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Salesforce’s Dan Davis: Agencies Should Empower Employees to Deliver Seamless Customer Experience

Dan Davis, area vice president for federal civilian sales at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said delivering a seamless service to citizens calls for federal agencies to establish an “omni-channel experience that protects existing agency investments and simply meets agency customers where they are.”

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DRT Strategies to Help Update USDA Commodity Funding IT System

DRT Strategies has received a contract to help the Department of Agriculture automate business processes for a government-owned entity that supports farm commodity producting and pricing programs. The company said Monday it will update an information technology platform the Commodity Credit Corp. uses to distribute more than $67.5M in federal funds to U.S. agricultural producers and farmers.

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Forest Service Taps 36 Small Businesses for $70M Southern Region Recovery Support BPA

Thirty-six small businesses have won spots on a potential $70M blanket purchase agreement from the Forest Service to provide disaster recovery support for southern U.S. national forests, according to a FedBizOpps award notice posted Wednesday. Contractors will support construction, clearance, maintenance, reconnaissance and security efforts to help the agency rebuild …

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MuleSoft’s Shad Imam: APIs Could Offer Agencies Flexibility to Meet Customer Demands

Shad Imam, head of federal pre-sales at MuleSoft, has said agencies seeking to meet changing customer demands should advance connectivity using application programming interfaces. “APIs are quickly becoming core building blocks for digital transformation because they make systems easy to access and allow data to be decoupled from complex underlying …

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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets $501M USDA Cloud Migration Support Contract

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm has secured a potential 10-year, $501.2M contract to develop a cloud computing system for the Agriculture Department based on SAP HANA database technology. Accenture Federal Services will support installation, configuration, transition and hosting of USDA financial operations enterprise in an enterprise-grade cloud environment, the company said Wednesday. AFS is …

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HighPoint’s Cal Shintani: CoE Implementation Drives GSA-USDA Customer Experience Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — Cal Shintani, chief growth officer at HighPoint Global, has said the General Services Administration and Agriculture Department have made progress in their effort to boost customer experience for citizens through the implementation of centers of excellence to advance information technology modernization, as defined …

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ICF to Help Create Customer Experience, Analytics CoEs Under GSA Deals

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — The General Services Administration has awarded ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) two multimillion-dollar contracts to stand up Centers of Excellence for service delivery analytics and customer experience, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the two projects are part of the Trump administration’s Information Technology …

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GSA Taps 4 Firms for Centers of Excellence IT Support Contracts

The General Services Administration has awarded contracts to four companies to provide information technology support services for the five centers of excellence as part of the White House’s IT modernization program. GSA said Wednesday ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI), Kaiser Associates, McKinsey & Co. and SIE Consulting Group secured the initial awards …

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Jonathan Alboum Named Public Sector CTO at Veritas Technologies

Jonathan Alboum, former chief information officer at the Agriculture Department, has joined Veritas Technologies as chief technology officer of the Mountain View, California-based data management company’s public sector business. Veritas said Tuesday Alboum will aim to help government clients manage, secure and identify business value from data on premises or in multicloud environments. In …

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