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ICF Awarded Position on National Library of Medicine Support BPA; Mark Lee Quoted

Mark Lee SVP

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 13, 2020 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) will compete for orders under a multiple-award, $49M blanket purchase agreement to help the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine collect and disseminate public health data, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 29.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #29: Unisys’ Vishal Gupta on Essential Skills for CI Work, His Insights on Competitor Analysis

Vishal Gupta Global CTO Unisys

Vishal Gupta, global chief technology officer and senior vice president of technology at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), told ArchIntel in a recent interview that critical thinking and analytical skills are particularly important for competitive intelligence professionals. Gupta also discussed three common and recurring challenges he has seen in competitor analysis efforts, as well as the lessons he learned from his work within the competitive business environment. This is the 29th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #28: AIR’s Greg Wilska on Data Analysis Challenges & CI Report Usability

Greg Wilska Market and CI Manager AIR

Greg Wilska, market and competitive intelligence manager at the American Institutes for Research, offers a perspective on how analysts can manage the data distillation process and what elements in a CI report will reflect its effectiveness. This is the 28th in a series of interviews with CI and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #27: Sagacity’s Dorothy Koch on Role of CI in Driving Partnerships, Strategy, Products

Dorothy Koch Head of Business Research Sagacity

Dorothy Koch, head of business research and competitive intelligence at Sagacity Operations Solutions, recently spoke to ArchIntel to give her perspective on how commercial organizations can form partnerships, shape a business strategy and hone their offerings driven by data. This is the 27th in a series of interviews with CI and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Maxar to Provide Army Geospatial Data Downlink Terminals; Tony Frazier Quoted

Tony Frazier EVP Maxar Technologies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5, 2020 — Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) will supply remote ground terminals to the U.S. Army Geospatial Center under a potential eight-year, $49M contract that includes an initial $8M award for the first two task orders, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 21.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #26: Amentum’s Chukwuemeka Uba-Okonkwo on Formalized CI Process and His Government Services Outlook

Chukwuemeka Uba-Okonkwo Director-Strategy

Chukwuemeka "Ugo" Uba-Okonkwo, director of strategy and growth at Amentum, told ArchIntel in a recent interview that formalizing the data collection process and understanding customer requirements are among the key factors that drive competitive intelligence. He also discussed his outlook for the government services market and perspective on the value of CI within the industry. This is the 26th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: Investment, Collaboration Key to Address Space Threats

Rick Ambrose EVP Lockheed Martin Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 30, 2020 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) space segment and a five-time Wash100 Award recipient, said at a recent virtual forum that the company looks to help the U.S. Space Force address threats and requirements in the domain via investments and collaborative efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 15.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #25: Benjamin Gilad on His Academy’s CI Instruction, Data Analysis for Impact

Benjamin Gilad Founder and President The Academy of CI

Benjamin Gilad, founder and president of The Academy of Competitive Intelligence, spoke to ArchIntel about his teaching method to help professionals learn how to make impact investment decisions and his perspective on CI practices within the defense industry, as well as intelligence data analysis and utilization approaches. This is the 25th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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HP Federal’s Tommy Gardner: Government, Contractor Personnel Should Think About IT Security Specs for Remote Work

Tommy Gardner CTO HP Federal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 29, 2020 — Tommy Gardner, chief technology officer of HP's federal business, said public and private sector employees should look at system security protections when buying information technology products they will use in a remote environment for classified work, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 15.

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