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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Acquires Lumen from Numerica Corp., Haywood Talcove Quoted

LexisNexis Risk Solutions announced on Tuesday that the company is acquiring all Lumen’s assets, an integrated data platform owned by the Numerica Corporation. “Over the last seven years, we have successfully developed and commercialized the Lumen product line,” said Jeff Poore, Numerica Corporation president. “We are excited for our technology …

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Salesforce Vet Saima Shaukat Named TechCanary Chief Revenue Officer

Saima Shaukat, a 13-year Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) executive, has been appointed chief revenue officer at cloud-based insurance platforms provider TechCanary. Shaukat will oversee the development of go-to-market strategies for the company’s insurance platform and will bring to her role nearly two decades of enterprise software experience, TechCanary said Tuesday. Reid …

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SAIC Picks EY as Accounting Firm for FY 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 19, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has awarded a contract to EY for the latter to provide financial auditing services for SAIC’s fiscal year ending Feb. 1, 2019, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAIC said Friday the audit committee within its board of directors selected EY to serve …

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Federal Employees Set to Receive 1.9 Percent Pay Raise

The House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee passed its 2018 appropriations bill via voice vote Thursday afternoon. The bill does not offer an alternative to President Donald Trump’s 1.9 percent raise offered in his budget proposal, which means federal employees have cleared a hurdle to receiving a pay boost next …

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CyrusOne Buys Property in Illinois in Push to Expand Colocation Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) has moved to expand its colocation infrastructure with a new 23-acre property in Aurora,  Illinois, that it aims to develop into a facility to operate alongside an existing data center, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the future compound will work to support the …

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Report Names 10 Key Companies in Growing UCaaS Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 17, 2016 — Research and Markets predicts that the unified communications-as-a-service market will post a compound annual growth rate of 11.2 percent through 2022 due to increased investments, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The market research firm said May 26 the rise of business process outsourcing in the banking, financial services, insurance and …

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Sanjay Samuel to Lead BAE’s APAC/ME Financial Services Sector; Richard Watson Comments

Sanjay Samuel, a former Teradata executive, has joined BAE Systems as financial services sector lead for Asia Pacific and the Middle East under the company’s applied intelligence business. BAE said Friday Samuel will be in charge of sales activities for the financial services sector as well as the financial crime business in the above regions. …

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Former NSA Director Keith Alexander Launches Financial Services Cyber Consultancy

Keith Alexander, the former director of the National Security Agency, has founded a consultancy that advises financial institutions about defending against cyber threats, Politico reported Thursday. Darren Samuelsohn and Joseph Marks write that Alexander’s consulting practice will be headquartered in Washington and will collaborate with Promontory Financial Group to offer …

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CGI Separates Health Sector Growth from Government Vertical

CGI (NYSE: GIB) announced today it will begin reporting health sector growth in a separate “Health” vertical segment. That growth is currently included in its government and financial services verticals. The company said the sector’s strong performance and its importance to CGI’s global growth strategy resulted in the separation. The sector has grown 28.1 …

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