Posts from GovCon Daily for 08/17/2015

Guest Post: Susan Penfield on How to Build, Foster a ‘Culture of Innovation’

(Susan Penfield is an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton) Culture isn’t created by chance. It’s engineered, practiced, disciplined and starts with people. Creating collaborative spaces that foster collisions of ideas between smart people with diverse experiences and expertise produces better, faster, more relevant technologies and processes…
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CBO: FY 2015 Defense, Nondefense Appropriations Below Sequestration Caps

The Congressional Budget Office has said further sequestration may not be required since appropriations for defense and nondefense initiatives for fiscal year 2015 do not go beyond the caps on discretionary budget authority…
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WSJ: Pentagon Looks to Double Unmanned Airborne ISR Missions Over 4 Years

The Defense Department wants to increase the number of unmanned U.S. military aircraft flights by 50 percent over the next four years in an effort to monitor trouble spots worldwide, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday…
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Robert McCord Joins Octo Consulting as President, COO; Mehul Sanghani Comments

Robert McCord, formerly president and chief operating officer at Acentia, has joined Octo Consulting Group as president and COO. He will report to Octo Founder and CEO Mehul Sanghani and be responsible for the company’s operations, business development and delivery activities, Octo Consulting said Monday…
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Bill Cavanaugh Joins Constellis Group as Chief Growth Officer; Craig Nixon Comments

Bill Cavanaugh, founder and former president of government services consulting firm WDC, has joined Constellis Group as chief growth officer. Constellis said Monday he will oversee growth initiatives, strategic planning, corporate development and marketing communications operations of the parent company of Triple Canopy, Olive Group and other consulting and security services firms…
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