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SAP’s Laura Grant: Access to Granular Level Data Key to Generating Insights

Laura Grant, head of digital innovation for public sector at SAP (NYSE: SAP), has said government agencies seeking to generate insights from large datasets and accelerate the decision-making process should share and layer data at granular levels. Grant wrote that machine learning and predictive analytics are among the technology platforms that need access …

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State Dept OKs $575M UH-1Y Helicopter Sale to Czech Republic

The State Department has cleared Czech Republic’s request to buy 12 UH-1Y utility helicopters and related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $575 million foreign military sales agreement. Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary and General Electric (NYSE: GE) will act as principal contractors in the proposed FMS transaction …

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Tech Industry Vet Richard Geruson Joins Lexmark as President, CEO

Richard “Rich” Geruson, formerly president and CEO of software company Phoenix Technologies, has been appointed by the board of directors of Lexmark to serve in the same roles at the Lexington, Kentucky-based imaging systems provider. Geruson succeeds David Reeder, who resigned from the company in June, and will serve as …

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DHA Awards 36 Spots on Potential $7.5B Military Healthcare Staffing IDIQ

The Defense Health Agency has awarded 36 companies positions on a potential five-year, $7.5 billion contract to provide medical staffing services to U.S. military treatment facilities. The multiple-award contract solicited through FedBizOpps contains a five-year ordering period that will commence Dec. 1 and run through Nov. 20, 2022, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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General Atomics to Repair, Maintain Army Gray Eagle UAS Under $462M Contract Modification

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has secured a potential one-year, $462.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Army maintain and repair the service branch’s fielded Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Monday the Army obligated nearly $93 million in fiscal 2018 Army aviation procurement along with operations …

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October 23rd Market Close: A Negative Day For GovConIndex and Major Indices

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its two-day positive trend to close down by 0.087 percent to 109.628. Declining shares outpaced advancing 18 to 12. The three major indices declined for the day as investors eagerly watch earnings reports and movement on the Trump administrations proposed tax plan. The S&P500 closed down 0.40 …

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CTC Maintains OSHA Workplace Safety & Health Certification; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 23, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. has secured recertification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for the company’s facilities in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in line with the agency’s workplace safety and health standards, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 12. The company said Oct. 11 its facilities maintained “Star site” status following on-site inspections …

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CenturyLink’s Erich Sanchack to Lead ‘Heart Walk’ as Chair on Nov. 4

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 23, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) Senior Vice President Erich Sanchack, this year’s chairperson for the American Heart Association’s Greater Washington Region Heart Walk, has said the activity aims to engage all community members to promote a healthy lifestyle through education and awareness about health issues. ExecutiveBiz …

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Boeing’s HorizonX Eyes Autonomous Tech for Ground, Aerial Vehicles Via New Investment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 23, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has moved to explore new autonomous technologies for aerial and ground vehicles through its investment in Carnegie Mellon University spinoff Near Earth Autonomy, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The investment by Boeing’s HorizonX ventures arm seeks to advance the development of autonomous …

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ManTech to Support Air Force Assessment, Planning of Warfighting Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 23, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will support the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to assess and plan warfighting capabilities under a potential $37 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the task order from the Air Force Studies, Analysis and Assessments Directorate covers work …

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