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Koniag Subsidiary to Mentor Tech Firm Diversified

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2018 — A subsidiary of Koniag has entered into an agreement with technology company Diversified to serve as the latter’s mentor on business development activities for future government contracts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Koniag’s Eagle Harbor Solutions company said Tuesday its mentor-protege partnership with Diversified, which seeks …

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DSA’s Paul Strasser Elected IAC Executive Vice Chair

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council has announced the election of Paul Strasser, executive vice president of information management solutions group at Data Systems Analysts, as executive vice chair of IAC, effective July 1. Strasser, who currently serves as vice chair for finance at IAC’s executive committee, will …

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DSA Receives SBA Approval for Mentorship of Harmony Technology; Fran Pierce Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2018 — The Small Business Administration has approved the participation of Data Systems Analysts in a Mentor-Protege Program to support Harmony Technology‘s business development efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DSA said it will provide management, technical and administrative services to help HarmonyTech, a McLean, Va.-based information technology firm, …

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81 Firms Land Spots on $15B GSA Alliant 2 Small Business GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 81 companies spots on the small business portion of a potential 10-year, $15 billion governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle for information technology platforms and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday it received 493 offers for the Alliant 2 Small Business GWAC. The agency noted the …

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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login.gov, modernizing the Small Business Administration’s certify site, simplifying the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Vets.gov, sponsoring …

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Infina Lands $66M FAA Safety, Technical Training Support Contract

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Infina a $65.6 million contract to provide support services to FAA’s safety and technical training offices at the agency headquarters and each service center across the National Airspace System. Infina said Friday work covers technical, analytical, human performance, software design, graphic design, communications, training and safety culture services. The company …

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Orbital ATK Selected for Tibbetts Small Business Research Award by SBA

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has selected Orbital ATK to receive the Tibbetts Small Business Research Award. The award recognizes Orbital ATK’s work on the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM), a supersonic, air-launched tactical missile system, upgrading legacy AGM-88 HARM systems with advanced sensors and algorithms. Mike Kahn, president of …

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SBA Launches Contest to Identify Incubation Grant Recipients; Maria Contreras-Sweet, Javier Saade Comment

The Small Business Administration has kicked off a competition in San Francisco to identify applicants for an incubation program for emerging companies, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. J.D. Harrison writes that SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet wants to bring the Silicon Valley model to underserved markets throughout the U.S. with up …

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OPM and SBA Pick Up New CIOs in Donna Seymour and Renee Macklin

Renee Macklin has been named the new chief information officer of the Small Business Administration, Federal News Radio reports. Macklin joins SBA from the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration. Jason Miller writes that her predecessor Chase Garwood will return to the Department of Homeland Security as part of the Science and Technology …

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Former IRS CIO Art Gonzalez Joins TISTA Science and Tech. as SVP, CIO

Government IT services and cybersecurity provider TISTA Science and Technology has appointed former Internal Revenue Service chief information officer Art Gonzalez as senior vice president and CIO. At IRS, Gonzalez set and executed strategy with a $2 billion annual budget for a workforce of 7, 000 IT professionals. In his …

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