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19 Aug: CACI Closes $84M Buy of GD Business Unit

TAKE NOTE (Insights into Emerging Technology) CACI International has closed its purchase of CSRA’s former systems engineering and acquisition services business unit from General Dynamics for $84M to expand support work for the U.S. Navy. CACI International wants to capture a piece of the Navy’s push to grow to a 355-ship fleet over the next few decades and has found…

25 Jul: Is SAP’s 2025 Deadline Real?

TAKE NOTE (Insights into Emerging Technology) Enterprise and software giant SAP has set a 2025 deadline after which its systems will be built to run on just one single database – SAP’s HANA. If you use SAP’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, and you’re not using SAP S/4HANA, you’re on a deadline. A deadline that was recently extended to 2025,…

23 Jun: OTA Comes Under Increased Scrutiny

TAKE NOTE (Insights into Emerging Technology) In the wake of Oracle’s successful protest of a $950 million “other transaction authority” award by the Army to REAN Cloud, House appropriators are putting the Defense Department on notice that they’ll be keeping a close eye on future OTA awards. For appropriators, as was the case for the Government Accountability Office, the issue…

27 May: Four Reasons to Attend Sapphire 2018

TAKE NOTE (Insights into Emerging Technology) Here are four reasons you should be in Orlando June 5–7. Time To Modernize There’s been more innovation in the last five years than in the last 100. A vast array of game-changing technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, and intelligent Cloud ERP are redefining business models and creating a chasm between…

17 Apr: SAP Puts a Bullseye on Salesforce.com

SAP Puts a Bullseye on Salesforce.com TAKE NOTE (Insights into Emerging Technology) Betting it can expand and elevate the CRM market as digital business is reshaping the global economy, SAP is taking direct aim at SaaS powerhouse Salesforce.com and its market leadership in CRM with SAP CEO Bill McDermott promising to deliver “next-generation business modeling for the perfect customer experience.”   SAP’s…

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