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Parsons Survey Shows Lack of IT/OT Integration to Address Critical Infrastructure Cyber Gaps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — Parsons has found a lack of collaboration between information technology and operational technology engineers to address the increasing cyber risk present in the rising adoption of internet-connected devices in critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it surveyed 300 industrial control system …

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DISA Picks 14 Companies for $7.5B Systems Engineering Support IDIQ

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 14 companies spots on the unrestricted track of a potential 10-year, $7.5 billion contract vehicle for systems engineering, innovation and technology services. DISA received 35 proposals for the unrestricted portion of the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that has a base term of five years and one …

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Parsons Lands Gulf Coast Authority Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2018 — Parsons has been selected to update the pipelines at the Gulf Coast Authority’s wastewater treatment plant in Bayport, Texas, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will manage engineering and support operations for GCA’s BioSan pipeline, facilitate the design and construction of …

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Banking Vet Harry McMahon Added to Parsons’ Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2018 — Parsons has appointed Harry McMahon, formerly executive vice chairman at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, to its board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Pasadena, Calif.-based technology company said Tuesday the 32-year investment banking veteran has supported global organizations in their strategic and …

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6 Firms Awarded $970M in DTRA IDIQ Contracts to Support Cooperative Threat Reduction Program

Six companies have won contracts worth up to $970 million combined to support a Defense Threat Reduction Agency program that aims to stop the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. DTRA’s Cooperative Threat Reduction program seeks to collaborate with foreign countries to counter WMD threats and related technology, materials, expertise and facilities, the Defense Department said Tuesday. …

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Public Works Group Recognizes Parsons’ Illinois-Iowa Bridge Replacement Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2018 — The Illinois chapter of the American Public Works Association has given its 2018 Public Works Project of the Year Award, under the category for transportation projects worth more than $75 million, to Parsons for its work to replace the U.S. 52 bridge that connected Savanna, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: e4e Acquisition, Recent M&A Activity and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup May 21 – May 25, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: e4e Acquisition, Recent M&A Activity and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Philippines Growth Fuels Executive Mosaic’s e4e Acquisition   Executive Biz recently highlighted how the Philippines plans to build a potential $14 …

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Parsons Acquires Polaris Alpha Under Tech Investment Program; Chuck Harrington Comments

Pasadena, Calif.-based company Parsons has acquired Polaris Alpha from Arlington Capital Partners as part of a technology investment program. Parsons said Monday it will merge its knowledge in artificial and signals intelligence and data analytics with Polaris Alpha’s machine learning, data, video, multisource analytics and automated reasoning offerings. “The acquisition …

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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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Brent Harvey Appointed Parsons Chief Risk Officer

Brent Harvey, formerly corporate chief audit executive of Parsons, has been appointed as the company’s chief risk officer. He will oversee portfolio, enterprise and project risk functions that Chief Risk Adviser Tom Roell previously managed, Parsons said Monday. Roell, who concurrently holds the vice chairman post, will retire later this year and …

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