The Potomac Officers Club Hosts Mike Rogers as National Focus Hones on Intelligence, Cybersecurity, International Relations

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As covered in Executive Mosaic‘s weekly roundup on Thursday, Rep. Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, plays a pivotal role in U.S. efforts to protect the nation and its critical infrastructure from the gamut of cyber, human and other threats. The 12-year representative from Michigan has worked to align efforts on both sides of the aisle during his tenure and has helped...

Cloud Computing Focal Point of GovConExec Magazine’s Spring Issue

GovConWire’s publisher Executive Mosaic is this week releasing its spring edition of GovConExec magazine, which takes a deep dive into cloud computing and includes highlight input from top executives for the region’s government contracting sector who are leading the migration and leveraging the power of the cloud. Although not a new phenomenon, there is no denying cloud computing has experienced...

Another M&A Move for ManTech; Acquires TranTech, CEO George Pedersen Comments

George Pedersen ManTech (NASDAQ:MANT) has acquired TranTech for an undisclosed amount. The Alexandria, Va.-based outfit specializes in IT, networking and cybersecurity services. According to ManTech, the move will “enable ManTech to deliver technology services through TranTech’s prime position on the DISA ENCORE II contract, an IDIndefinite Delivery/ Indirect Rate/ Identification/IQIndefinite...

Leadership Shuffle at Unisys Federal; Ted Davies Comments

Ted Davies Unisys (NYSE: UIS) made a pair of new appointments to the company’s Federal Systems leadership team, and designated new roles for three members of the existing senior management team. According to the firm, “the organizational changes will place recognized industry experts in key leadership positions enhancing Unisys’ ability to help federal clients achieve their missions.” Elizabeth...

Ed Casey Breaks Down Serco’s $1.4 Billion C4ISR ID/IQ Win

Ed Casey Serco won a spot on the Navy’s new $1.4 billion SPAWAR IDIndefinite Delivery/ Indirect Rate/ Identification/IQIndefinite Quantity contract. The contract focuses on the installation and testing of C4ISR systems, and carries performance term of three years with a single two-year option. Serco will bid for work on program management and engineering design tasks, as well as installation...

CSC Global Cybersecurity Lead Sam Visner on New UK Cyber Boss

Sam Visner CSC (NYSE: CSC) has named Nick Hopkinson director of cybersecurity at the firm’s U.K. business. Hopkinson will aim to “reduce client risks and protect their enterprises from the increase in cyber attacks.” “Our clients want to be confident that their information and network systems are protected,” said Samuel S. Visner, CSC’s...

Ericsson Sells Federal Practice to Tailwind Capital; Doug Smith to Remain as CEO

Doug Smith Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has sold control of its federal practice, Ericsson Federal to Tailwind Capital. Ericsson Federal will now be known as Oceus Networks.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to Ericsson, “under the terms of the new structure, Oceus Networks will have the exclusive right to offer the full slate of Ericsson’s industry leading standards-based, offOffice...

The VA’s Blue Button: A Giant Leap for EHRs?

Photo: VA Remember healthcare IT? One of the early tentpole initiatives of the Obama administration and a focus of the stimulus package, healthcare IT, and electronic health records in particular, took a back seat to big ticket debates on healthcare reform, unemployment and tax cuts. In October, the Veterans Administration rolled out the “Blue Button” initiative, a program that allow veterans...

GSA Turns to Google, Unisys for Email, Collaboration Solutions

Mike Bradshaw - Google Federal GSA has a deal in place with partners Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Unisys (NYSE: UIS) to migrate 17,000 employees and contractors to Google Apps for Government, which will provide cloud-based programs like Gmail and Google Calendar to the agency. The decision follows a competitive request for proposal process to examine replacement options for the current GSA email system. Unisys...

L-3 to I-3: Ideal Innovations Hires Strategic Development Exec R.J. Kolton

R.J. Kolton Ideal Innovations, Inc. (I-3) named R.J. Kolton to the new position of senior VP, strategy and corporate development. Kolton will oversee planning and implementing corporate growth strategies for Arlington, Va.-based firm.  The former L-3 Communications Service Group business developer will also look for new market segments for expansion and help with the development of new products and...

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