Unisys Wins Task Order to Continue to Assist in Maintaining Code Essential to Fuel Tax Collection

Unisys Wins Task Order to Continue to Assist in Maintaining Code Essential to Fuel Tax Collection

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Unisys Corporation (NYSE:  UIS) today announced the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has selected the company to continue its work updating, operating and maintaining the system used by the U.S. government to verify and monitor excise fuel tax filings. The IRS selected Unisys for this work through a competitive task order awarded under the Total Information Processing Support Services–4 (TIPSS-4) contract. The task order has a one-year base period and three one-year options. The task order has a total value of approximately $17.6 million, if all options are exercised and depending on actual costs. The task order represents an extension and expansion of the company's work on the Excise Files Information Retrieval System (ExFIRS). Congress has mandated that IRS use ExFIRS to verify the collection of fuel excise taxes –…
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Vectrus Wins $115 Million Information Technology Contract

Vectrus Wins $115 Million Information Technology Contract

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Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), announced the re-compete win of a $115 million U.S. Army contract to provide a full range of operations and maintenance, IT support and supply services to the U.S. Army Europe, U.S. European Command, and U.S. Africa Command areas of responsibility. The Operations, Maintenance and Supply – Europe, or OPMAS-E contract, has a period of performance consisting of an eight month base period and four, one-year option periods. "Vectrus has more than 30 years of client mission support under the OPMAS-E contract, dating back to 1977," said Chuck Prow, president and chief executive officer of Vectrus. "This re-compete win is a testament to our team's ability to provide value added solutions in support of the continuously evolving mission requirements." "Through…
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Shawcor Renews Agreement with OnX Canada

Shawcor Renews Agreement with OnX Canada

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OnX Canada, part of the leading global technology services and solutions company OnX Enterprise Solutions,announced a five-year extension of its managed services relationship with Shawcor, the world's leading integrated energy services company. Shawcor specializes in products and services for the pipeline and pipe services segment of the oil and gas industry and related products for petrochemical and industrial markets. The company operates through a network of fixed and mobile manufacturing and service facilities located around the world and relies on OnX to manage the critical IT infrastructure which powers its business. "Our partnership with OnX allows us to focus on our strategic business initiatives while leaving the day-to-day maintenance and operations of our IT infrastructure to their expertise," said Shawcor's Dean Gibb, Vice President, Information Technology. "OnX consistently brings creative…
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Unisys Awarded Contract by Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget for Digital Services to Improve the Michigan Gaming Control Board’s Oversight and Customer Service

Unisys Awarded Contract by Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget for Digital Services to Improve the Michigan Gaming Control Board’s Oversight and Customer Service

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Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced it will provide a digital government solution to enable the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) to more easily and effectively access information needed to license and regulate gaming activities in the state. The MGCB serves the citizens of Michigan by performing licensing, regulation and oversight activities for casinos, horse racing and "millionaire party" charitable gaming. Under the five-year, multimillion dollar contract, Unisys will create a modern, collaborative operating environment that digitizes the MGCB's records and documents. As a result, MGCB employees will more easily locate and share – both internally and with the public – information needed to oversee gaming in the state. The new solution will replace numerous disparate, legacy systems. Residing in the Microsoft Azure government cloud, the Unisys solution includes Unisys…
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Xodus Technology Selects Goliath Technologies to Manage Allscripts EHR

Xodus Technology Selects Goliath Technologies to Manage Allscripts EHR

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Goliath Technologies is the leading provider of proactive IT Operations solutions to anticipate, troubleshoot, resolve and prevent end user experience issues, regardless of where the IT infrastructure, applications or end users are located. They announced that Xodus Technology Professionals will be using Goliath's EHR monitoring module for Allscripts to ensure physicians and healthcare workers will have seamless access to the Allscripts EHR. “At Xodus, we manage and take operational responsibility for all technology in use by our medical clients. In this particular case, we were looking for an application-specific, proactive monitoring tool which would give us deeper insight into the operational status and performance of the Allscripts PM/EMR. Our goal is to respond quicker and better facilitate the vendor with issue resolution", said Ted Best, Founder of Xodus. "We initially…
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Global Payments Announces Renewed Relationship with Caesars Entertainment for Gaming Technologies

