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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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Ed Sheehan: CTC Extends HR Re-Engineering Work for US Forest Service

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received $2.5 million in additional funds to continue its business and information systems support work for the U.S. Forest Service‘s human capital management technology branch. The nonprofit organization said Friday it has carried out that work for Forest Service since 2008 and the new funds increase the contract’s total …

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Chris Smith Joins AT&T as Government Solutions Technology VP; Kay Kapoor Comments

Chris Smith, former U.S. federal chief technology and innovation officer at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined AT&T (NYSE: T) as vice president of technology for the company’s government solutions business. Smith will oversee a team of 175 technologists that focus on developing products and services for federal customers, AT&T said Monday. …

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Curt Kolcun: Army to Purchase 50K Microsoft Office 365 Licenses

The U.S. Army has awarded a blanket purchase agreement to Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) for 50, 000 Office 365 licenses that will be available to all Defense Department components. Office 365 encompasses shared email and calendar tools, Office Web Apps, Microsoft Lync and collaboration tools such as …

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Accenture To Update USDA Food Safety Data System; Ed Meehan Comments

FSIS is responsible for overseeing labeling and packaging of meat, poultry and egg products in the U.S. Ed Meehan, head of Accenture’s federal civilian agency portfolio, said the company will help FSIS protect the country’s food supply infrastructure. “Federal agencies are faced with the challenge of transforming and improving how …

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