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StandardAero Wins Cloud Based Predictive Engine Maintenance Contract; Marc Drobny Quoted


The U.S. Air Force has awarded StandardAero a contract to apply predictive maintenance, readiness and reliability tools to the TF33 engine program for the service branch. StandardAero will provide the USAF the capabilities to optimize the readiness, reliability and costs associated with the maintenance performed on these engines, driven by advanced machine learning integration and utilizing government cloud hosting.  

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DOD Taps Intel for Semiconductor Foundry Project; Pat Gelsinger Quoted

Pat Gelsinger

Intel has won a contract from the Department of Defense to help the semiconductor industry establish and demonstrate an intellectual property ecosystem for the first phase of a chip design and prototyping initiative. Intel said Monday it will work with IBM, Cadence, Synopsys and other companies to build foundry infrastructure under the DOD's Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes-Commercial program.

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Army, IBM, University Researchers Pen Book on Network Performance Management Techniques

Network Tomography

Researchers from the U.S. Army, IBM, University of Massachusetts-Amherst and Imperial College London have written a book about network performance tomography. The book "Network Tomography: Identifiability, Measurement Design and Network State Inference," published by Cambridge University Press, describes several techniques for indirectly reconstructing a communications network's internal state by examining external information from edge nodes, the Army Research Laboratory said Wednesday.

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IBM Announces Center For Government Cybersecurity; Stephen LaFleche Quoted

Stephen LaFleche

IBM announced Wednesday that the company is creating the IBM Center for Government Cybersecurity, a collaborative environment focused on assisting federal agencies to address current and future cybersecurity threats. The Center will hold events and support learning, drawing on the company’s cybersecurity expertise from delivering software and managed services to over 17,500 security clients globally.

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Courtney Bromley to Receive IES Sales Executive Leadership Award; Steve LaFleche Quoted

Courtney Bromley

The Institute for Excellence in Sales (IES) has announced Courtney Bromley, general manager for the Government and Education Industry, U.S. Federal and Public Sector Market at IBM, as its fifth Women in Sales Executive Leadership Award recipient. Bromley will be officially awarded the honor at the IES Sales Excellence Awards on June 3rd.

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NARA Drives Records Digitization, Data Management Efforts

National Archives and

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is ramping up efforts to support massive amounts of electronic records as part of a digital archiving initiative. NARA is coordinating with the Chief Data Officers Council on implementing data management practices while working to establish Electronic Records Archives 2.0, which will manage the storage, transfer and scheduling of electronic records from agencies.

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Executive Mosaic Names 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; Cast Your 10 Votes TODAY

2021 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. “We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award, said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. With the announcement, Executive Mosaic will begin to accept votes for this year’s Popular Vote Rankings.

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Luanne Pavco Joins Avantus Federal as President of Avantus Services, Chief Delivery Officer; CEO Andy Maner Quoted

Luanne Pavco

Luanne Pavco has been named president of Avantus Services as well as chief delivery officer for Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings company. “I’m incredibly honored to join Avantus Federal to help advance the company,” former Wash100 Award winner Pavco said. “It is exciting to work alongside the industry’s most eminent leaders and grow the company to the next level of capability.” 

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Army Partners With Industry, Academia to Develop ML Algorithms for Battlefield Decision Making

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army and its partners have created machine learning algorithms designed to help soldiers make decisions in difficult combat situations. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) partnered with IBM, the University College London and the U.K.'s defense science and technology laboratory to develop the algorithms. These algorithms consider response time, resource availability and other factors in making decisions.

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IBM Wins Spot on USDA BPA to Modernize Conservation Programs; Jay Bellissimo Quoted

Jay Bellissimo

IBM has been selected as one of the five large business awards by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) Mission Area in a blanket purchase agreement (BPA). "IBM is proud to have the opportunity to work with the USDA to help achieve higher levels of digital modernization," said Jay Bellissimo, IBM's General Manager, U.S. Public Sector and Federal.

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