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Boeing Closes Acquisition of Mobile Aviation App Provider ForeFlight

Boeing (NYSE: BA) finalized its acquisition of web-based and mobile flight applications provider ForeFlight for an undisclosed sum as part of the company’s growth strategy. Ken Sain, vice president of digital solutions and analytics at Boeing, said in a statement published Wednesday the company will build on Foreflight’s accomplishments in …

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ECS Eyes Work on US Mint IT Modernization Effort Under Prime Contract; George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2019 — ECS will seek to provide software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, data center consolidation, cloud migration and other digital services to a Department of Treasury agency through its position on a potential $70M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 21. The company said Feb. 21 it will compete for …

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Microsoft Collaborates With Mastercard to Offer Digital Identity Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has entered into a partnership with Mastercard (NYSE: MA) to develop a joint service that will work to secure digital identities while enabling consumers to manage and share identity data using trusted devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 4. Mastercard said Dec. …

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DXC Technology Opens New Orleans Digital Transformation Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2018 — DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) has opened a digital transformation center in New Orleans that will support the delivery of digital services and development of technology for oil well data analysis, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Terrell Boynton, director and general manager of DXC’s New Orleans …

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Unisys Offers IT Services Portfolio to Support Digital Government Initiatives

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has released the Digital Government Accelerators portfolio of information technology services and software that seek to drive digital transformation efforts at state and local government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the suite is designed to address challenges …

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Booz Allen Completes Aquilent Purchase to Expand Digital Footprint

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has concluded its acquisition of Aquilent, also known as eGov Holdings, as part of efforts to grow digital service offerings for the federal sector. Both companies first announced the $250 million deal in November and Booz Allen said Tuesday it estimates that Laurel, Maryland-based Aquilent will contribute nearly $20 million to fiscal …

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Booz Allen’s Greg Wenzel Details Engineering, Digital Services Push Through Aquilent Buy

Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) pending $250 million purchase of Laurel, Maryland-based cloud computing and digital services contractor Aquilent represents a selective entry into the GovCon acquisition landscape for a firm as it has made five purchases. McLean, Virginia-based Booz Allen largely sat out of last year’s large deal activity that reshaped the government technology services sector …

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Booz Allen CFO Ties $250M Aquilent Deal to ‘Vision 2020’ Digital Services Strategy

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) Chief Financial Officer Lloyd Howell characterized to investors Wednesday the firm’s pending $250 million acquisition of digital services contractor Aquilent announced Tuesday as a “tuck-in, capability-based” versus other large scale-focused transactions in the industry over the past year. Howell told attendees of the Credit Suisse Industrial Conference in Palm Beach, …

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Booz Allen Inks $250M Deal for Aquilent in Digital Business Growth Push

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has agreed to buy Laurel, Maryland-based digital services contractor Aquilent for approximately $250 million in a push to grow technology offerings, talent pipeline and citizen-focused digital services. Booz Allen said Tuesday the deal aims further the McLean, Virginia-based company’s efforts to integrate consulting and technical expertise to help customers implement cloud, mobile and modular platforms with …

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Bob Kipps: Large GovCon Players Return to Organic Growth in Year of ‘Non-Traditional’ M&A Buyers

For the government technology services sector, the third quarter was strong and a step up from the prior years’ flat or shrinking activity throughout the industry, according to Bob Kipps, managing director at Tysons Corner-based aerospace and defense investment bank KippsDeSanto & Co. “Operationally, 2016 has been the year where the ‘rubber …

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