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Tod Weber: Limited Funds Are Driving a New Paradigm in Public Sector IT

Tod Weber, CEO and Chairman of Software AG Government Solutions, sees the federal information technology space changing in the current budget environment. “A new paradigm is emerging in the public sector IT arena as leaders focus on a prove it first and prove it fast mentality before committing their limited …

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NIH Office to Hold New $20B IT Vehicle Competition; Stephen Morris Comments

Both technology manufacturers and resellers will compete under a potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology contract vehicle run by a National Institutes of Health office, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes that NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center intends to award 50 contracts under the Chief Information Officer-Commodities …

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Unisys Wins IT Services Work for GSA’s Public Buildings Service; PV Puvvada Comments

Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a three-year, $18.8 million task order from the General Services Administration to support the Public Buildings Service‘s information technology infrastructure. The contract comes under a five-year blanket purchase agreement totaling $150 million where Unisys will help PBS operate applications for managing the workspace provided to …

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CRGT Completes Integration of Big Data Provider Guident; Tom Ferrando Comments

CRGT announced it has fully integrated Guident, a big data and analytics technology provider it acquired early this year, into CRGT’s information technology services portfolio. CRGT has been providing cybersecurity, agile development, mobility and infrastructure optimization services to federal customers for more than 25 years and is currently made-up of 1, 200 …

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SRA Wins Navy Sealift Command IT Services Extension; George Batsakis Comments

SRA International has won a potential three-year, $56 million contract extension to continue providing information technology services to a U.S. Navy command for communications infrastructure. The company will be responsible for logistics and warehouse services and helping to train C4 personnel (command, control, communications and computer systems), SRA said Thursday. George Batsakis, senior …

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Accenture Closes Purchase of Healthcare IT Firm ASM Research; Jim Traficant Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has wrapped up the acquisition of ASM Research for an undisclosed amount in an effort to address the needs of the U.S. military health market. The Arlington, Va.-based Accenture LLP subsidiary intends for the acquisition to grow its offerings for the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs as ASM becomes …

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L-3 Wins $357M to Update Army Reserve, Natl Guard IT System; Les Rose Comments

An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a $357 million task order from the General Services Administration to help update an information technology system used by two U.S. military components. L-3 National Security Solutions will develop and integrate IT resources and software for a virtual platform used by …

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Lockheed Buys IT Firm Amor Group for Intl Expansion Strategy; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has acquired Scotland-based information technology services provider Amor Group for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at diversifying Lockheed’s IT portfolio. Amor Group focuses on the energy, transportation and public services sectors and built the Chroma Airport suite that works to manage aircraft movements and monitor …

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Bill Perlowitz Joins STG as SVP, CTO; Tom Anderson Comments

Bill Perlowitz, formerly a chief technologist at Wyle,  has joined STG Inc. as senior vice president and chief technology officer and will be in charge of developing and implementing the company’s technical vision. He will lead internal information technology departments and manage a team of technical experts that work to …

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Potomac Officers Club Event Featuring DoD CIO Teri Takai is Less than a Month Away

On Thursday, September 26 the Potomac Officers Club will hold yet another event in its “headline speakers on headline topics” series when Teri Takai,  assistant secretary of defense for networks and information integration and CIO of the Defense Department, visits 2941 restaurant to speak to industry executives. Takai is just the …

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