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Federal Market Vet LaMont Wells Joins AECOM as Business Devt EVP for Mgmt Services Group; John Vollmer Comments

LaMont Wells, formerly president and chairman of the board of directors at Technology Management Associates, has joined AECOM (NYSE: ACM), as executive vice president of business development for the company’s management services group. “LaMont’s understanding of the federal market will be invaluable as he leads our business development for management …

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BC Partners, Medina Capital Seek to Add Analytics, Machine Learning Tools to Cyber JV Via Brainspace Purchase

Private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners have agreed to buy Addison, Texas-based machine learning and analytics firm Brainspace for an undisclosed sum in an effort to establish a global cybersecurity joint venture. BC Partners and Medina Capital expect to complete the transaction in the first quarter of 2017, subject …

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AECOM, AWS’ Teresa Carlson Among Winners at 2016 Greater Washington GovCon Awards

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and Teresa Carlson of Amazon Web Services have received the “Contractor and Executive of the Year” honors at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards in recognition of companies and leaders of firms with more than $300 million in annual revenue. AECOM and Carlson, vice president of the …

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FLIR Systems Closes $259M Point Grey Research Buy in Machine Vision Market Push

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has completed its purchase of Point Grey Research for $259 million cash in a strategy to expand the former’s footprint in intelligent imaging and machine vision markets. The newly acquired company will operate as Integrated Imaging Solutions business under FLIR’s original equipment manufacturer and emerging markets segment, FLIR Systems …

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Cloudera’s Bill Sullivan: Open-Source Platforms Key to Big Data Analysis at Agencies

Bill Sullivan, vice president for public sector at Cloudera,  has said government agencies should implement an open-source technology platform to process and analyze large data sets in order to facilitate operations and delivery of services to citizens. Sullivan wrote that agencies can implement security measures when it comes to the adoption …

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Blue Coat’s Nick Noviello to Serve as CFO, Executive VP at Symantec; Greg Clark Comments

Nick Noviello, formerly chief financial officer at Blue Coat, has been appointed executive vice president and CFO at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC). Noviello will succeed the departing CFO Thomas Seifert on Dec. 1 and will continue to report to CEO Greg Clark, Symantec said Thursday. Seifert, who has been CFO since …

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S&K Aerospace Wins Potential $4B Air Force Parts & Repair Ordering System Support IDIQ

S&K Aerospace has won a potential 15-year, $4.2 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide logistics, maintenance and technical support services for 107 foreign military sales customers under the Parts and Repair Ordering System V program. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center received four proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, …

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Jacobs Lands $246M NASA Contract Modification for Marshall Center Science, Engineering Services

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a potential 10-month, $246.5 million contract modification to continue to provide engineering, science and technical support for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. The modification seeks to exercise an option in the Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation contract and represents a $150 …

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NTT Data Completes $3.05B Purchase of Dell Services

A subsidiary of Japan-based conglomerate Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NYSE: NTT) has wrapped up its acquisition of Dell’s services business for $3.05 billion in a strategy to expand the former’s consulting and information technology services. NTT Data CEO John McCain will oversee the newly acquired firm that will operate as NTT Data Services on …

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CMS Awards New Round of Medicare Recovery Audit Support Contracts

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded contracts to Performant Recovery, Cotiviti and HMS Federal Solutions to conduct assessments across five U.S. regions in support of the Medicare Fee-for-Service Recovery Audit Program. The Medicare FFS Recovery Audit Program seeks to detect and correct overpayments and underpayments to healthcare providers through …

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