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Joe Doherty of ACS: Year of record bookings across federal, state, local, government healthcare markets

Nearly every state budget has seen a shortfall this year. Next year isn’t looking much better. For Joe Doherty, those challenges spell opportunity all-around, for everyone. “The solutions the government needs during these economic times are right in our wheelhouse,” says Doherty. Since becoming executive vice president and group president …

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Google vs. Microsoft: Health IT

$20 Billion in UK healthcare IT spending for Google or Microsoft? In the UK,  Conservative Party leader David Cameron has made it clear that he wants to scrap the Labour Party government’s “centrally determined and unresponsive” plan for a $20 billion national health data network, in favor of Google Health …

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ACS Gets Ready for Hurricane Season

State and federal officials aren’t the only ones watching out for the beginning of hurricane season. Government contractors, providing infrastructure, disaster relief and database back-up solutions have also joined in the conversation, and one with a proven hurricane track record is Affiliated Computer Services (ACS). ACS works with state and …

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Top Execs’ Summer Reading Picks

You’ve packed your bags, you’re ready for your big trip. But wait, what about a book? Summer and reading go hand in hand. “There’s a temperate zone in the mind … between laziness and labor, that summer reading belongs,” is how someone once put it. So, with summer just around …

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Special Report: Healthcare IT trends to watch

On Monday, President Barack Obama met with industry leaders to discuss a long elusive goal: how to save money in the pursuit of more efficient healthcare nationwide. “What’s brought us all together today is a recognition that we can’t continue down the same dangerous road we’ve been traveling  — the …

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Top 10 Beltway Game Changers to Watch

Change. It’s not just a campaign theme anymore. From bailouts to stimulus packages, to talk of cybersecurity and government transparency, change is everywhere in Washington these days. So, who’s leading the charge? For the second straight year, ExecutiveBiz brings you its annual list of Beltway Game Changers. These are agents …

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Charles Church joins ACS

Charles Church signed up to work for the government a month after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with one intent: to help national security with his knowledge of information technology. His plan was to stay five years and return to the private sector once his sons reached college age. In …

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