Tag Archives: digital transformation

Carahsoft’s Will Jones on Gov’t Partnerships, IT Challenges Amid COVID-19

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 27, 2020 — Will Jones, a senior vice president at Carahsoft Technology, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published May 5 that the company and its partners are working to manage scalability issues and disruptions in government information technology systems as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring challenges in remote work operations.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Acquisition Process Updates Help Advance Gov’t-Satcom Industry Collaboration

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told Catherine Melquist, president of the Mobile Satellite User Association, in an interview published on MilsatMagazine that the U.S. government and industry are teaming up to leverage the opportunities of space by making changes to acquisition practices.

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Yvonne Hodge Named Lockheed Enterprise Business Transformation SVP

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Yvonne Hodge, vice president of business innovation transformation and enterprise excellence at Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) space business, will assume the role of senior VP of enterprise business transformation on June 15. Hodge will report to James Taiclet, the incoming president and CEO of Lockheed, and oversee the company’s enterprise information technology, enterprise transformation and digital transformation teams as well as the development and implementation of strategies and cross-functional platforms, Lockheed said Wednesday.

 

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MuleSoft’s Shad Imam: APIs Could Help Agencies Speed Up Innovation

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Shad Imam, director of solution engineering for federal region at MuleSoft, told Rob Stein, senior vice president for North America public sector at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), in an interview how government agencies can accelerate the delivery of services and improved experiences to citizens using application programming interfaces.

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SAIC’s Unisys Federal Buy Inches Closer to Completion as Waiting Period Under Antitrust Law Ends

The required waiting period for Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAIC) proposed acquisition of the federal arm of Unisys (NYSE: UIS) under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 expired Thursday, March 12, the companies said in a joint release published Friday.

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Salesforce to Acquire Vlocity for $1.33B

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has agreed to buy Vlocity, a San Francisco-based cloud and mobile software provider, for approximately $1.33B. The transaction is expected to be finalized in the second quarter of fiscal 2021, subject to the waiting period’s expiration under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and other customary closing conditions, Salesforce said Tuesday.

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Kevin Phillips: New Business Accounts for Half of ManTech’s $2.9B in FY 2019 Contract Awards

Kevin Phillips, president and CEO of ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said new business accounts for about 50 percent of the $2.9B in contract awards recorded in full fiscal year 2019 as the company continues to build on the government’s demand for digital transformation and cybersecurity technologies, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday.

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Nazzic Keene: SAIC Eyes Lead Spot in Federal Digital Transformation Space With Unisys Federal Unit Purchase

Reston, Va.-based contractor Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has agreed to buy Unisys' (NYSE: UIS) federal arm for approximately $1.2B cash in a push to expand digital transformation technology and support offerings for the U.S. government. Nazzic Keene, CEO of SAIC and three-time Wash100 inductee, said the company aims to become a leading digitial transformation services provider to federal agencies through the acquisition.

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