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DoD Appoints IT Vet Michael Conlin as Chief Data Officer

Michael Conlin, vice president and chief technology officer for defense at Perspecta, has been named the first chief data officer of the Defense Department, FedScoop reported Thursday. The appointment is part of DoD’s prioritization of data management operations. Conlin will help the department move out of its legacy information technology …

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DoD Unveils Acquisition Excellence Award Winners

The Defense Department has recognized acquisition teams across the department and intelligence agencies for showing “exemplary” contracting practices, DoD News reported Friday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said DoD gave the 2017 David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award to organizations that helped meet goals under the National Defense Strategy. The award …

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Former HP Exec Kim Luke Joins OMB as IT Category Manager

Kim Luke, formerly a vice president at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has joined the Office of Management and Budget as the information technology category manager, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes Luke will oversee OMB’s efforts to develop governmentwide strategy to address cost and performance matters regarding federal IT resources. The report …

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Boeing’s Allen Adler, Corning’s Waguih Ishak Join NIST’s Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has appointed Boeing‘s Allen Adler and Corning‘s Waguih Ishak to serve three-year terms as new members of its Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. Adler, vice president of enterprise technology strategy for Boeing, is responsible for the company’s strategic planning for technology, research and collaboration, …

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Navy, Marine Corps Eye Data Migration to Commercial Cloud; Janice Haith Comments

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps seek to transition their enterprise data from government-controlled data centers to commercial cloud platforms, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes the services plan to overhaul their Next Generation Enterprise Network contract and open the competition to commercial providers of information technology services. Navy …

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Michael Poth Named FirstNet CEO, TJ Kennedy Appointed President

Michael Poth, a 14-year public safety veteran and former police captain, has joined the First Responder Network Authority as chief executive. He will be responsible for the oversight of FirstNet’s partnerships with industry to build, implement and run a national emergency services network, FirstNet said Monday. Poth holds decades of business development, …

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White House Plans EO for Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The administration is working with federal agencies and private-sector suppliers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ahead of a new executive order from President Barack Obama that seeks to further efforts to address climate change. The Office of the Press Secretary announced Thursday that Obama will mandate a 40 percent decrease in …

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GSA Tweaks FedRAMP Ahead of June Deadline; Maria Roat Comments

The General Services Administration plans to release an updated list of governmentwide cybersecurity requirements under its Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program, Federal News Radio reported Feb. 28. Jason Miller writes the revision to the baseline security standards comes ahead of a June deadline for agencies to use only FedRAMP …

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