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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Public-to-Private Sector Executive Moves of the Summer

Weekly Roundup September 4 – September 8 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson As the summer comes to a close, let’s take a quick look at the public-to-private sector executive moves over the past few months. A number of high …

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IBM Lands $135M Recompete Contract for Army Cloud, Cognitive Computing Services; Lisa Mascolo Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured a potential $135 million contract to extend cloud services, software development and cognitive computing support for U.S. Army‘s Logistics Support Activity. The company said Wednesday it will provide managed services, apply risk management framework security controls to LOGSA’s information technology enterprise and help the Army predict vehicle maintenance issues under …

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IBM Eyes Sole-Source Air Force Contract for Statistical Analysis Software

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) anticipates a sole-source contract from the U.S. Air Force for the delivery of a statistical analysis software package to the Air University, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps sources sought notice posted Friday that it requires an enterprise-level software …

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IBM’s Watson to Help Public Safety Org Analyze Guidance for Emergency Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2017 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) cognitive computing technologies will be integrated into the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International’s 9-1-1 guidance software in efforts to gain insight on emergency communications, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday APCO International will utilize Watson Speech-to-Text and Watson Analytics for the IntelliComma guide card software …

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Exec Nicole Gardner Helps Form New Council at IBM’s Government Thought Leadership Arm

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 14, 2017 — Nicole Gardner, vice president and head of the Public Service Eminence Academy at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has helped establish the Former Government Executives Council at the IBM Center for the Business of Government, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Dan Chenok, the …

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COO Jim Chirico to Succeed Kevin Kennedy as Avaya CEO

Jim Chirico, chief operating officer and global sales leader at Avaya, has been named CEO and a board member of the Santa Clara, California-based communications technology firm in a move that takes effect Oct. 1. He will succeed the retiring Kevin Kennedy, who will remain with the company as an adviser, …

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Army Uses IBM’s Watson AI for Stryker Predictive Maintenance; Sam Gordy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has collaborated with the Army Materiel Command in efforts to deploy the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to help predict maintenance needs for the Stryker armored combat vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GCN reported Thursday that AMC’s logistics support activity installed sensors …

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7 Firms Land Spots on $115M EPA IT Solutions-Business Info Strategic Support III IDIQ

The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded seven companies positions on a potential five-year, $115 million contract that covers information technology support services to EPA’s environmental information, national program, administrative, field and regional offices. EPA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday the awardees under the IT Solutions-Business Information Strategic Support III indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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IBM Selects 5 Recipients of Free Consulting Services Under Smarter Cities Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will provide free consulting services on public safety, immigration, economic development and affordable housing to five municipalities around the world in efforts to advance the Smarter Cities Challenge program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it awarded the consultative engagement grants to San Jose in …

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VMware Hires 20-Year Legal Vet Amy Fliegelman Olli as SVP, General Counsel

Amy Fliegelman Olli, formerly senior vice president and general counsel of Avaya, has been appointed to a similar dual-role at VMware (NYSE: VMW) in a move that takes effect Aug. 28. VMware said Monday that Olli will bring more than 20 years of legal experience in the enterprise technology sector to …

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