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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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NSA Vet Cheryl Peace Joins Cyxtera as Federal Group COO

Cheryl Peace, formerly a senior executive at the National Security Agency, has joined Cyxtera Technologies as chief operating officer of the information technology infrastructure company’s federal group. Peace’s “experience offers a deep understanding of the complex challenges that government agencies face in securing their infrastructure and protecting their information,” Greg …

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Report: Trump, Boeing Reach Potential $3.9B Deal for Presidential Aircraft Production

The White House and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have reached a potential $3.9 billion deal for the aerospace company to build two presidential planes, Reuters reported Tuesday. “President Trump has reached an informal deal with Boeing on a fixed-price contract for the new Air Force One Program,” Hogan Gidley, deputy press secretary, told the publication. …

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Report: Trump, Boeing in Talks to Finalize Presidential Aircraft Deal

The White House and Boeing (NYSE: BA) are in the final phase of talks over the terms of a potential deal to modify a pair of 747-8 aircraft and convert them into presidential planes, Defense One reported Thursday. Sources said Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg met with President Donald Trump Tuesday at the …

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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speakers for the Digital Transformation in the Federal Government Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 23, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic has finalized the speaker line-up for the Digital Transformation in the Federal Government Forum. The speakers include: David Bray, Executive Director of People Centered Internet (PCI), Traci Walker, Lead Contracting Officer of U.S. Digital Services and Matt Lira, Special …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Matt Lira as a Keynote Speaker for the Digital Transformation in the Federal Government Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 15, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Matt Lira, Special Assistant to the President for Innovation Policy and Initiatives, Office of American Innovation of The White House, as a keynote speaker for the Digital Transformation in the Federal Government Forum. …

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Kaspersky Lab Banned from Federal Contracts

After a review by the General Services Administration, the White House and intelligence agencies, Russian cybersecurity software firm Kaspersky Lab may no longer sell to federal agencies via civilian acquisition contract vehicles. Kaspersky was dropped from the pre-approved vendors list provided by NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contract vehicle and …

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Ashley Godwin Named Huntington Ingalls Federal Policy Director

Ashley Godwin, formerly senior defense and government affairs adviser for the Shipbuilders Council of America, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as director of federal policy. HII said Wednesday she will help develop the company’s legislative and federal policy priorities in support of future shipbuilding campaigns and initiatives supported by the technical solutions division. Godwin will …

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Rafael Lopez Joins Accenture’s Health & Public Service Practice as Managing Director

Rafael Lopez, a former division commissioner at the Department of Health and Human Services, has been named managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) health and public service practice in North America. Accenture said Tuesday Lopez will help develop strategy and offerings across the company’s child support, child welfare, public assistance and public health practices in his …

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Billions in Defense Spending to be Withheld Until Trump Submits ISIS Strategy

Of the $15 billion in supplemental wartime spending in the 2017 federal spending bill, $2.5 billion will be withheld until 15 days after the president provides Congress with a strategy to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS). The defense secretary and secretary of state will also be required to update the Armed …

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