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BAE, Boeing, IBM to Help Air Force Develop Cooling Technology

BAE Systems, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are working with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to integrate electronic cooling systems into embedded computing devices and radio frequency power amplifiers, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the AFRL gave 30-month contracts to BAE and Boeing, …

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IBM to Build GSA Cloud-Based Order Mgmt System; Anne Altman Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has won a five-year, $30 million contract to build a cloud-based platform for the U.S. General Services Administration to use for processing orders from federal, civilian and military clients. The company will work with GSA to develop and implement the system in order to monitor supplier reports, …

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Gary Bloom: MarkLogic Eyes M&A Deals, Public Listing

Database software maker MarkLogic could evaluate potential acquisitions between the next six and 12 months and also consider a merger with a larger publicly-traded company, according to a report from Oracle World. MarkLogic CEO Gary Bloom told Oracle World that either Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) or IBM (NYSE: IBM) could position themselves to acquire …

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Nancy Laben Named Booz Allen EVP, General Counsel

Nancy Laben, formerly general counsel at engineering and design company AECOM Technologies, has joined Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as executive vice president and general counsel. She will officially succeed the retiring Robert Osborne on Sept. 30 and also will serve on the firm’s executive management committee,  Booz Allen said Wednesday. …

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IBM to Blueprint Air Force ERP Personnel, Pay System

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has won an $11, 861, 333 contract to blueprint and design an enterprise resource planning system for the U.S. Air Force. The branch aims to integrate its military personnel and pay processes into one system under the Air Force Integrated Personnel and Pay System program, the Defense Department said …

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Phyllis Schneck Officially Named DHS Cyber Undersecretary

Phyllis Schneck, global public sector vice president and chief technology officer at McAfee,  since 2009, has officially been appointed deputy homeland security undersecretary for cybersecurity. She will work to help further develop the government’s ability to protect information systems and networks of national interest,  Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Monday. …

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Denise Ho Lippuner Joins Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Facing Team as Financial Mgmt Advisory Head

Denise Ho Lippuner, a former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed partner for the global public sector business at Grant Thornton LLP. Lippuner will direct financial management advisory services and brings previous leadership experience as a managing associate and collaborator at several companies, Grant Thornton said Friday. “She co-authored …

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Abe Peled, Simon Bax Join Inmarsat Board

Abe Peled and Simon Bax have been appointed non-executive directors to Inmarsat‘s board, effective immediately. Peled becomes a member of the nominations committee while Bax joins the remuneration committee, Inmarsat said Tuesday. Peled currently serves as senior vice president of Cisco‘s (NASDAQ: CSCO) video and collaboration group and advises U.K.-based Permira …

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