Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/14/2015

ULA Unveils Vulcan Rocket, Reusability Initiative for Future Launches; Tory Bruno Comments

United Launch Alliance has introduced its new Next Generation Launch System rocket called Vulcan that features many components designed to be reusable. The Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture said Monday it selected the Vulcan name as the result of an online poll that received more than a million votes…
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BCF Solutions Wins Potential $486M AF Base Security Systems IDIQ

BCF Solutions has won a potential eight year, $486 million contract to provide force protection base security systems and associated upgrade and sustainment services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes delay-denial systems and fixed-site intrusion detection systems…
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Engility Co-Chair Peter Marino Joins Vistronix Board; John Hassoun Comments

Peter Marino, co-chairman of the board of directors at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has been appointed to the board of directors at Vistronix Intelligence & Technology Solutions. “His insight will help us leverage our cyber and big data analytics capabilities as we expand further in the national intelligence community,” John Hassoun, Vistronix president and CEO, saidMonday
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Jeffrey Koses: GSA Proposes Data Reporting Rule Change for Multiple Award Schedules

The General Services Administration will implement a series of changes to the Multiple Award Schedules program in order to address concerns over price variability, flexibility and regulatory complexities Jeffrey Koses, a senior procurement executive at GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy, said Monday on the GSA blog that the agency will propose a new rule for transactional data reporting, a class deviation on commercial supplier agreements and Federal Acquisition Regulation cases…
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Mike Rhodin: IBM Buys Explorys, Phytel to Further Healthcare Analytics Work

IBM has sought to expand its healthcare data analytics and cloud computing technology portfolio with the purchases of Explorys and Phytel for undisclosed amounts. Cleveland-based Explorys offers cloud platforms for healthcare providers to manage clinically integrated networks, risk in patient populations, cost of care and pay-for-performance initiatives, IBM said Monday
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House Panel to Review Cyber Threat-Sharing Bill; Rep. Michael McCaul Comments

The House Homeland Security Committee is scheduledWednesday to markup a new cybersecurity bill that calls for voluntary government-industry data exchange and disclosure liability protection to companies…
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