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Grant Thornton Names Vishal Chawla Managing Principal for Cyber Risk Advisory Services


TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Grant Thornton has appointed Vishal Chawla, a former principal at Deloitte‘s risk advisory practice, as managing principal of its cyber risk advisory services unit, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Grant Thornton said Thursday Chawla will be based in Virginia and has previously worked at Oracle‘s …

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The 2016 Wash100’s Mix of Companies, Agencies & Trade/Research Groups


As covered here yesterday, GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic announced its inductions for the 2016 edition of the Wash 100 — EM’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices. These 100 individuals were chosen by EM’s editorial and organizational leadership as the executives and other leaders …

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Navy Awards 8 Spots on $809M NAVSUP Business Systems Center Support IDIQ


The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential four-year, $809 million contract to eight companies to provide process management and data support services for the Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center. The service branch awarded the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement with 15 proposals received, the Defense Department …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

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Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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IBM’s Anne Altman to Retire; Leidos’ Sam Gordy Named as Successor

Anne Altman

Anne Altman, general manager of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) U.S. federal and government industries, has confirmed her retirement after almost 30 years of work on both private and public sector programs, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Meredith Somers writes Sam Gordy, integrated systems group president at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), will join …

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AT&T, Partners Use Internet of Things to Create More Connected Communities


TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T), Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Deloitte, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), General Electric, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have tied up in support of AT&T’s strategy to help local governments create more connected communities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AT&T said Tuesday it will provide Internet of Things platforms …

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Michael Lewis Joins Iron Mountain as Govt Services VP, GM

Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis, a public sector veteran with more than 30 years of experience, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the government services unit at Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM). He will oversee the organization that works with federal agencies to help them store, access, secure and manage physical and electronic …

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AT&T, IBM to Further Collaboration With Managed IT Service, Cloud Offerings


TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2015 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will move its managed application and managed hosting services to IBM (NYSE: IBM) as part of an expanded business agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. IBM said Thursday it will incorporate the AT&T services into its cloud portfolio as the partners seek …

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John McAdam Named F5 Networks President, CEO


John McAdam, chairman of the board of directors at F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), will assume the duties of president and CEO at the technology company effective immediately. F5 said Monday Alan Higginson, lead independent director at F5, will take over as non-executive chairman of the board and that McAdam will …

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IBM Works on Tech-Driven Clean Air Projects in Johannesburg, Delhi


TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will help the local governments of Johannesburg and Delhi utilize cognitive computing, analytics and Internet of Things technology to implement air quality management programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the projects are part of its Green Horizons initiative in those …

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