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

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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Shawn Kingsberry Joins Unisys as Global Digital Govt Practice Lead; Mark Forman Comments

Shawn Kingsberry, formerly director of cloud solutions at Engility (NYSE: EGL),  has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as head of the information technology firm’s global digital government practice. Kingsberry will directly report to Mark Forman, vice president of the global public sector business at Unisys, and will work to guide public sector consumers …

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SAIC to Help USDA Develop New Crop Insurance Products; Bob Genter Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a $156 million contract from the Agriculture Department to develop new crop insurance products and design information technology systems for USDA’s Risk Management Agency. The company said Tuesday it will perform program and project management, enterprise architecture, software development, IT operations and maintenance and end-user …

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Marc Arendt Joins Sevatec as BD, Cyber Services Senior Director; Burke Cox Comments

Marc Arendt, formerly director of business development for cybersecurity at Blue Canopy Group, has joined Sevatec as senior director of business development and cyber services. Arendt helped Blue Canopy Group manage its cybersecurity consulting practice at the Treasury Department, Small Business Administration, Consumer Financial Protection Board and the Internal Revenue Service, Sevatec …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith Shares Thoughts on Evolving CIO Role, FITARA, Cyber Info Sharing

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 6, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on recent comments by Chris Smith, vice president for technology at AT&T Government Solutions, on how accountability and authority figure in the evolving role of federal chief information officers. He also shared his views on what legislation …

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John Dorman Joins ManTech as Health IT VP, CIO; Daniel Keefe Comments

John Dorman, formerly vice president for defense health services at Acentia, has joined ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) as VP and chief information officer for the company’s federal health information technology business. ManTech said Monday he will be responsible for ManTech’s efforts to develop strategies and technology services for healthcare clients …

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