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Dell EMC Federal’s Cameron Chehreh: AI-Driven Insights Could Help Agencies Improve Service Quality

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies should leverage artificial intelligence in order to generate insights from large amounts of data. “By uncovering deeper and more meaningful insights into data, AI supports agencies’ abilities to make decisions that improve the government’s efficiency and …

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Excella to Deliver DevOps, Software Dev’t Support to OPM Under $292M BPA

Excella has received a potential $292M blanket purchase agreement to provide software development and DevOps support services for the Office of Personnel Management. The company said Tuesday the BPA has one base year, followed by four options, and includes systems analysis and architecture; development; enhancement, systems testing and maintenance; and …

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SAIC Earns AWS Designation for DevOps Competency in Cloud Tech Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2019 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) secured a DevOps Competency designation from Amazon Web Services for providing cloud computing technology integration services in support of government and commercial customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAIC said Friday the designation serves to verify its capability to …

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McAleese and Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Talks Software Development, Cybersecurity at Meeting

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at a Defense Innovation Board meeting. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, discussed the need to bifurcate software development from hardware development and cited the Department of Defense’s effort to …

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McAleese & Associates: Will Roper on Hypersonics, Other USAF Tech Dev’t Programs

McAleese & Associates has released a report on a speech by Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the Defense Program Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Roper said the service is accelerating work on hypersonics and noted about Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) …

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VMware’s Rob Sherry Outlines Ways Company Supports Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 25, 2019 — Rob Sherry, senior director of federal healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said the company is positioned to help its government customers in their information technology modernization efforts by facilitating new capabilities and new ways to approach core infrastructure areas. He told ExecutiveBiz …

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Applied Insight Buys ATG, Stratus Solutions to Expand Cloud, AI, Analytics Offerings; John Hynes Quoted

Ashburn, Va.-based technology services contractor Applied Insight has acquired Stratus Solutions and Applied Technology Group for an undisclosed sum in a push to grow its artificial intelligence, cloud and analytics offerings for defense, intelligence and federal civilian clients. AI said Wednesday it acquired ATG early last year and completed its …

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McAleese & Associates: GovCon Execs Talk AI, Hypersonics at Reagan Forum

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the two-day Reagan National Defense Forum that kicked off Friday in California. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson; Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy; Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business; and Harris (NYSE: …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Include Legacy System Security in Cyber Strategy

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), said agencies can avoid complexity by leveraging the same security platform that they already have deployed to protect their perimeter, their mobile devices, and their data centers in the cloud-based services they are moving to. He refers to these environments as …

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Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan: DevOps, Agile Methods Could Help Agencies Stay Ahead of Cyber Vulnerabilities

Patrick Sullivan, senior director of global security strategy at Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said agencies that aim to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities should use DevOps and agile methods. “Agencies need to be extremely agile to stay ahead of vulnerabilities, and as they move to models that are heavily based on …

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