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Brian Goodger: NIH Center Eyes January Release of Final RFP for $40B CIO-SP4 IT Support GWAC

Brian Goodger Acting Director NITAAC

Brian Goodger, acting director of the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, said NITAAC expects the final request for proposals for the potential five-year, $40B follow-on governmentwide acquisition contract for IT support services to be released between Jan. 11 and 15, Government CIO reported Tuesday.

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Octo, Sevatec Merge to Create Federal IT Modernization Support Provider; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani CEO Octo

Octo, a Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services provider, and software development company Sevatec have merged to form a combined organization that will provide tech platforms and services to help federal government clients address complex IT challenges. Mehul Sanghani, founder and CEO of Octo, said the transaction creates a “pure-play” modernization and platforms provider in support of the federal government and its missions.

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Arvind Krishna to Succeed Ginni Rometty as IBM CEO; Jim Whitehurst Named President

Arvind Krishna, senior vice president for cloud and cognitive software at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been elected to serve as CEO and board member of the company, effective April 6. The board of directors also elected James “Jim” Whitehurst, an SVP at IBM and CEO of Red Hat, to serve as president of IBM.

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Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial Base

A new Deloitte report has identified challenges U.S. defense contractors and suppliers face when it comes to complying with cybersecurity regulations and measures that could be implemented by companies to adhere to such regulations and build up a cyber-resilient security posture.

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