Posts from GovCon Daily for 10/23/2014

Jeff Lush, HP Federal Civilian Segment CTO, on Gov’t IT and Where We Go From Here

Jeff Lush serves as chief technologist for HP‘s federal civilian segment, where he is responsible for leveraging technologies within HP and understanding the needs of customers. Lush most recently served as a chief technology officer at Dell and was also executive chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs…
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Report: Larry Prior to Head CSC’s NA Public Sector Arm in Reorg

According to the Washington Business Journal: Larry Prior, who joined Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) in May 2013 to run the defense and intelligence business, has been appointed to lead the company’s North American public sector business as part of a reorganization move…
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Mark Testoni: SAP to Offer US Agencies Cloud Package With ‘Secured Support’ Options

SAP and its U.S. subsidiary SAP National Security Services have developed a new managed cloud package for U.S. federal agencies to host government and custom applications and operations. SAP said Thursday it worked with agencies to develop a portfolio that combines cloud, hosted and on-premise functions to meet particular agency needs and regulatory or security requirements…
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Research and Markets: US Gov’t Cyber Market to Grow 7% by 2018

Research and Markets has released a new report that projects the cybersecurity market for U.S. federal agencies to grow 7.41 percent in value by 2018. The report covers the period of 2014 through 2018 and consideres the revenue from the sales of cybersecurity services to the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department and the U…
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Chris Checco: Razorsight-IBM Team to Help Mobile Operators Adopt Analytics-Based Marketing to Mobile Operators

Razorsight and IBM have partnered to deliver an analytics tool aimed to help drive the marketing strategy of mobile operators and address both customer expectations and business needs. Razorsight said Tuesday that IBM’s PureData for Analytics and SPSS offerings will leverage Razorsight Predictive Analytics to help mobile operators draw business insights such as the “Next Best Action” at the point of interaction with the customer…
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Robert Griffin: DHS Reaches Out to Industry for Public Safety Wearable Electronics

The U.S. Department of Homeland and Security wants to adapt existing wearable technology to help first responders stay connected when they respond to an emergency, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Greg Otto writes Robert Griffin, deputy undersecretary for DHS science and technology directorate, said the office aims to expand a dialogue with other agencies and vendors to build public-safety wearable devices in the next three to five years…
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