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Weekly Roundup March 13 – March 17, 2017: A Busy Week For the Trump Administration, GSA Successes & More

Weekly Roundup March 13 – March 17 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson It’s been a busy week for the Trump administration, with further federal budget alterations, official appointments and executive orders. The changes implemented by President Trump and his administration …

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PAE to Extend Operations, Maintenance Support at US Embassy in Kabul Under $71M Contract

PAE has secured a potential five-year, $71 million contract from the State Department‘s Bureau of Overseas Building Operations to provide continued support to the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The company said Wednesday that it will continue to help the State Department run and maintain the AEK facility as well as designated U.S. …

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USDA Picks Salesforce Service Cloud to Support Farm Service Agency Program; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2017 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) will deploy the Salesforce Service Cloud at the Agriculture Department‘s Farm Service Agency to support a program that seeks to provide agency customers access to opportunities with USDA external partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday its cloud platform will facilitate knowledge sharing between …

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DLA Awards $252M in Retail Electricity Contracts to 5 Firms

Five companies have won two-year contracts worth up to $252.5 million combined for retail electricity and ancillary/incidental services to various U.S. federal departments and military branches. The Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization received eight offers for the contracts through a competitive procurement and the winning suppliers will perform work through Dec. 31, 2018, the Defense …

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Paul Smith: Red Hat Symposium to Highlight Role of Open Source on Government IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 —  Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) is set to host its annual symposium on Nov. 2 in Arlington, Virginia that aims to focus on the significance of open source technology on the digital modernization efforts of the government, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The 2016 Red Hat Government Symposium will feature breakout …

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USDA Awards CGI Potential $824M Cloud-Based Financial Shared Services Contract

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CGI (NYSE: GIB) has received a potential $824 million task order contract to provide cloud hosting, operations, maintenance and reporting services under the U.S. Agriculture Department‘s financial management shared services program. The awarding of the contract comes after the General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget approved …

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Xerox Lands $110M USDA Managed Print Services Contract; Mike Zimmer Comments

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has been awarded a 10-year, $110 million contract to carry out managed print services at 3, 000 Agriculture Department locations around the world. The company said Tuesday it will install and maintain 16, 000 printers and multifunction devices that feature Xerox ConnectKey technology at USDA sites as the agency aims to establish a print, …

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Unisys to Update USDA Computing Applications Under Potential $232M Contract; Casey Coleman Comments

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential eight-year $232 million contract from the Agriculture Department to continue to update applications and provide software development and maintenance services for USDA’s rural development agency. USDA made the award through the National Institutes of Health‘s Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 contract vehicle in support of …

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Former ICF SVP Dave Cogar Joins DRT Strategies as President; Susan Kidd Comments

Virginia-based management consulting company DRT Strategies has appointed Dave Cogar as its new president. Cogar joined the company in February and has brought more than 25 years of experience as a P&L executive in line with CEO Susan Kidd’s goals to recruit and position senior leaders to support the company’s growth strategy, DRT said …

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CACI to Help Update USDA’s Web-Based Supply Chain Mgmt Platform; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a five-year, $199 million task order to update, run and maintain a web-based supply chain management system for the U.S. Agriculture Department. The WBSCM online platform is designed to help the department order, procure, distribute and track food products for the National School Lunch Program, the Emergency Food Assistance …

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