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Duncan Groves Named Grant Thornton UK Employer Solutions Director; Clive Fathers Comments

Duncan Groves, formerly a public sector tax chief at Baker Tilly, has joined Grant Thornton UK as employer solutions director and will focus on delivering the company’s audit and advisory offerings to public sector entities. Groves will join Grant Thornton’s audit and assurance teams along with other hired specialists in public sector value-added tax, the company said Monday. …

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Anthony Brown Joins Northrop in HR VP Role

Anthony Brown, formerly vice president of human resources at Clark Construction, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as HR VP for the company’s corporate office and enterprised shared services organizations. Brown is also a former HR VP for the PulteGroup, Northrop said Monday. He will oversee the company’s talent capture and …

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DRS to Build Naval Destroyer Power Supply Tech; Roger Sexauer Comments

A DRS Technologies business unit will design and develop energy storage models to supply power for the U.S. Navy‘s DDG 51-class destroyers under a potential $88 million contract awarded by Naval Sea Systems Command. The company said Monday that DRS Power and Control Technologies will manufacture a storage system that intends to help a …

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Cloud Tech Firm Opower Goes Public to Raise $116M

Cloud energy management software provider Opower raised $115.9 million in its initial public offering Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, the Washington Post reported Friday. Steven Overly writes that Arlington, Va.-based Opower’s shares climed 21 percent to $23 on the company’s first day of trading. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley …

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Bill Toti: Navy, HP Target December Finish for NGEN Transition

The U.S. Navy and a Hewlett-Packard-led (NYSE: HPQ) contractor team have set a new timeline to transition from the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet to the Next Generation Enterprise Network, FCW reported Friday. Mark Rockwell writes that NGEN will work under a government-owned, contractor operated model Bill Toti, vice president of HP’s Navy and Marine Corps …

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Raytheon, Air Force Researchers to Build Space Imaging Sensor

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work with researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop a sensor space instrument in order to understand hypertemportal imaging under a five-year, $33.7 million contract, Avionics Intelligence reported Sunday. John Keller writes the Air Force Hypertemporal Imaging Space Experiment program’s goal is to collect data from target …

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Report: Boeing Eyes Mercury Systems Acquisition

Boeing (NYSE:BA) is exploring a potential acquisition of digital imaging processing and big data processing technology maker Mercury Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY), Reuters reported Friday. Nicola Leske and Mike Stone write that Boeing wants to increase its presence in the commercial aerospace component sector and access Mercury’s microprocessor business. Evercore Partners has been …

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As Veteran Unemployment Outpaces National Avg., Mark Testoni & SAP NS2 Launch a Response

In November 2013, SAP National Security Services (SAP NS2) announced a new nonprofit organization called NS2 Serves in an effort to address an issue near and dear to the independent U.S. subsidiary of SAP; veteran unemployment. SAP NS2 looks to veterans to fill a large percentage of its workforce as …

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Salesforce.com EVP Vivek Kundra to Head New Industries Unit; Keith Block Comments

Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) has formed a new business unit headed by Executive Vice President Vivek Kundra that will offer social, mobile and connected cloud tools in six sectors. “As we look to grow to $10 billion and beyond, our new industries strategy is a huge opportunity for salesforce.com to expand our footprint within existing customers …

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Northrop Wins $100M to Help Maintain Air Force Info Environment

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $98 million contract to help operate and maintain a software system the U.S. Air Force uses to collaborate and share information. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. received four offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, …

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