CSC Names 27-Year IBM Veteran Mike Lawrie CEO

Mike Lawrie, CSC Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Mike Lawrie president and CEO, effective no later than March 31, CSC announced Tuesday. Lawrie, currently CEO of UK-based financial services software firm Misys, will also join CSC’s board of directors, effectively immediately. Lawrie will succeed Michael Laphen, who announced his plan to retire from CSC in October. CSC also appointed...

TRICARE to Tap Contractors for DoD, VA Electronic Heath Record Pharmacy

The TRICARE Management Activity has issued a request for information to solicit advice from government contractors on how to best develop an electronic health record pharmacy for the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments. For more details on desired system characteristics, check ExecutiveBiz‘s story, here. Unnamed industry sources who spoke with Nextgov.com said a successful contracting...

Air Force Hands Out $4.7B IDIQ for Professional, Analysis, Engineering Services

Eight large businesses and 17 small businesses have been awarded positions on a maximum $4.7 billion multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with the U.S. Air Force, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The companies will compete for task orders to provide: Management and professional support services Studies, analyses and evaluations Engineering and technical services The...

CSC to Provide Engineering Support to 19 MDA Offices; James Sheaffer Comments

James Sheaffer, CSC The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) a task order to provide engineering support and matrixed systems engineering support to 19 different program and project offices within MDA. The task order, which has a one-year base period and a one-year option, has an estimated total two-year value of $80 million and was awarded in the second quarter...

CSC JV Wins Max $270M Award for Navy Base Telecom, Public Safety Support; Alan Weakley Comments

The U.S. Navy has awarded Kings Bay Support Services, a joint venture of Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and the Shaw Group (NYSE: SHAW), an eight-year contract to provide base operations support services. The contract is worth up to $270 million if all options are exercised. It includes one base year, four one-year options and three award options. The joint venture will provide the support at...

CSC Pulls in $6.7B in Quarterly Bookings; Half-Year Total Up 13%

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has released financial results for the second quarter of its 2012 fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2011. The company reported it won $6.6 billion in new business awards this quarter and that its half-year total is 13 percent greater than the first half of its 2011 fiscal year. CSC said new business awards totaled $8.9 billion year-to-date basis, compared to $7.9 billion...

CSC Wins Potential $144M Contract to Support Navy Enterprise Network

The U.S. Navy has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) a ,562,096 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of Navy Cyber Forces’ operation and maintenance of the OCONUS Navy Enterprise Network outside the continental U.S. The contract contains options, which could bring the contract value to $144,674,426. CSC will provide theater service desk and field...

CSC to Provide NASA IT, Financial Services Support; Mike Gaffney Comments

Mike Gaffney, CSC Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has received a million contract modification to continue providing financial management, human resources, procurement and information technology support services to NASA. The modification exercises the second option period for the NASA Shared Services Center contract. The NSSC is a cooperative partnership between NASA, CSC and the states of Mississippi...

Kenneth Deutsch to Lead CSC’s Pursuit of Major Navy Network Contract as VP

  Alan Weakley, CSC Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has named retired Navy Rear Adm. Kenneth W. Deutsch as a vice president and lead executive in its pursuit of the Navy’s multi billion-dollar next generation enterprise network contract. Deutsch will lead CSC’s NGEN strategy, transition and execution and report directly to Alan Weakley, president of the company’s North American...

CSC CEO Michael Laphen to Retire by Nov. 2012

Michael Laphen, CSC Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) announced today that Chairman, President and CEO Michael Laphen will retire from his posts by November 2012. The company said in its release that Laphen will continue to serve until a successor is named and will stay on through the transition. CSC has retained executive recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles to help its search committee identify...