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Mitre Names GAO Vet David Powner as Incoming Director of Strategic Engagement & Partnerships

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2018 — Mitre has hired David Powner, director of information technology management issues at the Government Accountability Office, to serve as the nonprofit organization’s director of strategic engagement and partnerships beginning late August, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Powner will bring 25 years of public and private sector experience to lead …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Recent Executive Moves, Perspecta Spinoff Overview and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup May 14 – May 18, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Recent Executive Moves, Perspecta Spinoff Overview and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Recent Executive Moves BREAKING NEWS: President Trump nominates Robert Wilkie as secretary of veterans affairs.Currently the undersecretary of …

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Report: AT&T Lands Potential $3.3B NSA IT Infrastructure Services Contract

AT&T (NYSE: T) has won a potential 10-year, $3.3 billion contract to provide information technology support services for the National Security Agency, Nextgov reported Wednesday. AT&T submitted a $2.55 billion bid for the Regional Infrastructure Services I contract and was selected by NSA for exceeding the requirements in several areas …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Wash100 Celebration Continues

Weekly Roundup January 26 – February 2, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes The GovCon “Popular Vote” is Rocked  Craig Abod, Paul Smith, Stu Shea, Bill Rowan, & Larry Prior Among Early Leaders Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Last week, Executive Mosaic announced its 5th annual list of the most …

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Report: GAO Upholds NSA’s Classified IT Contract Award to AT&T

The Government Accountability Office has denied a protest of a potential $2 billion contract for information technology services the National Security Agency awarded to AT&T (NYSE: T) in October 2017, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The contract awarded through the classified Groundbreaker program was put on hold after DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) …

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DISA Hands Down Potential $17.5B Encore III IT Services IDIQ

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 20 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $17.5 billion contract vehicle for information technology products and services for IT modernization efforts at the Defense Department and other federal agencies. DISA received 72 bids for the full and open track of the Encore III indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity …

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Fluor to Provide Base Operations Support in Guam Under Potential $495M Navy Contract

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a potential eight-year, $495 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide base area support services at Joint Region Marianas in Guam. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Hawaii awarded the cost-plus-award-fee contract that covers general base support, port operations, ordnance, facility investment, administration and …

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Coalfire, GSA Vet Dave McClure Joins Accenture as Federal CIO Advisory Director

Dave McClure, formerly chief strategist of cybersecurity at Coalfire’s federal business, has joined Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as director of the federal chief information officer advisory practice. Accenture said Thursday McClure will work to advise federal CIOs on modernization strategies and digital transformation efforts that seek to build …

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DoD Estimates F-35 Program Costs to Spike to $406 Billion

The Pentagon’s most expensive  F-35 fighter jet program is expected to become even more pricey as costs spike nearly 7 percent to $406.5 billion. There is at least $27 billion in overruns, according to a draft of the Selected Acquisition Report to be submitted this week to Congress obtained by Bloomberg. …

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Army’s $20B Per Annum Weapons Systems Investment Could be a Waste if it Does Not Address Staffing Problems

Over the past decade, the U.S. Army has spent over $20 billion each year to develop and acquire weapon systems, but it canceled many of those due to the realization that requirements would not be met — and a government watchdog report indicates this problem is likely to continue if the …

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