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Intelligent Decisions Acquires Intellectual Property Rights for Virtual Training Software

IT contracting company Intelligent Decisions has bought intellectual property rights and assets to a Quantam 3D virtual training software, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes that San Jose-based software company, Quantam 3D sold rights to its Expedition DI software line to Intelligent Decisions for an undisclosed amount. The …

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Siemens, TCS Unveil Solution to Automate Manufacturers’ Engineering Processes; ARC’s Ralph Rio Comments

Siemens and Tata Consultancy Services have combined the former’s Rulestream software and the latter’s engineering solutions to develop ETO2Win for automating engineer-to-order manufacturing processes, the ARC Advisory Group posted Wednesday on its website. Dick Slansky writes the solution is designed to streamline business processes, from inquiry to quote and from order to release; manage manufacturing …

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Exelis to Provide San Francisco Airport with Surveillance Offerings; Ted Carinol Comments

Exelis has been selected by San Francisco International airport to provide ground vehicle and aircraft surveillance offerings to improve airport safety. Exelis is set to provide SFO with its Symphony vehicle movement area transponder (VMAT) and Symphony MobileVue FAA-approved solutions, what is the sixth airport to use Exelis systems. Ted Carniol, general manager for commercial aviation …

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CrescoAg joins forces with Raytheon on Next-gen Agricultural Applications

The CrescoAg Corporation and Raytheon Company said last week that they have joined forces on the development of next-generation technologies and analytics to increase productivity and streamline operations for agricultural producers. CrescoAg’s agricultural knowledge, farming expertise and relationships with crop farmers–paired with Raytheon’s abilities in engineering, climatic science, sensor technology …

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NSA Accredits 7 Companies for Cyber Incident Response Services

The National Security Agency has issued cyber incident response assistance accreditation to seven companies under the National Security Cyber Assistance Program, the Defense Daily Network reported Wednesday. Following an assessment of 21 focus areas, such as incident analysis and network traffic data collection, the NSA accredited Lockheed Martin, Booz Allen Hamilton, CrowdStrike Services, FireEye, Mandiant, Maddrix and Verizon. NSA’s information …

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DHS Set to Enter New Phase in HQ Construction

The General Services Administration this week sought to move forward with the consolidation of the Department of Homeland Security into its new headquarters in southeast Washington, Federal Times reported Wednesday. Andy Medici writes the agency’s consolidation had been postponed due to congressional budget cuts, but now has a $140 million contract …

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FDA Taps DNC to Provide Enterprise Architecture Support

Data Networks Corp. has won a contract from the Food and Drug Administration to provide enterprise architecture services to the agency’s Office of Information Management following best practices and government and industry standards. The company will support the development, implementation and integration of an EA program that is expected to guide FDA decision-makers on …

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CACI Wins Prime Contract to Continue Systems Support to Navy HR Dept.; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has won a three-year prime contract potentially worth $31 million from the Bureau of Naval Personnel to provide business processing reengineering, requirements analysis and enterprise architecture services for the bureau’s personnel and pay systems. As one of the three awardees of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, CACI will also develop workflow and organizational …

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IBM Opens IT Security Center in Costa Rica

IBM is celebrating a decade in Costa Rica Wednesday with the opening of a new IT Security Operations Center. The goal of the new center is to address the growing security needs of clients in the area, IBM said. The SOC, aiming to be open 24/7, will allow IBM to …

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Futures Group & Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health Establish Public-Private Forum

With support from the USAID-funded Health Policy Project, Futures Group and the Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan have partnered on an initiative to establish the Public-Private Dialogue Forum, to engage public and private sectors in discussions on health concerns, policies and regulations. The Forum represents development in Afghanistan’s efforts to …

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