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Sev1Tech Gets Federal Occupational Health IT Support Order

Sev1Tech has won a five-year task order to help the Department of Health and Human Services expand utilization of cloud computing services at an HHS component responsible for occupational health services across the federal government. The Federal Occupational Health agency issued the task order under the Next Generation IT Services blanket purchase agreement.

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DRT Strategies to Help Update USDA Commodity Funding IT System

DRT Strategies has received a contract to help the Department of Agriculture automate business processes for a government-owned entity that supports farm commodity producting and pricing programs. The company said Monday it will update an information technology platform the Commodity Credit Corp. uses to distribute more than $67.5M in federal funds to U.S. agricultural producers and farmers.

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Government-Industry Collaboration Key to IT Modernization

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said the development of an application designed to help the U.S. Air Force manage aircraft refueling operations in the Middle East reflects the collaboration between the government and industry to advance information technology modernization.

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How the Cloud Will Be the Catalyst to Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

Last week, we outlined some of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) challenges to their upcoming IT modernization project; today we’d like to suggest some steps that will help ease CBP’s transition to a secure hybrid cloud services model. While CBP has a requirement for secure cloud adoption—and implementing this strategy will help the agency reduce costs while gaining unprecedented agility and flexibility—any shift to a new IT architecture is difficult.

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GDIT to Deliver AI, Other Tech Capabilities to Support HHS Modernization; Kamal Narang Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2019 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business will work with the Department of Health and Human Services under a $49M multi-award contract to utilize artificial intelligence and other technologies for HHS modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported May 30. The company said May 30 General …

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Modern-Day Requirements Support a ‘Results-Driven’ Approach for Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

This article was written by Clay Goldwein and John Nemoto of CGI Federal.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) earlier this month released its 2020 to 2025 Strategy document which focuses on three main goals, the third of which outlines how the agency will invest in technology and partnerships to confront emerging …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: USAF App Dev’t Effort Presents IT Modernization Lessons for Agencies

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal sector, has said the U.S. Air Force’s information technology modernization effort within its air and space operations centers presents three factors government agencies should consider as they seek to update their IT infrastructure and one is to “identify small programs that roll …

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NTT Data’s Shamlan Siddiqi Outlines Focus Areas to ‘Reignite’ Gov’t IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2019 — Shamlan Siddiqi, chief technology officer of NTT Data‘s public sector business, said government agencies should advance information technology modernization, which he believes has become a necessity in order to address citizen needs, with a focus on six areas, ExecutiveBiz reported April 30. Siddiqi …

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Rocky Thurston Named Perspecta SVP

Rocky Thurston, a more than 20-year government information technology industry veteran, has joined Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) as a senior vice president, G2Xchange ETC reported Tuesday. He brings to the role years of experience supporting the departments of Homeland Security and Transportation and other federal civilian agencies in their IT modernization …

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