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Kara DeFrias: 18F, Treasury Collaborate on $10 Bill Redesign

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization will work with the Treasury Department to redesign and roll out a new $10 bill. Kara DeFrias, deputy director of 18F Consulting, wrote in a blog post published Friday that the organization is collaborating with the Treasury team to feature a woman on the bill, …

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Kenneth Saccoccia Named Defense Contract Audit Agency Deputy Director

Kenneth Saccoccia, formerly regional director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency’s Mid-Atlantic region, has been named DCAA deputy director. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Saccoccia’s senior executive service appointment on Monday. Saccoccia assumed his new role in April, with responsibility in helping the DCAA director manage the agency’s global operations, …

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GAO: DoD’s Satcom Acquisition Strategy Needs Improvement

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Defense Department to develop a new framework to manage its process of buying satellite communication services from industry. DoD’s fragmented satcom acquisition approach limits the department’s ability to share services, bundle purchases and simplify the procurement system, GAO said Friday. The agency says …

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Chris Hamm: GSA Explores New Acquisition Tools, Processes to Improve GovCon

Chris Hamm, director of the General Services Administration‘s Federal System Integration and Management Center, has said GSA is exploring new processes and technologies in an effort make government contracting cheaper and more efficient, Federal Times reported Friday. Andy Medici writes that contractors could see potential opportunities as the agency works to utilize …

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US Army Researchers Shrink Mine Protected Vehicle Display; Brian Wilson Comments

U.S. Army researchers have developed a display system that centralizes the soldier’s surveillance view aboard a medium mine protected vehicle during counterexplosive missions. The Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center worked with Product Manager Assured Mobility Systems to shrink multiple MMPV displays into a single screen, the Army said …

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