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Senate, House Disagree on Creation of U.S. Space Corps, NDAA Priorities

The House Armed Services Committee voted down an amendment that would have halted the creation of a U.S. Space Corps and instead moved forward with the provision as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed late Wednesday night. The provision creates a separate military branch for space …

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Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) To Manage Data from Drone Surveillance

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work announced the creation of the Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) which will manage the masses of data currently collected by drone surveillance. Known as Project Maven, the team will accelerate the Defense Department’s integration of big data and machine learning, reports GCN. Masses of data have been …

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Federal Reserve Exec Bajinder Paul Named InfoZen Strategy & Solutions VP

Bajinder Paul, formerly associate director at the Federal Reserve System, has joined InfoZen as vice president of strategy and solutions for the Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology services provider’s federal business. Raj Ananthanpillai, chairman, CEO and president of InfoZen, said in a statement released Monday the company expects Paul to leverage …

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International SOS Appoints IT Vet Ramesh Munamarty as Group CIO

Ramesh Munamarty, former Verint Systems chief information officer, has been named group CIO at medical and travel security services company International SOS. Munamarty will drive strategic imperatives such as enterprise information technology, digital transformation and business process optimization for the business, International SOS said Thursday. The 25-year IT veteran moved to Singapore to …

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Report: VMWare’s Bask Iyer Takes Additional Role as Dell Inc. Interim CIO

Bask Iyer, chief information officer and internet of things manager at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has assumed the additional role of interim CIO of Dell Inc., the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Steven Norton writes a spokesman for Dell told the Journal that Iyer took the acting CIO post after Dell Inc. CIO ML Krakauer filed …

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TASC, Lockheed Vet Barbie Bigelow to Join Jacobs as CIO; Kevin Berryman Comments

Barbie Bigelow, a former senior vice president and chief information officer at Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary, will join Pasadena, Calif.-based construction services contractor Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) as SVP and CIO. Bigelow will directly report to Chief Financial Officer Kevin Berryman and start in the role on March 14, Jacobs said Tuesday. …

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Kevin Neifert Named Raytheon’s New CIO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Kevin Neifert, chief information officer of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems business, has been appointed corporate CIO effective Jan. 1, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Raytheon said Wednesday Neifert will now report to Rebecca Rhoads, corporate vice president and president of the company’s …

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SAIC’s Bob Fecteau: Standardized Practices to Bolster CIO Discipline

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) CIO Bob Fecteau believes standardization can help CIO efforts in enterprise resource management to drive the business, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “Running IT as a business is an MBA-level skill and it must be managed in a cohesive, constructive …

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United Launch Alliance Names John Keenan CIO, John Neary CFO; Tory Bruno Comments

John Keenan, formerly group executive for global information technology infrastructure and operations at Newmont Mining, has been named chief information officer of United Launch Alliance as part of the company’s executive reorganization. Tory Bruno, president and CEO of ULA, said Tuesday the move aims to help the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) …

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Serco Inc CIO Chris Sullivan Highlights Tech’s Role in Business, Increased Contractor Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22,  2015 — Chris Sullivan, chief information officer at Serco Inc., sat down with ExecutiveBiz to discuss the role of technology in the business strategy of Serco Group’s U.S. subsidiary. “It is not realistic or practical to go and invest resources in the latest technology if it …

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