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Adobe’s John Landwehr: Agencies Should Employ Analytics, Open Standards Tools to Transform Citizen Engagement

John Landwehr, a vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said government agencies should leverage analytics and open standards to change the way they deliver information and services to citizens. Landwehr wrote that analytics tools, for instance, work to facilitate access to data …

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Private Equity Consortium Wraps Up Purchase of CenturyLink’s Data Centers, Colocation Business

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has finalized the sale of its colocation business and 54 data centers to a consortium led by private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners. CenturyLink said Tuesday it has secured net pre-tax proceeds valued at approximately $1.86 billion and assumed ownership of 10 percent minority stake in the newly created global security …

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CA Technologies CEO Pushes for ‘Built to Change’ Approach to Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2017 — CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) CEO Mike Gregoire has urged federal agencies to implement a “built to change” approach to information technology modernization in order to secure against emerging threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Gregoire wrote in a Nextgov guest piece published Thursday that agencies should be able …

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Vencore to Support NGA GEOINT Analytics Program Under $980M IDIQ; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2017 — Vencore will work to provide source operations technical support for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s effort to integrate analytics and GEOINT under a potential $980 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it secured a prime position on the Multi-Intelligence Analytical and Collection Support …

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Intel, Carnegie Mellon Pursue R&D Program on Cloud-Based Video Analytics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has entered into a research and development partnership with Carnegie Mellon University to deliver analytics and immersive technologies to government, businesses and consumers as part of a $4.12 million program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the Intel Science and Technology Center for Visual …

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Deloitte Taps FBI Vet Linda Walsh to Lead Cyber Risk Services Practice

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2017 — Deloitte has hired FBI veteran Linda Walsh as managing director of the cyber risk services practice within the company’s risk and financial advisory business, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The professional services firm said Tuesday Walsh, who served as a supervisory special agent at FBI, will lead efforts …

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ManTech Awarded $229M CBP Business Intell Support Task Order

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has secured a potential five-year, $229 million task order to provide business intelligence support services for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection‘s office of information and technology. The task order was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading-Edge Solutions II contract vehicle and covers intelligence …

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IBM’s Sam Gordy: AI, Cognitive Intelligence & Analytics to Drive Gov’t Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2017 — Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) federal business and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has said advanced analytics, cognitive intelligence and other artificial intelligence components will work to help agencies process data in real time, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Gordy …

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Buchanan & Edwards Buys Nat’l Security Consulting Firm R2C; Dennis Kelly Comments

Arlington, Virginia-based government technology advisory services company Buchanan & Edwards has bought Fairfax, Virginia-based Reports and Requirements Company in a push to grow analytics offerings for customers in the national security sector. R2C offers consulting services to intelligence community and national security customers in the areas of data governance, data curation, cyber intelligence, collection management and intelligence training, Buchanan …

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KeyW Wraps Up $235M Sotera Purchase

KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has wrapped up its $235 million cash acquisition of Herndon, Virginia-based national security technology contractor Sotera Defense Solutions. Hanover, Maryland-based KeyW completed the transaction a month after it agreed to acquire Sotera as part of efforts to advance strategic growth and expand footprint in the intelligence community. Both companies expect the integration …

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