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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Landscape of M&A in GovCon

Weekly Roundup September 11 – September 15 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, let’s take a look at the current landscape of mergers and acquisitions in the GovCon sector. Notable M&A activity includes: CenturyLink adjusting the closing date of its …

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DigitalGlobe Continues Work With NTT Data to Develop 3D Model Dataset

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has extended its collaboration with NTT Data to integrate their technologies and build a dataset that consists of 3D-vector models of buildings, bridges and vegetation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The effort will utilize DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery and cloud-based Geospatial Big Data machine learning …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Eyes GEOINT-Driven Global Digital Info Ecosystem

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2017 — Tony Frazier, a senior vice president at DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) Radiant business, has said collaboration between government and industry in geospatial intelligence efforts will work to address intelligence community challenges and drive innovation, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Thursday that DigitalGlobe …

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DigitalGlobe Releases Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has made the winning mapping algorithms in the second round of the SpaceNet Challenge available to the public as the company seeks to drive the development of machine learning technologies for geospatial applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday SpaceNet Round 2 …

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DigitalGlobe, MDA Shareholders OK $3.6B Merger Deal

Shareholders at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates have separately approved the deal originally announced in February for MDA to buy the Westminster, Colorado-based Earth imaging services provider in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Holders of approximately 93 percent of shares in DigitalGlobe voted to approve the merger and that 81 …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Geospatial Intelligence, Noblis and More

Weekly Roundup July 10 – July 14 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week, Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit provider of science, technology, and strategy services to government agencies, was awarded a $3 billion IDIQ contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

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MDA, DigitalGlobe Shareholders Set July 27 Vote on $3.6B Merger Plan

DigitalGlobe and Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates are scheduled to hold their respective shareholder meetings July 27 to decide on MDA’s proposed $3.6 billion acquisition of the Westminster, Colorado-based Earth imaging services provider originally announced in February. Both companies also refiled a joint voluntary notice to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. in …

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SSL to Build LEO Satellites for DigitalGlobe’s WorldView Legion; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2017 — Space Systems Loral will build low-Earth orbit satellites for DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) future WorldView Legion constellation that seeks to provide Earth imaging data and geospatial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SSL said Thursday it will manufacture the WorldView Legion satellites at its facility in Palo Alto, California, as part …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The New Space Race

Weekly Roundup June 19 – June 23 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Although the phrase “Space Race” brings to mind the Cold War-era struggle between the United States and Soviet Union for supremacy in spaceflight capabilities, it may begin to …

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DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: GEOINT Customers Seeing Benefits of Commercial Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2017 — Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said intelligence agencies have discovered the impact of commercial technologies such as big data analytics, machine learning and automation in geospatial intelligence operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “[Our] customers are seeing early mission wins …

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