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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh Talks Edge Computing in Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2019 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer for the federal sector at Dell EMC, outlined the way edge computing can work to help government agencies utilize and manage data and devices at the network edge in a single virtual enterprise, ExecutiveBiz reported March 4. FedTech …

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Mitre, ForeFlight to Test Text-Based Mobile IFR Clearance Technology for Airports

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2018 — Mitre has partnered with ForeFlight to test a new mobile technology designed to simplify the delivery process of clearances for instrument flight rules, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ForeFlight said Thursday its customers are invited to participate in the test, which aims to support Mitre’s research …

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Accenture to Help US Marshals Update Business Processes Under $232M Contract

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business will deploy mobile and enterprise data technologies at the U.S. Marshals Service under a five-year, $232 million contract awarded through the General Services Administration‘s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center. The company said Tuesday it will help facilitate data accessibility and real-time decision-making at USMS in support of the …

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Puglia Engineering Buys San Francisco Ship Repair Business of BAE’s US Arm

BAE Systems Inc., the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, has sold its San Francisco Ship Repair business to Tacoma, Washington-based ship repair services provider Puglia Engineering for an undisclosed sum. “We believe this divestiture is in the best interests of the San Francisco shipyard employees and both companies, as it will better position …

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PARC’s Steve Hoover Named Xerox CTO; Jeff Jacobson Comments

Steve Hoover, CEO at Xerox‘s (NYSE: XRX) PARC subsidiary, has been named chief technology officer at the Norwalk, Connecticut-based document management and outsourcing company in a move that takes effect Jan. 1, 2017. Xerox said Wednesday Hoover will report to incoming Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson and succeed Sophie Vandebroek, who is due to retire …

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Booz Allen Inks $250M Deal for Aquilent in Digital Business Growth Push

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has agreed to buy Laurel, Maryland-based digital services contractor Aquilent for approximately $250 million in a push to grow technology offerings, talent pipeline and citizen-focused digital services. Booz Allen said Tuesday the deal aims further the McLean, Virginia-based company’s efforts to integrate consulting and technical expertise to help customers implement cloud, mobile and modular platforms with …

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Preferred Systems Solutions Buys GSM in Intell Market Expansion Push; Fred Funk Comments

Tysons Corner, Virginia-based government services contractor Preferred Systems Solutions has purchased software engineering company GSM Consulting for an undisclosed sum in a move PSS said aims to grow its footprint in the intelligence community. Leesburg-headquartered GSM was founded in 2008 and says its work for government agencies includes application development, analytics, cloud …

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Peace Corp Adopts IBM Talent Management Suite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S Peace Corps adotping IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) cloud-based talent management platform under contract with IBM company Kenexa. The talent suite helps fill the corps’ volunteer and recruit requirements worldwide using a software as a service platform with social and mobile components, IBM said …

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Andras Szakal, Dan Chenok Highlight FedRAMP Mobile Benefits

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Dan Chenok and Andras Szakal of IBM (NYSE: IBM) have highlighted security and continuous monitoring among the benefits of FedRAMP’s mobile offerings to agencies and the public, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Chenok, vice president and chief technology officer of IBM’s federal business, and Szakal, executive …

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3 Firms Awarded DHS R&D Work on Authentication Tech for Mobile

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17, 2015 — The Department of Homeland Security has awarded HRL Laboratories, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Research Center contracts worth nearly $5 million to research and develop a secure authentication tool for mobile devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FedScoop said the DHS Science and Technology directorate …

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