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Weekly Roundup November 28 – December 2, 2016: CACI’s Jack London, Booz’s ‘2020’ Buy & more

Jack London

November 28 – December 2, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Jack London, executive chairman of CACI International’s board of directors, is an iconic figure to the government contracting and Washington, D.C. business communities. Often referred to as the “founder …

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ACT I to Provide Acquisition Support to DHS Cyber & Comms Office; Michael Niggel Comments

Michael Niggel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International will provide acquisition support to the cybersecurity and communications office within the Department of Homeland Security‘s national programs and protection directorate under a three-year, $21 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The task order was awarded through the General …

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13 Small Businesses Land Spots on $1.54B DHS Agile Devt Support Contract Vehicle


The Department of Homeland Security has awarded 13 companies positions on a potential three-year, $1.54 billion contract to provide agile design and development services for DHS. DHS awarded the Flexible Agile Support for the Homeland contract vehicle as an agency-wide, small business set-aside program, the agency said in a FedBizOpps notice …

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Pentaho’s Quentin Gallivan: Open-Source Framework, Analytics Tools Key to Agencies’ Data Integration Efforts

Quentin Gallivan

Quentin Gallivan, CEO of Hitachi Data Systems’ Pentaho subsidiary, has said government agencies should develop a “centralized” plan that seeks to leverage the use of business analytics tools and an open-source framework like Hadoop in order to facilitate data integration and access. Gallivan wrote that agencies should adopt an open-source framework …

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CSRA to Provide Technical, Program Support to DHS Under $52M Contract


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2016 — The office of cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security has awarded a four-year, $52 million contract to CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) for technical and programmatic professional support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it will work to advance the …

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Weekly Roundup November 14 – November 18, 2016: ‘Big 3’ Credit Rating Firm Ups Defense Outlook & more


November 14 – November 18, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson One of the country’s “Big Three” credit rating agencies has bolstered its view of the government contracting sector’s prospects under incoming President Donald Trump and in particular defense companies. …

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Fitch Forecasts 4-Year Increase in DoD Budget, Defense Spending After Trump Win


Credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects the Defense Department‘s budget and overall defense spending to increase in the next four years on Donald Trump’s election as president with the cybersecurity environment and U.S. Navy as key potential beneficiaries. Fitch said Wednesday it improved its credit view of the U.S. defense sector on top of its pre-election forecast of …

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CGI Federal to Provide DHS Credential Mgmt Support Under $102M Task Order


The General Services Administration has awarded a $102 million task order to CGI Federal  (NYSE: GIB) to provide credentials and authentication management support for a Department of Homeland Security-run cybersecurity program, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes a CGI spokeswoman said the company will provide tools, sensors and services to help implement credential …

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NTT Data Completes $3.05B Purchase of Dell Services


A subsidiary of Japan-based conglomerate Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NYSE: NTT) has wrapped up its acquisition of Dell’s services business for $3.05 billion in a strategy to expand the former’s consulting and information technology services. NTT Data CEO John McCain will oversee the newly acquired firm that will operate as NTT Data Services on …

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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers List for Fall Cybersecurity Summit


TYSONS CORNER, VA., November 1, 2016 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — rounds out speakers for their Fall 2016 Cybersecurity Summit.  Join us for our annual Fall Cybersecurity Summit to hear from the FBI, OPM and DHS on the evolving insider threat and how organizations …

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