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Air Force Taps CloudBees to Support Software Development, Implementation Efforts

CloudBees

CloudBees will help the goverment with its adoption of DevSecOps capabilities as part of the U.S. Air Force's Small Business Innovative Research Phase 1 contract award. Michael Wright, director of public sector at CloudBees, said the company's Software Delivery Automation offering is designed to provide the Air Force, Department of Defense and other agencies with assistance in developing and implementing secure software.

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Army Futures Command Partners With VMware to Create Software Factory; Gen. John Murray Quoted

Gen. John Murray Commanding General U.S. Army Futures Command

VMware announced on Thursday that the company has been selected by the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) to empower soldiers to enable a software factory to utilize modern cloud technologies and DevSecOps practices as well as solve problems through agile and more secure software development processes. The Army Software Factory is the next evolution of the VMware-enabled Government Software Factory concept.

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Air Force CIO Lauren Knausenberger Named to 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients for Leading Innovation, IT Modernization Efforts for USAF

Lauren Knausenberger CIO U.S. Air Force

Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer for the Department of the Air Force, has received the most coveted honor in all of government contracting (GovCon) for her leadership and drive for innovation to advance the service branch’s information technology (IT) modernization efforts and overall digital transformation of the USAF’s technical capabilities. 

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Mike Madsen, Deputy Director and Strategic Engagement Head at Defense Innovation Unit, Inducted Into 2021 Wash100 for Driving Commercial Partnerships; IT Tech Capabilities

Mike Madsen Deputy Director Defense Innovation Unit

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Mike Madsen, deputy director and director of strategic engagement at the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), as a recipient into the 2021 Wash100 Award for his leadership, innovation and success to drive commercial technology and partnerships to advance IT capabilities for both sectors. This marks the first Wash100 Award for Madsen.

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Mary Petryszyn, CVP & President of Northrop Grumman’s Defense Systems, Receives 2021 Wash100 Award for Technology Development and Defense Support

Mary Petryszyn Northrop Grumman Defense System

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Mary Petryszyn, corporate vice president of Defense Systems with Northrop Grumman, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for her efforts to drive modernization and support new technology offerings for the defense, security and military sectors. This marks Petryszyn first Wash100 Award. Executive Mosaic congratulates Mary Petryszyn and Northrop Grumman on her first Wash100 Award.

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Navy Plans Aircraft Mission Tech Contract Award to Northrop for Manned-Unmanned Teaming Demo

E-2D

Naval Air Systems Command has indicated its intent to award Northrop Grumman a sole-source contract to develop mission computer and display software for the U.S. Navy's E-2D tactical airborne early warning and control aircraft. The proposed cost-plus-fixed-fee contract will include software design, development, test and evaluation services to support the branch's initiative to demonstrate teaming between manned and unmanned platforms, according to a notice posted on SAM. gov.

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Executive Spotlight: Venkatapathi ‘PV’ Puvvada, NetImpact Strategies CEO & Former President of Unisys Federal

PV Puvvada CEO NetImpact Strategies

PV Puvvada, a more than three-decade Unisys veteran and six-time Wash100 Award winner, recently discussed his appointment as chief executive officer of the information technology and management consulting company, NetImpact Strategies. “My passion has been to help government organizations take advantage of digital technologies to improve their mission performance significantly," said Puvvada. 

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Acting DOD Undersecretary for Acquisition and Sustainment Stacy Cummings Receives First Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Stacy Cummings DOD

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that for the first time in her government career, Stacy Cummings, acting undersecretary of the Department of Defense for acquisition and sustainment, has been awarded a 2021 Wash100 Award for driving modernization across acquisition, as well as implementing digital transformation initiatives to support the federal sector and its industry counterparts.

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CGI Eyes Job Creation in Tennessee Via Knoxville IT Delivery Center; Dave Henderson Quoted

Dave Henderson CGI

CGI has unveiled a new information technology delivery center in Knoxville, Tennessee, as part of efforts to create 300 jobs in the area by 2026. "We are proud to announce the establishment of a new IT delivery center in Knoxville that will create local jobs, engage regional educators, support area workforce development, and provide opportunities for the community's students, graduates and professionals," said Dave Henderson, president of U.S. commercial and state government operations at CGI.

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Octo-Metric5 JV Secures $63M TTB Software Development Contract; Thomas Lee Quoted

Thomas Lee SVP Octo

A joint venture between Octo and Metric5 won a five-year, $63 million contract to develop information technology applications for the Department of the Treasury's Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Octo said Tuesday it will help TTB manage the bureau's IT platforms, server and database, configure apps and analyze business processes under the DevOps - Software Development Services contract.

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Parsons Wins Air Force Software Dev’t Task Order; Hector Cuevas Quoted

Hector Cuevas EVP Parsons

Parsons has won a potential $20 million task order to help the Air Force Research Laboratory develop software. “We're excited to continue partnering with the AFRL on discovering, developing and delivering innovative warfighting technologies that empower operations across the all-domain battlespace,“ said Hector Cuevas, executive vice president and general manager of Parsons' missile defense and C5ISR market.

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