop Grumman's integrated mission support and IT solutions business, the company reported on Thursday. "As Peraton expands we will be faced with a complex range of new opportunities and challenges across our functions and businesses,“ said Stu Shea, chairman, president and CEO of Peraton and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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Lumen, VMware Expand Collaboration to Increase Innovation; Jeff Storey, Pat Gelsinger Quoted

Pat Gelsinger CEO VMware

Lumen Technologies and VMware have expanded their partnership to increase design, development and delivery time of edge computing, as well as deliver more secure, work-from-anywhere systems. “The Lumen-VMware partnership will provide the exact combination required to transform business processes and customer experience,“ said Pat Gelsinger, chief executive officer of VMware.

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Novetta Appoints Todd Massengill as Emerging Tech VP; Tiffanny Gates Quoted

Todd Massengill VP

Novetta has named Todd Massengill as vice president of emerging technologies within the company's Information Exploitation Division to lead strategic and operational initiatives. “We're excited to have a veteran with Todd's experience running the Emerging Technologies team,“ said Tiffanny Gates, Novetta president and CEO and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Iron Bow Technologies Wins Spot on $950M Air Force ABMS Contract

Iron Bow Technologies

Iron Bow Technologies has been awarded a position on the potential $950 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Air Force Advanced Battle Management System contract. “We are honored to be awarded the ABMS ID/IQ to further provide Airmen and Guardians innovative, multi-security JADC2 capabilities,“ said John Odey, USAF/USSF business development director at Iron Bow Technologies. 

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Robotic Research Joins Persistent Systems' Wave Relay Ecosystem; Jeffrey Washington Quoted

Jeffrey Washington Director Persistent Systems

Persistent Systems has announced that Robotic Research joined the Wave Relay Ecosystem, an industry alliance of sensor and unmanned system companies that leverage the former's Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network. "The aim of the Wave Relay Ecosystem is to deliver the warfighter a truly unified battlefield network," said Jeffrey Washington, director of business development at Persistent Systems.

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Dell Technologies’ Steven Septoff: Agencies Should Prioritize Security in IT Modernization Efforts

Steven Septoff VP Dell Technologies

Steven Septoff, vice president for U.S. federal at Dell Technologies, said agencies looking to meet the goals of the Federal Data Strategy should prioritize security as they modernize their information technology platforms to better protect government data, FedScoop reported Thursday. "Security has got to be [built] within the technology “¦ as you're modernizing your IT infrastructure,“ he said.

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Zoom Expands Partnership With AWS to Advance Videoconferencing Platform

Cloud IT

Zoom has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the enterprise video communications firm's preferred cloud provider. Under a multi-year partnership agreement, Zoom will continue to leverage AWS' global infrastructure and portfolio of services, including capabilities in compute, storage, content distribution and security, to create a seamless, secure extension of its data centers.

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KBR Wins $300M Recompete to Support EROS Center; Stuart Bradie Quoted

Stuart Bradie President

KBR has been awarded a $300 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee recompete contract for scientific, engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. "With our systems engineering, science and IT expertise, KBR stands ready to support EROS in meeting its future challenges," said Stuart Bradie, KBR president and CEO

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NCI Wins $89M Contract from INSCOM to Provide IT Services; Paul Dillahay Quoted

Paul Dillahay President

NCI Information Systems has been awarded a two-year, $89 million contract from the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) to provide IT Fit-Out services for the Secure Admin Operating Facility (SAOF), the company announced Tuesday. Under the contract, NCI will deliver information technology (IT) and audiovisual (AV) engineering services to modernize INSCOM headquarters.

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