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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Develops Software-Based Satellite Ground Control Platform

Vinny Sica: Lockheed Develops Software-Based Satellite Ground Control Platform

Lockheed Martin has developed a framework to embed customized applications into the company’s ground station system offerings for satellite missions. The company aims for its ground station app technology to… Read more »

ULA Unveils Vulcan Rocket, Reusability Initiative for Future Launches; Tory Bruno Comments

ULA Unveils Vulcan Rocket, Reusability Initiative for Future Launches; Tory Bruno Comments

United Launch Alliance has introduced its new Next Generation Launch System rocket called Vulcan that features many components designed to be reusable. The Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture said Monday it selected the Vulcan name as the result… Read more »

Pentagon Taps NCR to Update Military POS Systems; Stan Ratcliffe Comments

Pentagon Taps NCR to Update Military POS Systems; Stan Ratcliffe Comments

The U.S. Defense Department has awarded NCR Corp. a contract to provide point-of-sale terminals for installation in military retail stores and food service facilities. The company said Monday it will… Read more »

Nick Urick on FireEye’s ‘Adaptive Defense’ Cyber Approach and How to Reimagine Security

Nick Urick on FireEye’s ‘Adaptive Defense’ Cyber Approach and How to Reimagine Security

Nick Urick oversees FireEye‘s work with federal agencies in his role as vice president of the federal division for the Silicon Valley-based network security company. FireEye calls its idea for cyber defense an… Read more »

Randy Morgan on Parsons’ Secure Mission Solutions Buy and Cyber Focus

Randy Morgan on Parsons’ Secure Mission Solutions Buy and Cyber Focus

Randy Morgan spent 10 years in executive roles at SPARTA before its 2011 acquisition by Parsons Corp., where he is now executive vice president of operations in the government services… Read more »

Ray Duquette: CAE Delivers MH-60R Training Systems to Australian Navy

Ray Duquette: CAE Delivers MH-60R Training Systems to Australian Navy

CAE has provided the Royal Australian Navy with simulation technology products designed to train pilots on how to operate an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter. The company said Wednesday its MH-60R tactical… Read more »

Maximus’ Tom Romeo: Technology, Industry Participation Vital for Public Service Programs

Maximus’ Tom Romeo: Technology, Industry Participation Vital for Public Service Programs

Many federal agencies are responding to the public’s need for government services through modern technology and collaboration with industry, Tom Romeo, president of Maximus‘ federal services business, wrote in a… Read more »

Omar Balkissoon on OG Systems’ Urban Robotics Buy and Geospatial Market Evolution

Omar Balkissoon on OG Systems’ Urban Robotics Buy and Geospatial Market Evolution

Omar Balkissoon helped to start Chantilly, Va.-based OGSystems in 2005 and has served as CEO of the systems integration contractor ever since. The company made a push to grow its geospatial market… Read more »

Linda Boles on Vion’s Federal Healthcare Partnerships and Roles of Big Data, Cloud

Linda Boles on Vion’s Federal Healthcare Partnerships and Roles of Big Data, Cloud

Linda Boles joined Vion in the fall of 2014 to help lead the company’s expansion aims in the federal healthcare market as director of healthcare strategies and business development. The… Read more »

PV Puvvada: Coalitions, Collaboration Key to Unisys’ Federal Growth Aims

PV Puvvada: Coalitions, Collaboration Key to Unisys’ Federal Growth Aims

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal systems business, believes that coalitions or partnerships are important to drive the company’s mission as he talks about his first few weeks in his current role, FCW… Read more »

Huntington Ingalls’ Mike Petters: Employers Embrace On-Site Healthcare, Telemedicine

Huntington Ingalls’ Mike Petters: Employers Embrace On-Site Healthcare, Telemedicine

Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, wrote in an opinion piece published Friday on Philly.com that he observed that more companies are launching on-site clinics to provide… Read more »

Iridium’s Matt Desch: Communications Satellite Requires High Startup Costs

Iridium’s Matt Desch: Communications Satellite Requires High Startup Costs

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has shared his thoughts on emerging satellite broadband ventures in an interview with Via Satellite magazine. Mark Holmes writes Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s… Read more »

Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Streaming, Cloud, Big Data for Analytics Service

Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Combines Streaming, Cloud, Big Data for Analytics Service

Satellite and geospatial imagery vendors such as DigitalGlobe have worked to utilize streaming technologies for data mining and analytics operations in environments with high volumes of available data, TechTarget reported Wednesday. Craig Stedman writes that… Read more »

Stan Ratcliffe: NCR Subsidiary to Update DoD’s Commissary Operations Mgmt System

Stan Ratcliffe: NCR Subsidiary to Update DoD’s Commissary Operations Mgmt System

The Defense Commissary Agency has partnered with an NCR Corp. subsidiary to build a new technology platform for the agency to manage distribution of groceries for U.S. military personnel, veterans… Read more »

Janet Foutty, Deloitte Federal Head, on Digital Services Trends to Watch and STEM Workforce Construction

Janet Foutty, Deloitte Federal Head, on Digital Services Trends to Watch and STEM Workforce Construction

Janet Foutty took leadership of Deloitte‘s federal practice in January 2014 after a 23-year tour through the firm in roles such as managing director of technology and a stint on its financial services industry leadership… Read more »

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