CGI upgrades IT systems at Canadian justice ministry

CGI Group Inc. will overhaul Quebec's Department of Justice IT systems under a five-year contract valued at $24.5 million.

Unisys updates Michigan's child welfare IT system

Unisys will provide Michigan with a new child welfare information system under a 5-year contract that could be worth as much as $47 million.

Macfadden to shore up Coast Guard financial system

Macfadden & Associates Inc. has won a five-year, $9.9 million contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to provide financial management support.

Dell finalizes acquisition of data center networking provider

Dell Inc. has finalized its previously announced acquisition of Force 10 Networks Inc., a $200 million global technology provider of data center services with headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

Serco puts Army personnel financial records in order

Serco Inc. will provide professional management services to the Army under a three-year task order with a ceiling value of $9 million, according to a company announcement dated Aug. 15.

Harris keeps its bite on Army dental IT contract

Harris Corp. will continue to operate, maintain and sustain the Army's dental systems at Army Dental Command at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and worldwide under a one-year, $4.3 million recompete IT services contract.

ICF enlisted in CDC fight for HIV prevention

ICF International Inc. will provide technology assistance to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts to reduce and prevent HIV transmission under a four-year, $25.9 million task order.

Why can't agencies track data center consolidation savings?

Federal agencies significantly trail their private sector counterparts when it comes to tracking the key metrics that determine data center consolidation savings, according to a newly released survey.

LMI extends its DOD contract awards to 8 straight years

Government consulting firm LMI will continue its assistance to the Defense Department for an eighth straight year thanks to a supply chain contract worth up to $12.3 million.

Rep. Issa tries oversight on recovery board model

A House bill would shift the website's functions to a new online database, along with more detailed reports from groups and companies that receive government money.

DOD increases scrutiny of contractor pricing

New pricing chief Shay Assad says the Defense Department is going to pay more attention to how much it pays for goods and services.

CSC gets Postal Service stamp of approval for logistics support

Computer Sciences Corp. will provide management and logistics support to the U.S. Postal Service under a seven-year award that has an estimated total seven-year value of $41.74 million.

L-3 takes on $300M worth of logistics tasks for Navy, Air Force

L-3 Communications Corp. will provide logistics support to the Navy and Air Force under a series of contracts valued at more than $300 million over five years. The initial contract, valued at $32.9 million, calls for life-cycle support and maintenance of Navy and Air Force C-12 aircraft.

NCI pilots Air National Guard’s database development

NCI Inc. will provide database administrative services to the Air National Guard under a GSA Schedule 70 task order worth $26.5 million.

SAIC to devise corrosion lifecycle research program for DOD

Science Applications International Corp. will devise a lifecycle research program for the Defense Department under a five-year Navy task order under the SeaPort e-contract valued at more than $41 million.

General Dynamics boosts AF maintenance program with laptops

General Dynamics Corp. will provide IT support to the Air Force Materiel Command under a three-year, $23 million contract that calls for the purchase, delivery and integration of ruggedized laptop PCs to be used as portable maintenance aids.

HP changes partner program for marketing funds

Beginning May 1, partners will be required to log into HP's Business Planning Application, enter claims for each request, upload their proof-of-spend and submit claims, if they want to receive the requested market development funds.

CSC gains $143M Labor award for workers' comp claims processing

Computer Sciences Corp. will continue to help the Labor Department process workers' compensation claims under a new seven-year contract that has an estimated total value of $143 million.

CSC locks up deal for health care solutions company

Computer Sciences Corp. has completed its acquisition of Image Solutions Inc., a provider of regulatory submission management solutions for the contractor's Life Sciences sector. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WikiLeaks no-peeking order: Silly or serious?

Even though WikiLeaks has published pages and pages and pages of secret cables and documents, federal employees are under orders not to look at them.