Home / Tag Archives: IT

Tag Archives: IT

DoD Requests Additional 5 Percent for IT Budget

The Department of Defense is asking for $42.5 billion in IT funding, a 5.3 percent increase over last year. From that top line number, $9.3 billion is reserved for classified investments and expenses, with $33.2 billion going to unclassified investments and expenses, according to  documents from the department’s comptroller reveal. …

Read More »

5 Companies Secure $199M in NASA IT Support Contracts

Five companies have received contracts worth $199.3 million combined to help NASA’s flight operations directorate develop, maintain and sustain information technology systems and software platforms. NASA said Tuesday it awarded the Joint Operations and Integrated Systems Technology contracts to Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), …

Read More »

Former Salient CRGT Exec Charlie Sowell Named COO at IT Firm iWorks

Charlie Sowell, a retired U.S. Navy commander and a former senior vice president at Salient CRGT, has joined Reston, Virginia-based information technology services contractor iWorks as chief operating officer. The more than 30-year national community veteran will lead iWorks’ business development efforts in the personnel security, insider threat, security clearance reform …

Read More »

500 Small Businesses Added to GSA STARS II ‘Open Season’ Vehicle; Mary Davie Comments

The General Services Administration has added approximately 500 small businesses to a list of contractors that won positions on the agency’s 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II open season contract. GSA said Thursday 8(a) STARS II is a governmentwide acquisition contract designed to provide federal agencies access to information …

Read More »

Bastion Technologies Awarded $268M NASA Facility Safety, Mission Assurance Contract

Bastion Technologies has received a potential eight-year, $267.5 million contract to perform safety and mission assurance support at NASA‘s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA said Saturday the company will also provide technical and engineering services to MSFC’s safety and mission assurance directorate, the Stennis Space Center Mississippi and the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana. …

Read More »

Nazzic Keene Adds COO Role at SAIC; Tony Moraco Comments

Nazzic Keene, president of global markets and missions sector at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), will assume additional duties as chief operating officer of the company. SAIC said Thursday Keene will oversee the firm’s services and solutions sector and take on responsibilities related to procurement, contracts and pricing, communications and information …

Read More »

Accenture Eyes Federal Cloud Portfolio Expansion Through Phase One Purchase

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Alexandria, Virginia-based Phase One Consulting Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand the global management consulting and professional services contractor’s Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) capabilities and cloud platforms for U.S. federal agencies. Accenture said Wednesday it will integrate Phase One into the Accenture Federal …

Read More »

Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh Talks Factors to Consider in Agency Hybrid Cloud Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC‘s federal business unit, has said some government agencies consider engineering and microservices as key factors in their transition from legacy to hybrid cloud information technology systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Chehreh, who also serves as a …

Read More »

Carl De Groote: Cisco, DoD Work on JRSS Cloud Migration, Automation & AI

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2017 — Carl De Groote, senior director for Defense Department programs at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said the company is working to help DoD transition the Joint Regional Security Stacks to the cloud and update other information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense Systems reported Thursday Cisco’s other …

Read More »

Intel’s Melvin Greer Named BDPA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2017 — Melvin Greer, director of data science and analytics at Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), has received recognition from Black Data Processing Associates for his work in information technology, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. BDPA said May 16 it will present Greer with the Lifetime Achievement Award during a …

Read More »