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24 Dec: CBP taps CACI for $1.8B modernization contract

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) A CBP Beagle named Frodo inspects bags of arriving passengers at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The CBP BEAGLE contract is something else. Customs and Border Protection has inked a $1.8 billion contract to modernize many of its back-office systems. Systems integrator CACI was awarded the CBP’s Border Enforcement Applications for Government Leading Edge IT, or…

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23 Oct: UiPath announces new tools and acquisitions to automate more business processes

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) Robotic processing automation firm UiPath Inc. announced a couple of key acquisitions at its Forward III conference in Las Vegas alongside a swath of improvements to its RPA platform. Backed by a billion dollars in venture capital funding, UiPath is one of the darlings of the booming RPA market, an emerging subset of artificial…

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24 Sep: Security Clearance Reform – Our nation depends on it

TAKE NOTE (Insights and Emerging Technology) Barely one year ago, the world of security clearances was in crisis. The backlog of investigations for individuals seeking a clearance was well over 700,000 — an all-time high. This backlog created a shortage of cleared workers, with critical government functions delayed or deferred. Recent actions have dramatically reduced the investigations backlog, now below…

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