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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015


Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. ...

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IBM MaaS360 Mobile Device Manager Gets FedRAMP OK


TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) MaaS360 platform for enterprise will soon be available in the federal marketplace following FedRAMP approval for government use, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MaaS360 works as a secure productivity suite to support organizations’ mobile device management initiatives. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive ...

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IBM Plans to Acquire Merge Healthcare Tech for $1B

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 10, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) is looking to strengthen Watson’s image analytics and cognitive abilities with a planned purchase of Merge Healthcare (Nasdaq: MRGE), maker of medical imaging and clinical systems based in Chicago, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IBM said Thursday it expects the $1 billion transaction ...

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Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015


Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Two of the Defense Department’s top civilian leaders traveled to Silicon Valley this week for discussions with a new arm of the Pentagon started earlier this year ...

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Exclusive: Chuck Prow to Join Investment Firm Sterling, Hold President Role at Portfolio Company CPS

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Chuck Prow, former global government business leader at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Fairfax, Va.-based private equity firm Sterling Capital Group Partners as a principal and will serve as president at its CPS-Professional Services portfolio company, he has told GovCon Wire. Prow recently retired from IBM and he will officially start his new roles at Sterling and CPS in late ...

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Cubic Welcomes Daniel Collins as New VP, Urban Insights GM

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 3, 2015 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has announced Daniel Collins as its newest vice president and general manager of Urban Insights, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Urban Insights is a consulting, technology and services subsidiary of the company’s transportation systems business unit, Cubic said Thursday. Prior to ...

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Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion Dollar Military Health Record Contract


A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), healthcare technology maker Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has beaten two other industry teams for the Defense Department‘s multi-year, multibillion dollar contract to integrate a commercial electronic health records system across the Military Health System. DoD said Wednesday the contract has a $4,336,822,777 ceiling value over the initial two-year ordering period with two three-year option periods ...

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Derek Schoettle: IBM Eyes Cloud Data Service Expansion Through Compose Purchase


IBM (NYSE: IBM) has acquired database-as-a-service company Compose for an undisclosed amount to help further the development of cloud-based mobile and web applications. “Compose’s breadth of database offerings will expand IBM’s Bluemix platform for the many app developers seeking production-ready databases built on open source,” Derek Schoettle, general manager of ...

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Unisys Names Mark Forman as Global Public Sector Head, Jennifer Napper as DoD Group VP

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Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has appointed Mark A. Forman as global head of public sector and Jennifer L. Napper as group vice president of the Defense Department and intelligence group at Unisys Federal. The company said Wednesday Forman will report to Ron Frankenfield, president of Unisys Enterprise Solutions, and will oversee ...

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July 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Slightly Up as Investors Digest Earnings


The GovCon Index closed in neutral territory Monday with a nominal gain of 0.040 points to 77.143. Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) stock price jumped nearly 2 percent after the company said it would examine a separation of its information technology and technical services business and its agreement to purchase helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft from United ...

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