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NCI Hires Federal IT Vet James Bowlin as Cybersecurity Engineering VP

James Bowlin, former technical expert for information assurance policy and risk management at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, has joined NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT) as vice president of cybersecurity engineering at the Reston, Virginia-based government technology services contractor. He will manage the company’s enterprise strategy for the cyber market …

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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login.gov, modernizing the Small Business Administration’s certify site, simplifying the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Vets.gov, sponsoring …

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Agile Six to Take Over tiag’s VA IT Support Work Under T4NG Contract Vehicle

Agile Six Applications is acquiring a tiag business unit that currently offers information technology support services to the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation contract. Tiag President and CEO Dalita Harmon said in a statement released Tuesday that VA will continue to receive health IT support services after the …

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Leidos’ Jerry Hogge Notes ‘Milestone’ in VA’s Move to Adopt Commercial EHR System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) Senior Vice President, Defense Health & International Jerry Hogge has lauded the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ move to adopt a commercial electronic health record system that is interoperable with that of the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The VA secretary’s decision …

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Former VA CTO John Hays Named Merlin Federal Healthcare Solutions Director

John Hays, a former chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Merlin International as director of federal healthcare solutions business at the Englewood, Colorado-based information technology and cybersecurity services contractor. Merlin said Wednesday the 25-year management and technology veteran will support account growth efforts from sales to service delivery in …

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Veterans Affairs Will Adopt DOD Electronic Healthcare Records Platform

The Veterans Affairs Department has decided that it will forego the usual technology acquisition process and implement the same electronic health records (EHR) platform as the Defense Department, according to an announcement today from Secretary David Shulkin. “Because of the urgency and the critical nature of this decision, I have …

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GSA, DHS Pick Alliant GWAC Vehicles for Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Support

The General Services Administration and the Department of Homeland Security have selected Alliant and Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contracts as potential vehicles for agencies to procure continuous diagnostics and mitigation support services, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. DHS and GSA expect agencies to award $2.75 billion in CDM support contracts under the …

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Former RSA Exec Jacklyn Wynn Joins Mitre in VP, Director Roles

Jacklyn Wynn, former vice president of strategy and market development for global public sector at Dell Technologies‘ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, has joined Mitre as a vice president and director of its Center for Connected Government. Mitre said Tuesday she will manage the Department of Veterans Affairs portfolio of the Center for Enterprise Modernization, …

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Easterly to Buy 2 VA Healthcare Facilities in Govt Property Market Push

Easterly Government Properties (NYSE: DEA) has agreed to buy two Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers for a combined purchase value of $260 million. Washington-based Easterly is a real estate investment trust that acquires, develops and manages Class A buildings leased primarily to the federal government. The company said Tuesday the first deal covers the acquisition …

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Microsoft Gets FedRAMP High ATO for Azure Gov’t Cloud Deployment at VA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received authorization to operate its Azure Government cloud platform to support sensitive workloads at the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said in a blog post published Wednesday the FedRAMP …

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