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Kyle Michl & Chistopher Copeland Discuss AFS’ Partnerships & Innovation

Kyle Michl and Christopher Copeland AFS

Christopher Copeland, managing director and chief technology officer (CTO) of Accenture Federal Services (AFS), and Kyle Michl, chief innovation officer (CINO) and the defense technology account lead with AFS, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding their new roles with the company, as well as where AFS will expand its offerings moving forward. 

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Tom Afferton on Northrop’s Data Mgmt, Systems Engineering Approaches to Support Defense & Intell Customers

Tom Afferton VP Northrop Grumman

Tom Afferton, vice president of Northrop Grumman's (NYSE: NOC) defense and intelligence unit, recently spoke to ExecutiveBiz for an in-depth conversation on how the company is helping customers manage and secure data, the role “agile" methodology plays in the firm's systems engineering process and his outlook for emerging technology adoption in the public sector.

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Hon. John Hillen: GovCon Leader, Presidential Policy Expert Forecasts More Continuity Than Change for GovCon Regardless Next Election

Dr. John Hillen CEO EverWatch Solutions

GovConWire had the chance to interview longtime industry veteran Hon. John Hillen, CEO of EverWatch Solutions and a previous Wash100 Award recipient, about the upcoming presidential election and the government contracting (GovCon) industry. Dr. Hillen is a former Assistant Secretary of State and former Chairman of the Professional Services Council. 

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Accenture Federal Services’ Vince Vlasho Talks Air Force Cloud ERP Program, Emerging Govt IT Market Trends

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2020 — Vince Vlasho, a senior managing director and defense portfolio lead at Accenture Federal Services, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview that AFS' previous work with the U.S. Air Force on the Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management System has helped position the business to assist USAF in building a cloud-based common enterprise resource planning system.

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Weekly Roundup: Executive Spotlight with Guidehouse CEO Scott McIntyre; GovCon Expert Jill Singer Talks 5G; Hon. Ellen Lord Announced as Keynote for POC’s 5G Forum 2020 on Oct. 27th and Weekly Top Ten Stories

Executive Spotlight Featuring Guidehouse CEO Scott McIntyre On Tuesday, ExecutiveBiz spoke with Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse and four-time Wash100 Award recipient, regarding his recent first place finish in the 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote, forging new partnerships, Navigant’s acquisition and its impact on the company’s growth and new capabilities. Click here to read the full Executive Spotlight with Scott McIntyre. Here’s …

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GovCon Expert Kim Koster: Conquering the ICS, Ten Best Practices for GovCon Incurred Cost Submissions and Audits

Kim Koster GovCon Expert

By Kim Koster

If you’re a federal contractor whose fiscal year ended Dec. 31, and you do business with the Dept. of Defense (DoD), this could very well be crunch time for your company, with the deadline for submission of incurred cost submissions (ICS) to  your Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) and the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) looming at the end of June.

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Pegasystems’ Cynthia Stuebner on Addressing DoD Business Transformation Needs

Cynthia Stuebner

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 29, 2020 — Cynthia Stuebner, director of Pegasystems' defense business line, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published May 12 the Department of Defense’s ongoing business modernization challenges present opportunities for the company to offer its digital automation tool to speed up systems integration and application replacement as well as other manual tasks.

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