Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/26/2014

Tom Enders: Airbus Explores Strategic Options for Defense, Security Tech Portfolio

Sep 26, 2014 01:32 pm

Tom Enders, CEO of Airbus Group, has said the company is in talks with several interested parties for its defense electronics and border security technology assets, Reuters reported Thursday. “The decision is that clearly this is not a core business for us and we have started to discuss with possibly interested parties,” he told Reuters…
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SES Gov’t Services CEO Tip Osterthaler to Retire in March; Billy Bingham Comments

Sep 26, 2014 01:06 pm

Tip Osterthaler, president and CEO of SES Government Solutions, plans to retire in March 2015 after nearly a decade at the helm of the satellite services provider. SES Government Solutions saidThursday a search committee within the board of directors will conduct an executive search for Osterthaler’s successor in order to enable the transition process to start early next year…
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Report: Pentagon to Release Joint Tactical Vehicle Production RFP in November

Sep 26, 2014 11:53 am

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps could issue a request for proposals for their Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program in mid-November and award low-rate initial production contracts by summer 2015, DoD Buzz reported Thursday
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Rebecca Williams to Head Open Data Initiatives as GSA’s Data.gov Chief

Sep 26, 2014 10:49 am

Rebecca Williams says she will focus public-private partnerships and strategies to drive feedback and awareness on open data initiatives as the new head of the General Services Administration‘s Data…
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Christopher Bogdan: Pentagon to Test Lockheed F-35 Carrier Variant in November

Sep 26, 2014 08:57 am

The U.S. Defense Department plans to use two F-35 fighter units for a demonstration aboard a USS Nimitz aircraft carrier in November, Defense News reported Thursday. Aaron Mehta writes Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, head of the F-35 Joint Program Office, said the agency has not yet determined if the F-35C models will undergo both catapult launch and arrested recovery trials…
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Study: Federal Mandates to Drive Up Health Analytics Spending

Sep 26, 2014 06:49 am

A report published by ReportLinker.com predicts that healthcare regulations and the perceived benefits of analytics technology use will help drive double-digit increases in the health analytics market over the next four years…
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