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McKinsey Uses Benchmarking Methodology to Measure Gov’t Productivity Through Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — A McKinsey and Company research organization has unveiled a benchmarking methodology that serves to measure government productivity in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of its spending, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope works to analyze government expenditures in healthcare, education, public …

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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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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon-ISC2 Partnership to Offer 6 Cyber Scholarships to Women

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with ISC2’s Center for Cyber Safety and Education in efforts to advance women’s interest in cybersecurity and offer six new scholarship opportunities, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business and an inductee …

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Microsoft Inks MOU With India’s Jharkhand State to Explore Tech for Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2017 — A Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) subsidiary in India has entered into an agreement with the government of Jharkhand to deploy cloud, mobile and machine learning technologies in support of the Indian state’s digital transformation initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday the memorandum of understanding aims to …

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Veritas Capital Raises $3.6B for Future Investment in Midmarket Tech Companies

Veritas Capital has raised $3.55 billion to fund future investments in technology-focused middle-market companies that support government-related and commercial organizations across various sectors. The private equity investment firm said Wednesday Veritas Capital Fund VI, which exceeded the target hard cap of $3 billion in four months, could go to investments in sectors such …

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Red Hat, Boston University Form Open Source, Emerging Tech Research Partnership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 3, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) has entered into a five-year research and education partnership with Boston University to advance projects, fellowships, internships and other programs on open source technology, cloud, big data, machine learning and automation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will invest up …

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Intel Invests in Computer Science Education Accessibility Initiatives

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 7, 2016 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has invested in several computer science education efforts in support of President Barack Obama’s Computer Science for All program and the company’s $300 million Diversity in Technology initiative, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its investments will support the accessibility of …

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Noblis’ Roger Mason: In-Career Training, Education Needed to Build Cyber Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2016 — Roger Mason, senior vice president for national security and intelligence at Noblis, has said government agencies and businesses should implement education and in-career training programs to set viable career paths in the field of cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “Post-college training requires a mixture …

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Oracle to Open Design, Engineering Specialized High School at Company HQ

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2016 — Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) will build a high school specializing in design and engineering fields at its headquarters in California in efforts to develop the future workforce, GovCon Executive reported Monday. ABC7 News reported Friday that the planned Design Tech High School is scheduled to open …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: Early Exposure to Drive Cyber Workforce Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2016 — Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, believes early exposure to the potential of cybersecurity and technology careers will help build on the future cyber workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Wajsgras wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on …

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