Posts from GovConWire for 02/14/2017

Larry Prior, CSRA CEO, Selected to 2017 Wash100 for Industry Teaming Strategy & Tech Adoption Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to introduce CSRA CEO Larry Prior as the latest member in the 2017 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices…
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PV Puvvada, Unisys Federal Systems President, Named to 2017 Wash100 for Systems Integration & IT Community Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to recognize PV Puvvada, a senior vice president at Unisys and president of its federal systems business, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Booz Allen Lands $326M JIDO Enterprise IT Task Order Under GSA Alliant Vehicle

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $325.8 million task order from the General Services Administration to provide enterprise information technology services for the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization…
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CSC, CSRA Amend Non-Compete Agreement in Public Sector Market

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has amended its non-competition pact with CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) ahead of an impending merger between CSC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment, CRN reported Monday…
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Former CACI SVP Jason Seibel Named CenturyLink Federal Operations Integration VP

Jason Seibel, formerly a senior vice president and division group manager at CACI International, has joined CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) as VP of operations integration for the federal solutions business…
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NASA Picks Honeywell, UMPQUA Proposals for Deep Space Oxygen Recovery Tech Devt

NASA has selected proposals from Honeywell and UMPQUA Research to develop technology platforms designed to increase oxygen recovery from exhaled carbon dioxide to at least 75 percent and reduce oxygen resupply for future long-duration spaceflight missions…
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David Shulkin Confirmed as Veterans Affairs Secretary

David Shulkin, former undersecretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been confirmed by the Senate as VA secretary through a unanimous vote, USA Today reported Monday. Donovan Slack writes Shulkin said at his confirmation hearing that he would lead VA’s reform and transformation as well as help the department increase veterans’ access to healthcare services in the private sector…
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Report: BAE to Name COO Charles Woodburn as Chief Executive

Charles Woodburn, BAE Systems chief operating officer, will be appointed as the company’s new chief executive before the year ends, Sky News reported Monday. Mark Kleinman writes BAE Systems directors have planned to announce information regarding the appointment on Feb…
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Army’s Cyber Team Launches Career Management Program for Civilians

The U.S. Army has introduced a career management initiative that seeks to integrate civilians with the service branch’s cyber enterprise. The service branch’s cyber leaders launched the program in January after the Army initiated efforts to grow the cyber force within the military, the Army said Friday…
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VIDEO: Engineering Creativity at Northrop Grumman

At the Fast Company Creativity Counterconference (FC/LA) attendees experienced a rare behind-the-scenes visit to global aerospace and security company Northrop Grumman. Touring the company’s FabLab maker space, attendees encountered inventive technologies—from endurance quadcopters to autonomous vehicles and extensive 3D printing facilities…
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February 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises on Blue Chip Gains With Trump Tax Cuts in Focus

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose Monday in tandem with major U.S. equity indices that set new record highs as investors continued to bet President Donald Trump’s plans for lower corporate taxes and regulations can boost economic growth…
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