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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets $501M USDA Cloud Migration Support Contract

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm has secured a potential 10-year, $501.2M contract to develop a cloud computing system for the Agriculture Department based on SAP HANA database technology. Accenture Federal Services will support installation, configuration, transition and hosting of USDA financial operations enterprise in an enterprise-grade cloud environment, the company said Wednesday. AFS is …

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HighPoint’s Cal Shintani: CoE Implementation Drives GSA-USDA Customer Experience Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — Cal Shintani, chief growth officer at HighPoint Global, has said the General Services Administration and Agriculture Department have made progress in their effort to boost customer experience for citizens through the implementation of centers of excellence to advance information technology modernization, as defined …

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ICF to Help Create Customer Experience, Analytics CoEs Under GSA Deals

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — The General Services Administration has awarded ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) two multimillion-dollar contracts to stand up Centers of Excellence for service delivery analytics and customer experience, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the two projects are part of the Trump administration’s Information Technology …

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GSA Taps 4 Firms for Centers of Excellence IT Support Contracts

The General Services Administration has awarded contracts to four companies to provide information technology support services for the five centers of excellence as part of the White House’s IT modernization program. GSA said Wednesday ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI), Kaiser Associates, McKinsey & Co. and SIE Consulting Group secured the initial awards …

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Jonathan Alboum Named Public Sector CTO at Veritas Technologies

Jonathan Alboum, former chief information officer at the Agriculture Department, has joined Veritas Technologies as chief technology officer of the Mountain View, California-based data management company’s public sector business. Veritas said Tuesday Alboum will aim to help government clients manage, secure and identify business value from data on premises or in multicloud environments. In …

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Accenture Wins Spot on Potential $500M USDA Shared Services Support BPA; Elaine Beeman Comments

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has secured a position under a potential five-year, $500 million blanket purchase agreement to support a shared services program at the Agriculture Department. Accenture Federal Services is one of nine contractors eligible to compete for task orders to help USDA’s Office of the Chief Financial …

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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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