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David Rowland Named Accenture Interim CEO; KC McClure Appointed CFO

David Rowland, a 35-year Accenture (NYSE: ACN) veteran, has been appointed to serve as CEO of the global professional services contractor on an interim basis. He succeeds Pierre Nanterme, who resigned the post due to health issues and intends to support his successor in an advisory role, the company said Friday. …

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CAE Intros Cloud-Based Training System With Data-Driven Pilot Assessment; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has developed a big data analytics-powered training system built on Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government cloud that will work to deliver real-time assessments of pilot competencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 27. The CAE Rise platform, which is available to the defense market, …

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Dell EMC Vet Ro Dhanda Joins Snowflake Computing as Federal Business Regional VP

Ro Dhanda, an information technology industry veteran, has joined Snowflake Computing as regional vice president of U.S. federal business, GovConWire has learned. He spent eight years at Dell EMC, where most recently served as director of federal sales at the company’s Isilon business and head of federal sales for the …

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ManTech Offers Employees Cloud Degree Opportunity Via Purdue Global; Kevin Phillips Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 8, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has tapped Purdue University’s online education arm to provide company employees the opportunity to earn a cloud computing degree, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 9. The bachelor of science degree offering will be available to ManTech personnel who support the deployment …

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Google Withdraws Plans to Bid for DoD’s JEDI Cloud Contract

Google has dropped plans to compete for the Defense Department’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Federal News Network reported Monday. “We couldn’t be assured that it would be aligned with our artificial intelligence (AI) principles,” Aileen Black, an executive director at Google, said of the JEDI contract. …

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Tom Reilly: Cloudera-Hortonworks Merger Aims to Help Enterprises Work Across All Cloud Providers

Tom Reilly, CEO of Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), told CNBC in an interview that aired Friday the proposed merger of the Palo Alto, Calif.-based software firm with Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) will create a new company that will deliver software across all major cloud service providers. “We work on Amazon, Microsoft, Google, the IBM Cloud, …

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Cubic to Provide Mobile App for Update of SF Bay Area’s Fare Payment System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will work with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to update the smart card-based fare payment technology serving the San Francisco Bay Area under a $394M contract from the region’s transportation agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Cubic Transportation Systems said Thursday it will …

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General Dynamics Wins Potential $96M Navy BPA for Cloud IT Services

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business has secured a potential five-year, $95.8M blanket purchase agreement to provide cloud services for the U.S. Navy. The BPA has a one-year base term worth approximately $22.4M and four option years and was awarded through General Dynamics Information Technology’s position on the General Services Administration’s Schedule …

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Industry Coalition Unveils Joint Vulnerability Disclosure to Push Cyber Info Sharing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 13, 2018 — Several technology companies have formed a coalition in an effort to advance cybersecurity transparency and cooperation via the sharing of information on software vulnerabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Cybersecurity Tech Accord said Monday some of the companies that contributed to a Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure …

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