Tag Archives: Federal

CSRA Holds Hacking Competition for Employees in Facet of ‘Customer Zero’ Strategy

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) kicked off its first internal “Hack-A-Thon” competition Wednesday morning at its Falls Church, Va. headquarters for employees as part of the company’s push to gain status as “Customer Zero” for the federal government regarding technology adoption and integration. That distinction as Customer Zero — or “Client Zero” — would put …

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Wayne Lewandowski on Vormetric’s Integration Into Thales, Bookings Growth & Data Encryption Trends at Agencies

Defense and industrial conglomerate Thales Group completed its estimated $424 million acquisition of data security technology maker Vormetric in March to add new product and service offerings into the Thales e-Security business portfolio. Based in Silicon Valley, Vormetric designed its platform to help enterprises and public sector agencies defend their …

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Mark Scallion on SAP Public Services’ Analytics Work With Civilian Agencies, How Agencies Can ‘Re-Imagine’ IT

Mark Scallion leads the federal civilian business as a vice president for SAP Public Services, a subsidiary of the global technology services conglomerate that focuses on work with government agencies in areas such as electronic government and shared services. A two-decade industry veteran, Scallion led SAP Public Services’ Defense Department organization for three years prior …

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Joe Ayers on The Future CSC-HPE’s Federal Footprint, Trends in Federal Healthcare IT & Big Data

Joe Ayers heads the federal enterprise group at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise as a vice president and is responsible for the organization’s work with partners, pursuit of cloud computing opportunities and work to provide agencies technology and related consulting services. The enterprise services segment of HPE is slated to merge into Computer Sciences …

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Pat Blevins on The New General Dynamics IT Cloud & Data Analytics Org and Disruptive Tech’s Pressure on Legacy Systems

General Dynamics announced in February the formation of a new team within the defense contractor’s information technology business unit that would focus on work in emerging technologies related to areas such as cybersecurity and cloud computing. In conjunction, former InfoZen executive and nearly three-decade industry veteran Pat Blevins joined the General …

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Iron Mountain’s Underground Data Center to Support NEC Private Cloud & Operations Service

NEC Corp. has selected Iron Mountain‘s underground western Pennsylvania data center to serve as primary colocation provider of the former’s private cloud and operations service. Iron Mountain said Tuesday that its facility has been selected to support SAP HANA for its comprehensive compliance support and security, federal-ready services as well as its data center …

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Bloomberg Government Team Predicts FY 2016 Reversal of Contract Spending Declines, M&A Reshaping to Continue

Total federal contract spending declined for the sixth consecutive year in the government’s 2016 fiscal year but the team of analysts at Bloomberg Government predict that negative trend to reverse in the current FY 2016. In its BGOV 200 study released Tuesday, Bloomberg Government said federal unclassified contract spend for fiscal year 2015 fell …

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Orlando Figueredo on HPE’s Entry to GovCon Market & Tech Trends in US Public Sector, Intell Agencies

Orlando Figueredo leads the intelligence community and public sector consulting services business segments at global information technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprise, one of the two companies that formed through the November 2015 separation of the former Hewlett-Packard. The 15-year veteran of HPE and its predecessor who manages business performance for IC accounts and integration …

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Jim Jasinski of Fortinet on How to Balance New Tech Adoption With Legacy Systems & Procurement Lessons From His FBI Career

Jim Jasinski joined Silicon Valley-based Fortinet one year ago to help the computer security technology product maker build its U.S. government market presence as vice president of federal business development for supply chain. Jasinski previously led the federal and state systems business at 3M Cogent and entered private industry in 2000 …

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Dan Helfrich, Future Deloitte Federal Lead, on Federal Workforce Initiatives & Shared Services Trends

Workforce transformation and human capital initiatives are two federal workforce-related areas that will garner greater attention from agencies as they seek to further engage employees in the public sector, the incoming leader of Deloitte‘s federal practice has told ExecutiveBiz. Dan Helfrich, whose appointment takes effect Jan. 1, also singled out to …

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NVRC Study: California, Northern Virginia Top Federal Contracting States for 2010-14

California and Northern Virginia were respectively the first- and second-largest states in terms of federal contract spending between 2010 and 2014 if the latter region was a state, a new study says. The r said Monday California received approximately $255 billion in federal non-payroll, defense and non-defense contracts over that four-year period and Northern Virginia got nearly $219 billion …

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