Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/07/2017

Kevin Greer to Lead CGI Federal Business Consulting, Shared Services in VP Role

Kevin Greer, former managing director of federal shared services at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined CGI‘s (NYSE: GIB) federal arm as vice president of strategic business consulting and shared services…
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EY Expands Global Leadership Team With 6 Appointments; Mark Weinberger Comments

EY has appointed six executives to support the operations, execution and strategies of the professional services company’s global business. They will also help implement the EY’s Vision 2020 strategy designed to assist customers in efforts to address digital disruption challenges as well as facilitate audit and innovation programs, the company said Thursday…
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FTC Seeks Additional Data From Northrop Over $9.2B Orbital ATK Deal

The Federal Trade Commission has issued Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a second request for additional data associated with its proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Northrop said Wednesday it received the request as FTC reviews the transaction as part of the regulatory process…
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IBM Tops List of Australian Govt IT Contractors

A new report from Australia’s national audit office says IBM received the highest number of information technology contracts from the Australian government during the 2012 to 2013 through 2016 to 2017 period, ZDNet reported Thursday…
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Raytheon Launches Abu Dhabi, UAE-Based Subsidiary

Raytheon has created an aerospace and defense subsidiary in the United Arab Emirates to mark its 30th year of partnership with the country’s government. John Brauneis, formerly vice president for supply chain management at Raytheon, will serve as chief executive of the Abu Dhabi-based Raytheon Emirates business, the company said Wednesday…
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Carissa Christensen: Venture Capital Firms Show Increased Interest in Space Companies

Carissa Christensen, CEO of Bryce Space and Technology, has said venture capital firms have made “consistent” investments in space companies amid the lack of “megadeals” involving space startups in 2017, Space News reported Tuesday…
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General Dynamics to Help Air Force Develop, Maintain Combat Simulation Tech

General Dynamics‘ information technology business has received a potential five-year, $47 million to develop combat simulation hardware and software for the U.S. Air Force. The company said Wednesday it will also help the military service build and maintain a supplementary network infrastructure as well as integrate a live, virtual and constructive combat environment into warfighter training…
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Lockheed Licenses Ubisense’s Digital Platform to Aid F-35 Manufacturing Process

Lockheed Martin has licensed an industrial internet-of-things platform from Ubisense as part of efforts to increase F-35 manufacturing efficiency at Lockheed’s Fort Worth, Texas, facility. Ubisense said Wednesday it designed the SmartSpace system to help manufacturers address schedule, budget requirements for aircraft production, as well as boost transparency on the manufacturing process with location technology…
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Vencore Reports $375M in US Govt System Engineering, Integration Support Contracts

Vencore has booked multiple contracts worth up to $375 million combined during the third quarter of 2017 to help U.S. several government customers engineer and integrate systems. The company said Wednesday it will perform work under the contracts over a span of more than seven years…
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TSA Taps Govplace to Deploy Sqrrl Threat Hunting Software for Cyber Compromise Detection

Govplace has received a contract from the Transportation Security Administration to utilize Sqrrl-built threat hunting software designed to analyze information technology networks and determine potential cyber compromises…
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Continuum GRC Seeks to Facilitate FedRAMP Compliance With Cloud-Based Audit Tool

Continuum GRC has introduced an auditing platform designed to help cloud service providers comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program at a reduced cost. The company said Wednesday its IT Audit Machine works to help CSPs come up with a security system plan that details the security controls used in a data system prior to a FedRAMP audit with a third-party assessment organization…
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Northrop, VX Aerospace Offer UAV Platform for Navy’s Manned-Unmanned Teaming Effort

Northrop Grumman has partnered with VX Aerospace on a proposal to equip the U.S. Navy‘s updated E/A-18G Growler aircraft with a canister-launched unmanned air vehicle platform, Flightglobal reported Thursday…
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VIDEO – Air Force Plant 4: Generations of a Legacy

Generational legacies and decades of service are widespread through Air Force Plant 4 in Fort Worth. Those family connections and commitments are honored in the latest in a series of videos marking the 75th anniversary of the Lockheed Martin facility…
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