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McAleese & Associates: Will Roper on Hypersonics, Other USAF Tech Dev’t Programs

McAleese & Associates has released a report on a speech by Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the Defense Program Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Roper said the service is accelerating work on hypersonics and noted about Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) …

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NewWave Gets $196M CMS System Dev’t, Modernization Support Contract

NewWave Telecom & Technologies has secured a multiyear, $196M contract to develop and update healthcare information technology systems for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The company said Friday it will help CMS’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation create applications as well as test new care delivery and …

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Tracy Denny Named Acuity Systems Chief Growth Officer

Tracy Denny, a federal information technology market veteran, has joined Herndon, Va.-based Acuity Systems as chief growth officer to oversee business and corporate development and sales and marketing initiatives. He brings to the role over two decades of operational leadership experience with IT, consulting and health care services companies, the …

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Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan: DevOps, Agile Methods Could Help Agencies Stay Ahead of Cyber Vulnerabilities

Patrick Sullivan, senior director of global security strategy at Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said agencies that aim to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities should use DevOps and agile methods. “Agencies need to be extremely agile to stay ahead of vulnerabilities, and as they move to models that are heavily based on …

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Deloitte Digital’s Sasa Eric: Cloud Tech Could Help Agencies Transform User Engagement

Sasa Eric, a senior manager at Deloitte Digital, has said there are three factors agencies should consider as they transform operations through cloud adoption and one is the opportunity that cloud offers when it comes to enhancing user experience. Eric wrote that agencies should consider adopting a mix of cloud …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Commercial Software Processes & DoD Expertise to Drive Defense Capability Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2018 — Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said a budget and acquisition framework focused on the use of commercial software development methods is needed to accelerate the delivery of defense capabilities, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup July 16 – July 20, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO       L3 Technologies Enjoys Strong M&A Activity in July This week, I’d like to highlight L3 Technologies which has engaged in …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Containers, Agile Processes Could Boost IT Agencies’ Efficiency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat’s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, has said containers work well when combined with agile development and DevOps processes and could help information technology departments enhance efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported May 23. Egts said agencies, by …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Modern Threat Landscape Calls for Analytics-Based Adaptive Response Strategy

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement an adaptive response strategy to immediately address evolving cyber threats, automate their security processes and equip multi-layered security platforms with a defensive strategy. Davis wrote that the key to the implementation of such a strategy is data …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada Talks As-a-Service, Agility as Business Model Elements in Federal Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2018 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, has said there is an increased interest in the as-a-service business model as well as a “results-oriented statement of objective approach” for government procurement, ExecutiveBiz reported. He told Federal News Radio in an interview that …

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