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AECOM has integrated its Design and Consulting Services (DCS) businesses into one global organization as part of the company’s phased strategy. The new unit will be led by Lara Poloni, AECOM’s president, the company announced Monday. “Our greatest opportunity is to fully capitalize on the expertise that is inherent across our organization by thinking and acting as one global company – and in order to do that, we need to be structured as one,” said Troy Rudd, AECOM’s chief executive officer.
Executive Mosaic founder and CEO Jim Garrettson presented Katie Arrington, chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (OUSDA) for the Department of Defense (DoD), her first Wash100 Award for pivotal her role in the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) initiative.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) will spin off its managed infrastructure services unit into a public company in a move to focus on its growth strategy for hybrid cloud and advance artificial intelligence capabilities. IBM said Thursday it expects the separation to be completed by the end of 2021 through a tax-free transaction, subject to approval by IBM’s board of directors and other customary closing conditions.
General Dynamics‘ (NYSE:GD) information technology business, NCI Information Systems and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) have won spots on a potential three-year, $800M contract to support the U.S. Army’s Information Systems Engineering Command.
The Department of Defense has made $600M in awards to support 5G testing and experimentation projects with 15 companies at five U.S. military installations. Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington will work with AT&T (NYSE: T), Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), GBL System and Oceus Networks to deploy a 5G network to support experimentation of an augmented reality/virtual reality capability for use in operations, distributed training and mission planning.
ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide business intelligence support services to the Customs and Border Protection’s targeting and analysis systems program directorate under a $273M task order, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Tuesday. The report said CBP issued the award with a five-and-a-half-year period of performance via the General Services Administration’s Alliant 2 contract vehicle.
BlackBerry has integrated the AtHoc critical event management technology with Microsoft’s communication and collaboration platform to support the virtual workforce. “This new capability to manage the incident response process through Teams will streamline communications and give greater visibility over the recovery progress of an unfolding event,” said David Wiseman, vice president of secure communications at BlackBerry.
Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $1.16B follow-on contract to manufacture updated electronic warfare systems the U.S. Navy will use to defend surface combatant vessels against anti-ship missile threats. The award contains a base value of $100.7M and covers the production of AN/SLQ-32(V)7 Block 3 systems for the branch’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program, Northrop said Friday.
DMI has been awarded a one-year $11 million contract to advance the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH), a function of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), cybersecurity posture and enhance performance, the company reported on Tuesday.
General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business has received a potential $100M task order from the Defense Intelligence Agency to provide engineering services in support of DIA’s information technology modernization efforts. The Infrastructure Services Enterprise Engineering task order awarded through the Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.