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Aaron Levie: Box to Help Justice Department Employees Manage Data

Box (NYSE: BOX) has been awarded a contract of undisclosed terms to operate the Justice Department’s file sharing and information management system for employees. The company will work to facilitate collaboration between DOJ component agencies and third party organizations, provide mobile and offline content access to employees and remove fragmented content and …

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CA Technologies to Acquire Rally Software for $480M; Mike Gregoire Comments

CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has agreed to buy Rally Software Development (NYSE: RALY) by the second quarter of CA’s 2016 fiscal year for $480 million in a deal that received unanimous approval from both companies’ respective boards of directors. CA said Wednesday the acquisition is part of its efforts to deliver accelerated software application …

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Boeing Awarded Commercial Crew Rotation Flight Task Order

NASA has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a task order to provide crew rotation services for a planned 2017 mission to the International Space Station under the company’s potential $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract. The agency said Thursday that Boeing has completed an integrated critical design review of its …

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Boeing Announces Exec Moves After Data Analytics Team Launched; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced several executive appointments following the creation of a data analytics organization within its defense, space and security business. The company said Wednesday Dewey Houck will serve as chief data analytics officer and lead the new team, which seeks to build information capability onto various product and service offerings. “This is …

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May 27 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rebound as Investors Eye Dollar & Greece News

The GovCon Index ended a three-day streak of declines Wednesday as it closed up 0.648 points to end the trading session at 74.834. Bond yields and the U.S. dollar rose on comments from Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said negotiations with the Eurozone on the country’s debt situation are in the “final stretch, …

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Navy Orders TB-37 Surface Ship Sonars from Lockheed

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) securing a contract to build seven TB-37 Multifunction Towed Array sonar systems for $27.3 million. The next-generation passive and active sonar receiver works to “significantly (contribute) to the capability of surface ships to detect, localize …

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SRA Secures DISA EC&CE Task Order Under Encore II

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on SRA International securing a contract to provide enterprise communications and collaboration engineering office support for the Defense Information Systems Agency. The task order, which includes business process re-engineering and product integration, comes under the Encore II program and is …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-NGA Geospatial Toolkit Now on GitHub

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Tony Frazier, senior vice president at DigitalGlobe, revealing that the company has posted its MrGeo analytical tool on the GitHub source code sharing website for developers. The technology, short for MapReduce Geo, was originally developed under National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency …

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SAP Graduates Latest Batch in NS2 Serves Training Program for Veterans; Mark Testoni Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on the latest batch of retired servicemen to graduate from the SAP (NYSE: SAP) National Security Services training course that seeks to match veterans with jobs in information technology. The group is the third batch to finish the 11-week program, which …

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SAP NS2 Vet John Tomaselli Joins Govini as Chief Revenue Officer

John Tomaselli, former chief operating officer of SAP NS2 — the German conglomerate’s U.S. national security subsidiary — has joined business intelligence platform provider Govini as chief revenue officer. Tomaselli managed operations and carried out sales and go-to-market business strategies at SAP NS2, Govini said Wednesday. He has also served for two years as …

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