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Weekly Roundup: President Trump Nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe to be Director of National Intelligence, Perspecta Closes Knight Point Systems, Guidehouse Acquires Navigant Consulting for $1.1B, Potomac Officers Club Hosts 6th Annual Intel Summit Featuring VADM Robert Sharp and Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Monday, GovConWire reported that President Trump would nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to succeed Dan Coats as the director of National Intelligence.  “I think that John Ratcliffe is going to do an incredible job, if he gets approved,” Trump told reporters at the White House via CNN. “I think …

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Four Innovation Principles for Customs and Border Protection

This article was written by Clay Goldwein and John Nemoto of CGI Federal.  Innovation is arguably one of the most discussed, yet misunderstood, buzzwords in government and industry. When simply defined, innovation refers to a new method, product or idea. And within that innovation arc, a change is considered revolutionary …

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POC Hosting 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th, Big News for John Vollmer and AECOM & Weekly Top 10 Stories

Executive Mosaic will host Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th. The forum will feature Kristen Baldwin, deputy director of strategic technology protection and exploitation with the Department of Defense, as the keynote speaker. Don’t wait to register.  The forum will also feature an expert panel …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum; Brig. Gen. Matthew Easley Gives Keynote Address

Potomac Officers Club hosted the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th to bring the GovCon leaders from the public and private sector together to discuss the latest initiatives and challenges that federal agencies and industry are facing as AI technology continues to develop at an incredible rate.

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Jacobs Completes Acquisition of KeyW; Steve Demetriou Quoted

Jacobs announced on Wednesday that its acquisition of KeyW has been completed. The move further positions Jacobs as a leader in high-value Government Services, and allows Jacobs’ Aerospace, Technology and Nuclear (ATN) business to further advance its strategy of delivering innovative and unique mission-oriented solutions for highly technical and high-consequence …

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Modern-Day Requirements Support a ‘Results-Driven’ Approach for Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

This article was written by Clay Goldwein and John Nemoto of CGI Federal.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) earlier this month released its 2020 to 2025 Strategy document which focuses on three main goals, the third of which outlines how the agency will invest in technology and partnerships to confront emerging …

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Brad Mascho, Chief AI Officer of NCI Information Systems, Announced as Moderator for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th

Brad Mascho, chief AI officer of NCI Information Systems, will be featured as a moderator during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th. At the event, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector will discuss “Starting Your AI Journey” and the challenges that come with that process. …

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Chris Pehrson, VP of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Chris Pehrson, vice president of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the Unmanned Systems Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program. In his current role, Pehrson is responsible for …

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Rob Silverman, SVP of Booz Allen Hamilton, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Rob Silverman, senior vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his third year as chairman of the Healthcare Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program.  As a leader of the company’s civil and commercial health business, Silverman …

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Martha Shepard, VP of Contracts for BAE Systems, Receives 4×24 Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Martha Shepard, the vice president of Contracts with BAE Systems, the Chairman’s Award for completing her second year as the chairman of Contracts Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program. This is the second consecutive year that Shepard has received the Chairman’s …

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