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JAIC’s JCF to Support Future DoD AI Initiatives; Dana Deasy Quoted

Dana Deasy CIO DoD

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) will work to support the warfighter and be an enabling force-multiplier for the disparate AI efforts through its data and development platform, the Joint Common Foundation (JCF). JCF will enable JAIC to build out a data and algorithm development platform. 

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Dave McKeown to Assume Role of DoD CISO; Dana Deasy Quoted

Dave McKeown

The Department of Defense (DoD) has selected Dave McKeown to serve as next chief information security officer (CISO), effective in late Nov. 2020, FedScoop reported Tuesday. He will succeed former CISO Jack Wilmer, who left the role in July 2020 to lead a private security company. Mark Hakun has served as acting CISO since Wilmer’s resignation.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Dana Deasy Comments on Re-Award $4.4B DEOS BPA; SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract; Perspecta Secures $519M in Classified Programs; USDA Awards Accenture Spot on $450M Contract; PAE Acquires Centra Technology

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards SAIC Wins $737M AFMS3 Contract to Support Modeling, Simulation; Michael LaRouche Quoted Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has been awarded the potential $737 million U.S. Air Force Modeling and Simulation Support Services (AFMS3) 2.0 contract to implement, integrate and develop modeling and simulation (M&S). …

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: White House Unveils National Strategy for Emerging Tech; Dana Deasy Talks Zero-Trust Networks; Boeing Wins $477M DLA Contract; AECOM Closes Sale; Executive Moves for GDIT, Northrop; ASRC Federal Rebrands

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Closes Sale of Power Construction Business to CriticalPoint Capital; Troy Rudd Quoted AECOM has sold its Power construction business to affiliates of CriticalPoint Capital, AECOM reported on Friday. The sale will add to AECOM’s business transformation strategy to become a higher-margin, lower-risk Professional …

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Dana Deasy, DoD CIO, Discusses Cloud Advancements for Critical Defense Missions

Dana Deasy CIO Defense Department

Dana Deasy, Department of Defense (DoD) chief information officer (CIO) and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently discussed the department's initiatives to advance the cloud platforms for critical defense mission sets, FedScoop reported on Thursday. Since the DoD Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud acquisition went to court, the department pivoted to find alternative clouds for services, commands and other defense agencies with critical warfighting needs.

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Dana Deasy: Pentagon Eyes JEDI Cloud Contract Award ‘Re-Announcement’ by End of August

Dana Deasy CIO DoD

Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said DoD expects to provide an update on its decision on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract by the end of August, CRN reported Thursday.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Senators Seek $26B in Coronavirus Relief Funding; SAIC Secures $630M USAF IDIQ; Wash100 Voting Ends June 1st; Dana Deasy Discusses $10B JEDI Warfighter Capabilities; Katie Arrington Provides CMMC Updates; Executive Spotlight with Pegasystems’ Cynthia Stuebner

Lawmakers Call for $26B in Coronavirus Relief Funding to Support R&D Programs A bipartisan group of senators will seek $26 billion from the Trump administration’s coronavirus relief package to sustain research efforts and personnel in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the leaders announced on Monday. The office of Sen. Edward Markey, said that he …

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