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Tim Hurlebaus Takes President Role at CGI Federal

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Tim Hurlebaus, former senior vice president of the national security and defense programs unit at CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB), has taken the role of president at the Montreal-based company’s federal services subsidiary. CGI has made no official announcement of the appointment but has updated its website to reflect Hurlebaus’ new position at the subsidiary. He succeeds James ...

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Accenture to Purchase Agilex in Digital Services, Analytics Push

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The U.S. federal subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Va.-based digital services provider Agilex for an undisclosed sum in an effort to expand offerings in analytics, cloud computing and mobility. Accenture Federal Services said Monday it also seeks to grow its agile delivery portfolio in the federal ...

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Engility Awarded 3-Year VA IT Services Contract; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) a potential three-year, $31 million contract to deliver a range of information technology services across the agency. Engility will support almost 100 IT systems that are designed to manage VA health, benefits and enterprise data, the company said ...

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Stephen Warren: VA to Acquire ‘Commercial, Off-The-Shelf’ Scheduling System

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The Department of Veterans Affairs intends to issue a request for proposals by the end of September 2014 to acquire a new medical appointment scheduling system that would contain new management-based scheduling software. “VA chose a full- and open-competitive strategy to acquire a ‘commercial, off-the-shelf’ scheduling system,” Stephen Warren, the ...

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George Pedersen: ManTech to Buy 7Delta in Healthcare IT Push

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ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has agreed to purchase Columbia, Md.-based technology management contractor 7Delta for an undisclosed sum that includes cash on hand and funding from ManTech’s existing line of credit. Fairfax, Va-based ManTech expects to close the transaction in May and anticipates the deal to increase its earnings per ...

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Former IRS, VA Official Todd Grams Heads to Deloitte’s Federal Services Practice

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Todd Grams, former chief of staff at the Internal Revenue Service, has joined Deloitte Federal Government Services and will work with agencies on initiatives in areas such as enterprise risk management and financial management. Grams, also a former chief information officer and chief financial officer at the IRS, returned to the ...

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Horace Blackman, Former VA Office CIO, Joins Lockheed as Health & Life Sciences VP

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Horace Blackman, formerly chief information officer and information technology support service director at the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ central office, has joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as vice president of health and life sciences. He joined the VA in 2008 and is also a 20-year veteran of information technology strategy ...

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Tor Opsahl, 30-Year Federal Market Vet, Appointed CCSi COO

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Dr. Tor Opsahl, who joined Creative Computing Solutions Inc. in 2008 and an executive vice president, has been promoted to EVP and chief operating officer at the Rockville, Md.-based federal engineering services contractor. He has focused on business development and long-term growth as an EVP and helped lead the company ...

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Stu Fleagle: Carpathia Forms Federal Advisory Team of Former Gov’t Leaders

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Carpathia Hosting has formed a federal advisory group comprising of former government leaders and company executives who will work to help the company address cloud computing security and compliance requirements. The Federal Advisory Council will hold regular meetings to discuss federal trends and develop strategies on how to customize Carpathia’s cloud ...

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James Peake, Former VA Secretary, Takes Leadership Reins at CGI Federal

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James Peake, who served as veterans affairs secretary between December 2007 and January 2009, has become president of CGI Group‘s (NYSE: GIB) subsidiary for the U.S. federal market — CGI Federal. As VA secretary, Peake oversaw a fiscal year 2009 budget of $97.5 billion and led more than 280,000 people ...

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