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Nick Wakeman

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Nick Wakeman
Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology and joined the publication in 1996 as a staff writer. He's a graduate of Bridgewater College and earned a masters degree from American University. When he isn't writing about government contractors, he's thinking of cooking large pieces of meat over fire and dreaming of ways to embarrass his two sons. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.
Contracts

Air Force to rethink $5.7B enterprise IT award to CACI

The service will look at conflict-of-interest allegations and how it evaluated proposals for this portion of its Enterprise IT as a Service effort.

Contracts

General Dynamics extends VA service desk work

The company confirms its win of a $110 million contract that includes automation and knowledge management technology.

Companies

BigBear.ai reworks senior leadership structure

The moves follow the departures of both the chief operating and technology officers, plus a 7% workforce reduction amid an ongoing transformation effort.

Companies

Leidos names retired vice admiral to lead maritime group

That business includes naval engineering, autonomous underwater vehicles and advanced sensors.

Contracts

Boeing's $5B missile defense win hit by conflict-of-interest allegations

One protestor is arguing that an industry teammate of Boeing had previously overseen work on the ground-based defense system.

Contracts

DISA plans further updates to DEOS support notice

The Defense Information Systems Agency is also giving companies more time to submit comments regarding a request for information.

Companies

Long-time tech leader Harris Miller dies at 71

Harris Miller, who led for the Information Technology Association for America for 11 years and ran for the Senate, has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Companies

Jacobs sets course with CEO succession plan

Steve Demetriou's seven-year tenure as chief executive is marked by transformation involving the engineering giant's federal business.

Contracts

WT dives into Energy at our next Power Breakfast

We will present opportunities for large and small businesses at our Sept. 23 Power Breakfast, which marks WT's return to in-person events.

Contracts

Another deadline bump for $2.4B FAA IT services contract

The Federal Aviation Administration is still working through all the questions it got from industry.

Contracts

DISA looks for help to manage DEOS program

The Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking program management and other support for the massive cloud-based collaboration tool effort.

Companies

ManTech and Carlyle Group close $4.2B deal

ManTech is off the public markets after 20 years and the George Pedersen era closes its final chapter.

Companies

Acquisition brings stable of defense contracts to SkyePoint

SkyePoint Decisions is bringing over a business unit being carved out by its former owner.

Companies

Citizant elevates insider to president

David Romola will focus on business integration and strategy execution.

Contracts

Protests hit CACI's $5.7B Air Force win

Every other company that bid on the enterprise IT services contract wants at least a second chance at it.

Contracts

All remaining FirstSource protests dismissed

The door stays open for those companies to protest again if they are not chosen for the $10 billion Homeland Security Department IT product contract.

Contracts

Verizon ends protest of $1.5B DISA telecom award

The Defense Information Systems Agency can now move ahead on the contract to manage telecommunications infrastructure for the Indo-Pacific Command.

Contracts

FAA again extends deadline for $2.4B IT services contract

The Federal Aviation Administration is still working through 450 questions from companies interested in the multiple-award vehicle.

Contracts

GSA plans meeting on climate change and acquisition policy

The General Services Administration wants to incorporate concerns around sustainability and the climate into the federal acquisition system.