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Battle Resource Management Buys IT Firm Clearsoft; Mike Battle Comments

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Battle Resource Management Inc. has purchased information technology provider Clearsoft for an undisclosed amount as part of an effort to help federal and commercial clients migrate to cloud platforms. BRMi will combine Clearsoft’s agile software development systems into its models for business process redesign, BRMi said Wednesday. Mike Battle, founder …

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Navy Awards 8 Spots on $809M NAVSUP Business Systems Center Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential four-year, $809 million contract to eight companies to provide process management and data support services for the Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center. The service branch awarded the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement with 15 proposals received, the Defense Department …

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Shawn Kingsberry Joins Unisys as Global Digital Govt Practice Lead; Mark Forman Comments

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Shawn Kingsberry, formerly director of cloud solutions at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as head of the information technology firm’s global digital government practice. Kingsberry will directly report to Mark Forman, vice president of the global public sector business at Unisys, and will work to guide public sector consumers as …

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Economic Times: Tata Consultancy Services Resumes Talks Over Acquisition of Dell’s IT Business

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Tata Consultancy Services, an India-based information technology consulting firm, has resumed negotiations over its plans to acquire IT services provider Perot Systems from Dell, The Economic Times reported Monday. Anirban Sen and Jochelle Mendonca write Dell plans to sell Perot Systems for approximately $5 billion and has secured offers from …

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CSRA to Support Army National Guard Enterprise IT Under $247M Alliant Task Order

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CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received a potential five-year, $247 million task order contract to help run and secure a telecommunications and information technology infrastructure for the Army National Guard. The company said Tuesday it will continue to maintain the GuardNet mission command network currently in use by approximately 105,000 ARNG personnel and …

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SAIC’s Bob Fecteau: Standardized Practices to Bolster CIO Discipline

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) CIO Bob Fecteau believes standardization can help CIO efforts in enterprise resource management to drive the business, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “Running IT as a business is an MBA-level skill and it must be managed in a cohesive, constructive …

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Mario Bazan Joins Abt Associates as Client Technology Center VP

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Mario Bazan, formerly vice president for technology at ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI), has been appointed VP of the client technology center at Abt Associates. “[We] look forward [to] Mario providing valuable insight and strategic direction as we assist clients in leveraging information technology and executing sophisticated analyses to further policy …

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WSJ: VMware Backs Out From Cloud Joint Venture Plan With EMC

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VMware (NYSE: VMW) has canceled plans to form a joint venture with EMC (NYSE: EMC) that will work to combine both companies’ cloud services, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Don Clark writes that a spokesman for VMware told the Journal the company will continue to run vCloud Air as a separate …

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Reuters: 3 Private Equity Firms Vie for Dell’s Quest Software, SonicWall Assets

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KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR), Vista Equity Partners Management and Thoma Bravo have submitted bids to acquire $4 billion in Dell assets that offer information technology management and email encryption services, Reuters reported Tuesday. Liana Baker and Greg Roumeliotis write the potential sale of Dell’s Quest Software and SonicWall could help Dell reduce the debt it could take …

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SAIC to Help USDA Develop New Crop Insurance Products; Bob Genter Comments

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a $156 million contract from the Agriculture Department to develop new crop insurance products and design information technology systems for USDA’s Risk Management Agency. The company said Tuesday it will perform program and project management, enterprise architecture, software development, IT operations and maintenance and end-user …

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