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IBM to Provide Watson AI, Cognitive Computing Platform for Australian Defense Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will deploy the Watson cognitive computing infrastructure for Australia’s defense department and provide InfoSec Registered Assessors Program certification services under an estimated $3.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ARN reported Monday the department aims to utilize Watson to support artificial intelligence, …

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Novume to Purchase NeoSystems Via Cash-and-Stock Deal

Novume Solutions has agreed to acquire back office management company NeoSystems for an undisclosed sum through a cash-and-stock transaction. Chantilly, Virginia-based Novume said Monday it expects to wrap up the acquisition in the first quarter of 2018, pending customary closing conditions. The transaction covers the assumption of some liabilities of NeoSystems and …

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GSA Taps 61 Firms for Potential $50B Alliant 2 IT GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 61 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology products and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the award is for the unrestricted portion of the Alliant 2 GWAC that has a base term of five …

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IBM to Help Build 1st Phase of Scotland’s Social Security IT Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) business in the U.K. will develop the first phase of Scotland’s social security information technology system under an estimated $11 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Scottish government said Wednesday the IT contract works to facilitate the implementation of the Best Start Grant …

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IBM Watson Health, CDC Study Blockchain Tech for Data Processing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Watson Health unit is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on research efforts in the area of blockchain technology for data processing applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Wednesday that IBM Chief Science Officer Shahram Ebadollahi announced the …

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Tech Industry Vet Richard Geruson Joins Lexmark as President, CEO

Richard “Rich” Geruson, formerly president and CEO of software company Phoenix Technologies, has been appointed by the board of directors of Lexmark to serve in the same roles at the Lexington, Kentucky-based imaging systems provider. Geruson succeeds David Reeder, who resigned from the company in June, and will serve as …

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IBM, CSRA Vet Aslam Nawabzada Joins Sevatec as CTO

Aslam Nawabzada, formerly a partner and senior technology executive at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has joined Sevatec as chief technology officer of the Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services contractor. He brings more than 20 years of enterprise cybersecurity, big data, agile and DevSecOps implementation experience to his new position, Sevatec said Tuesday. Prior to this appointment, Nawabzada …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: September’s Billion Dollar Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 2 – October 6 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last month the GovCon community witnessed a number of highly valued contracts. September had eight contracts valued over a billion dollars awarded for a variety of …

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IBM, Oracle Vet Steve McMillan to Join F5’s EVP Ranks

Steve McMillan, formerly senior vice president of Oracle‘s (NYSE: ORCL) customer success and managed cloud services business, has been appointed to serve as executive VP of global services business at F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV). He will formally join the Seattle-based application delivery networking technology provider Oct. 9, F5 said in …

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Lockheed Vet James Craig Joins Cubic Defense Segment as Ground Training Systems VP, GM; Dave Buss Comments

James Craig, a 35-year veteran of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment as vice president and general manager of ground training systems. “Jim brings a wealth of talent, energy and remarkable program execution credentials to Cubic,” Dave Buss, president of Cubic Global Defense, said …

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