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AWS to Support Organization of American States’ Cyber Education Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has entered into an agreement to work with the Organization of American States in efforts to educate and engage member nation-states on cybersecurity matters, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. AWS said Friday the partnership will facilitate the publication of whitepapers, scheduling …

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Siemens Grants $246M in PLM Software to Florida Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 — Siemens has awarded a $246 million grant comprised of its product lifecycle management software to the Florida Institute of Technology in efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and math careers, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Florida Tech said Thursday the technology grant aims to enable the …

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SOSi Partners With Veteran Assistance Nonprofit for Army Ten-Miler Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2017 — SOS International has teamed with nonprofit Dog Tag Inc. to participate at the Army Ten-Miler race event and will showcase the organization at the exposition and Finish-Line Hooah post-race activities, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it is a major sponsor at the event …

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Salesforce Pledges $50M, Volunteer Hours & Free Software for K-12 Computer Science Education

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2017 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has committed one million volunteer hours and $50 million in investment to support computer science education at public K-12 schools in the U.S. over five years, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its philanthropic arm Salesforce.org will also provide free software subscriptions …

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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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