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  • Spotlight: Interview with Marilyn Crouther, SVP of U.S. Public Sector at DXC - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Spotlight: Interview with Marilyn Crouther, SVP of U.S. Public Sector at DXC

    Marilyn Crouther is senior vice president and general manager, U.S. Public Sector, at DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC). She is one of Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017 and an influential leader in the government contracting arena. Crouther played a pivotal role in the merger of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) into a new […] More

  • Jeff Kerridge Named Senior VP of Business Development at AECOM - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jeff Kerridge Named Senior VP of Business Development at AECOM

    Jeff Kerridge, a 31-year nuclear industry veteran, has been named senior vice president of business development in the Nuclear & Environment (N&E) Strategic Business Unit within AECOM’s Management Services group, the company announced Tuesday “Jeff“™s understanding of the nuclear industry for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.K. Ministry of Defense is invaluable,“ said John Vollmer, […] More

  • U.S. Consumer Spending Rebounds for Biggest Increase in 4 Months - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    U.S. Consumer Spending Rebounds for Biggest Increase in 4 Months

    In line with wage and salary increases the previous month, U.S. consumer spending saw its biggest increase in four months in April, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. This increase was the largest since December. Consumer spending, which accounts for over two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, increased 0.4 percent. In April, households spent more on both goods […] More

  • Parsons Receives Honor Award for Outstanding Environmental Planning Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Parsons Receives Honor Award for Outstanding Environmental Planning Project

    Parsons received the Honor Award for Outstanding Environmental Planning Project for its West Pond Environmental Assessment from the American Planning Association (APA), Federal Planning Division. Parsons completed the Environmental Assessment under contract with the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, for Gateway National Recreation Area, Jamaica Bay Unit, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge located […] More

  • Homeland Security Tools Available to Private Sector - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Homeland Security Tools Available to Private Sector

    The Department of Homeland Security“™s Transition to Practice office has helped make dozens of technologies developed by government labs or research partners commercially viable, including eight tools licensed by private companies, 15 tools piloted within government or the private sector, and five offered as open source code, said Program Manager Nadia Carlsten Tuesday. Akatosh is […] More

  • 28 Year Low: Fewest Workers Receive Unemployment Since 1988 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    28 Year Low: Fewest Workers Receive Unemployment Since 1988

    Fewer workers received unemployment benefits at the end of April than at any other time in the last 28 years, the Department of Labor reported Thursday, and when the last four weeks are taken into account, total unemployment benefit claims are at their lowest rate since 1974. . There were only 236,000 new jobless claims, better than […] More

  • AT&T To Move Thousands of Databases to Oracle Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AT&T To Move Thousands of Databases to Oracle Cloud

    Oracle and AT&T inked an agreement to move thousands of AT&T’s large scale internal databases to Oracle’s Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS,) according to a press release. Thousands of existing AT&T data stored on Oracle databases and associated applications workloads will be moved to Oracle Cloud. “This is an […] More

  • Analysts Rank Top 3 Most Disruptive Technologies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Analysts Rank Top 3 Most Disruptive Technologies

    Asked to gauge the impact disruptive technologies will have, industry experts attending KPMG’s 2017 Global Analyst Day in Boston ranked cognitive technology, robotic process automation and the Internet of Things as the top technologies that will have the greatest impact over the next three years, reported PR NewsWire. “Disruption knows no boundaries and, like us, […] More

  • First Italian-Built F-35B 'Rolls Out' in Cameri, Italy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    First Italian-Built F-35B ‘Rolls Out’ in Cameri, Italy

    The first Short Take-Off/Vertical Landing version of the F-35, or F-35B, was rolled out Friday in Cameri, Italy at the Final Assembly & Check-Out (FACO) facility. The jet is expected to take its first flight in late August and will be delivered to the Italian Ministry of Defense in November.  The next Italian F-35B aircraft […] More

  • Thales 2017 Report: 96% Federal Workers Fear Data Breaches - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales 2017 Report: 96% Federal Workers Fear Data Breaches

    Thales released in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research its second annual data security research brief 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Federal Edition. The report indicated that ninety six percent of federal workers consider themselves “very“ or “extremely“ vulnerable to data breaches. This number is higher than any other sector polled by the report. Despite […] More

  • Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg Backs Tax Reform, “˜Border Adjustment“™ Tax - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg Backs Tax Reform, “˜Border Adjustment“™ Tax

    Boeing has joined the push for the White House tax reform plan, which includes a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. corporate tax system that would simplify the tax code to three income brackets and reduce itemized deductions. Although the plan released by the White House did not include details of a controversial “Border Adjustment Tax,” Boeing CEO […] More

  • Trump Softens NAFTA Stance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Trump Softens NAFTA Stance

    In a phone call with leaders of Mexico and Canada, President Trump indicated Wednesday he would not immediately abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Trump said he would instead quickly begin the process of renegotiating the deal. This news comes directly after other administration officials said Trump would likely sign an order to take the […] More

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