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Accenture Grants Merivis Funding for Veteran Workforce Training with Salesforce Platform; Kate Perez, George Franz Quoted

George Franz

Accenture and Accenture Federal Services (AFS) have awarded Merivis, a veterans service nonprofit,  a $100,000 grant to provide Salesforce training programs for technology skills to enable military veterans to transition to the civilian workforce, the company reported on Tuesday.

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Microsoft Launches New Technology Initiative to Support Economic Recovery; Satya Nadella, Brad Smith Quoted

Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. has launched its global skills initiative to add more digital skills to 25 million people worldwide by the end of the year  in response to the global economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced on Tuesday.

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SBA Awards $300K in Grants to Company Entrepreneurship Training for Women Veterans, Military Spouses; Larry Stubblefield Quoted

Larry Stubblefield

The  U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today awarded $300 thousand in grants to three organizations that will offer entrepreneurship training to women service members, veterans and military spouses, the company reported on Thursday

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Dean Souleles: Intelligence Community Should Invest in Tech, Data to Advance AI Adoption

Dean Souleles, chief technology adviser at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, said the intelligence community is now laying the groundwork for artificial intelligence adoption, Federal News Network reported Friday. He mentioned IC’s efforts to modernize its technology infrastructure and advance cloud adoption as part of its IT enterprise program ICITE and the need to invest in graphical processing units and other technologies that will facilitate AI computation.

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New University to Train Security Cooperation Workforce in Defense Department; Cara Abercrombie Quoted

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has opened a new institution designed to train and build a workforce of security cooperation experts. The new Defense Security Cooperation University aims to ensure that all involved personnel have a grasp of security cooperation's alignment with the national security strategy, according to DSCU President Cara Abercrombie, the DSCA said Thursday.

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