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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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IBM Wins DoD OTA to Advance Microelectronics; Jay Bellissimo Quoted

Jay Bellissimo

IBM has secured a Phase 1 Other Transactions Agreement (OTA) under the Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes (RAMP) Advanced Commercial Capabilities Project, the company reported on Monday. IBM received the award through the Strategic and Spectrum Missions Advanced Resilient Trusted Systems (S²MARTS) Other Transaction Agreement (OTA). IBM will advance microelectronics technology

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Akima Names Jean-Francois Blanc CGO; Bill Monet Quoted

Jean-Francois Blanc

Akima has appointed Jean-Francois Blanc as chief growth officer (CGO) to lead the company’s corporate development efforts, grow revenue and expand market share. Blanc will report to Akima president and CEO, Bill Monet. “Jean-Francois is a hands-on leader with experience winning large contracts in both the Department of Defense and civilian agencies,” said Monet. 

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Expanse Names Tom Barsi VP of Business Development; Tim Junio Quoted

Tom Barsi

Expanse has appointed Tom Barsi as vice president of Business Development to support the company’s ongoing business development and channel efforts. “Tom is a game-changing hire for Expanse,” said Tim Junio, CEO and co-founder of Expanse. “Tom’s wealth of knowledge and experience in business development and strategic partnerships will be instrumental towards leveraging the large Expanse ecosystem and significantly grow channel revenue.”

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Army Research Effort Tackles Security in Warfighter Data Sharing

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army has created a tool that addresses cyber and physical challenges affecting private data sharing between fielded soldiers. The service branch said Thursday its Army Research Laboratory worked with partners to develop the DoppelGANger tool that models and assesses time series data based on network and system datasets.

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