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Booz Allen Inks $250M Deal for Aquilent in Digital Business Growth Push

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has agreed to buy Laurel, Maryland-based digital services contractor Aquilent for approximately $250 million in a push to grow technology offerings, talent pipeline and citizen-focused digital services. Booz Allen said Tuesday the deal aims further the McLean, Virginia-based company’s efforts to integrate consulting and technical expertise to help customers implement cloud, mobile and modular platforms with …

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Air Force Wants Small Biz Partners for New $950M ‘Agile’ Cyber Tech Program

The U.S. Air Force plans to implement a potential $950 million follow-on contract vehicle for cyber technology development support services to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s information directorate. The Agile Cyber Technology 2 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is open to small businesses and encompasses rapid hardware and software development, design, prototyping, demonstration, scenario development, experimentation, evaluation, integration, …

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InfoZen to Support DHS’ DevOps Integration Program Under $208M Deal; Raj Ananthanpillai Comments

Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology services provider InfoZen has secured a potential $208 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to help DHS carry out its Support Platform Engineering and DevOps Integration program. InfoZen said Monday the DHS’ U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office of IT program aims to increase the efficiency and security …

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Booz Allen Named ICAgile Member Corporate Organization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2016 — The International Consortium for Agile has added Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as a member corporate organization to support the agile certification and accreditation body’s programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will collaborate with ICAgile on the latter’s learning roadmap and training providers of accredited courses. …

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Mac Curtis: Vencore to Deliver Software Dev’t Services Via GSA 18F’s Agile BPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 28, 2016 — Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, has said the company’s position on the $25 million Agile Delivery Services blanket purchase agreement works to support its efforts to deliver software development services based on agile practices, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the Agile …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: DevOps a Tool for Innovation, Agile Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2016 — Casey Coleman, vice president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal civilian business group, believes that DevOps can drive efficiency and agility in federal information technology as agencies work toward IT modernization, ExecutiveGov reported Thursday. “As federal agencies modernize their applications and migrate their IT services …

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Vencore Lands $96M EAGLE II IT Sustainment Order; Mac Curtis Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Vencore a five-year, $96 million task order to sustain information technology systems and applications for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency. Vencore said Thursday it will support USCIS’ IT architecture, design, integration, delivery, testing and quality assurance activities under the Joint Engineering Teams–Sustainment  program. …

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Booz Allen Buys SPARC’s Software Development Services Business; Horacio Rozanski Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has bought SPARC‘s software development services unit for an undisclosed amount in a push to help government customers address mission critical system challenges through agile methodology. The transaction is expected to be accretive on earnings and increase annual revenue of Booz Allen by $50 million during its …

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CA Technologies to Acquire Rally Software for $480M; Mike Gregoire Comments

CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has agreed to buy Rally Software Development (NYSE: RALY) by the second quarter of CA’s 2016 fiscal year for $480 million in a deal that received unanimous approval from both companies’ respective boards of directors. CA said Wednesday the acquisition is part of its efforts to deliver accelerated software application …

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Agilex’s Roger Baker: Agile IT Systems Could Mean Positive Outcomes for Fed Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Agilex Chief Strategy Officer Roger Baker’s thoughts on how agile information technology systems could help government can plan, deliver and manage programs on time and with positive outcomes. “No methodology is perfect and failures will still occur …

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