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Federal Agencies Expedite R&D Initiatives Moving into 2021

research and development

Since the onset of COVID-19, the government and industry have expedited the development process for new technologies and offerings to remain competitive in the evolving landscape. Innovation units across the nation have focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy and robotics, to support data and networks. To register for the 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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USAF Deputy CIO Lauren Knausenberger to Join GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition & Modernization Forum

Lauren Knausenberger Deputy CIO US Air Force

Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Air Force, will participate in a fireside chat during GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on Dec. 1. To register for the virtual event and know about other must-see opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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Gen. David Thompson of Space Force to Deliver Keynote at GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

Gen. David Thompson Vice Chief of Space Operations

Gen. David Thompson, vice chief of space operations at the U.S. Space Force, will serve as a keynote speaker during GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on December 1st. 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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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Veritas Capital Completes $5B Acquisition of DXC’s HHS Business; Basil Parker to Become Federal CIO, Camilo Sandoval to Be Federal CISO; Lora Shiao Named ODNI COO; Cobham Signs $500M Deal with Raytheon Technologies; NSA Launches Center for Cybersecurity Standards

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty: Army Cyber Command Shifts to Information Advantage Approach Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, who leads the U.S. Army’s Cyber Command (ARCYBER), said his group is shifting from a warfare-focused approach to one that prioritizes information advantage. Fogarty said at the …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host 2020 Navy Forum TODAY: Learn More About the Featured Event Speakers

Potomac Officers Club 2020 Navy Forum

The Navy has continued to accelerate acquisition channels, modernize emerging technologies and increase research and development to become more effective in warfare. As the Navy continues to evolve to meet the growing demands, challenges still remain. Today, Potomac Officers Club will host its 2020 Navy Forum virtually! To register for the 2020 Navy Forum, and view upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page.

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Bruce Jette, Army Acquisition Chief, to Deliver Keynote Speech at Potomac Officers Club’s Annual Army Forum on Aug. 27th

Bruce Jette Asst Sec for ALT US Army

Bruce Jette, assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, logistics and technology and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, will serve as the keynote speaker at Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Army Forum on Thursday August 6th. 

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Pivotal’s Paul Puckett: Lean Methodologies Could Help Agencies Advance Modern Software Development

Paul Puckett, chief technology officer for federal at Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL), has said the development of the U.S. Air Force’s tanker refueling application indicated that the service can deploy scalable software using lean methodologies. “That approach involves combining agile practices with pair programming, test-driven development and user-centered design to create software that meets a mission need,” Puckett wrote.

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McAleese & Associates: Army Officials Discuss Acquisition, Modernization Priorities at Congressional Hearings

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on the U.S. Army’s procurement and modernization plans as discussed by military officials at recent congressional hearings. Army Secretary Mark Esper and Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, both 2019 Wash100 winners, appeared Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee to discuss the service branch’s …

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McAleese and Associates: Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley, Ryan McCarthy on Army’s Multidomain Ops Concept

McAleese and Associates, a consulting firm, released a report on key takeaways from a discussion hosted by the Center for a New American Security with Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley of Army Futures Command on the service’s multidomain operations concept and modernization plans. Wesley discussed the …

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