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Pentagon Works to Realign CMO Functions; David Norquist Quoted

David Norquist Deputy Defense Secretary

The Pentagon has recently announced the redistribution of the chief management officer functions. Of the changes, the Pentagon will strengthen the Department of Defense comptroller’s office to head business process improvements across the department. "[the department will] expand the role of the undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) to improve accountability and performance in DoD business operations,” said David Norquist, deputy defense secretary and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization Led by Lara Poloni; IBM Split into Two Companies; Northrop Gets $1B Navy Contract; Pentagon Awards $600M Towards 5G; Katie Arrington Receives First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization; Names Lara Poloni as Lead AECOM has integrated its Design and Consulting Services (DCS) businesses into one global organization as part of the company’s phased strategy. The new unit will be led by Lara Poloni, AECOM’s …

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Pentagon Awards $600M to Advance 5G Experimentation; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios Acting Undersecretary DoD

The Department of Defense has made $600M in awards to support 5G testing and experimentation projects with 15 companies at five U.S. military installations. “The Department of Defense is at the forefront of cutting edge 5G testing and experimentation, which will strengthen our Nation’s warfighting capabilities as well as U.S. economic competitiveness in this critical field,” said Michael Kratsios, acting undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and U.S. chief technology officer.

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Weekly Roundup: Northrop Grumman Receives $13.3B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM Dev’t Contract; Pentagon Upholds JEDI Cloud Contract to Microsoft; Pratt and Whitney Secure Major USAF Contracts; Leidos Defense Group Adds Retired Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams; Antoine Harden Joins Google’s Cloud Segment

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Pratt & Whitney Books $580M IDIQ for F-35 Aircraft Propulsion System Spares Raytheon Technologies‘ (NYSE: RTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a $579.8M contract to provide F135 propulsion system spare parts, engines and modules to the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air …

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Protest of Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract Award Decision Likely to Continue Into 2021

Cloud computing

The Department of Defense reaffirmed its decision to award the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) in early September but a joint status report issued by the Court of Federal Claims Tuesday reveals several scenarios that could extend the JEDI contract protest into 2021, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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