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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets IARPA Imagery Analysis Research Contract; Bryan Rich Quoted

Bryan Rich Managing Director AFS Applied Intell

Accenture Federal Services will use artificial intelligence and machine learning to accelerate analysis of geospatial imagery under a potential four-year contract with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity. AFS will work with Element84, I2R, Boston University, Cornell University, MIT, North Carolina State University, South Dakota State University, University of Tennessee and University of California-Riverside to study changes in the earth’s surface caused by climate change, urban growth and other factors under IARPA’s Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique program.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Brian Goodger Talks $40B IT Support GWAC; Gerry Fasano Discusses $7.7B NGEN Deal; Constellis, Honeywell Sign PPE Product Distribution Agreement; AFS to Transform DON Enterprise; Chuck Prow Details Zenetex Acquisition

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Qualtrics Expects Valuation of $14B From IPO Qualtrics, an experience management platform developer acquired by SAP (NYSE: SAP) in 2018, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its planned initial public offering and will trade on Nasdaq using the ticker symbol …

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Leidos Books $105M in DOD EHR System Deployment Task Orders

Leidos

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has booked a pair of task orders worth $104.5M combined to help the Department of Defense deploy the MHS Genesis electronic health record system to military bases across the U.S., FedHealth IT reported Monday. The task orders fall under the 10-year, $4.3B Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract won by a team comprised of Leidos, Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in July 2015.

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Kathryn Larson Promoted to Managing Director in Accenture Mgmt Consulting Practice

Accenture

Kathryn Larson, formerly an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) senior manager, has been promoted to managing director within the management consulting business at the company's federal arm. She holds more than 15 years of experience in areas such as program and change, organization and business process design and strategic communications.

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GovConWire to Host Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum TODAY at 12:30 PM EST; Learn About Event Speakers

Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

During GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the DoD’s Software Acquisition Strategy, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development and the future of data and IT modernization across federal agencies. To register for GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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Expert Panel to Discuss DoD Strategies at GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on Dec. 1 will feature an expert panel, composed of federal and industry leaders across the government contracting sector. The panel will address the DoD’s Software Acquisition Strategy, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development and the future of data and information technology modernization across agencies. To register for the Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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Accenture’s Federal Arm to Help Modernize Gov’t Retirement Savings Platform

Accenture Federal Services

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has received a contract from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to help update information technology infrastructure for the government’s retirement services program, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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Accenture Federal Services Vet Samantha Young Named Steampunk Sales VP

Samantha Young VP of Sales Steampunk

Samantha Young, former strategic initiatives lead for safety and citizen services portfolio at Accenture's (NYSE: ACN) federal arm, has joined Steampunk as vice president of sales. She brings two decades of sales and business development experience to the information technology services provider.

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Carlo Uchello Named ASRC Federal Civilian & Health Group President; Jennifer Felix Quoted

Carlo Uchello, president of ASRC Federal Civilian & Health Group

Carlo Uchello, a three-decade government market veteran, has joined ASRC Federal as president of the company's civilian and health business. “Carlo is an accomplished, results-driven executive with a track record of building and growing government services organizations and is an important addition to our leadership team as we position for further organic growth," said Jennifer Felix, president and CEO of ASRC Federal.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: SOCOM Awards $780M ISR Tech Supply; State Dept. Clears $300M Sale of Raytheon Naval Missiles; AECOM Moves Headquarters; Cristal Rice Joins PAE; US Army Building Software Factory to Advance AI; Boeing Tests AI-Powered Unmanned Aircraft

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Boeing Conducts Taxi Test on AI-Powered Unmanned Aircraft Prototype An unmanned aircraft prototype Boeing developed with the Australia’s air force has undergone a low-speed taxi process as part of tests and preparations for a maiden flight slated for later this year. …

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