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Weekly Roundup Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016: GovCon Index, Defense Stocks Show Steady Recovery & more

Mar. 7 – Mar. 11 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The start of March has given investors everywhere a respite of calm so far after a January and February period of across-the-board, worldwide market volatility that carried over from the …

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VA Awards 21 Firms Spots on Potential $22B Follow-On IT Modernization Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded 21 companies spots under a potential 10-year, $22.3 billion acquisition vehicle that covers information technology upgrades support for VA and other federal agencies. The contractors will compete for task orders to provide healthcare IT,  systems and software engineering, enterprise network management, cybersecurity, program management and strategic planning …

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TASC, Lockheed Vet Barbie Bigelow to Join Jacobs as CIO; Kevin Berryman Comments

Barbie Bigelow, a former senior vice president and chief information officer at Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary, will join Pasadena, Calif.-based construction services contractor Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) as SVP and CIO. Bigelow will directly report to Chief Financial Officer Kevin Berryman and start in the role on March 14, Jacobs said Tuesday. …

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CRN: SimpliVity Adds Cisco Vets Gary DePreta, Geoff Fancher to Sales Team

Massachusetts-based hyperconvergence software startup SimpliVity has hired former Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) sales executives Gary DePreta and Geoff Fancher to join the former company’s sales team, CRN reported Monday. Kevin McLaughlin writes DePreta, formerly director of the national security agencies business at Cisco, will serve as head of SimpliVity’s U.S. federal sales. …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016: GD’s Robotics Buy Keeps Tech M&A Wheels Turning & more

Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among the large players the government services market have been well-documented in spaces such as these but the product makers in GovCon also have been in on the M&A …

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Army Taps 17 Firms for $5B IT Enterprise Solutions Successor Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded 17 companies positions on the potential five-year, $5 billion Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 3 Hardware contract vehicle. The multiple-award contract covers commercial software, hardware and related enterprise-level, incidental support services for the service branch, Defense Department and other federal agencies, DoD said Monday. The …

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Grant Thornton Names Vishal Chawla Managing Principal for Cyber Risk Advisory Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2016 — Grant Thornton has appointed Vishal Chawla, a former principal at Deloitte‘s risk advisory practice, as managing principal of its cyber risk advisory services unit, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Grant Thornton said Thursday Chawla will be based in Virginia and has previously worked at Oracle‘s …

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The 2016 Wash100’s Mix of Companies, Agencies & Trade/Research Groups

As covered here yesterday, GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic announced its inductions for the 2016 edition of the Wash 100 — EM’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices. These 100 individuals were chosen by EM’s editorial and organizational leadership as the executives and other leaders …

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Navy Awards 8 Spots on $809M NAVSUP Business Systems Center Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential four-year, $809 million contract to eight companies to provide process management and data support services for the Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center. The service branch awarded the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement with 15 proposals received, the Defense Department …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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