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Lockheed Martin Unveils Manufacturing & Tech Training Center in Alabama

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has established a new 7,000-square-foot training facility in Troy, Alabama, that will deliver on-site education programs for local employees, military and government agencies in efforts to develop the state’s workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Advanced Manufacturing …

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BDO’s Gregory Garrett: Cyber Education, Risk Management Key to Address Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — Gregory Garrett, head of international cybersecurity at professional services firm BDO USA, has said companies should work to bolster cyber education and training programs amid the emergence of threat actors such as the “Dragonfly” cyber espionage group, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “A successful cyber risk management …

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Roger Krone: Leidos Partners With Nonprofits, Gov’t to Drive Community Efforts Amid Opioid Crisis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) CEO Roger Krone has said the company is working with nonprofit organizations such as the Chris Atwood Foundation and government units such as the Drug Enforcement Agency in efforts to address the issue of opioid drug abuse, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Krone, an inductee …

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ICF Secures FEMA Contract to Support Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has secured a $20.8 million contract to provide program support services for the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s education and preparedness efforts in response to potential radiological threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contract also covers policy analysis, training and exercise …

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Lockheed Develops Space-Themed Curriculum, App to Promote STEM Learning; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 12, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled new space-focused education resources that seek to develop the future workforce through increased student interest in space exploration programs such as NASA‘s mission to Mars, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its new space-centered curriculum and interactive software …

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McKinsey Uses Benchmarking Methodology to Measure Gov’t Productivity Through Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — A McKinsey and Company research organization has unveiled a benchmarking methodology that serves to measure government productivity in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of its spending, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope works to analyze government expenditures in healthcare, education, public …

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Kay Kapoor Named President of AT&T’s Newly Formed Global Public Sector Business

Kay Kapoor, formerly head of federal business at AT&T (NYSE: T), has been named president of a newly created global public sector segment that consolidates the company’s government and education businesses. AT&T, which posted nearly $15 billion in public sector sales during 2016, offers communications and information technology platforms to government and education …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon-ISC2 Partnership to Offer 6 Cyber Scholarships to Women

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with ISC2’s Center for Cyber Safety and Education in efforts to advance women’s interest in cybersecurity and offer six new scholarship opportunities, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business and an inductee …

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Microsoft Inks MOU With India’s Jharkhand State to Explore Tech for Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2017 — A Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) subsidiary in India has entered into an agreement with the government of Jharkhand to deploy cloud, mobile and machine learning technologies in support of the Indian state’s digital transformation initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday the memorandum of understanding aims to …

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Veritas Capital Raises $3.6B for Future Investment in Midmarket Tech Companies

Veritas Capital has raised $3.55 billion to fund future investments in technology-focused middle-market companies that support government-related and commercial organizations across various sectors. The private equity investment firm said Wednesday Veritas Capital Fund VI, which exceeded the target hard cap of $3 billion in four months, could go to investments in sectors such …

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