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Puglia Engineering Buys San Francisco Ship Repair Business of BAE’s US Arm

BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, has sold its San Francisco Ship Repair business to Tacoma, Washington-based ship repair services provider Puglia Engineering for an undisclosed sum. “We believe this divestiture is in the best interests of the San Francisco shipyard employees and both companies, as it will better position …

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PARC’s Steve Hoover Named Xerox CTO; Jeff Jacobson Comments

Steve Hoover, CEO at Xerox‘s (NYSE: XRX) PARC subsidiary, has been named chief technology officer at the Norwalk, Connecticut-based document management and outsourcing company in a move that takes effect Jan. 1, 2017. Xerox said Wednesday Hoover will report to incoming Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson and succeed Sophie Vandebroek, who is due to retire …

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Booz Allen Inks $250M Deal for Aquilent in Digital Business Growth Push

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has agreed to buy Laurel, Maryland-based digital services contractor Aquilent for approximately $250 million in a push to grow technology offerings, talent pipeline and citizen-focused digital services. Booz Allen said Tuesday the deal aims further the McLean, Virginia-based company’s efforts to integrate consulting and technical expertise to help customers implement cloud, mobile and modular platforms with …

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Preferred Systems Solutions Buys GSM in Intell Market Expansion Push; Fred Funk Comments

Tysons Corner, Virginia-based government services contractor Preferred Systems Solutions has purchased software engineering company GSM Consulting for an undisclosed sum in a move PSS said aims to grow its footprint in the intelligence community. Leesburg-headquartered GSM was founded in 2008 and says its work for government agencies includes application development, analytics, cloud …

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Peace Corp Adopts IBM Talent Management Suite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S Peace Corps adotping IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) cloud-based talent management platform under contract with IBM company Kenexa. The talent suite helps fill the corps’ volunteer and recruit requirements worldwide using a software as a service platform with social and mobile components, IBM said Thursday. …

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Andras Szakal, Dan Chenok Highlight FedRAMP Mobile Benefits

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Dan Chenok and Andras Szakal of IBM (NYSE: IBM) have highlighted security and continuous monitoring among the benefits of FedRAMP’s mobile offerings to agencies and the public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Chenok, vice president and chief technology officer of IBM’s federal business, and Szakal, executive …

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3 Firms Awarded DHS R&D Work on Authentication Tech for Mobile

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17, 2015 — The Department of Homeland Security has awarded HRL Laboratories, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Research Center contracts worth nearly $5 million to research and develop a secure authentication tool for mobile devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FedScoop said the DHS Science and Technology directorate …

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IBM to Shed Semiconductor Business in $1B Deal With Globalfoundries

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to sell its global commercial semiconductor technology business to Santa Clara, California-based computer chip manufacturer Globalfoundries for $1.5 billion, which would be paid to IBM over the next three years. The companies said Monday that the deal also includes an agreement for Globalfoundries to serve as IBM’s …

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Information Systems Worldwide Corp. to Research Open Source Methods for Air Force

Information Systems Worldwide Corp. has won a three-year, $9,780,495 contract to help the U.S. Air Force research ways to extract features from open source information available in platforms such as mobile devices and applications. The Air Force received 38 offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and will obligate $579,000 in fiscal year 2014 research …

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Razorsight Adds Local Govt Customer as it Works to Extend Reach of Predictive & Descriptive Analytics

Razorsight, the Reston, Va.-based provider of predictive and other cloud-based analytics solutions, has locked in a muti-year deal with a new local government customer that the company said serves one of the largest municipalities in the U.S. The firm’s Chief Technology Officer Suren Nathan said Razorsight will deploy a descriptive …

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