Alion Awarded $73 Million Task Order to Provide Joint Training Synthetic Environment Research and Development

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Navy has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $73 million task order with a 60-month period of performance to provide Joint Training Synthetic Environment (JTSE) Research and Development (R&D) for Joint Staff J7, Deputy Director Joint Training (JS J7 DDJT) Environment Architecture Division (EAD). Alion was awarded this contract under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. These DoD IAC MAC task orders (TOs) are awarded by the U.S. Air Force’s 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron to develop and create new knowledge for the enhancement of the DTIC repository and the R&D and S&T community.

“We are dedicated to our continued customer partnership to develop joint virtual environments to prepare for Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2),” said Katie Selbe, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Alion’s Cyber Network Solutions Group. “Alion has

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Cloud for Good Awarded Salesforce.org Nonprofit Consulting Partner of the Year for Second Year in a Row

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cloud for Good was awarded the Salesforce.org 2020 AMER Consulting Partner of the Year – Nonprofit award at the Salesforce.org Virtual Partner Summit on October 7, 2020.

In recognizing Cloud for Good’s second-straight year receiving the prestigious title, Partner Alliance Manager Kristin Keister remarked, “We work incredibly hard to help propose best-in-breed solutions to our clients. Our marketing, sales, and services teams continually seek to create transformational value for the organizations we work with. This award represents how we give back to the community, through donation of time and resources, in order to support the organizations working to make the world a better place.”

“We are continually seeking to match our passion of helping one another with the incredible possibilities inherent to the Salesforce platform,” said Founder and CEO Tal Frankfurt. “Connecting these two pursuits to benefit our clients’ missions

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Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert B Wilson of Stanford University

“Their discoveries have benefited sellers, buyers and taxpayers around the world,” the prize committee said.

The two men will receive a cash award of 10 million Swedish kronor, worth a bit more than $1.1 million.

Today’s announcement comes as the global economy is battling to emerge from a painful recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The International Monetary Fund expects “a partial and uneven recovery” next year. Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from 189 member nations will gather virtually this week for the annual meetings of the fund and its sister institution, the World Bank.

Last year, a trio of economists shared the prize, which they received in recognition of their pioneering work developing new methods to fight global poverty. Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Michael Kremer of Harvard University were honored for practical research insights that the academy said had

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