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VA Taps IBM, Bombas, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation for MyVA Partnership Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM), Bombas and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation will support the Department of Veterans Affairs in the delivery of healthcare to military veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. VA said Monday it has teamed with the three organizations under the MyVA Strategic Partnership Initiative for public-private partnerships in …

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7 Companies Land Spots on $142M Defense Contract Administration System Support IDIQ

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The Defense Contract Management Agency has awarded seven companies spots under a potential 10-year, $142 million contract to provide modernization and sustainment services for a system DCMA uses to administer defense contracts and contractor payments. The Defense Department said Friday awardees will vie for task orders to support the Mechanization of Contract Administration Services system and related …

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IBM Partners With Romania to Open Cognitive Computing Innovation Hub

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 8, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has partnered with the government of Romania to establish an innovation center in the country that will focus on cognitive computing technologies to promote entrepreneurship, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Business Review reported Wednesday the European and National Romanian Innovation Cognitive Hub will work to advance …

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INSA Adds Northrop’s Michael King, Other Industry Leaders to Executive Committee

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 8, 2016 — Michael King, vice president for business development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) cyber and intelligence mission solutions business, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. INSA said Wednesday the executive committee advises organization …

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Finmeccanica-Led Group Wins $670M Italy Digital Security Contract; Mauro Moretti Comments

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A consortium led by Finmeccanica has received a $669.7 million contract to supply digital security and security services to Italy’s public offices as part of an effort to standardize digital security in public administrations. The consortium that comprises IBM Italia and Fastweb won the contract through Italy’s central purchasing body Consip to provide cloud …

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IBM, UK Defense Ministry Develop Cyber Aptitude Test Service for Military

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the U.K.’s defense ministry have released the Defense Cyber Aptitude Test assessment service for the military at the IBM HR Summit 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Recruiter reported Thursday DCAT works to evaluate a service member’s latent ability to work in cyber-related fields in …

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DISA Awards $320M Contract to IBM for Commissary POS Hardware Replacement

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been awarded a potential 10-year, $319.6 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to update the current point-of-sale system at U.S. military commissaries worldwide. The company will support Commissary Advanced Resale Transaction System modernization efforts in all Defense Commissary Agency locations globally, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD noted the single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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Report Names 10 Key Companies in Growing UCaaS Market

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 17, 2016 — Research and Markets predicts that the unified communications-as-a-service market will post a compound annual growth rate of 11.2 percent through 2022 due to increased investments, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The market research firm said May 26 the rise of business process outsourcing in the banking, financial services, insurance and …

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CMS Picks 80 Companies for Potential $25B IT Services IDIQ

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded 80 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $25 billion contract vehicle the agency intends to use as its primary mechanism for acquisitions of information technology services via task orders. CMS released the list of awardees in a Wednesday FedBizOpps notice and said all operational divisions of its Cabinet parent Department …

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IBM Vet Jennifer Chronis Joins Amazon Web Services to Lead DoD Business

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Jennifer Chronis, a former vice president in IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal business and 15-year “Big Blue” veteran, has joined cloud computing services contractor Amazon Web Services as general manager for the Defense Department market, AWS has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Chronis will oversee accounts related to the four U.S. service branches and all DoD organizations …

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