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Larry Hill: Radiant Group Adds Data Analytics Tool With HumanGeo Buy

The Radiant Group has bought data analytics and open-source software development company HumanGeo through a cash-and-stock transaction. Terms were not disclosed and Radiant Group CEO Larry Hill said Monday the company wants to use HumanGeo’s data analytics technology to help government organizations in their mission areas. Al Di Leonardo will …

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DLT to Help NSF Update AWS Cloud Environment

DLT Solutions has been selected to update the National Science Foundation’s Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) cloud ecosystem under a $1 million contract, Washington Technology reported Monday. Nick Wakeman writes DLT will work to update NSF’s SharePoint 2010 cloud environment to the 2013 version. The contract builds on a pilot project …

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Steven Demetriou Named President, CEO of Jacobs

Steven Demetriou, formerly chairman and CEO of aluminum manufacturing company Aleris, will join Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) on August 17 as president and CEO. Jacobs said Monday that Demetriou will bring more than 30 years of business management experience to his dual role and be responsible for helping strengthen …

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July 13 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rise in Tandem After Greece Pact

The GovCon Index extended its gains from the previous two trading days into Monday with a rise of 1.06 percent to close at 76.396 as U.S. markets welcomed reports over a deal between Greece and its creditors. CNBC reports that pact would keep Greece in the Euro zone and get financial aid in return …

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Emerging Markets Communications Buys MTN; Abel Avellan Comments

Emerging Markets Communications has purchased Maritime Telecommunications Network for an undisclosed amount as part of a push to expand broadband connections in remote locations. EMC said Monday the combined company will work to provide terrestrial broadband and hybrid satellite communications services for land-based sites, maritime vessels and aircraft. “We are excited to add …

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Deloitte Buys Consulting Firm CIS; Owen Ryan Comments

Deloitte has acquired Compliance Implementation Services, a life sciences compliance consulting company, for an undisclosed amount. CIS will begin to operate under Deloitte’s risk and financial advisory practice, Deloitte said Monday. Owen Ryan, CEO of Deloitte Advisory, said the company intends for the CIS acquisition to help clients in the …

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Accenture Subsidiary to Support VA Info Security Program for $300M

A subsidiary of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will provide support to the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ Continuous Readiness in Information Security Program under a potential four-year, $300 million contract. ASM Research will support IT communications and coordination, vulnerability assessments, contingency planning,  operational infrastructure enhancements and compliance with security and privacy regulations, …

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Wall Street Journal: UTC, Lockheed in Advanced Talks for Potential $8B Deal on Sikorsky

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are nearing a potential deal for the sale of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft business to Lockheed for at least $8 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Dana Mattioli, Ted Mann and Doug Cameron write that the proposed acquisition would be …

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Mike Gilpin Joins Siteworx as CTO; Ken Quaglio Comments

Mike Gilpin, formerly chief customer officer at DigitalML, has joined Siteworx LLC as chief technical officer. Gilpin will oversee the company’s effort to define its technology roadmap with the goal of sustaining business development, Siteworx said Wednesday. “He understands how design impacts functionality and performance and can assess how various …

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Lockheed Martin Lands $154M Electronic Warfare Upgrade Contract with US Navy

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $153, 947, 183 contract modification to update electronic warfare systems on U.S. Navy ships. The new systems are meant to upgrade the Navy’s existing AN/SLQ-32(V) EW technology under the surface electronic warfare improvement program, the Defense Department said Friday. Lockheed Martin will perform work in …

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