Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/05/2016

Anne Rung, Tony Scott: OMB’s Category Mgmt Policy Seeks to Streamline Mobile Device Procurement

The Office of Management and Budget has issued a policy that aims to facilitate the procurement and management of mobile devices and related services by federal agencies through category management. OMB’s Category Management Policy 16-3 seeks to reduce duplicate mobile contracts and help agencies manage their mobile service inventories, Federal Chief Acquisition Officer Anne Rung and Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott wrote in a memorandum published Thursday…
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Gen. Joseph Lengyel Takes National Guard Bureau Leadership Role

Air National Guard Gen. Joseph Lengyel, former vice chief of the National Guard Bureau, has officially taken the role of bureau chief and succeeded retiring U.S. Army Gen. Frank Grass in a change-of-responsibility ceremony held at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Thursday…
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Lockheed to Produce Airborne Sensor Spares for Navy’s Super Hornet Fleet

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $23.7 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to produce spares for company-built sensor technology installed on the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F aircraft fleet…
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Sikorsky’s Colombia Facility to Support Black Hawk Operators in Mexico

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary will provide maintenance, repair and pilot simulator training support to Mexico’s UH-60 Black Hawk operators through Sikorsky’s facility in Colombia…
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CyrusOne Plans New Sterling, VA Hyperscale Data Center; Kevin Timmons Comments

CyrusOne has purchased a Sterling, Virginia-based shell building that the company intends to develop into a data center facility as part of efforts to help address customer demand for hyperscale computing services…
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CH2M to Help Create Guidance for Airport Maintenance Management System Implementation

CH2M will serve as a research partner to the Airport Cooperative Research Program in an effort to develop guidance for computer maintenance management system updates at airports. John Fortin, CH2M principal investigator, and Laith Alfaqih, deputy PI and project manager, will lead the research project that seeks to provide recommendations for utilizing a CMMS for airport maintenance, the company said Wednesday…
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DISA Grants STIG Certification to MobileIron Security Platform; Barry Mainz Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued its Security Technical Implementation Guide approval to a MobileIron-built mobile device management platform for deployment at the Defense Department…
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SBA’s Chris James Adds Field Operations Associate Admin Role

Chris James, associate administrator at the Small Business Administration‘s office of intergovernmental affairs, has been appointed to serve as associate administrator under the agency’s office of field operations in addition to his current role…
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MCR Federal Lands Task Order to Support Army’s Fixed Wing Project Office

MCR Federal has received a potential six-year, $28.4 million task order to provide technical support services, systems engineering and acquisition support services to the U.S. Army‘s Fixed Wing Project Office…
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Implant Sciences Eyes Zapata Industries Acquisition to Offer Hoverboard Tech for Defense Clients

Implant Sciences is working to acquire France-based Zapata Industries to distribute the latter’s personal flight system to the defense, security and commercial markets, Defense News reported Thursday…
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Force 3 Lands IT Supply BPAs from Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative Under 3 Contract Vehicles

Sirius Computer Solutions‘ Force 3 subsidiary has secured three blanket purchase agreements from the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative to provide information technology products and services to federal agencies Force 3 said Thursday it won the three BPAs through the Chief Information Officer-Commodities and Solutions, General Services Administration’s IT Schedule 70 and Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract vehicles…
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