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Transforming Perspecta Into a $7.1B Company; The Journey of Mac Curtis

Mac Curtis

Perspecta, the Chantilly, Virginia-based government technology services contractor, announced in January that it will be acquired by Veritas Capital for $7.1 billion in cash, or $29.35 per share. Veritas Capital, which holds approximately 14.5 percent of Perspecta’s outstanding shares, intends to combine Perspecta with Peraton, another government technology provider and …

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DOE Lab, HPE Implement Supercomputers to Support Air Force Weather Forecasting

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has helped the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory build and implement a pair of high-performance computing machines designed to primarily support weather modeling and forecasting efforts by the U.S. Air Force. The company said Wednesday the “Fawbush” and “Miller” supercomputers constitute a system …

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DXC Receives Acquisition Bid From French IT Firm Atos

DXC

France-based information technology services provider Atos SE has made an unsolicited bid to acquire Tysons, Virginia-based IT company DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC). DXC was formed out of the merger between Computer Sciences Corp. and the enterprise services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) in 2017 and helped form Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) in 2018 via a three-way deal with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #40: Aruba Networks’ Brian Greenberg on Marketing Campaign Intell, Analyst Skill Set

Brian Greenberg Marketing CI Head Aruba Networks

Brian Greenberg, head of marketing competitive intelligence at Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Aruba Networks subsidiary, gave ArchIntel an in-depth perspective on how CI teams could generate immense amounts of data for analysis and the foundational skills he is looking for when hiring an analyst. In the Q&A conversation, he also discussed how his team works to avoid the risk of bias and the role of technology in the CI process. This is the 40th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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DataRobot Secures Investments, Partners With Snowflake, HPE, Salesforce; Dan Wright Quoted

Dan Wright President and COO DataRobot

Boston-based enterprise artificial intelligence company DataRobot has received an investment from and expanded its partnership with cloud-based data warehousing company Snowflake (NYSE: SNOW) to advance product integration and go-to-market initiatives to deliver improved user experience and help customers derive insights from data using AI. DataRobot said Wednesday it also secured strategic investments from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Salesforce’s (NYSE: CRM) venture arm.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: US Army Awards $13B Enterprise IT Software Recompete Contract; Victoria Coleman Named New DARPA Director; Former Leidos VP William Mintz Named Cerner Chief Strategy Officer; Leanne Caret Talks Boeing’s Military Tech Investments

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Former Leidos VP William Mintz Named Cerner Chief Strategy Officer William Mintz, former vice president of strategy at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and a more than 25-year industry professional, has joined Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) as its new chief strategy officer. Cerner said Wednesday that Mintz will …

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