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Red Hat Helps Lockheed Adopt Open Source, Agile to Update F-22 Aircraft; Paul Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2019 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) collaborated with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to utilize open source architecture, DevSecOps practices and an Agile methodology for the development and deployment of updates for the U.S. Air Force’s F-22 Raptor fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported May 7. The open source …

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Dell EMC Federal’s Cameron Chehreh: AI-Driven Insights Could Help Agencies Improve Service Quality

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies should leverage artificial intelligence in order to generate insights from large amounts of data. “By uncovering deeper and more meaningful insights into data, AI supports agencies’ abilities to make decisions that improve the government’s efficiency and …

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Excella to Deliver DevOps, Software Dev’t Support to OPM Under $292M BPA

Excella has received a potential $292M blanket purchase agreement to provide software development and DevOps support services for the Office of Personnel Management. The company said Tuesday the BPA has one base year, followed by four options, and includes systems analysis and architecture; development; enhancement, systems testing and maintenance; and …

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Arlington Capital Partners Announces Strategic Investment in Octo Consulting; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Arlington Capital Partners announced its strategic investment in Octo Consulting Group on Thursday.  Octo develops solutions for federal government clients in health care, national security, civilian and defense agencies. The company’s expertise with Agile software development, UI/UX, cloud, infrastructure, blockchain and other emerging technologies enable agencies to modernize their infrastructure. …

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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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