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Salesforce’s Teresa Smetzer: AI Could Help Agencies Leverage Data, Expedite Gov’t Service Delivery

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Teresa Smetzer, vice president of national security programs at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said the adoption of artificial intelligence could help government agencies leverage large volumes of data, allow them to free up employees to focus more on mission-critical issues and accelerate the delivery of services to citizens.

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Salesforce’s Casey Coleman: Citizens, Employees, Partners Key to Transforming Gov’t Services With Cloud

Casey Coleman, senior vice president of global government solutions at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and a two-time Wash100 award winner, has said agencies should treat citizens as customers, empower employees and build strategic partnerships on the cloud to facilitate the delivery of government services and transform missions. She wrote that treating citizens as customers allows agencies to operate “outside-in” and helps them create a “coalition of yes” or an environment that encourages citizens to be more involved.

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Wells Fargo Analysts Share Financial Insights on Leidos, SAIC Deals

A new Wells Fargo Securities report offers analysts' views on Leidos' (NYSE: LDOS) move to buy the security detection and automation businesses of L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) for $1B as well as Science Applications International Corp.'s (NYSE: SAIC) plan to acquire the federal unit of Unisys (NYSE: UIS) for $1.2B.

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Nazzic Keene: SAIC Eyes Lead Spot in Federal Digital Transformation Space With Unisys Federal Unit Purchase

Reston, Va.-based contractor Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has agreed to buy Unisys' (NYSE: UIS) federal arm for approximately $1.2B cash in a push to expand digital transformation technology and support offerings for the U.S. government. Nazzic Keene, CEO of SAIC and three-time Wash100 inductee, said the company aims to become a leading digitial transformation services provider to federal agencies through the acquisition.

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AECOM Board OKs Management Services Group Spinoff Plan

The board of directors at AECOM has approved the company’s plan to separate its management services business as a new publicly traded company that will primarily serve national government clients. AECOM said Monday it expects to complete the spinoff in the second half of its 2020 fiscal year and retain John Vollmer, the segment’s president and a 2019 Wash100 winner,  along with the current management team in the leadership of the future independent company.

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Bill Weber: Upcoming $815M KeyW-Jacobs Combination Built on Growth Strategy, Organizational Fit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2019 — Bill Weber, president and CEO of KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), indicated the company’s planned $815M merger with Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) is in line with its effort to deploy capital in support of growth initiatives, ExecutiveGov reported April 22. “In Jacob Engineering, we …

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