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Trifacta’s Adam Wilson: Agencies Should Implement Data Wrangling Tools to Facilitate Big Data Analysis

Adam Wilson, CEO of San Francisco-based software firm Trifacta, has said federal agencies should adopt data wrangling platforms and techniques in order to expedite analysis of big data workloads. Wilson wrote that such tools are designed to help agencies deal with a range of complex information and allow analysts to work …

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Former Polycom CEO Peter Leav Named BMC Software President, CEO

Peter Leav, formerly president and CEO of communications technology provider Polycom, has been appointed to succeed Bob Beauchamp as president and CEO of BMC Software. Beauchamp, a 28-year company veteran, will continue to serve as chairman of BMC’s board of directors,  BMC Software said Monday. Leav brings to the Houston-based software company more …

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IT Vet David Rubal Joins DLT Solutions as Data & Analytics Chief Technologist

David Rubal, a former vice president at Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), has been named chief technologist for data and analytics at Herndon, Virginia-based government technology services contractor DLT Solutions. DLT said Thursday Rubal will oversee the company’s data analytics, data science, big data and business intelligence portfolio in his new position. Alan Marc Smith, DLT president and …

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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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October 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to 5th Consecutive Weekly Loss on McKesson Earnings Miss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell at least 1 percent for a second straight time Friday to post its fifth consecutive weekly loss after pharmaceutical services provider McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) issued a guidance cut due to nationwide drug pricing pressure on wholesalers. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 2-to-1 ratio and eight …

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MDA Names New Board of Directors, Senior Execs in Support of US Access Plan Strategy; Howard Lance Comments

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has appointed new board of directors and senior executives in support of the implementation of the company’s U.S. Access Plan strategy. Howard Lance, president and CEO of MDA, said in a statement released Monday the firm’s U.S. Access Plan seeks to pursue government contracts in order …

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Three Wire Systems Appoints Serena Bliss as Chief Information Security Officer

Three Wire Systems has appointed Serena Bliss, formerly senior information assurance officer at Lockheed Martin subcontractor eSolution Architects, as the new chief information security officer at Three Wire. Bliss has more than 15 years of cybersecurity experience in areas such as application development, certification and accreditation, Three Wire said Wednesday. She previously managed eSA’ …

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Mark Anderson Promoted to Palo Alto Networks President, Dave Peranich Named Worldwide Sales EVP

Mark Anderson, formerly executive vice president of worldwide field operations at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has been promoted to president at the Santa Clara, California-based firewall provider. Palo Alto Networks said Monday he will report directly to Chairman and CEO Mark McLaughlin and be responsible for helping drive the company’s sales, go-to-market, customer support and business development strategies. …

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FBI Vet Stephanie Douglas Joins Guidepost Solutions as Managing Director

Stephanie Douglas, a 23-year veteran of the FBI, has joined Guidepost Solutions as a managing director in the investigations and risk management firm’s San Francisco office. Douglas will work to help conduct investigations, corporate security, intellectual property protection and insider threat management for customers, Guidepost Solutions said Monday. Guidepost CEO …

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Matthew Jankowski Joins Iomaxis as Business Development SVP

Matthew Jankowski, former account executive at Red Hat, has joined federal technology services contractor Iomaxis as senior vice president of business development. Iomaxis said Tuesday Jankowski will help form the company’s business development function and support sales growth. Jankowski holds 25 years of experience in military, federal and intelligence communities and his career includes leadership roles in business …

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