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General Dynamics Plans on Hiring 110 IT Workers

General Dynamics Corp. has announced it will hire up to 110 IT professionals after winning a multimillion-dollar contract with Department of Health and Human Services to provide software development and technology support for HHS’ Early Retiree Reinsurance Program. General Dynamics said its IT business unit will receive as much as …

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Harris Taps John Heller to Head IT Services Business

Harris Corporation has named John Heller president of its IT services business, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Daniel R. Pearson. “John brings the breadth and depth of experience vital to continuing the stellar growth trajectory of this business,” Pearson said. “His leadership will further enrich Harris IT services’ reputation for …

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Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Issues Memo of IT Review

The Office of Management and Budget yesterday issued a government-wide memorandum announcing an upcoming review of all high-risk IT projects across the federal government. Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra earlier this month announced the administration’s plan to review and overhaul federal technology programs. He emphasized how the review’s aim …

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SAIC Wins $80M-Contract to Support NASA

Science Applications International Corporation yesterday announced it has been awarded a subcontract by Primus Solutions, Inc. to support NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center with IT services. Under the subcontract, SAIC will provide enhanced help-desk and data-center support, as well as support for financial management systems, application development and database administration. …

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Tuesday Tip Jar

This week, QinetiQ North America’s Chief Information Officer Frank Kist gave advice for those who are new to the IT market. Vic See, senior vice president at IAI, shared what his company does to keep customers such as NGA, Air Force and NOAA happy. Dr. Charles Palmer, IBM Research’s chief …

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VA Suspends 2/3 of IT Projects

The VA has suspended spending on 188 of its 280 IT projects, according to Federal Computer Week. Most of the suspended projects will either be re-evaluated or canceled, according to VA Chief Information Officer Roger Baker. Only 92 projects are currently authorized by the VA to draw funds appropriated for …

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