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Shawn Kingsberry Joins Unisys as Global Digital Govt Practice Lead; Mark Forman Comments

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Shawn Kingsberry, formerly director of cloud solutions at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as head of the information technology firm’s global digital government practice. Kingsberry will directly report to Mark Forman, vice president of the global public sector business at Unisys, and will work to guide public sector consumers as …

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Preferred Systems Solutions Buys Tetra Concepts in IC Market Push; Jim Ballard Comments

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Preferred Systems Solutions has acquired system architecture and software design company Tetra Concepts in support of efforts to expand PSS’ core offerings in professional services and presence in the national security sector. Northern Virginia-based PSS said Tuesday Tetra Concepts will also add to its portfolio of cybersecurity, data analytics and cloud-based technology …

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Booz Allen, Kaggle Partner With NIH on Data-Driven Disease Diagnosis Challenge

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 16, 2015 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and its partner Kaggle will work with the National Institutes of Health for the second annual Data Science Bowl, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The competition will challenge participants to develop algorithms that utilize NIH-supplied data sets to measure indicators of cardiovascular …

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Paul McQuillan: PlanetRisk, iMapData Merge for Actionable Intelligence Market Push

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PlanetRisk and iMapData have merged in a bid to help commercial and government clients make organizational decisions with data analytics technology. The combined entity will operate under the PlanetRisk name and be led by President and CEO Paul McQuillan, a federal market veteran with more than 25 years of leadership experience, PlanetRisk said …

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MarkLogic’s Kevin Shelly: Govt Explores Big Data Strategies, Tech to Utilize Data Assets

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — Kevin Shelly, vice president for MarkLogic‘s global public sector business, believes government agencies will continue to explore big data strategies and data management technologies to leverage data assets. Shelly told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Tuesday that commercial “new generation” technologies such as MarkLogic’s database …

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Hortonworks Push OpenSOC with Data Security Partners

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) indicating its commitment to promote the OpenSOC open source analytic framework for cyber threat detection and response in collaboration with data partners B23 and ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT). Hortonworks said Tuesday James Sirota, chief data scientist at Cisco (Nasdaq: …

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Carahsoft’s Michael Shrader Points to Public Sector Demand for Analytics-Ready Data

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TYSONS CORNER, VA September 14, 2015 — Michael Shrader, Carahsoft vice president for intelligence and innovative solutions, has pointed to a growing need for analytics-ready data in the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. According to VSR, this is among the reasons that have set a demand for value-added resellers in subsectors such …

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Mark Testoni: SAP Training Seeks to Add Analytics to Veterans’ Tech Skills

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 31, 2015 — SAP National Security Services has shifted the focus of a three-month training program for U.S. military veterans to include analytics in response to a growing demand for a workforce that knows how to search for and analyze information from data repositories, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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HHS Awards 124 Spots on Potential $500M Program Support Center Services IDIQ

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The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded positions on a potential 10-year, $500 million contract to 124 companies — 62 large businesses and 62 small businesses — for support services to the HHS-hosted Program Support Center. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains a base period of five years with an option to extend for …

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Tommy Gardner Joins Jacobs as Head of Mission Solutions Technology Unit; Darren Kraabel Comments

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Tommy Gardner, formerly chief technology officer at systems engineering firm Scitor, has joined Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) as head of its Mission Solutions business’ technology arm. He will oversee sales, corporate operations and growth strategies for the delivery of data analytics, Internet-connected tools and cybersecurity platforms to the company’s clients …

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