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Applied Insight Strengthens Leadership Team and Moves HQ to Tysons, John Hynes Quoted

Applied Insight announced on Thursday that it is moving its headquarters from Ashburn, Va. to Tysons Corner, Va. and made changes to strengthen its leadership team. Mehdi Cherqaoui will serve as chief financial officer in a company that focuses on analytics, cloud and mission IT for federal government clients.

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Frank Kendall: Defense Industry to See FY 2014 Sequester Impacts

Frank Kendall, the Defense Department’s top acquisition officer, expects the Pentagon to delay or cancel some programs under sequestration cuts for fiscal year and the defense industry suffering some impacts as a result, the Washington Post reported Monday. Marjorie Censer writes DoD has already reduced operational costs and furloughed civilian …

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Cloud Computing Focus of GovConExec Magazine Special Issue

Executive Mosaic, ExecutiveGov’s parent company and publisher of GovConExec magazine, a publication geared toward news and analysis of government contracting, will launch a special issue devoted to one of the most important issues facing both the government and the private sector: cloud computing. The latest issue, which marks GovConExec’s second …

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Carter Fleshes Out DoD Stance Toward Industry M&A

When the Defense Department’s top acquisition chief Ashton Carter dropped hints at a Wall Street speech last week that the Pentagon would frown on mergers and acquisitions between industry giants (although not necessarily between those of smaller companies) the D.C. area’s stable of government contractors were hungry for more information. …

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Carter: DoD Open to Small Defense Mergers

The Defense Department realizes defense company mergers are a reality in an era of tight budgets, the Pentagon’s procurement chief said in a Wall Street address yesterday. In fact, DoD is even open to such mergers and acquisitions. But, in return, the Pentagon expects companies to operate more transparently and …

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