Tag Archives: emerging technology

Christopher Copeland, Kyle Michl Appointed to AFS Technology Innovation Leadership; John Goodman Quoted

Kyle Michl

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has appointed Christopher Copeland as managing director and chief technology officer and Kyle Michl as managing director and chief innovation officer to  strengthen the company’s technology and innovation capabilities, AFS reported on Tuesday. Copeland will be responsible for developing AFS’ future-looking technology vision and strategy and for overseeing AFS’ focus on the CIO agenda.

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Bipartisan Legislation Pack Promotes Emerging Tech in U.S.; Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Quoted

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Bobby Rush, D-Ill., have presented a legislation package that aims to sustain technological advancement in the U.S. economy. The American Competitiveness on More Productive Emerging Tech Economy (COMPETE) bill would reduce barriers that hinder emerging technology development, McMorris Rodgers' office said Monday.

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Accenture Extends IT Services Partnership with Anglo American; Pavan Sethi Quoted

Pavan Sethi

Accenture and Anglo American, a global mining company, have signed an agreement to extend Accenture’s partnership as strategic IT services provider to 2023. Under the agreement, Accenture will accelerate the development of Anglo American’s information management (IM) capabilities.

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GSA Launches ITAU Training Platform for Government IT Acquisition Workforce; Laura Stanton Quoted

Laura Stanton

The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) IT and acquisition experts, within the administration’s Information Technology Category, have developed the IT Acquisition University (ITAU), an online training solution for professionals within government IT acquisition, the GSA reported on Thursday

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Spok Appoints Former Cisco Executive Brett Shockley to Board of Directors; Royce Yudkoff Quoted

Brett Shockley

Spok Holdings has added its third executive of concequence to the company's board to drive cloud-based software solutions and software. Brett Shockley, former senior leader of Cisco, will bring ample experience within emerging technologies and cloud development to the team. 

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House Energy & Commerce Committee Present U.S. Tech Leadership Agenda

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Reps. Greg Walden, R-Ore., and Cathy McMorris Rodger, R-Wash., members of the Energy and Commerce Committee, have unveiled an effort to support the country's performance in the global technology competition. The Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, led by Rodgers on the republican side, will pursue an agenda that includes 15 bills dedicated to U.S. global technology leadership, the E&C Committee said Tuesday.

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GAO’s Innovation Lab Aims to Support Auditing Work With Analytics, AI; Taka Ariga Quoted

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The Government Accountability Office has established an innovation lab to advance the use of analytics capabilities and emerging technologies to help improve the work of auditors and other government personnel. GAO said Tuesday the formation of the lab is one of the tasks of the agency’s science, technology assessment and analytics team, which was created in January.

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