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Maximus’ Andy Beamon a Panelist at DGI’s Govt Customer Experience Forum

Andy Beamon, senior director of Maximus‘ federal business, will join a panel discussion on citizen engagement centers during the Digital Government Institute’s annual Government Customer Experience Conference on Wednesday. He will discuss the potential impact of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual assistants on the evolution of public …

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Former VA Senior Adviser Brian Hawthorne Named Comms, Devt Director at PenFed Foundation

Brian Hawthorne, a former senior adviser for strategic messaging at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been appointed as PenFed Foundation’s director of communications and development. PenFed said Monday that Hawthorne will oversee the planning and execution of the nonprofit organization’s fundraising and government relations efforts in his new role. “Having served in the military himself …

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Red Hat Symposium to Focus on Government IT Modernization; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat will hold its annual symposium Nov. 2 in Arlington, Virginia to highlight the role of open source technology in digital transformation efforts across the government sector. The company said Wednesday it expects the 2016 Red Hat Government Symposium to draw more than 650 government and industry professionals to help address information technology challenges that public sector agencies face. …

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KaBOOM to Install Play Equipment at VA Medical Centers, Fisher Houses

Nonprofit organization KaBOOM has entered into a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide play equipment such as Imagination Playground and Rigamajigs to VA medical centers and Fisher Houses nationwide. CarMax, KaBOOM’s corporate sponsor for the initiative, will help install four playgrounds and award 30 grants for Imagination Playgrounds and Rigamajigs in efforts to …

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Vencore Receives ‘Virginia Values Veterans’ Accreditation; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore has received a Virginia Values Veterans certification from the state’s Department of Veterans Services. The Chantilly, Virginia-based government contractor said Tuesday it looks to hire 1,800 veterans and family members by fiscal year 2020. The accreditation recognizes companies that have publicly committed to hire and retain veterans, conduct a year-long training program and submit an organizational veteran …

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