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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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DIA Picks 50 for Potential $6B Enterprise IT Services IDIQ


The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency has selected 50 companies to compete for task orders to provide information technology support services to defense and intelligence agencies under a potential five-year, $6 billion contract vehicle. DIA said Friday it received 77 proposals for the Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise program ...

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IBM Big Data, Analytics Tech Boosts Energy Department’s Solar, Wind Forecasts

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 17, 2015 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) said its weather model and renewable forecasting technology has helped the Energy Department fine-tune its solar and wind forecast accuracy as much as 30 percent compared to using conventional tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The system, dubbed SMT, uses big data, ...

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SEC Taps 9 Firms for $250M Program Mgmt Services IDIQ


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded nine companies spots on a potential five-year, $250 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide business support and program management services. Awardees will compete for task orders to assist SEC in the agency’s mission areas such as financial regulation and enforcement, information technology, operations, economic ...

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Sogeti Taps IBM Bluemix for Hybrid Cloud Offering


TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Capgemini company Sogeti has forged an IBM (NYSE: IBM) partnership to build its hybrid cloud products using IBM’s Bluemix cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “Many [of our clients] are still hesitating to make such a transition [to the cloud] due to ...

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Former Cisco Exec Frank Calderoni Joins Red Hat as CFO, EVP for Operations


TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — GovCon Executive reported Monday on Frank Calderoni joining Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) as its new chief financial officer and executive vice president of operations. Prior to his appointment, Calderoni served as executive adviser, EVP and CFO at Cisco Systems for ...

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