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Unisys Awarded $25M Contract from State of Georgia to Provide Cloud-Based Email and Collaboration Tools; Michael Morrison Quoted

Unisys announced on Friday that the State of Georgia has awarded the company a potential eight year, $25 million contract to enable 47,000 email users at 14 state government agencies for seamless and secure access email and tools like Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and Skype. 

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Maximus’ Nancy Shanley to Discuss Data Analytics for National Home & Community Based Services Conference; Dr. Michael Weiner Quoted

Maximus announced on Thursday that Nancy Shanley, vice president of Consulting and Policy Analysis, and Joshua Ruminski, vice president of Operations, of Maximus will be featured during this year’s National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD) Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Conference.

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DHS, Canada Apply AI to Paramedic Operations

The Department of Homeland Security has announced the creation of an artificial intelligence platform designed to inform paramedic decision making. U.S. and Canadian organizations worked together to develop the Assistant for Understanding Data through Reasoning, Extraction and Synthesis or AUDREY, DHS said Thursday

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Sudhakar Kesavan, Chairman and CEO of ICF, His Second Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Sudhakar Kesavan, chairman and chief executive officer of ICF, with his second Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Kesavan for leading the company to great financial success and multiple contract awards in 2018. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Sudhakar Kesavan of ICF. 

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Heather Wilson, Gen. David Goldfein: Air Force Launches Efforts to Project US Power in Arctic Region

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein have said the service has begun to develop a strategic vision for the Arctic region to ensure its capability to meet the National Defense Strategy’s objectives. “We must be ready to defend our security interests and deter aggression by major powers,” Wilson and Goldfein wrote in a Defense News commentary published Wednesday.

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John Sherman: Five Eyes CIO Meeting Aims to Advance Intelligence Collaboration, Data Sharing

John Sherman, chief information officer of the Intelligence Community, has said he plans to hold in two weeks a meeting of CIOs from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. to address issues with regard to intelligence data sharing and collaboration, FedScoop reported Wednesday. “We’ve been able at some level to collaborate with our Five Eyes allied partners for a number of years, and there’s been some notable strides in terms of more seamless email, connectivity, video teleconferencing, phone,” he said at an event hosted by George Washington University and Fed Insider.
 

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Kirstjen Nielsen, Foreign Counterparts Issue Joint Statement on Encryption at Five Country Ministerial

Kirstjen Nielsen, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and counterparts in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the U.K. have issued a joint statement that lays out a framework to engage and discuss with industry the challenges and benefits of encryption.

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NASA Eyes March 2021 Launch for Webb Telescope

NASA has set March 30, 2021, as the new launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope after the independent review board released its findings and recommendations for the program. NASA said Thursday IRB recommended that development work on the Webb telescope should continue and that the revised launch date …

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