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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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Former Dell Exec Mark Horan Joins Avalon Technologies as CEO; Brian Flynn Comments

Mark Horan, formerly a vice president and general manager at Dell, has joined Avalon Technologies as CEO. Horan will work to help Avalon refine the company’s market strategies, expand its sales and technical teams and extend the business into the education, healthcare and commercial enterprise industries, Avalon said Tuesday. The 35-year …

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Deloitte Helps Revamp Cybersecurity Programs at Canadian Engineering University

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2016 — Deloitte will help Polytechnique Montreal in Canada update three cybersecurity certificate programs in response to the changing cyber threat environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Polytechnique said Wednesday the team revamped the course content for the cyber investigation, online fraud and IT network computer security programs, which will …

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MarkLogic’s Amanda Mason Eyes Hands-On Cyber Learning With Public/Private Sector Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2016 — Amanda Mason, director of strategic programs for the intelligence community at MarkLogic, believes her experience with the U.S. Air Force comes in handy as she works to drive both private and public sector support for cybersecurity learning programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. U.S. News & World …

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