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Accenture Subsidiary Lands Potential $286M VA Contract for IT Service Desk Support

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Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has received a potential $286 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help provide service desk support for VA employees. ASM said Tuesday the contract covers support for VA’s National Service Desk that works to provide front-line assistance on information technology services, systems and operations to more than 350,000 employees. …

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Weekly Roundup September 12 – September 16 2016: The Stock That Lifts During Rate Hike Chatter & more

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September 12 – September 16 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For those of us who follow financial markets and in particular U.S. GovCon stocks, let’s take a deep breath during this slightly slower Friday session and take a brief look …

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Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Accenture as Federal Cybersecurity Practice Lead

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Accenture’s federal services business has hired Gus Hunt, formerly chief architect for hedge fund company Bridgewater Associates, to lead the company’s federal cybersecurity practice. Hunt, who has also served as chief technology officer of CIA, will be in charge of Accenture’s portfolio of cyber hunting, incident response, cloud migration and data-centric security technologies for …

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Booz Allen to Help DHA Implement Military Health System Action Plan Under $53M Task Order

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential $52.5 million task order from the Defense Health Agency to assist the assistant defense secretary for health affairs in efforts to implement action plans resulting from the Defense Department‘s military health service review. DoD said Tuesday the company will provide subject matter expertise to help the Military …

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AFCEA DC Names 2016-2017 Executive Board, Board Members

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2016 — The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Washington chapter has named new members to its executive board for 2016 to 2017 as well as additional members to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Friday. AFCEA said July 14 it appointed the following executives: Dean Economou, CenturyLink …

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Accenture Gets $54M Modification on Army Financial ERP System Support Contract

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received a $53.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to extend its operations and maintenance services for the military branch’s web-based financial and asset management platform. The Defense Department said Monday that Accenture’s federal services business will perform work in Arlington, Virginia through Sept. 30, 2016. Accenture built and implemented the …

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Drone Aviation Chairman Jay Nussbaum Adds CEO Title

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Jay Nussbaum, chairman of the board at Drone Aviation Holding Corp. since June 2015, will serve in the additional role of CEO at the Jacksonville, Florida-based tethered and unmanned aerial systems manufacturer. The nearly 40-year sales and business management veteran succeeds Kevin Hess, who has moved to his new role as chief …

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Merlin Hires Ted Diacoumis as VP of Federal Civilian Programs; David Phelps Comments

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Ted Diacoumis, formerly vice president of application services at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has joined information technology provider Merlin International as its new vice president of federal civilian programs. Diacoumis brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial and government contracting, with emphasis on IT, software development and systems engineering, Merlin said …

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Nick Khoubbieh Joins Ultra Electronics 3eTI as Cyber, Security Services VP, GM

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Nick Khoubbieh, a three-decade information technology veteran, has joined Ultra Electronics 3eTI as vice president and general manager for integrated cyber and security solutions. Khoubbieh will oversee the company’s solutions consulting practice, which works to build applications that respond to cyber threats, 3eTI said Thursday. “Our customers require highly advanced and …

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ViON Subsidiary Ascolta Names Brad Cox Chief Data Scientist, Clint Green CTO

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Ascolta, a subsidiary of ViON, has appointed Brad Cox as chief data scientist and Clint Green as chief technology officer. Cox will be responsible for the design and execution of detection tools intended for network intrusions in his role at the Herndon, Virginia-based analytics firm, Ascolta said Thursday. Prior to …

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