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Lockheed Martin Ventures Eyes $100M in Tech Startup Investments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) aims to utilize $100 million in savings the company says it generated through the U.S. tax reform to invest in technology startup companies via its venture capital arm, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday that Chris Moran, head …

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Microsoft, Grant Thornton to Help Agencies Use Data Insights for Compliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 4, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has extended its partnership with Grant Thornton’s public sector business in efforts to help federal agencies derive insights from data to support compliance with the President’s Management Agenda and other regulations that target transparency and efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Grant Thornton …

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Parsons Acquires Polaris Alpha Under Tech Investment Program; Chuck Harrington Comments

Pasadena, Calif.-based company Parsons has acquired Polaris Alpha from Arlington Capital Partners as part of a technology investment program. Parsons said Monday it will merge its knowledge in artificial and signals intelligence and data analytics with Polaris Alpha’s machine learning, data, video, multisource analytics and automated reasoning offerings. “The acquisition …

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Unisys Secures CBP Cargo, Traveler Risk Assessment Support Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2018 — The Customs and Border Protection agency has tapped Unisys (NYSE: UIS) to develop and operate systems designed to support the assessment of potential risks from travelers and cargo that enter the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Unisys said Wednesday it received a task order to …

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Report: CMS Plans $25B Care Quality Improvement, Innovation Contract

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services plans to select multiple contractors to support data-based healthcare quality improvement efforts nationwide through a potential 10-year, $25 billion contract vehicle, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. A draft request for proposals notice says the Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors program will cover initiatives …

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Lockheed-Led Team Lands $1.4B F-35 Sustainment Support Contract

A Lockheed Martin-led (NYSE: LMT) industry team has received a potential $1.4 billion contract to provide sustainment support for F-35 fighter jets worldwide. The contract awarded by the F-35 joint program office also covers Automatic Logistics Information System support, predictive health management and data analytics; supply chain logistics; air system maintenance; …

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Engility to Carry Out Cyber, Intell Analysis Services Under $76M IC Contracts; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has received three sole-source contracts with a consolidated value of up to $76 million in the first quarter of this year to carry out classified intelligence analysis, cybersecurity and systems engineering services for the U.S. intelligence community, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The …

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AECOM to support customers with SitScape’s Digital Enterprise Enablement Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2018 — AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) management services group is poised to deploy Vienna, Virginia-based SitScape‘s Digital Enterprise Enablement Platform, which works to enable enterprise users to visualize, analyze and exchange data in real time, under a five-year partnership agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AECOM said Tuesday it aims to …

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SOSi buys STG in cyber, analytics services expansion push

SOS International has purchased Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor STG for an undisclosed sum in a move to broaden its contract and client base and expand its portfolio with the addition of cybersecurity, data analytics and software development capabilities in support of defense, diplomatic and intelligence agencies. SOSi …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Modern Threat Landscape Calls for Analytics-Based Adaptive Response Strategy

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement an adaptive response strategy to immediately address evolving cyber threats, automate their security processes and equip multi-layered security platforms with a defensive strategy. Davis wrote that the key to the implementation of such a strategy is data …

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