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Weekly Roundup January 16 – January 20 2017: Trump Transition Is Here, New Wash100 Next Week & more

Weekly Roundup January 16 – January 20 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson All eyes were on Washington today as Donald Trump took the oath of office on Capitol Hill to become the 45th President of the United States and officially …

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IBM Secures $62M Army Private Cloud Platform Dev’t Task Order; Sam Gordy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 20, 2017 — The U.S. Army has awarded IBM (NYSE: IBM) a potential five-year, $62 million task order to create and manage an on-premise private cloud platform as part of the military service’s Army Private Cloud Enterprise program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. IBM said Wednesday the task order also …

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IBM’s Keith Salzman: Gov’t, Commercial Industry Partner to Address Substance Abuse Among Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2017 — Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services division, has said government agencies have collaborated with the private sector to launch programs in an effort to treat alcohol and substance abuse disorders among veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 11. Salzman cited in a blog …

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Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017: More Clues to Defense’s 2017 Market Picture & more

Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This first full week back to work for us after the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season also happens to represent the last one before President-elect …

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IBM, FDA to Study Blockchain Technology Application for Health Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 13, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health unit has entered into a research initiative with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in an effort to explore blockchain technology application for health data, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will work with the agency to study oncology-related …

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Gary Wang, Peter O’Donoghue Join Unisys Federal as VPs; PV Puvvada Comments

Gary Wang, a former chief technology officer at IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Peter O’Donoghue, a former vice president at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), will serve as VPs within Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business. Wang will oversee Unisys Federal‘s cloud-related products as VP for cloud and infrastructure services while O’Donoghue will be responsible for the organization’s application modernization efforts …

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Defense Logistics Agency Picks 142 Companies for Potential $6B IT Services IDIQ

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded 142 companies positions on a potential eight-year, $6 billion contract to compete for a range of information technology task orders in support of DLA and other Defense Department agencies. DLA awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement process and will obligate defense working capital …

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New CEO Chuck Prow: Vectrus Looks to ‘Fuse Physical & Digital Aspects’ of Logistics Work

Facility and logistics services provider Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) will continue to prioritize information technology and network communications as areas of pursuit for potential growth as the company looks ahead to 2017, its newly-appointed CEO has told GovCon Wire. Colorado Springs-based government services contractor Vectrus has $1.5 billion in bids for new …

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Former IBM Federal Lead Anne Altman, Google’s Gayathi Rajan Appointed to Maximus Board of Directors

Anne Altman, former general manager of U.S. federal and government industries at IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Google (Nasdaq: GOOGL) Product Management Vice President Gayathri Rajan have been appointed to the board of directors at government services contractor Maximus (NYSE: MMS). Reston, Va.-based Maximus said Monday Altman and Rajan will take the seats scheduled to be vacated on Jan. …

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Weekly Roundup December 5 – December 9, 2016: Vectrus Brings Aboard New CEO & more

December 5 – December 9, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson GovCon industry leaders and observers welcomed Vectrus to the government services landscape in the autumn of 2014 and this week marks the beginning of a new era for …

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