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Sutherland’s Teresa Weipert: Gov’t Eyes Customer Service as Part of Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Teresa Weipert, senior vice president of Sutherland Global Services‘ government solutions unit, has said the government has adopted the concept of the “chief customer officer” as part of its digital transformation and efforts to build on its services to the public. “The Chief Customer …

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Leidos Eyes Technical, Field Work Under Army Tactical UAS Contract; Tim Reardon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will vie for work to provide technical services and field support for the U.S. Army‘s tactical unmanned aircraft systems and associated ground control stations and data terminals as part of a $900 million multi-award contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the …

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Avaya Previews US, European Emergency Number Groups’ Partnership to Update First Responder Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Mark Fletcher, chief architect of Avaya’s worldwide public safety solutions business, is co-chair of an accessibility committee working group within the National Emergency Number Association that has partnered with its European counterpart to standardize a first responder strategy that utilizes modern technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The …

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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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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Urges Support for Public-Private Collaboration in Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP‘s (NYSE: SAP) U.S. national security business, has urged policymakers to promote collaboration between government and industry in efforts to combat cyber threats against networks and critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He wrote in an opinion piece …

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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Launches to Bring Cargo to International Space Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has launched Tuesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to transport cargo to the International Space Station as part of its Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the spacecraft …

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CSRA to Provide HPC Support for EPA’s Research Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has secured a potential $58 million contract to build and maintain a high-performance computing environment and support modeling and visualization laboratory projects at the Environmental Protection Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will work to support EPA’s efforts to perform …

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DISA Adds VMware Hyper-Converged Infrastructure to vSphere STIG Framework; Bill Rowan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) vSAN hyper-converged infrastructure technology is now covered in its vSphere offering to the Defense Department under the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s updated Security Technical Implementation Guide, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the STIG certification verifies the compliance of vSphere and vSAN with security requirements …

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General Atomics to Supply Li-Ion Battery for DoD Surveillance UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — A business unit of General Atomics will provide a lithium-ion battery system for a portable unmanned underwater vehicle as part of a contract with the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will supply its Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant battery to power the Semi-Autonomous Hydrographic …

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Vencore Labs Secures DARPA Contract for Dispersed Computing R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — A division of Vencore will perform research and development work for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under a $10.3 million contract for the Dispersed Computing program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Vencore Labs will produce software platforms that work to build on network and application performance, the …

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