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Cubic Announces Exec Changes at Transportation Systems Arm; Matt Newsome, Matt Cole Comment

Cubic‘s (NASDAQ: CUB) transportation systems subsidiary has promoted Dave Blue and Rasheed Behrooznia and transferred Pradip Mistry as part of leadership changes in the company’s sales, engineering and research and development businesses. Blue will serve as vice president of sales and account management while Behrooznia will be VP of engineering for the Americas, the …

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Diane Wilfong Named CSC VP, Controller, Lead Accountant; Paul Saleh Comments

Diane Wilfong — former senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer at Caesars Entertainment — has joined Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) to serve as VP, controller and principal accounting officer. CSC said Wednesday Wilfong will succeed Michael Sweeney as controller and report directly to Paul Saleh, executive VP and chief financial officer. “[Wilfong’s] deep financial expertise – coupled with …

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Vince Vlasho: Accenture to Help Navy Use Electronic Mobile-Based System for Shipyard Maintenance

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will develop a mobile-based system to upgrade maintenance processes at U.S. Navy shipyards as part of a potential three-year, $16.3 million contract. The company said Tuesday the program seeks to maintenance operations with the electronic technical work documents system that utilizes mobile devices to relay work instructions and …

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Ward Johnson: NASA Extends Jacobs’ Test Support for Kennedy Space Center

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to provide test and operations support to the Kennedy Space Center for another two years after NASA exercised a $172.8 million contract extension option. The company said Tuesday the modification also includes a concurrent two-year extension of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity provision for task orders. “We are pleased to support …

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Erik Buice: Northrop Grumman Continues Support for CMS’ Medicare Beneficiary DB Systems

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue its support for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services‘ Medicare Beneficiary Database Suite of Systems through November 2018 under a new $53.7 million contract. The company said Monday this contract extends its 16-year support for MBDSS and expands work to upgrade and integrate the system with …

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Unisys CEO J. Edward Coleman to Leave in December; Paul Weaver Comments

J. Edward Coleman, chairman of the board and CEO of Unisys (NYSE: UIS), will step down from both positions on Dec. 1 after six years of service in these roles. “Joining Unisys in the depth of the 2008-2009 financial crisis, Ed led the turnaround of the company, ” Paul Weaver, lead independent director …

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Mary Schwarz: ICF to Help National Cancer Institute Run Anti-Tobacco Program

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide communications support to the National Cancer Institute for a tobacco cessation program. The company said Monday the BPA with the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health and NCI covers messaging strategy support and added communications work across several types …

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HP to Split PC/Printers, Enterprise Tech Businesses; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will split the company into two publicly traded firms by the end of fiscal year 2015–  with one company set to specialize in enterprise IT hardware, software and services and the other in personal computers and printers. The company said Monday that the enterprise hardware and services business will operate as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and the PC and printing …

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Richard Gregg Joins Consulting Firm H.J. Steininger as Managing Director; Hank Steininger Comments

Richard Gregg, former fiscal assistant secretary at the Treasury Department, has joined the private sector as managing director of accounting and management consulting firm H.J. Steininger. The company said Friday that Gregg will work on federal financial management, particularly on shared services and policy implementation related to the Digital Accountability and Transparency …

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Malcolm Marshall: KPMG Seeks to Boost ID & Access Mgmt with Qubera Assets Acquisition

The U.S. and U.K. member firms of KPMG have acquired some assets of identity and access management service provider Qubera Solutions as the network aims to bolster its security transformation portfolio. KPMG said Thursday that it expects the move to bring additional capabilities in identity-as-a-service, identity governance and cloud identity federation and help strengthen the U.S. arm’s solutions …

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