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Former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James Named Special Advisor at Bain & Company

Deborah Lee James, former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has joined Bain & Company as a special advisor in the consulting firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Bain said Thursday James will advise aerospace, defense and government services customers and work with the firm’s local leaders to establish relationships with “high-potential” individuals and companies. “Deborah …

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IBM Adds 4 New US Cloud Data Centers in Push for Service Expansion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched four additional cloud data centers with two each in Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas, as the company works to expand its global cloud footprint and support demand for cloud infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the new …

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KPMG, St. Michael’s Secure $93M in DLA Financial Mgmt, Sustainment Support BPAs

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a potential $60.6 million blanket purchase agreement to KPMG and a separate $32.6 million BPA to St. Michael’s for financial stewardship and sustainment support services to DLA. Each firm-fixed-price BPA contains one base year plus four option years and the contracts have a total combined ceiling of $93.2 million, the Defense …

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Parsons-CH2M JV to Support Water Infrastructure Program in Washington

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2016 — A joint venture of Parsons and CH2M will provide services for the repair of underground water infrastructure in Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas under a five-year contract from the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CH2M said Wednesday the contract covers program management support …

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Ball Aerospace Adds Jill Pomeroy and Michael O’Hara to Leadership Roles in Washington

Jill Pomeroy and Michael O’Hara have joined Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (NYSE: BLL) as directors of legislative affairs and space business development, respectively. Pomeroy will be responsible for Ball Aerospace’s relations with the Congress for its defense and intelligence programs, Ball Aerospace said Tuesday. She most recently served as legislative affairs director …

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BAE Systems Inks Cybersecurity Deal with FBI

BAE Systems signed a contract with the FBI to provide critical information security safeguards, including certification and accreditation. According to BAE Systems, the firm will serve “as the prime contractor offering information security risk assessments, a form of quality control. The information assurance process is cyclical and is continuously monitored …

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BAE Systems to Purchase OASYS Technology

BAE Systems announced an agreement to acquire OASYS Technology, a firm focused on “the design and manufacture of electro-optical systems and subassemblies for aerospace, defense, industrial and commercial markets.” OASYS Technology is privately owned. “OASYS Technology’s talented workforce and technologies will enhance BAE Systems’ ability to serve its customers as …

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Northrop Grumman’s Bernie McVey Looks Beyond Cost Allocation

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Northrop Grumman’s Bernie McVey to get his take on a “consumption-based chargeback model.” “McVey’s focus on cost efficiency goes beyond mere cost allocation. “We’ve developed a services catalog that defines standard services … we’ll be delivering [that] across the company, ” he says. Those services, he adds, …

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