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Tim Persons: GAO Plans to Build Up Cloud Capabilities Through Innovation Lab

Tim Persons

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) worked with the General Services Administration (GSA) in March 2020 to come up with a cloud infrastructure for its Innovation Lab through GSA’s Centers of Excellence initiative and Tim Persons, chief scientist at GAO, said the congressional watchdog intends to ramp up its cloud capabilities through the lab to help increase its return on investment.

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IT Modernization CoE Bill Signed Into Law; Sen. Rob Portman Quoted

Sen. Rob Portman

President Trump has signed into law a bill that aims to help the U.S. government implement the latest advancements in information technology. The IT Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act tasks the General Services Administration's (GSA) Centers of Excellence (CoE) to make efforts that bolster the federal government's overall IT expertise. 

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Library of Congress Teams Up With GSA Under Centers of Excellence Program; Julie Dunne, Bob De Luca Quoted

Julie Dunne

The General Services Administration (GSA) has partnered with the office of public information and education (PIO) within the U.S. Library of Congress’ copyright office to help PIO modernize its contact center through GSA’s Centers of Excellence program. “The modernization of the federal government’s IT infrastructure and applications is an important priority for GSA,” said FAS commissioner Julie Dunne.

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JAIC Achieves Milestones After a Year of CoE Partnership; Bob De Luca Quoted

Bob DeLuca

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) celebrates a new milestone with the achievement of five operational goals resulting from Centers of Excellence partnerships. JAIC has designed an agile procurement approach for AI, implemented data management procedures and consolidated activities for infrastructure support and program management. The center has also delivered AI and machine learning development environments for the Joint Common Foundation. 

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ECS Launches Cloud CoE 2.0, Appoints Imran Bashir as Head; George Wilson Quoted

George Wilson

ECS has launched the Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE) 2.0 Initiative, which will advance ECS’ programs and invest and drive innovation in cloud computing technology to provide new value to customers, the company reported on Monday. The company has also appointed Dr. Imran Bashir, ECS chief technical officer of cloud computing and vice president of emerging technologies, to lead the division. 

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GSA Awards Deloitte, Esper Contract to Advance AI Technology; Julie Dunne, Bob De Luca Quoted

Julie Dunne

The General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded its multiple year, $9.9 million contract to Deloitte Consulting and Esper through GSA's Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) authority. The Centers of Excellence (CoE), within the agency’s FAS Technology Transformation Services (TTS) office, and the Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) have collaborated to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology solutions.

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GSA’s Bob De Luca on Technology Transformation Service’s Automation, Identity Mgmt Efforts

General Services

Bob De Luca, acting director of the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Technology Transformation Service (TTS), has said his office is working on prototyping efforts focused on identity management and robotic process automation (RPA). 

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DVS Names Luiz Felipe Palhano de Jesus as VP of Solutions Architect; Herman Hewitt Quoted

Luiz Felipe Breyer Palhano de Jesus

DirectViz Solutions (DVS), has appointed Luiz Felipe Breyer Palhano de Jesus as DVS’ vice president of Solutions Architect, effective immediately. Palhano will lead DVS’ Center of Excellence (CoE), technical strategy and solutioning for strategic bids as well as supervise a team of solution architects and technical specialists. 

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