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MacB Eyes Cyber Portfolio Expansion Via Enlighten IT Consulting Purchase

MacAulay-Brown has purchased Enlighten IT Consulting for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand MacB’s portfolio of cybersecurity offerings and client base in the federal market. MacB will operate EITC as a wholly owned subsidiary and that EITC CEO Shawn Justice will directly report to Sid Fuchs, president and …

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PARC’s Steve Hoover Named Xerox CTO; Jeff Jacobson Comments

Steve Hoover, CEO at Xerox‘s (NYSE: XRX) PARC subsidiary, has been named chief technology officer at the Norwalk, Connecticut-based document management and outsourcing company in a move that takes effect Jan. 1, 2017. Xerox said Wednesday Hoover will report to incoming Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson and succeed Sophie Vandebroek, who is due to retire …

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Trifacta’s Adam Wilson: Agencies Should Implement Data Wrangling Tools to Facilitate Big Data Analysis

Adam Wilson, CEO of San Francisco-based software firm Trifacta, has said federal agencies should adopt data wrangling platforms and techniques in order to expedite analysis of big data workloads. Wilson wrote that such tools are designed to help agencies deal with a range of complex information and allow analysts to work …

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Deloitte: Analytics to Help Federal Agencies Gain Insight From Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 16, 2016 — Deloitte‘s new “Mission analytics: Data-driven decision making in government“ report has recommended the use of analytics to help federal agencies gain insight from data, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the report also stated that agencies need to build a program that will …

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Booz Allen’s Greg Wenzel Details Engineering, Digital Services Push Through Aquilent Buy

Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) pending $250 million purchase of Laurel, Maryland-based cloud computing and digital services contractor Aquilent represents a selective entry into the GovCon acquisition landscape for a firm as it has made five purchases. McLean, Virginia-based Booz Allen largely sat out of last year’s large deal activity that reshaped the government technology services sector …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Big Data, Analytics Tools Could Help Agencies Derive Operational Intell from Machine Data

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement big data and analytics platforms in an effort to generate insights or “operational intelligence” from machine data and facilitate the decision-making process. Davis wrote that the collection, correlation and analysis of machine data could help organizations …

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Mark Scallion: SAP Eyes Data Analytics, Agile Business Transformation for Fed Civilian Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2016 — Mark Scallion, vice president of SAP‘s (NYSE: SAP) public services unit, has stated that SAP’s federal civilian business has seen increased business in big data and analytics as it works to help agencies consolidate their data into a single platform. Scallion told ExecutiveBiz in …

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Arlington Capital Partners Merges EOIR With Proteus Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions to Form Polaris Alpha

Arlington Capital Partners has established a new company known as Polaris Alpha after the Washington-based private equity firm merged its portfolio company EOIR Technologies with cybersecurity firm Proteus Technologies and data analysis platforms provider Intelligent Software Solutions. Polaris Alpha will work to provide software and other technology platforms across ground, maritime, aerial, space, electromagnetic …

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BC Partners, Medina Capital Seek to Add Analytics, Machine Learning Tools to Cyber JV Via Brainspace Purchase

Private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners have agreed to buy Addison, Texas-based machine learning and analytics firm Brainspace for an undisclosed sum in an effort to establish a global cybersecurity joint venture. BC Partners and Medina Capital expect to complete the transaction in the first quarter of 2017, subject …

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Cloudera’s Bill Sullivan: Open-Source Platforms Key to Big Data Analysis at Agencies

Bill Sullivan, vice president for public sector at Cloudera,  has said government agencies should implement an open-source technology platform to process and analyze large data sets in order to facilitate operations and delivery of services to citizens. Sullivan wrote that agencies can implement security measures when it comes to the adoption …

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