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James Benton Named PAE CIO; John Heller Quoted

James Benton, interim chief information officer at PAE since August 2018, has been named permanent CIO of the Arlington, Va.-based government services contractor. Benton will continue to oversee PAE’s information technology field support operations, global service desk and cybersecurity initiatives, the company said Monday. He said he looks forward to …

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Applied Insight Buys ATG, Stratus Solutions to Expand Cloud, AI, Analytics Offerings; John Hynes Quoted

Ashburn, Va.-based technology services contractor Applied Insight has acquired Stratus Solutions and Applied Technology Group for an undisclosed sum in a push to grow its artificial intelligence, cloud and analytics offerings for defense, intelligence and federal civilian clients. AI said Wednesday it acquired ATG early last year and completed its …

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Report: Federal IT Spending Projected to Exceed $93B in Fiscal 2020

Bloomberg Government analysts forecast that the federal government will invest more than $93B in information technology programs if current spending trends continue across agencies, Nextgov reported Tuesday. “Based on historical spending trends, we’re looking at between $93 and $94B in an IT budget, about half of which will go to …

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Leidos Wins Potential $2.9B NASA IT Support Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential 10-year, $2.9B contract to provide information technology platforms and services to IT end-users at NASA’s headquarters and facilities. The company will deliver and manage computers, software, mobile IT support, accessories and peripherals and supporting infrastructure under the NASA End-user Services & Technologies contract, the space …

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Nathan Rogers Named SAIC CIO; Tony Moraco Quoted

Nathan Rogers, formerly chief information officer at Engility, has been named CIO at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). He will directly report to SAIC CEO Tony Moraco and succeed Bob Fecteau, who is set to retire in April, the company said Wednesday. “Nathan is a proven technology leader within …

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Dan Hedstrom Appointed Cubic VP, CIO; Bradley Feldmann Quoted

Dan Hedstrom, formerly vice president of system solutions and services for Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) transportation systems business division, has been named VP and chief information officer of the San Diego-based government contractor. He will report to Bradley Feldmann, president and CEO of Cubic, and oversee the firm’s global information technology …

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NetCentrics Awarded $268M DoD Joint Service Provider IT Support Contract

NetCentrics has secured a potential four-year, $268.5M contract from the Washington Headquarters Services to provide information technology support to a centralized organization responsible for managing the Department of Defense enterprise infrastructure. The company will aim to understand the Joint Service Provider’s operating environment and help the JSP organization implement technologies and …

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ASGN Aims to Build Up ECS’ IT Platforms With DHA Buy; George Wilson, Peter Dameris Quoted

ASGN (NYSE: ASGN) has completed its purchase of information technology services contractor DHA Group for approximately $46M in cash in a move to build up its ECS business segment’s IT platforms portfolio. ECS said Monday parent company ASGN used internal cash flows to fund the acquisition of DHA, which will operate as …

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Report: Federal IT Contract Spending Reached $64.7B in Fiscal 2018

The federal government obligated $64.7B in fiscal 2018 information technology contracts, reflecting a 9.5 percent rise from the previous fiscal year, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The Department of Defense’s spending on IT contracts rose by over 12 percent to $33.8B in FY 2018, while civilian agencies’ IT contract obligations in …

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Tech Professional Stuart Kippelman Appointed Parsons CIO

Stuart Kippelman, an information technology veteran, has joined Parsons as chief information officer of the Pasadena, Calif-based security, defense and infrastructure services contractor. He will work with the company’s business executives to address IT matters in areas such as data analytics, business intelligence, technical services and development and support, Parsons said Wednesday. Kippelman previously …

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