Tag Archives: acquisition

DoD CMMC Becomes a Global Intrigue As Countries Investigate New Cybersecurity Regulations; Stacy Bostjanick Quoted

Stacy Bostjanick, the director of the CMMC policy office in the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, discussed how the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) has become a global intrigue as other nations look to the United States as the government implements the new model. 

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DoD Announces New CMMC Program to Launch in Spring 2020; Ellen Lord Quoted

The Pentagon will hold a public hearing in late April or early May for its new cybersecurity contracting standards, Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for Acquisition and Sustainment with Department of Defense, announced. The department will prepare to select third party auditors and implement the requirements in 10 pilot programs in spring 2020.

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Kim Herrington, DoD Acting Principal Director of Defense Pricing & Contracting, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement forum on March 19th

Kim Herrington, acting principal director of defense pricing and contracting at the Department of Defense, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th. Register here for POC’s  2020 Procurement Forum.

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DoD to Announce Nine Acquisition Programs for Software Appropriations Pilot; Ellen Lord Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) is preparing nine procurement programs for a pilot program to test a concept that seeks to speed up software development and deployment using a new congressional appropriations category dedicated to software, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

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Accenture Acquires AlphaBeta Advisors to Expand Analytics-Led Strategy Capabilities; Bob Easton, Andrew Charlton Quoted

Accenture has acquired AlphaBeta Advisors, a privately held Australian consultancy that combines business strategy, data analytics and econometrics to advise leading organizations on how to respond to profound technological, economic and social change, to enable Accenture to expand its analytics-led Strategy capabilities in market, Accenture announced on Friday.

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Curtiss-Wright Enters $62M Acquisition of Dyna-Flow Control Value Services to Enhance Industrial Valve Portfolio; David Adams Quoted

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire the stock of Dyna-Flo Control Valve Services for $62 million in cash to enhance growth and broaden its industrial valve portfolio, Curtiss-Wright announced on Thursday

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Accenture Acquires VanBerlo to Improve Build Smart Connect Solutions; Thomas Paulen Quoted

Accenture has acquired VanBerlo, an award-winning product design and innovation agency headquartered in Eindhoven, Netherlands, to strengthen capabilities and improve build smart connect solutions, the company announced on Wednesday. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

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Raycap Acquires Apelio Innovative Industries to Expand 5G Capabilities; Michael Androutsos, Michael Zelenko Quoted

Raycap has announced the acquisition of Apelio Innovative Industries, a manufacturer of telecommunication network accessories and electrical switchgear, to advance the company’s manufacturing and engineering capabilities, Raycap announced on Monday. 

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