Global Payments Announces Renewed Relationship with Caesars Entertainment for Gaming Technologies

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Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, today announced an agreement to renew its relationship with Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR). Global Payments provides Caesars’ resorts with an array of gaming industry focused software solutions to improve operations for their establishments and enable frictionless gaming experiences. “We are very excited to extend our partnership with Caesars Entertainment. This renewal underlines the continued success of our strategy to build and deploy vertically focused, software-led payment solutions,” said Sid Singh, President of Integrated Solutions and Vertical Markets for Global Payments. “We selected Global Payments as our solutions provider because the company has demonstrated its ability to continually develop reliable and secure technologies combined with exemplary service across the gaming industry. Global Payments’ commitment to being a leading worldwide…
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L&T Technology Services Wins Smart City & Campus Project

L&T Technology Services Wins Smart City & Campus Project

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L&T Technology Services Limited (NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure play engineering services provider, announced the development of Smart City & Campus solutions that will be used to develop a smart office campus in Israel for a leading technology company – a result of its expanded partnership with Microsoft. The smart office campus being developed by the firms will use IoT-enabled sensors and predictive analytics. L&T Technology Services’ smart buildings i- BEMS platform will provide energy saving technology and cloud-based asset management that complement Microsoft’s Digital User Experience design solutions. Used together, LTTS and Microsoft technologies can lower customer energy bills by up to 40 percent, provide ‘Net-Zero’ energy generation management, and extend the asset life for cities, campuses and buildings. The multi-year project was awarded shortly after LTTS and…
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JDA Selected to Support Global Federal Government Supply Chain Operation

JDA Selected to Support Global Federal Government Supply Chain Operation

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JDA Software Group, Inc. has been selected by General Dynamics Information Technology, as part of a government supply chain operation technology upgrade. JDA’s warehouse management solutions will replace a legacy system, and help provide world-class logistics support services that enhance mission success, real-time decision making and strategic planning. “JDA is a fundamental component of our technology upgrade, and one that allows us to combine both commercial and government supply chain best practices,” said Phil Jones, vice president of General Dynamics Information Technology’s supply chain operation.“The software implementation, in conjunction with ongoing operational improvements, delivers a robust, responsive and agile supply chain.” General Dynamics Information Technology will implement JDA® Warehouse Management and JDA Parcel – powered by Centiro software as part of its upgrade of supply chain operation to improve operational…
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Accenture Selects UM as Strategic Media Buying and Planning Partner

Accenture Selects UM as Strategic Media Buying and Planning Partner

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has selected UM, a division of IPG Mediabrands, as its strategic media planning and buying partner to further enhance Accenture’s digital- and mobile-first strategy and commitment to innovation. “Making meaningful connections demands responsiveness – offering the right information and insights when, where and how people want it,” said Roxanne Taylor, Accenture’s chief marketing and communications officer. “Teaming with UM, we will use bold, innovative ways, across a range of platforms and channels, to reach and engage clients, recruits and Accenture people around the world.” Accenture will leverage UM’s expertise in building personalized, cross-channel media strategies that integrate and optimize digital, mobile, social media. For example, this will include developing targeted engagement strategies that bring the company’s “New. Applied. Now” insights and industry updates to key audiences. Kasha…
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syncreon America Chooses iXerv to Lead Its Global SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

syncreon America Chooses iXerv to Lead Its Global SAP SuccessFactors Implementation

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syncreon America Inc., a leading specialized logistics company, announced it has selected SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central, SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll and SAP SuccessFactors Talent Management solutions to provide a world class end-to-end experience for its employees and Talent/HR service delivery organization, thus paving the syncreon way in Organizational Excellence. syncreon announced it has selected iXerv as its implementation partner to lead the global SAP SuccessFactors rollout. During this project, syncreon will be replacing its existing global legacy systems as well as its North American payroll systems with SAP SuccessFactors solutions. “At syncreon we deliver distinctive solutions and outstanding performance. We are only able to do this because of highly committed, dynamic people and a great culture. A major element of our growth strategy is our focus on organisational excellence…
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