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Jose Arrieta Resigns as HHS CIO

Jose Arrieta, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) chief information officer (CIO), has resigned from his position with the agency, after spearheading the launch White House COVID-19 decisions system, FedScoop on reported Monday. Arrieta was appointed to the role in May 2019. In the role, Arrieta provided leadership and oversight of the Department’s $6.3 billion IT portfolio in support of HHS’ expansive mission to enhance the health and well-being of Americans.

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DoD Gets Temporary Waiver of Contracting Ban for Vendors Using Certain Chinese Tech Products

Pentagon

The Department of Defense has received from Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe a temporary waiver of a new rule that bars U.S. government agencies from buying goods and services from contractors that use telecommunications equipment and other products from five China-based companies, Defense News reported Friday.

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Booz Allen’s AI Model Repository Adds 41 More Languages From AppTek; Josh Sullivan Quoted

Josh Sullivan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 17, 2020 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) added 41 additional AppTeK automatic speech recognition and neural machine translation languages to a repository for pre-trained artificial intelligence models, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 3.

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Susan Lawrence: Accenture Federal Services to Help Air Force Implement Tech for JADC2 Mission

Susan Lawrence

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 17, 2020 —  Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm will work with the U.S. Air Force to update a battle management system as part of the service branch's Joint All Domain Command and Control initiative under a $950M multiple-award contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 3.

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Weekly Roundup: Leidos Secures $649M Task Order; Todd Probert Joins CACI; AECOM Names New Execs; KBR Announces Two-Segment Business Model & Weekly Top Ten Stories

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES AECOM Names New Executives to Leadership Team; Troy Rudd Quoted AECOM has appointed Gaurav Kapoor, current chief accounting officer of the company, as chief financial officer, Douglas Stotlar as independent chairman of the Board of Directors and Troy Rudd as director of the …

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