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GovConWire to Host Air Force IT Plans and Priorities Forum TODAY at 12pm

Air Force IT Plans and Priorities Forum

GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum will feature Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, as the keynote speaker. During her address, she will discuss how the industry can progress the latest initiative across the Air Force. “IT is the foundation on which we do everything else,” Knausenberger stated.

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Brian Goodger: NIH Center Eyes January Release of Final RFP for $40B CIO-SP4 IT Support GWAC

Brian Goodger Acting Director NITAAC

Brian Goodger, acting director of the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, said NITAAC expects the final request for proposals for the potential five-year, $40B follow-on governmentwide acquisition contract for IT support services to be released between Jan. 11 and 15, Government CIO reported Tuesday.

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Expert Panel to Discuss Future Modernization Initiatives During GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum

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GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum will feature an expert panel that will discuss how the industry can progress the latest initiatives across the Air Force. The panel will host  Alka Bhave of Perspecta, as well as Colt Whittall, Nicolas Chaillan and Chad Raduege of the U.S. Air Force. To register for the Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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Air Force Issues Draft Solicitation for Potential $499M C4ISR Prototype Development Program

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The U.S. Air Force has released a draft solicitation for a program to develop, test, demonstrate, integrate and deliver prototypes in the areas of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance using Agile procurement methods. A beta SAM notice posted Thursday says the Air Force Research Laboratory plans to award the Open Technology and Agility for Innovation program as an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity-type other transaction agreement for prototype projects with a ceiling value of approximately $499M, project ordering period of five years and project performance of up to two years.

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Rick Wagner: Microsoft Federal to Help Air Force Integrate Capabilities in Support of ABMS

Rick Wagner President Microsoft Federal

Rick Wagner, president of Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) federal arm and a three-time Wash100 awardee, wrote in a blog post published Monday the company will compete to develop, field and operate systems across multiple domains in support of the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Battle Management System through its spot on a potential $950M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. 

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Security by Design Needed to Safeguard Energy Infrastructure From Cyber Attacks

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Chuck Brooks, a GovCon expert and president of Brooks Consulting International, virtually addressed the G20 forum Sunday, July 5, on energy systems cybersecurity during the Workshop on Energy Security and Markets Stability. Brooks told G20 member countries that connectivity driven by the adoption of industrial internet of things and operational technology has further expanded the attack surface and that energy infrastructure operators should implement “security by design” to counter cyber threats.

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