Acquisition & Procurement

Will Roper: Air Force Should ‘Hack’ Federal Acquisition System

Will Roper

Will Roper, assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a three-time Wash100 Award winner, said he believes the service must hack the federal procurement system to be relevant. Roper said he is working with financial management offices and the general counsel on a new memo . 

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By Light to Acquire Cole Engineering Services; Bob Donahue Quoted

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By Light Professional IT Services announced a definitive agreement to acquire Cole Engineering Services, Inc. (CESI) on Thursday. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed at this time. The transaction is subject to the approval of CESI shareholders and normal regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Accenture Acquires Pragsis Bidoop to Boost AI, Big Data Portfolio; Athina Kanioura Quoted

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Accenture announced on Tuesday that Pragsis Bidoop, a Spanish company with strong expertise in big data, artificial intelligence and advanced analytics, has been acquired by Accenture for an undisclosed price to boost the company’s portfolio and capabilities in those areas.

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