State looks to consolidate citizen services

The State Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs is looking to replace the existing suite of passport and U.S. citizen services systems and develop a new set of information management tools.

Lockheed, Northrop win CANES contracts worth nearly $1B

Contracts are for CANES program, designed to streamline and consolidated Navy information technology networks aboard its ships.

Raytheon joins fight to combat Air Force SOA attacks

Raytheon Co. will work to protect the Air Force against malicious software attacks under a $2.9 million contract. The Air Force Research Laboratory award calls for Raytheon BBN Technologies, a subsidiary of the company, to develop new approaches to protect the Air Force’s service-oriented architectures.

IBM plans to acquire business process software firm

Acquisition target makes products for business process management.

Accreditation fuels small business' growth

Dovel Technologies used its CMMI Level 3 accreditation to accelerate its growth in the government market and help land a Contractor of the Year award.

Apriva wins DISA approval to upgrade wireless system

Apriva will provide the Defense Information Systems Agency with hardware, software licenses and other information technology services under a five-year, $17 million contract.

6 IT fads you should warn your customers about

There are many good information technology innovations, but not all the current fads are good for government IT. Some trends are bad in general, and some are very bad for government IT managers in particular.

Cloud computing gains traction with government customers

A guide to answering customers' questions about cloud computing as a new way to manage infrastructure.

CACI will support Army ammunition system

CACI International Inc. will provide program management support to the Army and Marine Corps under a five-year contract with a potential total value of $30 million.

ITS to rebuild GSA inventory system

ITS Corp., a subsidiary of QinetiQ North America, will install an advanced inventory system for the General Services Administration under a five-year contract that could be worth as much as $39 million.

GD boosts technology at Marine Corps combat ops centers

A General Dynamics unit will enhance capabilities of Marine Corps combat operations centers by installing a new software-based system to improve information sharing and speed of network communications under a contract modification.

IBM completes pan-Saudi IT infrastructure installation

IBM Corp. has completed deployment of an infrastructure that will modernize Saudi Arabia’s delivery of government services.

CSD to aid tech transformation at Wright-Patterson

The company will plan and centralize information technology service desk support under the Air Force 88th Communications Group.

CGI to upgrade GSA billing system

CGI Federal Inc. will modernize the General Services Administration’s billing system under a five-year contract valued at more than $43 million.