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Accenture, VMware Launch New Business Group Under $3B Investment to Drive Cloud Strategy; Julie Sweet, Pat Gelsinger Quoted

Julie Sweet

Accenture and VMware have expanded their partnership and launched a business group to enable users adopt a ‘cloud first’ strategy. The new unit will accelerate migration to the cloud, develop applications, and leverage the cloud as a foundation for innovation and new business models to drive value. The new business group is part of Accenture Cloud First, which Accenture launched in 2020 under a $3 billion investment.

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Ankura Names Ken Serwin as Senior Managing Director

Ankura

Ankura has appointed Kenneth “Ken” Serwin, Ph.D, as senior managing director, where he will be based in San Francisco, Calif. As part of Ankura’s executive leadership team, Serwin will strengthen the company’s intellectual property and antitrust expertise. "Ken brings a wealth of knowledge in intellectual property, antitrust and class action disputes," said Mary Beth Edwards, leader of Disputes & Economics at Ankura. 

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Deltek Insight 2020 Virtual Event to Host Largest Gathering of Business Professionals Ever; Featuring Mike Corkery

Deltek Insight 2020

On Sept. 15th and 16th, 2020, Deltek will host the largest single gathering of project-based business professionals for its annual customer conference, Deltek Insight 2020. To learn more about #DeltekInsight 2020 and to register for the conference, visit deltekinsight.com. 

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James Geurts Discusses US Navy Modernization of Unmanned Systems

James Geurts

James Geurts, Assistant Secretary for Research, Development, and Acquisition with the U.S. Navy and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently addressed the challenges the U.S. Navy has faced deploying unmanned systems. He noted that the service branch has encountered obstacles to obtain and use the systems effectively on a global scale. 

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SBA, DoT Release PPP Loan Data; Steven Mnuchin, Jovita Carranza Quoted

Steven Mnuchin

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury (DoT), has released detailed loan-level data in regards to the loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the administration reported on Monday. This disclosure covers each of the 4.9 million PPP loans that have been made.

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Octo Secures $50M BPA to Support USPTO IASS Business Strategy, Mission Delivery; Charlie McQuillan, Mehul Sanghani Quoted

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Octo has secured a spot on the five-year, $50 million United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Intelligent Automation Innovation Support Services (IAISS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to enhance mission delivery and business strategy, the company announced on Tuesday

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