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PwC Buys Praxism to Grow Cyber Services Portfolio

PwC has acquired Scotland-based consulting firm Praxism for an undisclosed sum as the companies seek to help organizations secure data through identity and access management strategies. Colin Slater, digital and cyber partner at PwC’s Scottish arm, said in a statement published  Monday the acquisition is part of a push to expand the company’s presence …

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Informatica Makes Leadership Appointments, Names Anil Chakravarthy Full-Time CEO

Informatica has made several appointments to leadership roles within the company. Anil Chakravarthy, acting CEO of Informatica since August 2015, has been appointed to the chief executive role on a full-time basis by the company’s board of directors, the company said Tuesday. Chakravarthy has led the company’s efforts to grow in …

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Nick Noviello Joins Blue Coat Systems as CFO; Greg Clark Comments

Nick Noviello, formerly chief financial officer at NetApp (Nasdaq: NTAP), has joined Blue Coat Systems as CFO. Noviello succeeds Gregg Hampton, who transitions to the role of senior vice president of business operations at Blue Coat, and will directly report to CEO Greg Clark, Blue Coat Systems said Wednesday. “Nick’s financial …

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PwC, India’s NIIT University Join Efforts to Offer Master’s Degree on Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2016 — PwC and NIIT University collaborated to offer a master’s degree program on cybersecurity that seeks to aid the demand for cybersecurity professionals in the coming years in India, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Economic Times reported Monday these soon-to-be professionals will work to secure …

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Six Companies Land Spots on $503M GSA Salesforce Support Services BPA

The General Services Administration has awarded six companies positions on a potential five-year, $503 million blanket purchase agreement for Salesforce integration and support services. The multiple-award BPA was awarded through GSA’s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle and seeks to consolidate Salesforce maintenance, implementation and technical development requirements into a single acquisition vehicle, GSA …

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Wood Parker Named to Serco’s US Arm Board; Dan Allen Comments

Wood Parker, former president and CEO of Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary, has been appointed to the board of directors at Serco Group’s U.S. subsidiary Serco Inc. “Wood’s extensive knowledge and insight into federal government contracting with the department of defense, federal civilian agencies and the intelligence community will be …

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Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015: The Numbers Behind Record-Breaking M&A Year, CSC’s US Govt Spinoff Moves Forward & More

Weekly Roundup Nov 2 – Nov 6 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson While government agencies continue to operate at the established levels and tightly control the dollars they have on hand, the stock market is jumping in anticipation …

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18F Picks 16 Vendors Under Agile BPA; Denise Turner Roth Comments

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has named the 16 selected vendors on its Agile blanket purchase agreement as part of efforts to facilitate the acquisition of software products that utilize agile development. GSA said Friday the awards are under Pool Three and cover design and development services. The agency’s Pacific Rim Region will issue subsequent task …

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Huntington Ingalls Promotes Nicolas Schuck to Controller, Chief Accounting Officer

Nicolas Schuck, formerly assistant controller at the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been promoted to the roles of controller and chief accounting officer at the aircraft carrier constructor. Huntington Ingalls said Thursday Schuck will be responsible for functions related to SEC reports, taxation, benefits accounting, government financial relations and compliance …

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Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion Dollar Military Health Record Contract

A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), healthcare technology maker Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has beaten two other industry teams for the Defense Department‘s multi-year, multibillion dollar contract to integrate a commercial electronic health records system across the Military Health System. DoD said Wednesday the contract has a $4, 336, 822, 777 ceiling value over the initial two-year ordering period with …

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