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Mike Leff, Chris Smith Take New VP Roles at AT&T’s Public Sector Group

Mike Leff, formerly vice president of strategy and operations at AT&T’s (NYSE: T) public sector organization, has been named VP of the telecommunications company’s defense business. Leff will directly report to Xavier Williams, president of AT&T’s public sector and wholesale solutions business, the company said Thursday. Leff is a two-decade public sector …

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Criterion Systems to Supply IT Staff to USDA Under $85M Alliant SB Task Order

Criterion Systems has secured an $85 million task order under the General Services Administration‘s Alliant Small Business contract vehicle to provide information technology support staff to the Agriculture Department‘s National Information Technology Center. The company said Tuesday it will supply 75 full-time personnel to help NITC as it operates USDA’s enterprise data centers in …

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Former VA CTO John Hays Named Merlin Federal Healthcare Solutions Director

John Hays, a former chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Merlin International as director of federal healthcare solutions business at the Englewood, Colorado-based information technology and cybersecurity services contractor. Merlin said Wednesday the 25-year management and technology veteran will support account growth efforts from sales to service delivery in …

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Weekly Roundup January 30 – February 3 2017: The 28 CEOs in This Year’s Wash100 & more

Weekly Roundup January 30 – February 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Our fourth annual Wash100 list of Government Contracting’s Most Influential Figures hit the presses last week to recognize leaders in the public and private sectors and those …

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USDA Picks Salesforce Service Cloud to Support Farm Service Agency Program; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2017 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) will deploy the Salesforce Service Cloud at the Agriculture Department‘s Farm Service Agency to support a program that seeks to provide agency customers access to opportunities with USDA external partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday its cloud platform will facilitate knowledge sharing between …

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DLA Awards $252M in Retail Electricity Contracts to 5 Firms

Five companies have won two-year contracts worth up to $252.5 million combined for retail electricity and ancillary/incidental services to various U.S. federal departments and military branches. The Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization received eight offers for the contracts through a competitive procurement and the winning suppliers will perform work through Dec. 31, 2018, the Defense …

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Weekly Roundup October 10 – October 14, 2016: DigitalGlobe Enters M&A Picture, L-3 Buys Again & more

October 10 – October 14, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We have yet another player in the GovCon M&A scene in the form of the company whose satellites help governments and businesses around the world map every piece of planet …

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USDA Awards CGI Potential $824M Cloud-Based Financial Shared Services Contract

CGI (NYSE: GIB) has received a potential $824 million task order contract to provide cloud hosting, operations, maintenance and reporting services under the U.S. Agriculture Department‘s financial management shared services program. The awarding of the contract comes after the General Services Administration and the Office of Management and Budget approved …

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Weekly Roundup August 15 – August 19 2016: Leidos Doubles, M&A Wheels Keep Turning & more

August 15 – August 19 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The long-awaited, much-anticipated and well-documented merger of Leidos into the now former Lockheed Martin information technology and technical services business completed on Tuesday. As if GovCon observers needed reminding, Leidos doubles to $10 …

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Unisys to Update USDA Computing Applications Under Potential $232M Contract; Casey Coleman Comments

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential eight-year $232 million contract from the Agriculture Department to continue to update applications and provide software development and maintenance services for USDA’s rural development agency. USDA made the award through the National Institutes of Health‘s Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 contract vehicle in support of …

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