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NASA Taps Mori Associates for $300M Johnson Center IT, Comm Services Contract

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Mori Associates has received a potential five-year, $300 million contract from NASA to provide information technology, multimedia and communication services to the Johnson Space Center in Texas. NASA said Tuesday work on the cost-plus-award-fee contract will begin April 1 and covers support to JSC’s information resources directorate and external relations office. The center serves as the …

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Leidos to Merge With Lockheed IT, Gov’t Services Segments in $5B Tax-Free Deal

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Reston, Virginia-based contractor Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) has agreed to a merger with the government information technology and services businesses of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) under a $5 billion, tax-free Reverse Morris Trust transaction to create the government services industry’s largest publicly-traded contractor by revenue, the companies said Tuesday. Both companies — …

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Carahsoft’s Michael Shrader: IT to Address Technical Challenges in Healthcare

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2016 — Michael Shrader, vice president of Carahsoft Technology‘s innovative and intelligence solutions business, said information technology vendors can find opportunities to address existing technical challenges in the healthcare sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Shrader wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that health IT challenges …

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Ken Asbury: CACI’s Purchase of L-3 Services Arm Seeks Wider Intell, Enterprise IT Presence

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Arlington, Virginia-based CACI International (NYSE: CACI) seeks a wider presence in the intelligence community and enterprise information technology markets through its $550 million acquisition of L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) government services segment, CACI CEO Ken Asbury told investors Tuesday. Asbury also said in the call with analysts to discuss the deal that by CACI’s 2017 fiscal year, the company …

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Bruce Tanner: Lockheed to Extend IT-Govt Services Business Review, Eyes Decision by March 2016

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will delay a final decision on a spinoff or sale of a bulk of its information technology and government services businesses until the end of March in order to review offers from potential buyers, the company’s chief financial officer told investors Wednesday. Bruce Tanner told the Credit Suisse Industrials …

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Pieter Schoehuijs Joins Capgemini as Group CIO; Aiman Ezzat Comments

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Pieter Schoehuijs, former chief information officer of AkzoNobel, has joined Capgemini as group CIO. Schoehuijs will report to Aiman Ezzat, Capgemini’s chief financial officer and group management board member, Capgemini said Monday. “Pieter has global experience and an excellent track record in driving technology transformation in several industries,” Ezzat said. …

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GSA Opens Solicitation for Potential $50B Infrastructure Services GWAC Vehicle

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The General Services Administration has launched final solicitations for a potential 15-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle that covers information technology, infrastructure and telecommunication services. GSA said Friday it will accept Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract bids through Jan. 15, 2016, and could unveil the awardees late next year. The …

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Reuters: Lockheed Eyes IT Business Combination with Another US Contractor

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has begun discussions about a possible combination of its government information technology and technical services businesses with a fellow U.S. contractor, Reuters reported Friday. Mike Stone writes Lockheed is in early-stage talks with Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH),  CACI (NYSE: CACI), Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Science Applications International Corp. …

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Deborah Golden Named Deloitte Federal Cyber Risk Services Lead

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Deborah Golden, formerly principal at Deloitte, has been appointed as lead of the company’s federal cyber risk services. Deloitte said Tuesday Golden also serves as the lead principal for a federal government healthcare provider in addition to her role at Deloitte. She brings two decades of experience in information technology, …

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General Dynamics Awarded $881M to Support US Military Intell Sharing System

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) unit has won a potential eight-year, $881 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help manage an automated intelligence exchange and collaboration infrastructure for the U.S. and its allies. The company said Wednesday its information technology business will provide enterprise IT support services for the …

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