Press Releases

Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-NGA Geospatial Toolkit Now on GitHub

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Tony Frazier, senior vice president at DigitalGlobe, revealing that the company has posted its MrGeo analytical tool on the GitHub source code sharing website for developers. The technology, short for MapReduce Geo, was originally developed under National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency …

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SAP Graduates Latest Batch in NS2 Serves Training Program for Veterans; Mark Testoni Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on the latest batch of retired servicemen to graduate from the SAP (NYSE: SAP) National Security Services training course that seeks to match veterans with jobs in information technology. The group is the third batch to finish the 11-week program, which …

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SAIC, Penobscot Bay Media Awarded GSA Mentor-Protege of the Year

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 27, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Tuesday on the General Services Administration recognizing Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) for its mentor-protege agreement with Penobscot Bay Media with the Mentor-Protege of the Year Award. “PenBay Media is a high-quality team member, as a subcontractor and a …

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FireEye Pursues Security Offerings for Internet of Things

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — David DeWalt has outlined endpoint coverage as an upcoming growth strategy for FireEye as the company seeks to pursue defense systems offerings for the Internet of Things, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. According to the chief executive, the company plans to shift its focus from …

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Tom Shoemaker Hails Workforce in Phacil Contractor of the Year Citation

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Friday on Tom Shoemaker, Phacil president and CEO, acknowledging the role the workforce played in the company’s achievement as Tech Council of Maryland’s Government Contracting Firm of the Year. The council granted the award citing the company’s initiatives dedicated toward …

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Exelis to Help Test eLORAN as GPS Complement; Ed Sayadian Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will work on a project to demonstrate a potential backup for the Global Positioning System using the decommissioned LORAN-C ground-based radio navigation infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dubbed eLORAN, the initiative that includes UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security and the …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Sponsors Golf Tourney for IVET

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Mary Ann Hopkins, Parsons group president, has announced the company’s sponsorship of a Golf Classic tournament in June, with full proceeds expected to reach $15, 000 to be donated to the Institute of Veterans Education and Training. “Parsons is pleased to host a …

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Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun: Agencies Less Wary of Cloud Migration

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Curt Kolcun, vice president for Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) U.S. public sector business, indicated that government agencies are now less apprehensive of cloud computing technologies, thanks to wider adoption that has shown how they could be applied to each organization’s unique mission, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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General Atomics to Produce 8 More AF MQ-9 Reaper Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S. Air Force ordering eight more MQ-9 Reaper drones from General Atomics for $72 million. The Defense Department said Wednesday work on the contract modification will occur in Poway, California, through to Dec. 31, 2017. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in …

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Exelis Picks Leidos for Next Phase of DARPA Counter Radar Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) being selected to continue working with Exelis (NYSE: XLS) in the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Adaptive Radar Countermeasures program. Work under the new subcontract will include a demonstration of Leidos electronic warfare …

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