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Pivotal’s Paul Puckett: Lean Methodologies Could Help Agencies Advance Modern Software Development

Paul Puckett, chief technology officer for federal at Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL), has said the development of the U.S. Air Force’s tanker refueling application indicated that the service can deploy scalable software using lean methodologies. “That approach involves combining agile practices with pair programming, test-driven development and user-centered design to create software that meets a mission need,” Puckett wrote.

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McAleese & Associates: Army Officials Discuss Acquisition, Modernization Priorities at Congressional Hearings

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on the U.S. Army’s procurement and modernization plans as discussed by military officials at recent congressional hearings. Army Secretary Mark Esper and Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, both 2019 Wash100 winners, appeared Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee to discuss the service branch’s …

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McAleese and Associates: Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley, Ryan McCarthy on Army’s Multidomain Ops Concept

McAleese and Associates, a consulting firm, released a report on key takeaways from a discussion hosted by the Center for a New American Security with Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley of Army Futures Command on the service’s multidomain operations concept and modernization plans. Wesley discussed the …

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McAleese & Associates: Service Secretaries Talk Readiness, Priorities at CSIS Event

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from a Center for Strategic and International Studies-hosted discussion held Friday with the secretaries of military branches about the state of their services and priorities. Army Secretary Mark Esper said the service works to build up readiness recovery through 2022 before …

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Leidos Lands Contract for Digital Video Surveillance Tech Under Navy DDG Modernization Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 11, 2019 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will supply a digital video surveillance system for the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyers under a potential $33M contract in support of the service’s DDG modernization effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Department of Defense said Thursday the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Philadelphia …

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Lockheed Gets $130M Modification for F-35 Pre-Modernization Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $130.4M contract modification to Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aerospace business for decomposition and design efforts in preparation for F-35 Block 4 modernization. The company will work to help the aircraft meet weapon and air system requirements corresponding to Block 4.1 standard, the Defense Department said …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum on Oct. 17

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 2nd, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Security Vetting Process Modernization forum on Oct. 17 at 2941 Restaurant. Monte Hawkins, director of the National Vetting Center, will serve as the keynote speaker, while Kathy Lane, of …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Culture Change Over Tech a Part of Agency EIS Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2018 — David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has indicated that a change in culture is essentially part of federal agencies’ preparation for the shift from the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Third Annual Army Forum on Aug. 16

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 3rd Annual Army Forum on Aug. 16 at 2941 Restaurant. Dr. Bruce Jette, Assistant Secretary of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics for the U.S. Army, will serve as a keynote …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Biggest Contracts of the Week

Weekly Roundup August 14 – August 18 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed a number of significant contract awards, many of which focused on R&D, space, IT services and missile defense. Let’s take a quick …

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