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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Major Wash100 Voting News; Lockheed Martin Reports Effects of COVID-19; Paul Dillahay Comments on New NCI Contract; Orlando Figueredo Joins Perspecta; AEgis Technologies Group Acquires EMRC Heli; Frank Abagnale Talks IRS and CARES Act & Weekly Top Ten Stories

**NEWS ALERT** Gina Haspel Overtakes Top Spot in Wash100 Vote Rankings; Stacey Dixon, Juliane Gallina, Katie Arrington Push into Top 10  After rising in the 2020 Wash100 Rankings for the past few weeks, Gina Haspel, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has overtaken first place. Her ascension in the …

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Well Known Security Expert Frank Abagnale Explains Why IRS Data Issues Hurt CARES Act

Frank Abagnale GovConExpert

The US economy has been stricken by Coronavirus. Last week, a record 6.6m Americans filed for unemployment benefits. The government has responded to the crisis with a $2 trillion package, which includes $300 billion in direct payments to citizens. That’s commendable. But while Washington’s intentions are good, there’s a strong possibility that those who most need that money won’t receive it quickly enough ̶ and worse, that billions of those dollars will actually end up in misdirected payments to fraudsters.

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Nine Firms Win Spots on Potential $1B IRS IT Program Mgmt Support BPA

The Internal Revenue Service has awarded nine companies spots on a potential five-year, $1B blanket purchase agreement for support services to IRS' Information Technology Enterprise Program Management Office, G2Xchange ETC reported Friday. Contractors will compete for task orders to help the agency plan, manage and implement projects via the IT-EPMSS contract vehicle, according to a FedBizOpps summary.

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UiPath’s Jim Walker: Agencies Could Use Robotic Process Automation as ‘Starting Point’ for AI Adoption

Jim Walker, federal chief technology officer and director of public sector marketing at UiPath, has said government agencies could use robotic process automation as an initial platform to begin investing in artificial intelligence to advance their digital transformation initiatives. Walker wrote that RPA could help agencies improve the delivery of …

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Unisys to Participate in $70M Contract with U.S. Mint; Melissa Carson Quoted

The U.S. Mint, a bureau of the Treasury Department, selected the Unisys Corporation as one of five companies to compete for task orders under a five-year, $70 million contract that calls for IT services supporting the agency’s mission, Unisys announced on Friday. Under the Digital Enterprise Services contract, Unisys will …

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Noblis to Provide IRS Analytics, Cyber Support Under Potential $160M Contract

Noblis won a position on a potential five-year, $160M basic purchasing agreement to provide analytics and cyber fraud detection services to the Internal Revenue Service. The company said Wednesday it aims to help the IRS research, applied analytics and statistics division update the agency’s processes to manage tax collections, audit …

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Federal Acquisition Vet Mickey Jones Named to GovConRx Senior Management Team

Mickey Jones, a 31-year federal acquisition professional, has joined the senior management team of Reston, Va.-based GovConRx. He will work with other members of GovConRx’s management team and advisory board to support corporate development efforts and deliver platforms meant to help contractors manage contract performance, the company said Wednesday. Jones …

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