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AFS, ITG, Receive Task Order to Improve GSA IT System Processes; Elaine Beeman, Barrett Witkin Quoted

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) and partner Incentive Technology Group (ITG), a subsidiary of ICF, have been awarded a task order to help the General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) modernize its legacy information technology (IT) systems and business processes, the AFS announced on Wednesday

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Julie Dunne, GSA’s Commissioner of Federal Acquisition Service, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on March 19th

Julie Dunne, commissioner of federal acquisition service with General Services Administration (GSA), will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th. Register here for POC’s 2020 Procurement Forum

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Ellen Lord Recommends Strategies to Prepare for CMMC Implementation: Four Step Process

Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for Acquisition and Sustainment and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, after the announcement of the new cybersecurity regulations, emphasized the concerns that  the Department of Defense (DoD) had with its supply chain concerning sensitive and unclassified government data, and discussed the three new changes with the implementation of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

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Bechtel, Sempra Energy Announce EPC Contract for Liquefaction Project; Jeffrey Martin, Brendan Bechtel Quoted

Bechtel and Sempra Energy have signed a fixed-price engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Port Arthur LNG liquefaction project under development in Port Arthur, Texas, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Dana Deasy on DoD’s JEDI Cloud Program, Joint AI Center

Dana Deasy, chief information officer of the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Thursday about DoD’s progress with the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud program and plans to have the first “unclassified” environment in place by mid-February as part of that effort.

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GAO: Pentagon’s Fraud Risk Mgmt Program Should Include Contractor Ownership Assessments

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Department of Defense to assess potential risks from a contractor's opaque ownership structure and use data to inform other fraud risk assessments. GAO said Monday that contracting firms that conceal information about other entities or individuals who own, manage or earn financial benefits from the company pose national security and fraud risks to the Pentagon.

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