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VA looks for Microsoft alternatives

Microsoft Office is the government's dominant productivity suite, but the Veterans Affairs department would like to find a less expensive alternative.

Navy SEAL admiral, former Senator headline FOSE tradeshow

Four-star Navy SEAL admiral, former Senate majority leader and noted innovation consultant head the list of acceptances.

Commerce: Computer contract to save taxpayers millions

In a rare blog announcement, a Commerce official touted the cost-savings potential from a recent Intelligent Decisions Inc. contract.

Cisco to buy Lightwire in $271M cash deal

Lightwire acquisition will allow Cisco to deliver cost-effective, high-speed networks with the next generation of optical connectivity.

Oceus hires former CACI senior VP as chief growth officer

At CACI International Cal Shantani was responsible for business dealings up to the $150 million range.

DOJ’s computer crime chief takes expertise to private concern

Michael DuBose will oversee Kroll’s growing cyber investigations practice and provide investigative services for digital forensics, data breach response and complex cyber crimes.

IBM wraps up DemandTec acquisition

Purchase extends Big Blue’s Smarter Commerce initiative by adding cloud-based software offering.

NCI tasked with expanding AF intell analysis system

NCI and partner Raytheon will upgrade the Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System’s analysis and reporting capabilities.

TASC CEO on the opportunities and challenges ahead

David Langstaff returns as a CEO to a different market than a decade ago, but he still sees plenty to get excited about.

Forest Service seeks emergency-satellite suppliers

The Forest Service has issued a request for information because it anticipates having to install thousands of satellite emergency notification devices.


Are you ready for the new realities of contracting?

From low cost to more risk, government contractors must prepare for the new realities of government contracting. The first of a four-part series.


3 steps to getting your small business discovered

Marketing maven Mark Amtower shares expert tips for making your small business stand out in the crowd.

Guident wins $30M Justice BPA for software assistance

The development services will support the DOJ’s Management Systems staff and other units within the Antitrust Division.

2013 budget proposal puts IT on short leash

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to slash federal IT in some areas but expand its use when it can streamline government operations. The budget also includes an overall 8-percent reduction in Small Business Administration technical assistance programs.

CGI to transition NRC financial services to cloud

Contract calls for transferring NRC's accounting systems from current hosting provider to CGI's Momentum Community Cloud infrastructure.

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