Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/21/2016

Honeywell 3Q Earnings Fall Below, Revenue Tops Street Outlook

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) reported third quarter earnings below analysts’ forecasts with revenue above Wall Street’s outlook before markets opened Friday nearly a week after the industrial conglomerate lowered full-year financial guidance in part on declines in its aerospace division…
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Battelle Supports Ohio Bid for USDOT Grant on Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Research

The Transportation Department has awarded a $6 million grant to a Battelle-backed team for a dedicated short-range communications system in central Ohio to support testing and research on connected and autonomous vehicles…
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Harris, Florida Utility Company Partner to Deploy Digital Communication System

Florida Power & Light Company and Harris have partnered to transition the utility firm from an analog radio communication system to an integrated digital communication system. Harris said Thursday its P25 digital network platform will work to support FPL’s operations across Florida and feature Symphony command center dispatch consoles, XL-200P digital handheld radios and BeOn narrowband and broadband integration platform…
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UK, France to Continue Underwater Drone Devt Partnership Under Mine Countermeasures Program

The U.K.’s defense ministry and France’s defence procurement agency have agreed to continue their partnership on a program that seeks to develop an unmanned system designed to detect and neutralize underwater improvised explosive devices…
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FERC’s Larry Gasteiger to Join PSEG as Federal Regulatory Policy Chief

Larry Gasteiger, chief of staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has been appointed as chief of federal regulatory policy at Newark, N.J.-based energy utility holder Public Service Enterprise Group…
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NGA Chooses 16 Orgs for Disparate Data Challenge Phase 2

The National Geospatial-Intelligency Agency has invited 15 entities to join the second phase of NGA’s competition that seeks methods to discover, retrieve and analyze data in disparate formats, schemas, interfaces and locations…
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OGSystems, TransVoyant Form Predictive Analytics Tech Partnership

TransVoyant and OGSystems have partnered to integrate a predictive analytics tool with OGSystems’ platform that works to help customers gain situational awareness as well as receive anomaly alerts and reports on operational risks…
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CNAS Report Recommends Energy Security Strategy for Next US President

The Center for a New American Security has published a new report that includes energy policy recommendations for the next U.S. president. CNAS said Monday its “Increasing Prosperity, Resource Stewardship, and National Security: An Energy Policy Strategy for the Next President” report is part of the organization’s Papers for the Next President Series…
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Report: VMWare’s Bask Iyer Takes Additional Role as Dell Inc. Interim CIO

Bask Iyer, chief information officer and internet of things manager at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has assumed the additional role of interim CIO of Dell Inc., the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Steven Norton writes a spokesman for Dell told the Journal that Iyer took the acting CIO post after Dell Inc…
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IT Vet Andrew Robinson Promoted to CEO at Robbins Gioia

Andrew Robinson, chief operating officer of Robbins Gioia and a 30-year information technology veteran, has been promoted to CEO at the Alexandria, Virginia-based program management and IT services contractor…
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ICF Evaluates Charles River Analytics’ New Semantic-Based Search Tool

ICF has tested Charles River Analytics‘ new semantic-based search tool designed to help U.S. Army intelligent tutoring system authors to search for existing training reference materials. Charles River said Tuesday ICF conducted a double-blind evaluation of the Content Retrieval and Extraction for Advanced Tutoring Environments in comparison with traditional keyword searching techniques…
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