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Amy Gilliland: GDIT Shifts Focus to Support Federal IT Modernization Efforts

Amy Gilliland President GDIT

Amy Gilliland, president of General Dynamics’ information technology business and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said the company is focusing more on how it is delivering technology platforms to government clients to support their IT modernization efforts amid expectations of federal budget constraints. "We have shifted our investment approach to not just partner with companies that have very leading-edge capabilities and new ideas, but to focus squarely on the implementation side, which means we have the right skills to deploy commercial products, support and operate them in an agency environment,” Gilliland said.

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Joshua Marcuse, Head of Strategy and Innovation for Google Global Public Sector, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Leading Digital Transformation Efforts; Forming Key Partnerships

Joshua Marcuse Google

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Joshua Marcuse, head of strategy and innovation for Google Cloud's global public sector business, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for his leadership and efforts to advance digital transformation, tech capabilities and drive industry partnerships. This marks Joshua Marcuse's second consecutive Wash100 Award.

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Roy Azevedo on Raytheon’s DC Operations, Space Market Opportunities Post-Blue Canyon Acquisition

Roy Azevedo Raytheon Technologies

Roy Azevedo, president of the intelligence and space unit at Raytheon Technologies and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said the company employs professionals across Washington, D.C. who support operations and programs via telework or on-site work. "We continue to be focused in the D.C. market, not just for employees that we are able to offer teleworking flexibility, but also we're still hiring on every element of engineering," Azevedo told the Washington Business Journal in an interview.

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PSC’s David Berteau on Section 3610 Extension, Technology Modernization Fund

David Berteau President and CEO PSC

David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, told Federal News Network in an interview posted Wednesday about the potential benefits of extending section 3610 through the end of September in the latest stimulus bill to federal contractors amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Section 3610 “basically authorizes programs across the government, civilian agencies, the intelligence community and the Defense Department to reimburse contractors for costs they incur, keeping skilled personnel and key workers on the payroll when they can either access the facility due to some restrictions, Covid-19, etc, or do the work remotely,“ said Berteau, a two-time Wash100 awardee.

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Steve Harris, Dell Technologies Public Sector SVP and GM, Receives Sixth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Steve Harris Dell Technologies

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of the public sector group at Dell Technologies, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award, the richest prize in all of government contracting (GovCon) for the sixth consecutive year. Executive Mosaic offers its congratulations to Steve Harris and the Dell Technologies team for their selection to receive the 2021 Wash100 Award.

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Cisco Report: Nearly 80% of Security Professionals Observe Positive Impact of Privacy Laws

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More than 130 countries have privacy laws in place and a new Cisco report has found that 79 percent of security professionals said they believe these laws meant to hold organizations and governments accountable for their data management have had a positive impact. Cisco surveyed more than 4,400 security professionals from 25 countries in summer 2020 for the Data Privacy Benchmark Study and found that 93 percent of organizations said their privacy teams played a key role in helping them respond to COVID-19 pandemic-related challenges, including the shift to telework and implementation of controls on the use and access of shared personal information.

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AGA-Grant Thornton Survey Sheds Light on How Gov't CFOs Manage Finances Amid COVID-19

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The Association of Government Accountants and Grant Thornton's public sector arm have released a new survey describing how chief financial officers from federal and state government agencies manage the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and outlining several recommendations agency CFOs should consider as they navigate through the health crisis.

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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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Toni Townes-Whitley on Microsoft’s Efforts to Help Gov’t Customers Ensure Continuity of Operations

Toni Townes-Whitley Microsoft

Toni Townes-Whitley, president of U.S. regulated industries at Microsoft, has described how the company helped agencies increasingly pursue digital transformation efforts as the COVID-19 pandemic tested the government's mission resiliency. She wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that the departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense implemented Microsoft offerings, such as Bing Maps Platform and Azure Government, to support continued operations.

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