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LexisNexis Surveys Consumer Willingness to Share Personal Data with Industries, Gov’t; Dennis Becker Comments

LexisNexis Surveys Consumer Willingness to Share Personal Data with Industries, Gov’t; Dennis Becker Comments

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has conducted a survey on how government and commercial collection of personal identification information impacts consumer behavior. The company polled more than 3,000 consumers over their willingness to share… Read more »

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Joe Tucci: EMC to Buy Controlling Interest in VCE

Joe Tucci: EMC to Buy Controlling Interest in VCE

VCE, a joint venture of EMC and Cisco, will become an EMC company by the end of the quarter and Cisco will continue to be a partner and investor in the business… Read more »

Tim Gregory: CGI to Expand Operations in Wales, Add Up to 620 Jobs

Tim Gregory: CGI to Expand Operations in Wales, Add Up to 620 Jobs

CGI expects to create as many as 620 new jobs through an expansion of the company’s information technology and business process service operations in Bridgend, Wales. The company has received… Read more »

Textron’s Ellen Lord: Incremental Innovation Key to Meeting Defense Budget Challenges

Textron’s Ellen Lord: Incremental Innovation Key to Meeting Defense Budget Challenges

Ellen Lord, CEO of Textron Systems, believes the U.S. defense industry’s future growth lies in efforts to make incremental investments that could offer contractors a step change in technology modernization, Defense… Read more »

Mercom Capital: Smart Grid VC Deals Hit $142M in Q3 2014

Mercom Capital: Smart Grid VC Deals Hit $142M in Q3 2014

Venture capital deals and funding for the smart grid industry reached $142 million in value third quarter of 2014, almost double the amount of investments from the previous three months, market intelligence from Mercom Capital Group says…. Read more »

Tom Lewis: Louis Berger to Support Post-Hurricane NYC Rebuilding Efforts

Tom Lewis: Louis Berger to Support Post-Hurricane NYC Rebuilding Efforts

Louis Berger has received a multi-year contract from the New York City Economic Development Corp. to support business recovery and infrastructure resiliency programs following Hurricane Sandy. The company said Monday… Read more »

Airbus Picks Northrop to Supply Helicopter Navigation Data Tech

Airbus Picks Northrop to Supply Helicopter Navigation Data Tech

Airbus has chosen a Northrop Grumman subsidiary to manufacture attitude and heading reference systems for integration into multiple types of Airbus helicopters. Northrop Grumman LITEF is scheduled to start production… Read more »

Capgemini, Altimeter Combine Research and Thought Leadership; Xavier Hochet Comments

Capgemini, Altimeter Combine Research and Thought Leadership; Xavier Hochet Comments

Capgemini Consulting and Altimeter Group have forged a partnership to develop research, thought leadership and technology offerings. Altimeter and Capgemini will jointly create content in innovation, digital transformation and digital customer experience and share their methodologies, frameworks and… Read more »

Brian McVay: Cushman & Wakefield Says Number of NOVA Office Leases Last Quarter Highest Since 2011

Brian McVay: Cushman & Wakefield Says Number of NOVA Office Leases Last Quarter Highest Since 2011

A new market report from Cushman & Wakefield says new deals for office leases in the Northern Virginia area during the most recent quarter was the highest recorded since 2011. The two earlier… Read more »

Alan Chvotkin: Gov’t Has Sped Up Clearance Process in 2014

Alan Chvotkin: Gov’t Has Sped Up Clearance Process in 2014

The Human Resources Association of the National Capital Region has released new data that indicates demand for employees with security clearances dropped in 2014, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Aaron Gregg writes… Read more »

Defence IQ: Global Airborne ISR Market to Hit $43B in Value by 2020

Defence IQ: Global Airborne ISR Market to Hit $43B in Value by 2020

Defence IQ has released a new report that forecasts the global airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market to reach $43 billion by 2020. The report indicates that the airborne ISR market sees strong… Read more »

BAE Updates Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Fighter Jets; Martin Taylor Comments

BAE Updates Royal Air Force’s Typhoon Fighter Jets; Martin Taylor Comments

BAE Systems has rolled out updates to the Royal Air Force’s fighter aircraft, bringing the fleet into operational service. The company said Friday it upgraded the Typhoon fighter’s computing power, weapons systems integration… Read more »

MITRE’s Lillian Ryals: FAA-Stakeholder Collaboration Key to NextGen Program

MITRE’s Lillian Ryals: FAA-Stakeholder Collaboration Key to NextGen Program

MITRE has sought to help the aviation community collaborate with the Federal Aviation Administration meet the goals of the Next Generation Air Transportation System program, Aviation Today reported Thursday. Juliet Van Wagenen writes that the… Read more »

Glenn Bolduc: DHS Picks Implant Sciences for Airport Bomb Detector Contract

Glenn Bolduc: DHS Picks Implant Sciences for Airport Bomb Detector Contract

The Department of Homeland Security intends to award a $2 million contract to Implant Sciences Corp. to help the agency build systems for identifying explosives at U.S. airport security checkpoints…. Read more »

Lou Feuerstein Joins Grant Thornton Audit, Healthcare Practice

Lou Feuerstein Joins Grant Thornton Audit, Healthcare Practice

Grant Thornton moved to expand its healthcare portfolio with the addition of Louis Feuerstein as managing director for audit and healthcare chief for Metro New York and New England. Feuerstein has… Read more »

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