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Greg Hayes: UTC-Rockwell Collins Merger Deal Aims to Advance Digital Platforms, Predictive Analytics

Greg Hayes, CEO of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has said UTC’s move to acquire Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) under an estimated $30 billion deal seeks to advance the development of digital platforms for the aviation sector, Reuters reported Tuesday. Hayes told Reuters the proposed acquisition also aims to facilitate the adoption of …

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Jacobs Buys Blue Canopy to Further Digital Tech Strategy; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has purchased Reston, Virginia-based information technology services provider Blue Canopy for an undisclosed sum in a strategy to expand the former’s digital platforms offered under a connected enterprise framework. Jacobs said Thursday it aims to broaden the Jacobs Connected Enterprise framework’s digital systems designed to …

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FBI Selects Accenture for Potential $100M HR Application Services BPA

The FBI has awarded a potential seven-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal business for services to modernize existing applications in the bureau’s human resources systems as part of an ongoing digital transformation initiative. Accenture Federal Services said Thursday it will collaborate with the FBI to update the agency’s Oracle-based (NYSE: …

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AT&T to Support DISA’s UHF/LOS Comms Network Under $75M Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential five-year, $74.6 million contract to provide Northstar long-haul telecommunications services and related transmission circuits in support of DISA’s ultra-high frequency/line-of-sight communications platform. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract awarded by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization has a one-year base term …

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Jon Hunsberger: Boeing Wins $250M to Update NATO Warning, Control Aircraft Systems

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $250 million contract to modernize flight decks and avionics equipment on NATO airborne warning and control system aircraft. The company will integrate digital technology into 13 NATO AWACS planes through the engineering and manufacturing development contract, Boeing said Tuesday. Jon Hunsberger, a Boeing …

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ICF Acquires Digital IT Consulting Firm CITYTECH

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has completed its purchase of CITYTECH, a consulting services provider focused on interactive media, mobile applications and cloud computing and customer service management. Terms were not disclosed and ICF intends for the acquisition to complement its portfolio of integrated digital and interactive offerings for both government …

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Thales Starts Cybersecurity, Info Systems Business Line; Richard Moulds on Securing Enterprise & Cloud Data

Thales Group has established a new business line within its secure communications and information systems global unit to offer cybersecurity products to customers in the critical infrastructure, research and financial services industries. The group’s Critical Information Systems and Cybersecurity business has 5, 000 employees and aims to generate as much …

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Postal Service Picks SecureKey for Federal Cloud-Based ID Program

The U.S. Postal Service has awarded Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies a potential three-year,  $15, 125, 000 contract to implement a cloud computing-based authentication platform for the federal government. The agency received 18 proposals for the Federal Cloud Credential Exchange program and rated technical criteria as more important than price when evaluating proposals, the agency said …

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Capgemini Names Cliff Evans to New Chief Digital Officer Post in UK; Christine Hodgson Comments

Capgemini U.K. has appointed Dr. Cliff Evans to the newly created position of chief digital officer, the company announced Monday. He will be responsible for helping clients pursue opportunities in digital, online, mobile and social media technologies and helping them modify their approach in a world of technological and social …

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SAIC Names Former Cybercom Ops Head David Lacquement a Program Development Lead; Charles Beard Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has appointed retired Army Maj. Gen. David Lacquement senior vice president and program development director for the cybersecurity unit, the company announced Wednesday. The three-decade veteran joins the unit as it is expanding its offerings to both government and commercial enterprises for combating industrial …

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