Tag Archives: supply chain

Six Companies Join Quantum Economic Development Consortium’s Steering Panel; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

Boeing (NYSE: BA), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Google, ColdQuanta, QC Ware and Zapata Computing signed participation agreements to join the steering committee of a consortium tasked with advancing research in quantum information science and identifying standards, technology and workforce needs to support the emerging QIS-based industry.

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Potomac Officers Club 2020 Navy Forum to Address US Navy’s Warfare Efficiency, Modernization Efforts; Keynote Speaker James Geurts Quoted

James Geurts Acquisition Chief US Navy

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition (ASN (RD&A)) at the U.S. Navy, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. Click here to register for the 2020 Navy ForumPotomac Officers Club’s forum will also feature an expert panel.

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GovCon Expert Bill Downer: Securing the Supply Chain; Securing the Data

Bill Downer GovConExpert

Bill Downer, vice president of national programs for Seagate Government Solutions, has released his second article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Monday after exploring the impact or lack of impact CMMC will have on supply chains and data hygiene. Click here to become a GovCon Expert.

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James Taiclet: Lockheed’s Accelerated DoD Progress Payments to Suppliers Hit $1.1B

James Taiclet President and CEO Lockheed Martin

James Taiclet, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), said the company has accelerated more than $1.1B in progress payments it has received from the Department of Defense to its suppliers to support the defense industrial base and national security efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event; RADM John Polowczyk Gives Keynote Address

John Polowczyk

Potomac Officers Club hosted its Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on June 11th, featuring keynote speaker Rear Adm. John Polowczyk, supply chain task force lead for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and an expert panel with federal, academic and industry thought leaders. 

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GovCon Expert Bill Downer: CMMC’s Lack of Impact on Securing Supply Chains

Bill Downer

In my opinion, CMMC has nothing to do with supply chain management. CMMC is intended to serve as a verification mechanism to ensure appropriate levels of cybersecurity practices and processes are in place to ensure basic cyber hygiene as well as protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) that resides on the department’s industry partners’ networks. 

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Raquel Bono, Wash. State Director for COVID-19 Health System Response Management, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on June 11th

Raquel Bono

Retired Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director of COVID-19 Health System Response Management for the Washington State and three-time Wash100 Award recipient, will serve as a panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on Thursday, June 11th.

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