Posts from GovConDaily for 08/03/2017

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Lynne Chamberlain, VP of Business Development for Red Hat

“The industry is our oyster. Open source is the industry’s software technology of choice.”   ExecutiveBiz: What does your role as the leader of business development for the public sector entail? Lynne Chamberlain: I started with Red Hat 13 years ago and moved to the North American Public Sector Organization two years later…
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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor Encourages Women to Persist in STEM-Related Careers

Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s global public sector business, told Capitol File Magazine in an interview published Tuesday she believes science, technology, engineering and math careers offer women an opportunity to help shape the future of innovation…
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LMI Secures $50M Follow-On CMS Marketplace Support Contract

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded LMI a potential four-year, $49.7 million contract to continue to support the marketplace plan management group at CMS’ Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight…
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George Nesterczuk Opts Out of OPM Director Nomination

George Nesterczuk, owner of management consulting company Nesterczuk and Associates, has withdrawn his nomination as director of the Office of Personnel Management, the White House said in a press release published Wednesday…
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Michael Gelber: GSA to Unveil New Plan for FBI HQ Consolidation Project by Year’s End

The General Services Administration plans to submit to Congress by the end of the year a “workable” plan for the FBI headquarters consolidation project, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Michael Gelber, acting commissioner for GSA’s public buildings service, said he would submit within 120 days a plan for the bureau’s new headquarters in response to Sen…
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MIL Corp. Unveils New Tysons Corner, VA Office

MIL Corp. has opened a new office in McLean, Virginia, to house the government services contractor’s accounting, contracts, business development, human resources and proposals and marketing teams…
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DISA Connects Senior DoD Leaders to Classified Networks via Tablets

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued tablet computers to designated senior Defense Department leaders to support the use of such platforms for classified data. DISA said the tablets are the latest offerings under the DoD Mobility Classified Capability-Secret Program, which is designed to provide classified access to the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network through mobile devices…
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Johns Hopkins APL Develops Malware Analysis Tool Via DHS ‘Transition to Practice’ Program

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has developed malware analysis software under a Department of Homeland Security program that helped transition the platform from the lab to a newly established company…
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UTC Subsidiary to Produce Air Force B-1, A-10 Ejection Seats

A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has received a potential $23.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to deliver modernized ejection seats for two kinds of aircraft. Universal Propulsion Co. will produce Advanced Concept Ejection Seats II for the service branch’s B-1 Lancer bomber and A-10 Warthog planes, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Amy Gilliland Named General Dynamics IT Business President; Daniel Johnson Comments

Amy Gilliland, senior vice president and deputy for operations at General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has been named president of the IT business in a move that takes effect Sept…
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VIDEO: CH-53K King Stallion: The Modern Solution for True Heavy Lift

Built to thrive on the modern battlefield, including shipboard operations, the CH-53K King Stallion is designed to be intelligent, reliable, low maintenance and survivable in the most austere and remote forward operating bases…
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