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Booz Allen Named a Partner in NTIS Joint Venture Program on Data Analytics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been included as a primary partner in a joint venture program of the Commerce Department‘s National Technical Information Service on data analytics, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will pursue work under the program to help federal agencies …

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Kay Kapoor Named President of AT&T’s Newly Formed Global Public Sector Business

Kay Kapoor, formerly head of federal business at AT&T (NYSE: T), has been named president of a newly created global public sector segment that consolidates the company’s government and education businesses. AT&T, which posted nearly $15 billion in public sector sales during 2016, offers communications and information technology platforms to government and education …

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AT&T Lands $6.5B FirstNet Contract to Deploy Public Safety Broadband Network; Kay Kapoor Comments

The First Responder Network Authority has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential $6.5 billion contract to build a national public safety broadband network for first responders under a 25-year public-private partnership. AT&T will invest approximately $40 billion to develop, field and maintain the national wireless network over the next 25 years …

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March 1 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb to New Records on Trump Speech & Rate Hike Chatter

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time high Wednesday for the second time in three sessions as U.S. stocks also extended their record-setting rally in their best one-day performance of 2017 so far with the S&P 500 composite index above 2,400 for the first time during intraday trade after President Donald …

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ICF to Support National Technology Information Service’s Data Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — ICF is among the the 35 commercial and research partners chosen by the Commerce Department‘s National Technology Information Service as eligible to participate in the agency’s federal-wide data ventures, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will work to support NTIS’ projects on big data, open …

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Amazon-Commerce Dept Challenge Links Open Data to Voice Recognition Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 14, 2016 — Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has partnered with the Commerce Department to host an event in Seattle that works to challenge software developers to build voice recognition systems that utilize open data, Executive Gov reported Thursday. Justin Antonipillai, counselor to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker,  wrote in a …

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Report: OFPP Administrator Anne Rung to Join Amazon Business

Anne Rung, administrator of the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy,  will step down from her position by the end of September after two years on the job, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes Rung will serve as head of Amazon Business (Nasdaq: AMZN) and will …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016: NIST-Backed Cyber Council Adds New Private Sector Leader & more

Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A White House-mandated cybersecurity organization created to combine knowledge and experience from the public and private sectors added a new leader this week whose background includes stops on both sides. …

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Sevatec to Support NOAA Cybersecurity Center Under Sole-Source Contract

Sevatec will provide support to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cyber Security Center under a $9.9 million sole-source contract from the Commerce Department, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes that the office of the Commerce chief information officer indicated the award as a follow-on to a previous contract, with support services …

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Johnson Controls Awarded $120M NIST Energy Savings Performance Contract

Johnson Controls will support the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s energy conservation efforts under a $120 million energy savings performance contract awarded by the Census Bureau‘s national processing center. The Commerce Department said Monday the 25-year contract’s goal is to cut down the environmental impact of NIST’s Central Utility Plant and the future 4, …

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