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Four Innovation Principles for Customs and Border Protection

This article was written by Clay Goldwein and John Nemoto of CGI Federal.  Innovation is arguably one of the most discussed, yet misunderstood, buzzwords in government and industry. When simply defined, innovation refers to a new method, product or idea. And within that innovation arc, a change is considered revolutionary …

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How the Cloud Will Be the Catalyst to Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

Last week, we outlined some of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) challenges to their upcoming IT modernization project; today we’d like to suggest some steps that will help ease CBP’s transition to a secure hybrid cloud services model. While CBP has a requirement for secure cloud adoption—and implementing this strategy will help the agency reduce costs while gaining unprecedented agility and flexibility—any shift to a new IT architecture is difficult.

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Modern-Day Requirements Support a ‘Results-Driven’ Approach for Customs and Border Protection’s IT Modernization Efforts

This article was written by Clay Goldwein and John Nemoto of CGI Federal.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) earlier this month released its 2020 to 2025 Strategy document which focuses on three main goals, the third of which outlines how the agency will invest in technology and partnerships to confront emerging …

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GovCon Leaders Discuss U.S. Border Challenges During Expert Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

On Thursday, March 28th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum.   Following a thoughtful keynote address from John Sanders, chief operating officer of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, …

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John Sanders, COO of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Speaks at Potomac Club Event

A federal official responsible for border security discussed how his private sector experience prepared him to manage the increasing demands of an agency that operates under close scrutiny during the 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum hosted by the Potomac Officers Club. John Sanders, chief operating officer of …

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Mark Borkowski, Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Acquisition of CBP, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

Mark Borkowski, assistant commissioner for the Office of Acquisition and chief acquisition officer and component acquisition executive of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will be featured as a panelist during the Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum on March 28th at the 2941 Restaurant in …

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Rob Davies, EVP of Operations for ViON, Completes His Third Season as 4×24 Chairman

Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations of ViON, has received an award for his leadership role in Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program, designed for the government contracting industry’s senior and most influential executives.  Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Davies with the Chairman’s Award for serving three …

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John Sanders, COO of CBP, Announced as Keynote Speaker for Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum

On March 28th, John Sanders, the chief operating officer of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will give a keynote address during Potomac Officers Club’s 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. During the forum, GovCon leaders of the public and …

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FLIR Systems to Develop Mobile Surveillance Vehicle Software Under Potential $94M FAA IDIQ

The Federal Aviation Administration Logistics Center has awarded FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) a potential 10-year, $94.3M contract to produce sensing software and electromechanical subsystems for the Department of Homeland Security’s Mobile Surveillance Capability program. FLIR said Wednesday it will provide line-replaceable units such as the TacFLIR 380, R20SS radar, Cameleon management software, power storage and management …

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OSI Systems to Help Maintain CBP Inspection Systems Under Potential $140M IDIQ

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has awarded OSI Systems’ (Nasdaq: OSIS) security division a potential five-year, $140 million contract to help maintain equipment CBP uses to inspect vehicles, cargo and parcels. OSI said Thursday it received a $25 million initial delivery order to provide maintenance, logistics, parts and program management support for agency …

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