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Granicus’ Bonnye Hart: Journey Mapping Could Help Agencies Enhance Citizen Experience

Bonnye Hart, senior director of customer success and digital engagement services at Granicus, has said mapping the citizen journey could help government agencies identify the needs and motivations of citizens as well as opportunities on how to build up the experience. Hart wrote that there are three steps to creating …

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General Dynamics Gets $553M NOAA High-Performance Computing Follow-On IDIQ

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential 10-year, $553 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide systems integration support services for NOAA’s high-performance computing and communications platforms. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the follow-on, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract was awarded to CSRA, which now operates as part of General …

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DISA Picks 14 Companies for $7.5B Systems Engineering Support IDIQ

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 14 companies spots on the unrestricted track of a potential 10-year, $7.5 billion contract vehicle for systems engineering, innovation and technology services. DISA received 35 proposals for the unrestricted portion of the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that has a base term of five years and one …

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Richard Ledgett, Christopher Painter, Michael Brown Named Palo Alto Networks Advisers

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has added Richard Ledgett, former deputy director at the National Security Agency, and Christopher Painter, former top cybersecurity official at the State Department, to its public sector advisory council to help shape the company’s cyber strategy and offer advice on security and technological needs of …

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Northrop Gets $866M USAF Radar Sustainment, Modification Contract; Joseph Ensor Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential seven-year, $866 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to modify and sustain a network of ground-based radar systems used by the service to perform missile warning and space monitoring operations. The contract will cover work on several radars that support the …

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General Dynamics Vet Chris Pogue Joins Maxar’s MDA as Govt Division President

Chris Pogue, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) veteran, has joined Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business as president of the newly created government division. Pogue will directly report to Mike Greenley, MDA group president, and oversee defense, enterprise information technology, Earth observation systems and government space robotics business lines, Maxar said Tuesday. …

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Perspecta Leadership Team Rings NYSE Opening Bell; Mac Curtis Comments

Mac Curtis, Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) president and CEO, led the ringing of the opening bell Monday at the New York Stock Exchange to mark the company’s launch after it completed its separation from DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) and merger with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions. Mike Lawrie, chairman of Perspecta’s …

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LinkedIn’s Deanna Grady: Talent Developers’ Role in Workforce Learning Could Advance Citizen Engagement

Deanna Grady, senior manager of federal, state and local government sales at LinkedIn Learning, has said government agencies should provide training opportunities to employees to help them develop new skills needed to facilitate citizen engagement efforts. Grady wrote that talent developers should play a key role in workforce planning initiatives …

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BGOV: Army Eyes June 30 Release of Final RFP for $5.1B GTACS II Contract

The U.S. Army plans to issue a final solicitation by the end of June for a potential 10-year, $5.1 billion contract vehicle for information technology hardware and services to support the development of a tactical communications network for warfighters, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. The Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems II …

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Chris Bauer Joins Valiant as SVP, COO of National Security & Mission Support Division

Chris Bauer, a more than 25-year government contracting industry veteran, has joined Valiant Integrated Services as a senior vice president and chief operating officer of the firm’s national security and mission support division. Bauer will lead the delivery of knowledge-based services such as intelligence analysis and language services as well as …

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