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  • Lockheed Martin Breaks Silence on Hypersonic SR-72, Blackbird's Successor Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Breaks Silence on Hypersonic SR-72, Blackbird’s Successor Aircraft

    Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works broke its silence on plans to build the SR-72, a hypersonic spy plane successor of the SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft. The SR-72 will have a combined cycle propulsion system that combines a supersonic jet engine with a rocket engine, Lockheed Martin’s advanced aircraft division told Aviation Week. According to specifications, the SR-72 will […] More

  • National Technologies Associates Certified Under Virginia Values Veterans Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    National Technologies Associates Certified Under Virginia Values Veterans Program

    National Technologies Associates, Inc. (NTA) announced Friday the company“™s certification in the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program. The V3 program connects employers with a highly-skilled, well-educated and easily-trained workforce. “We are excited to expand our opportunities to recruit and hire veterans,” said President and CEO Mike Fraser. “NTA“™s current workforce is made up of approximately […] More

  • Cambridge International Systems Awarded $343M C5ISR Support Services Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cambridge International Systems Awarded $343M C5ISR Support Services Task Order

    Cambridge International Systems, Inc. (Cambridge) has recently been awarded a $343.3 million-dollar Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Support Services contract by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Program Support Center. Cambridge will provide Department of Defense (DoD), Federal, and coalition sponsors with planning, analysis, organization, integration, and […] More

  • 3 Things Execs Need to Know about Social Selling in GovCon - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    3 Things Execs Need to Know about Social Selling in GovCon

    By Mark Amtower There is a lot of buzz about social selling, as well as some misconceptions. Here“™s three things to know: 1) What is social selling? It is the process of getting and staying on the radar of potential partners and prospects in a positive way via social media, of solidifying and expanding relationships with existing customers and […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Interview with Melvin Greer, Intel's Chief Data Scientist - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Interview with Melvin Greer, Intel’s Chief Data Scientist

    Melvin Greer is Chief Data Scientist, Public Sector Americas, at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for building Intel“™s data science platform through artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive computing. His systems and software engineering experience has resulted in patented inventions in cloud computing, synthetic biology, and IoT bio-sensors for edge analytics. He has received the […] More

  • Former Apple, Cisco Executive Stephanie Carullo Named New COO of Box - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Apple, Cisco Executive Stephanie Carullo Named New COO of Box

    Dan Levin, the longstanding chief operating officer of the cloud storage and document sharing company Box is stepping down, and will be replaced by former Apple and Cisco executive Stephanie Carullo, reports Biz Journals. Carullo worked in sales at IBM for 14 years and was then employed in various sales leadership positions at Telstra, Cisco and Apple. She was most recently employed by […] More

  • Noblis Awarded $3B National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) IDIQ Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Noblis Awarded $3B National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) IDIQ Contract

    Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit provider of science, technology, and strategy services to government agencies, has been awarded a $3 billion (ceiling across all five ProTech domains) IDIQ award contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA.) The contract runs through 2022 with a two- year base period and three one- year options and provides program […] More

  • Job Growth Jumps 222,000 in June - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Job Growth Jumps 222,000 in June

    The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate held at 4.4 percent, according to a government report Friday. Job growth has averaged approximately 180,000 per month in 2017, slightly above the 187,000 mark in 2016.Wages remained stagnant, rising only a sluggish 0.2 percent. Hourly earnings on an annualized basis grew 2.5 […] More

  • Capgemini Expects to Hire Over 20,000 in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Capgemini Expects to Hire Over 20,000 in India

    The French IT services consultant company Capgemini expects to hire over 20,000 people in India, The Economic Times reported. The company has reskilled 45,000 employees as it moves toward automation. “We are investing a lot of money in the development of training programs because automation and the integration of automation is leading to a lot of […] More

  • Amazon to Create 1,500 Full-Time Jobs at New Salt Lake City Fulfillment Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Amazon to Create 1,500 Full-Time Jobs at New Salt Lake City Fulfillment Center

    Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Thursday that it will create 1,500 full-time hourly associate roles at its first Utah fulfillment center in Salt Lake City. “We are excited to continue growing our team with the first fulfillment center in Utah,“ said Akash Chauhan, Amazon“™s Vice President of North American operations. “In Utah, there are already more […] More

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