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DCMA leader discusses CMMC and new DFARS interim rule during Ardalyst-hosted webinar


John A. Ellis, Director of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Software Division presided over a webinar with Ardalyst Mar. 3rd to assist the company’s efforts to help defense contractors…


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