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DARPA Names Victoria Coleman as Director; Michael Kratsios Quoted

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has appointed Victoria Coleman, an expert in artificial intelligence (AI) and microelectronics, as director of the agency. Coleman served as a founding member of DARPA’s Microsystems Exploratory Council and a member of the Defense Science Board. She will bring her extensive private sector experience, across various senior leadership positions, to DARPA.

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SAIC Names Elaine Solomon Senior Account Executive; Bob Genter Quoted

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Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has appointed Elaine Solomon as the senior account executive over business development for the FBI, Department of Justice (DOJ) and federal law enforcement agencies, including the Bureau of Prisons, Drug Enforcement Agency, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives and the U.S. Marshals Service, the company reported on Friday.

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Executive Order Establishes Science & Tech Advisory Council

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order to form an advisory council on science and technology. The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology will provide advice on innovation policy and education and offer technical and scientific data to inform public policy with regard to national security, U.S. economy and the country's workforce.

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Report: HPE Vet Vicki Hildebrand Named DOT CIO

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Vicki Hildebrand, formerly vice president for customer and partner advocacy at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has joined the Transportation Department as chief information officer, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Hildebrand succeeds Richard McKinney, who left DOT in January to join AECOM as VP of enterprise information technology strategy. The report said Hildebrand …

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Reports: Mary Davie Succeeds Kim Luke as OMB IT Category Manager

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Mary Davie, assistant commissioner for integrated technology service at the General Services Administration, has replaced Kim Luke as information technology category manager of the Office of Management and Budget, FCW reported Tuesday. Mark Rockwell writes Davie took over the IT division under OMB’s category management initiative that aims to simplify buying practices across the federal government by grouping commonly purchased …

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Former HP Exec Kim Luke Joins OMB as IT Category Manager

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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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Defense Department Honors Performance of Four Acquisition Programs; Frank Kendall Comments

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The Pentagon has recognized four defense acquisition programs citing the initiatives’ focus on performance and cost savings, DoD News reported Friday. Tyrone Marshall Jr. writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, presided over the 2014 David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award and the Undersecretary …

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White House Plans EO for Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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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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