DISA plans Oracle Financials project

The Defense Information Systems Agency is gathering data on at least five task areas for a project to implement Oracle Financials.

Delta Solutions adds DEA contract to string of recent wins

Delta Solutions and Technologies Inc.'s five-year, $18 million contract with the Drug Enforcement Administration is the latest in a series of contract wins that total almost $66 million.

ATS builds software solutions for government pension agency

ATS Corp. will continue its software development work for the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation under new indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a $30 million ceiling.

QinetiQ will aid Army Aviation in developing new tools and technologies

QinetiQ North America will provide software development for the Army under a five-year contract worth a maximum of $39.8 million.

For 100 years, IBM kept changing in order to stay IBM

There are scads of reasons IBM has survived and thrived over the last century, but not least of them has been technological innovation.

FBI Sentinel a test for agile development

If the effort works, the federal IT community should think about how to make agile a more common approach in government, writes blogger Steve Kelman.

GTSI wins $450M to bring the FAA better IT

GTSI is tasked with bringing cost-saving IT services to the Federal Aviation Administration as part of the SAVES program.

GDIT wins $95M contract for CMS claims operations

General Dynamics Corp. will continue providing claims processing support to the Health and Human Services Department under a five-year task order that has a potential value of $95 million.

SF government media provider buys Chicago software maker

Granicus Inc., a government media provider, has acquired Daystar Computer Systems, a provider of agenda management products and services to government agencies. Financial details of the transaction were not reported.

Carahsoft outfits DOD with cloud-management services

Carahsoft Technology Corp. has won a Defense Department blanket purchase agreement to provide CollabNet cloud software and consulting services and solutions that could be worth as much as $29 million.

Sentek captures $70M Navy command and control contract

Sentek Global will furnish systems engineering and technical assistance to the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command under a new contract.

Medical marijuana creates budding business opportunity

The legal pot industry has prompted small businesses to roll out new software to meet its growing needs.

ISS provides specialized software to Central Command

Intelligent Software Solutions Inc. will provide specialized software to the Defense Department under an Air Force task order worth $49.9 million.

NCI award continues DOD medical IT support for Gulf area

NCI Inc. will continue providing IT support to the 81st Medical Group's Air Education and Training Command at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., under a five-year follow-on task order worth $11.1 million.

Northrop award extends software work for Army air defense

Northrop Grumman Corp. will continue providing software development and life-cycle support for the Air and Missile Defense Workstation under a new Army contract worth $77.9 million.

DOJ approval for Google's ITA purchase conditional

The U.S. Department of Justice announced April 8 that it conditionally approved Google's acquisition bid for ITA Software Inc.

ManTech tasked with software services for Army Guardrail systems

ManTech International Corp. has received a two-year Army task order worth $22.6 million for a variety of software engineering services.

Small-biz trio to vie for $495M in DOD task orders

Three D.C.-area small-business IT contractors will vie for task order work under a Defense Department contract that has a maximum value of $495 million.

SAIC moves into third phase of anti-WMD tech development

Science Applications International Corp. has won a three-year, $23 million Defense Department task order to work on Phase 3 of the Integrated Weapons of Mass Destruction Toolset, developing technology specifically designed to reduce WMD threats.

Microsoft names next-gen Dynamics AX ERP solution

Microsoft announced the formal product name of its next-generation Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning solution at the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference this week.