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Deloitte Offers Risk Assessment, Strategy Services for Drone Integration in Business Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2018 — Deloitte has unveiled a new offering that will work to help clients create drone strategies to support business operations and processes while ensuring regulatory compliance and risk management, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Deloitte US Global Drone Solutions service will utilize an …

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Gary Wentz to Lead ULA Government, Commercial Programs in VP Role

Gary Wentz, formerly vice president of human and commercial systems at United Launch Alliance, has been appointed VP of government and commercial programs. He will oversee ULA’s efforts to help customers manage programs and missions, integrate hardware and launch space missions in his new position, the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) …

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Kay Kapoor Named President of AT&T’s Newly Formed Global Public Sector Business

Kay Kapoor, formerly head of federal business at AT&T (NYSE: T), has been named president of a newly created global public sector segment that consolidates the company’s government and education businesses. AT&T, which posted nearly $15 billion in public sector sales during 2016, offers communications and information technology platforms to government and education …

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Future CSC-HPE Services Combination to Trade as ‘DXC Technology’

The company set to be formed by the merger of Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and the enterprise services segment of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will operate under the “DXC Technology” name upon the deal’s scheduled April 3 closure. CSC said Wednesday the future company will list on the New York …

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Rockwell Collins Tops Street’s 1Q Earnings Forecast, Govt Sales See 5% Increase

GovCon Index-listed Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) reported first quarter earnings above Wall Street analysts’ expectations Friday with help from higher avionics and other aviation-related sales in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based aerospace company’s government business. Rockwell Collins said earnings for the October-December period came in at $1.20 per share that excludes $0.10 of costs related …

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IBM’s Keith Salzman: Gov’t, Commercial Industry Partner to Address Substance Abuse Among Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2017 — Keith Salzman,  chief medical information officer at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services division, has said government agencies have collaborated with the private sector to launch programs in an effort to treat alcohol and substance abuse disorders among veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 11. Salzman cited in a …

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SAP Launches Citizen Engagement Platform to Support Government Service Delivery

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — SAP (NYSE: SAP) and UXC Oxygen have developed a citizen engagement platform that will work to allow government agencies’ to deliver omnichannel citizen services through a single, centralized user interface, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The citizen engagement offering is designed to support document organization, requests, payments, …

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November 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Adds 2% to Record High on Post-Election Defense Buying Spree

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added 2 percent to another record close Thursday as investors continued a buying spree on defense stocks after Donald Trump’s election win and Maximus (NYSE: MMS) rebounded after its sharp drop Wednesday. GovCon Index gainers again outnumbered laggers at a 9-to-1 ratio for a second consecutive session and all …

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Maximus Issues FY 2017 Outlook Falls Below Street Forecasts, Expects Continued Brexit Currency Headwinds

GovCon Index-listed Maximus (NYSE: MMS) released earnings and revenue guidance for fiscal year 2017 below the consensus Wall Street forecast Thursday in part on expectations of continued headwinds from the British pound’s post-Brexit weakening. The Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor forecasts earnings of $2.90-$3.10 per share versus the analysts’ midpoint forecast of …

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GSA to Help Prep Presidential Candidates for Possible Transition; Unisys’ Casey Coleman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2016 — The General Services Administration has taken on an expanded role in the effort to assist the presidential candidates to prepare for their possible transition to government leadership, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Casey Coleman, vice president for civilian agencies at Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, wrote in …

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