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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login.gov, modernizing the Small Business Administration’s certify site, simplifying the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Vets.gov, sponsoring …

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Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Among Parsons Executives at MIT Industrial Liaison Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2017 — Parsons led a kickoff meeting of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Industrial Liaison Program in June as part of efforts to build relationships between MIT and global companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its federal, infrastructure and Middle East-Africa business units will work to monitor …

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Robert Miller Joins Parsons as Security & Intell Division BD Director; Carey Smith Comments

Robert Miller III, a former capture manager at KEYW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW), has been named director of business development for the security and intelligence division at Parsons‘ federal group. Parsons said Monday that Miller brings more than 16 years of capture and program management, signals intelligence, software development, collection systems, advanced targeting and business development experience …

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STG Makes Intell Community Push Through $119M Deal for Preferred Systems Solutions

Reston, Va.-based government technology services contractor STG Group has agreed to acquire software engineering and computing provider Preferred Systems Solutions for $119 million in a push to add new footprints in the intelligence community and other national security agencies. STG said Tuesday it expects to close the transaction by the end of March pending …

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Future CSC-HPE Services Combination to Trade as ‘DXC Technology’

The company set to be formed by the merger of Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and the enterprise services segment of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will operate under the “DXC Technology” name upon the deal’s scheduled April 3 closure. CSC said Wednesday the future company will list on the New York …

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MITRE Names Jason Providakes to Succeed Al Grasso as CEO

The board of directors at nonprofit science and engineering research organization MITRE Corp. has unanimously appointed two-decade firm veteran and current Senior Vice President Dr. Jason Providakes to succeed Al Grasso as president and CEO in a transition scheduled to take effect March 6. MITRE said Tuesday Grasso will continue as …

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Executive Mosaic Reveals 2017 Wash100 Inductees: GovCon Arena’s Most Influential Leaders & Voices

As we begin a new and exciting year in the GovCon marketplace, Executive Mosaic announced its selection for the 2017 Wash100. An award that recognizes leaders for outstanding performance throughout government and industry. Now in its fourth year, the Wash100 is a premier group of private and public sector executives that drive …

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Former Honeywell Defense & Space Chief Carey Smith Joins Parsons as Federal Unit Head

Carey Smith, former president of Honeywell‘s (NYSE: HON) defense and space business, has joined Parsons Corp. as president of the Pasadena, Calif.-based engineering and infrastructure services contractor’s U.S. federal business unit. Parsons said Tuesday Tom Roell will return to his full-time post as vice chairman and chief risk adviser after …

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Maximus Issues FY 2017 Outlook Falls Below Street Forecasts, Expects Continued Brexit Currency Headwinds

GovCon Index-listed Maximus (NYSE: MMS) released earnings and revenue guidance for fiscal year 2017 below the consensus Wall Street forecast Thursday in part on expectations of continued headwinds from the British pound’s post-Brexit weakening. The Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor forecasts earnings of $2.90-$3.10 per share versus the analysts’ midpoint forecast of …

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ICF Lifts Full-Year Earnings Guidance on Govt, Energy Market Outlooks

GovCon Index-listed contractor ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) lifted full-year earnings guidance to a range above the consensus Wall Street forecast Tuesday and slightly increased revenue projections to a range in-line with analysts’ expectations. Fairfax, Virginia-based ICF said in its third quarter financial statement it expects earnings of $2.91-$2.96 per share versus analyst forecasts of a $2.88 …

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