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IBM to Acquire WDG Automation to Expand Automation Capabilities; Denis Kennelly, Robson Felix Quoted

Denis Kennelly

IBM has developed a definitive agreement to acquire WDG Automation, a Brazilian software provider of robotic process automation (RPA) to expand its AI-infused automation capabilities across business processes and IT operations, IBM reported on Wednesday

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USSOCOM to Establish New Software Procurement Office

USSOCOM

Col. Paul Weizer, program executive officer for special operation forces digital applications at U.S. Special Operations Command, said USSOCOM plans to create a new office that would focus on the command's software procurement, National Defense Magazine reported Wednesday. Weizer said software procurement follows different rules from traditional defense purchases, and the new office will work to address the matter's unique issues.

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GSA Awards Three Contracts for E-Marketplace Platform Providers to Modernize Procurement; Emily Murphy, Julie Dunne Quoted

Emily Murphy

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded contracts to Amazon Business, Fisher Scientific and Overstock.com to expand implementation efforts for the Commercial Platforms program and Section 846 of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. The platforms will be available to federal agencies to modernize the procurement and gain insights into open-market online spending. 

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Accenture Federal Services Secures $341M DOC Contract to Modernize Business Systems; John Goodman Quoted

John Goodman

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has secured a one-year $341 million contract under the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) Business Applications Solution (BAS) program to modernize the agencies’ business systems and data platform, the company reported on Monday. The contract has 19 years of additional options. 

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