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Presentation Materials from May 2020 COI meeting

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Featured Topic: Emerging Technology Uses Cases in Acquisition

The May 19 ACT-IAC Emerging Technology COI meeting featured Emerging Technology Use Cases to Improve Federal Acquisitions.  The group, consisting of speakers from GSA and IRS presented the results of a research project to explore innovative ways acquisition leaders have been leveraging emerging technologies like AI, Blockchain, RPA, etc. to enhance the effectiveness of contracting professionals and improve the speed+efficiency of the federal acquisition process.  This presentation shared best practices spanning federal government and include recommendations for government officials interested in using technology to modernize their contracting capabilities. 

David Hernandez, Business Development Manager, Excella and Programs Chair, Emerging Technology COI
Omid Ghaffari-Tabrizi, Director, Acquisitions, Technology Transformation Services (TTS) U.S. General Services Administration Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)*
Jaime Gracia, Procurement Innovation Branch, IRS and Government Chair, ACT-IAC Acquisition Community of Interest
Adam Grandt-Nesher, Cloud Adoption & Infrastructure Optimization, Centers of Excellence, GSA TTS*

*The speakers views are their own and do not represent GSA.

Document Date: 
May 19, 2020
Author (organization): 
ACT-IAC Emerging Technology COI
Document type: 
Emerging Technology