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

financial management

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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SAIC Launches R3 Portfolio to Provide Workforce Solutions in Response to COVID-19; Mark Forman Quoted

Mark Forman VP SAIC

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has launched its R3 portfolio of solutions designed to help federal government customers meet new work challenges and opportunities related to remote work, resiliency, and digital government services resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. SAIC’s R3 solutions will help the government respond, recover and restructure by enhancing lifecycle and providing new solutions.

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1901 Group Partners with Zscaler to Advance Cybersecurity; Peter Amirkhan, Paul Wilkinson Quoted

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1901 Group has joined the Zscaler ecosystem as a Public Sector channel partner, 1901 Group reported on Thursday. 1901 Group will leverage the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange cloud platform to help federal agencies adapt to telework with secure access to mission critical applications and data. “Working in FISMA and/or FedRAMP environments takes specialized skill-sets and experience," said Peter Amirkhan, SVP of Public Sector at Zscaler.

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