Tag Archives: Donald Trump

EM’s Weekly Roundup: ManTech’s Kevin Phillips Talks Minerva Engineering Acquisition, William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator; ODNI Appoints Steve Vanech; Pamela Powers Discusses VA EHR System Deployment; DoD, Navy Zero-Trust Efforts

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator William Bookless, principal deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), assumed the role of acting administrator of NNSA after Lisa Gordon-Hagerty stepped down from the post. NNSA said Friday Gordon-Hagerty, who received Senate confirmation in February …

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GovCon Expert Jerry McGinn Discusses the Impact the Presidential Election Will Have on GovCon, National Security, Domestic Policy

Jerry McGinn GovCon Expert

Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business and GovCon Expert for Executive Mosaic, recently shared his thoughts on the upcoming presidential election between Joe Biden and Donald Trump following the final debate last week and addressed the impact the election could have on the government contracting (GovCon) sector. 

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: White House Unveils National Strategy for Emerging Tech; Dana Deasy Talks Zero-Trust Networks; Boeing Wins $477M DLA Contract; AECOM Closes Sale; Executive Moves for GDIT, Northrop; ASRC Federal Rebrands

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Closes Sale of Power Construction Business to CriticalPoint Capital; Troy Rudd Quoted AECOM has sold its Power construction business to affiliates of CriticalPoint Capital, AECOM reported on Friday. The sale will add to AECOM’s business transformation strategy to become a higher-margin, lower-risk Professional …

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Hon. John Hillen: GovCon Leader, Presidential Policy Expert Forecasts More Continuity Than Change for GovCon Regardless Next Election

Dr. John Hillen CEO EverWatch Solutions

GovConWire had the chance to interview longtime industry veteran Hon. John Hillen, CEO of EverWatch Solutions and a previous Wash100 Award recipient, about the upcoming presidential election and the government contracting (GovCon) industry. Dr. Hillen is a former Assistant Secretary of State and former Chairman of the Professional Services Council. 

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White House Unveils National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

White House

President Donald Trump on Thursday released a national strategy that outlines ways how the U.S. can protect its competitive edge in artificial intelligence, communication and networking technologies, quantum information science, space, military, energy, semiconductors and other fields.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Veritas Capital Completes $5B Acquisition of DXC’s HHS Business; Basil Parker to Become Federal CIO, Camilo Sandoval to Be Federal CISO; Lora Shiao Named ODNI COO; Cobham Signs $500M Deal with Raytheon Technologies; NSA Launches Center for Cybersecurity Standards

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty: Army Cyber Command Shifts to Information Advantage Approach Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, who leads the U.S. Army’s Cyber Command (ARCYBER), said his group is shifting from a warfare-focused approach to one that prioritizes information advantage. Fogarty said at the …

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Protest of Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract Award Decision Likely to Continue Into 2021

Cloud computing

The Department of Defense reaffirmed its decision to award the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) in early September but a joint status report issued by the Court of Federal Claims Tuesday reveals several scenarios that could extend the JEDI contract protest into 2021, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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