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Capt. Frank Futcher, Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s Navy Forum, Discusses NavalX Workforce Innovation and Collaboration With Industry

Capt. Frank Futcher Director NavalX

NavalX, the U.S. Navy’s newest innovation office that launched in 2019, has continued efforts to innovate and transform the workforce. Director of the unit, Capt. Frank Futcher, has discussed recent initiatives within the department since NavalX was established. Futcher will also serve as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. 

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SolarWinds’ Brandon Shopp: User Education, Cross-Team Collaboration Key to Gov’t Network Security

Brandon Shopp, vice president of product strategy for security at SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), has said agencies should look at user education and cross-team collaboration as key elements of their strategies to protect networks from cyber attacks amid the increasing adoption of mobile devices and cloud platforms.

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HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: Agencies Should Pave Way for Mobility, Collaboration in Workforce

Todd Gustafson, president of HP’s federal business, wrote in a commentary published Friday on Federal News Network that government agencies should enable their employees to be more collaborative and mobile to facilitate engagement with citizens and meet their needs.

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GSA, NGA Award 11 BPAs for Commercial Earth Observation Data, Tools & Services

Eleven companies have secured blanket purchase agreements from the General Services Administration and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to provide Earth-observation products, data and services to government customers. Both agencies awarded the BPAs under the IT Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle and in support of the Commercial Initiative to Buy Operationally Responsive GEOINT, …

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Microsoft to Launch Chat-Based Collaboration Hub for US Government Cloud Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled a chat-based workspace designed to support government cloud users as they communicate, collaborate, manage tools and access files, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. US Government Cloud Community clients will be able to use the Microsoft Teams workspace beginning July 17 …

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Siris Capital Closes $2B Polycom Buy in Unified Comms & Collaboration Market Push

Investment firm Siris Capital has completed its buyout of communications and collaboration tools developer Polycom for nearly $2 billion cash, or $12.50 per share. San Jose, California-based Polycom said Monday it has stopped trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange as a result of the transaction and will continue to operate under its own name. Polycom had to …

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Box’s Paul Chapman: Digital Apps Based on ‘Micro-Services’ Key to Government Collaboration

Paul Chapman, chief information officer at cloud storage firm Box (NYSE: BOX), has said government agencies should adopt “micro-services” to build digital applications that work to allow citizens and end users to share resources and collaborate on any device. Chapman wrote such micro-services aim to help organizations develop integrated shared …

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Booz Allen EVP Susan Penfield is 2016 Wash100 Inductee for Staff Collaboration Leadership

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA April 19, 2016 — Susan Penfield, an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH), has been elected into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for her vision in encouraging teamwork between employees. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public …

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Leidos, Lockheed, Raytheon Among DARPA-Chosen Companies to Develop Dismounted Squad Situational Awareness Tools

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are among the nine companies the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency selected to study and develop systems that would protect dismounted troops from threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DARPA said Thursday the Squad X Core …

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