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IBM’s Keith Salzman: US Should Focus Some Healthcare Funds to Social Services

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 27, 2016 — Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer for IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services, believes one-third of the U.S. government’s $3 trillion healthcare budget has been underutilized, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Salzman wrote in an IBM Center for the Business of Government blog entry posted …

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ForeScout Technologies Promotes Niels Jensen to SVP of US Public Sector

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Niels Jensen, a former regional vice president at information technology services company ForeScout Technologies, has been promoted to the newly-created position of senior vice president for the U.S. public sector. ForeScout said Friday it appointed Jensen as part of a strategy to expand its public sector business and he will lead initiatives …

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Weekly Roundup April 11 – April 15 2016: FTC, DOJ Speak on Defense Consolidation & more

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April 11 – April 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among companies in the government services sector over the last half-decade has inevitably led market observers to ponder the prospects of merger-and-acquisition deals between the largest GovCon platform and product …

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IBM Vet David Hathaway to Head Defense, Intell Business for Global Business Services Segment

David Hathaway

David Hathaway, a 14-year IBM (NYSE: IBM) veteran and a former public sector application lead in its global business services segment, has transitioned into the role of vice president of defense and intelligence for the GBS organization, an IBM spokesperson has told GovCon Wire. Hathaway started the role April 1 and will …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016: NIST-Backed Cyber Council Adds New Private Sector Leader & more

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Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A White House-mandated cybersecurity organization created to combine knowledge and experience from the public and private sectors added a new leader this week whose background includes stops on both sides. …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 14 – Mar. 18 2016: Tetra Tech Makes Wave in Water Data Analytics M&A Move & more

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Mar. 14 – Mar. 18 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A Vienna, Virginia-based contractor that has been among the most prominent small businesses in federal contracting has started a new path in its two-decade journey from humble beginnings. Indus Corp., …

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IBM Purchases Optevia in Push to Address Public Sector CRM SaaS Demand

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has purchased systems integrator Optevia in an effort to address a demand for software-as-a-service customer relationship management offerings within the public sector. Optevia will be part of IBM Global Business Services and support the business unit’s digital consultancy practice and CRM leadership, IBM said Friday. Joanna Davinson, IBM public sector lead in …

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Cybersecurity Sales Vet Beau Hutto Joins Gurucul as Federal Sales VP

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User behavior analytics provider Gurucul has appointed Beau Hutto as vice president for federal sales to help drive the company’s government market reach. Hutto joined Gurucul from Blue Coat Systems where he held a similar role and assisted in the security company’s year-on-year revenue and workforce growth, Gurucul said Tuesday. Gurucul CEO Saryu …

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VA Awards 21 Firms Spots on Potential $22B Follow-On IT Modernization Contract

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded 21 companies spots under a potential 10-year, $22.3 billion acquisition vehicle that covers information technology upgrades support for VA and other federal agencies. The contractors will compete for task orders to provide healthcare IT, systems and software engineering, enterprise network management, cybersecurity, program management and strategic planning services through VA’s Transformation …

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TASC, Lockheed Vet Barbie Bigelow to Join Jacobs as CIO; Kevin Berryman Comments

Barbie Bigelow

Barbie Bigelow, a former senior vice president and chief information officer at Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary, will join Pasadena, Calif.-based construction services contractor Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) as SVP and CIO. Bigelow will directly report to Chief Financial Officer Kevin Berryman and start in the role on March 14, Jacobs said Tuesday. …

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