Tag Archives: data

Leidos Views Doubled Scale in Lockheed IS&GS Merger as Buffer to Agency Spending Shifts

Leidos Holdings‘ (NYSE: LDOS) impending merger with the information systems and global solutions segment of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) seeks to both diversify customer mix and lower risk to potential spending downturns in fewer market areas for the future combined company, Leidos CEO Roger Krone told investors at the New York Stock Exchange Monday. Reston, Virginia-based Leidos expects 2017 …

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AT Kearney Execs Call for Visibility Into IT to Support Gov’t IT Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2016 — Jeff Sorenson, a partner at A.T. Kearney,  has joined two other company executives to urge government agencies to adopt an information technology business model that provides visibility into IT operations, Executive Gov reported Monday. “Strong IT leaders need to coordinate visibility into data-driven optimization …

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Booz Allen to Move Boston Offices, Eyes Expanded Data Analytics Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2015 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will move its Boston offices to a new location by February as part of efforts to expand its big data and analytics operations in the city, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Boston Globe reported Tuesday the new facility has an …

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Bridge Growth Partners Closes CRGT Purchase: Alok Singh Comments

New York City-based private equity firm Bridge Growth Partners has completed its acquisition of a majority ownership stake in data analytics and cybersecurity contractor CRGT from Veritas Capital. “The federal IT services sector represents fertile ground for agile software development, big data, and cybersecurity, ” Alok Singh, co‐founder and managing principal …

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Olivier Piou: Gemalto Closes SafeNet Acquisition for Enterprise, Cloud Security Strategy

Amsterdam-based online security firm Gemalto has closed its estimated $890 million cash acquisition of Maryland-headquartered enterprise data protection technology maker SafeNet from Vector Capital. Gemalto said Wednesday it will add SafeNet into the payment and identity segment and the purchase is primarily of platforms and services. Olivier Piou, Gemalto CEO, said the …

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Booz Allen Purchases Health Informatics Firm Epidemico; Karen Dahut Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BA) has acquired Boston-based population health informatics company Epidemico for an undisclosed sum in a push to further develop analytics offerings in population health. Karen Dahut, a Booz Allen executive vice president, said Wednesday that the acquisition is “aligned to Booz Allen’s Innovation agenda, adding a creative and successful …

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Leo Ryan: UNC-Led Team, USAID Aim to Help Int’l Partners Build Up Health Info Monitoring

The United States Agency for International Development has selected a consortium led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Carolina Population Center to help the agency work with other countries to build up their health information systems under a potential $180 million associates cooperative agreement. UNC says the Measure Evaluation …

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Horace Blackman, Former VA Office CIO, Joins Lockheed as Health & Life Sciences VP

Horace Blackman, formerly chief information officer and information technology support service director at the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ central office, has joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as vice president of health and life sciences. He joined the VA in 2008 and is also a 20-year veteran of information technology strategy …

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ICF to Collect, Analyze Cancer Data for CDC; Don McMaster Comments

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won two recompete contracts worth $10.2 million combined from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to help manage data for two CDC components. The company will work to build up CDC’s data collection in order to help states follow-up on progression, recurrence and vital …

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Gary Bloom: MarkLogic Eyes M&A Deals, Public Listing

Database software maker MarkLogic could evaluate potential acquisitions between the next six and 12 months and also consider a merger with a larger publicly-traded company, according to a report from Oracle World. MarkLogic CEO Gary Bloom told Oracle World that either Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) or IBM (NYSE: IBM) could position themselves to acquire …

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