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ServiceNow’s Jonathan Alboum: Telework Should be More Than Just System Connectivity

Jonathan Alboum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 6, 2020 — Jonathan Alboum, principal digital strategist of ServiceNow's federal arm, said government organizations that have shifted to telework amid the coronavirus pandemic should recognize the importance of digital processes and workflows to ensure public service delivery, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 16.

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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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Chuck Harrington: Sprints Help Parsons Come Up With Tech Ideas to Fight COVID-19

Chuck Harrington CEO Parsons

Chuck Harrington, CEO of Parsons (NYSE: PSN) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Monday that running sprints with employees enabled the engineering company to come up with new technology products as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Future Virtual Battlefield Event, Featuring Maj. Gen. Maria Gervais With US Army, on July 22nd

POC Virtual Event

Gen. Maria Gervais, director of Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Functional Team with Army Futures Command, will serve as a keynote speaker at Potomac Officers Club’s Future Virtual Battlefield Event on Wednesday, July 22nd.

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COVID-19 Relief Measure to Earmark Additional $1B for Technology Modernization Fund

House lawmakers have proposed to allocate an additional $1B for the Technology Modernization Fund as part of the proposed HEROES Act to back information technology transformation initiatives in support of domestic and overseas COVID-19 prevention, preparation and response efforts, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday.

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Dave Levy Shares Insight on AWS-Backed Coronavirus Research Projects

Dave Levy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2020 — Dave Levy, vice president of Amazon Web Services' U.S. government business and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said AWS collaborates with multiple research organizations to accelerate diagnosis and treatment of the novel coronavirus with technology, ExecutiveBiz reported May 22.

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DoD to Use $688M in CARES Act Funds to Support Aircraft Propulsion, Shipbuilding Industries

The Department of Defense plans to use $688M in funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to address the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the defense industrial base and promote local job creation efforts, Defense News reported Tuesday.

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