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DataPath Receives RS3 Task Order to Provide Reset, Repair, SMRRS Services; Barry Botts Quoted

DataPath has secured a Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) task order by Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) from Project Manager Tactical Network (PM TN), Product Manager Mission Network (PdM MN), the company reported on Monday

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt ‘Agile Principles’ to Build on FITARA Accomplishments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2020 — David Egts, chief technologist of the North American public sector business at Red Hat, said adopting Agile principles such as the prioritization of important goals and increased coordination between officers can help improve an agency’s Federal Information Security Modernization Act scorecard ratings, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

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PSC Joins NDIA to Urge Congress’ Extension of 889 Deadline; David Berteau Quoted

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The Professional Services Council (PSC), in conjunction with the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), sent a letter to Congress that has requested a six-month extension of the deadline of Section 889(a)(1)(B) Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, the agency announced on Thursday.

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Accenture Acquires Yesler to Expand B2B Marketing Services; Manish Sharma, Mike Kichline Quoted

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Accenture has acquired Yesler, a business-to-business (B2B) marketing services agency that helps many of the world’s leading brands run their global marketing programs and operations at speed and scale, the company announced on Thursday. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Mark Amtower: How LinkedIn Can Help Turn “Social Distancing” into Social Proximity, Part Two

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While working from home, we each need to create our own “new normal” to stay in touch with our respective networks. The easiest way to do this is to utilize tools we are familiar with but perhaps are not fully exploiting- things like ZOOM and LinkedIn.

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Battelle-OSU Wexner Medical Center Partnership Aims to Expedite COVID-19 Diagnostics; Lou Von Thaer Quoted

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Battelle and Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center have collaborated to develop a novel coronavirus test that the hospital intends to administer under an existing Food and Drug Administration certification. The partnership created the test in efforts to shorten the turnaround time for COVID-19 diagnosis and accelerate test processing in accordance with clinical guidelines in the state.

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Former Cloudera CEO Tom Reilly Joins OmniSci Advisory Board

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Tom Reilly, who served as CEO of Cloudera between 2013 and 2019, has been appointed to the board of advisers at analytics company OmniSci. The three-decade industry veteran has previous board leadership experience and helped drive the financial performance and growth of multiple software firms, OmniSci said Tuesday.

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Roger Krone: Leidos Innovation Center, Dynetics to “Operate in Close Coordination”

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2020 — Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and a recipient of the 2020 Wash100 award, has said the company will pair Dynetics with an innovation center that focuses on exploring emerging technology, ExecutiveBiz reported March 18.

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