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  • GovFlex Helps Government Contracting With Changes in Talent Acquisition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GovFlex Helps Government Contracting With Changes in Talent Acquisition

    Though the U.S. enjoys the lowest unemployment rate in eighteen years at 3.9 percent, this only highlights the challenges of finding qualified talent. Nowhere is this more evident than in the government contracting marketplace, where both federal agencies and private sector companies are finding it difficult to find qualified employees. The more specialized the individual, […] More

  • Lisa Pratt Cites Near-Term Priorities as NASA's Planetary Protection Officer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lisa Pratt Cites Near-Term Priorities as NASA's Planetary Protection Officer

    Lisa Pratt, recently appointed planetary protection officer at NASA, has said her near-term priorities include the Mars 2020 rover mission and InSight Mars lander mission that is set to take off May 5, SpaceNews reported Monday. Pratt, an astrobiologist and former professor at Indiana University’s department of Earth and atmospheric sciences, said she aims to […] More

  • Charles Verdon Appointed NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charles Verdon Appointed NNSA Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs

    President Donald Trump has appointed Charles Verdon, a principal associate director at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, as deputy administrator for defense programs at the Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration. At LLNL, Verdon leads the federal research facility’s weapons and complex integration directorate that focuses on nuclear weapons programs, the White House said Monday. His previous roles […] More

  • DISA Completes SIPRNet Classified Network Modernization Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DISA Completes SIPRNet Classified Network Modernization Project

    The Defense Information Systems Agency has wrapped up modernization work on the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network as part of the SIPRNet Access Migration Project designed to facilitate network connectivity for mission partners DISA said Thursday it transitioned SIPRNet into a virtual network, reduced the network's size and raised the bandwidth capacity from 1G to 10G […] More

  • Reports: DIUx Head Raj Shah Steps Down - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Reports: DIUx Head Raj Shah Steps Down

    Raj Shah, head of the Defense Department's Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, resigned from his post Thursday after a nearly two-year stint with the organization, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Navy Capt. Sean Heritage will step into the acting leadership role at DIUx. Shah, a 2018 Wash100 recipient, took the helm in May 2016 after then-Defense Secretary Ashton […] More

  • Rebecca Singhavong, VP of Finance at ViON Corp., Advisory Board member at 'Our Military Kids' non-profit organization - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rebecca Singhavong, VP of Finance at ViON Corp., Advisory Board member at ‘Our Military Kids’ non-profit organization

    “When a parent’s deployment or battle injury brings stress to a child, it’s amazing what simple activities–like ballet or baseball-can do. Help us engage them, encourage them…empower them.” OCT. 4, 2017 —Our Military Kids, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, supports children of deployed National Guard and Reserve and Wounded Warriors from all service branches. Grants […] More

  • Paul Dinte Selected to ExecutiveBiz's 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Paul Dinte Selected to ExecutiveBiz’s 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award

    ExecutiveBiz announced its recent selection of the 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiters. ExecutiveBiz spoke to senior leaders at some of the GovCon sector’s most notable firms to find out whom they turn to when they need to fill an executive position. In our conversations, those GovCon leaders offered us the names of 10 executive recruiters they believe “you […] More

  • CSRA's Larry Prior Joins Wall Street Journal CEO Council - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSRA's Larry Prior Joins Wall Street Journal CEO Council

    CSRA President and CEO Larry Prior has joined the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council. He will be part of a team of 150 CEOs from the world's top companies, from corporate to collaborators. “I am excited to join the world's leading business executives to represent CSRA on the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council,“ said Prior. […] More

  • Evan Scott Builds ESGI For The Federal Contracting Marketplace - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Evan Scott Builds ESGI For The Federal Contracting Marketplace

    Seventeen years ago, Evan Scott decided to focus on what he really loves, recruiting, and create ESGI, a firm that specializes in the federal contracting business. Although he had spent the previous 21 years building an executive search firm primarily in the commercial sector, Scott thought that the post 9/11 world provided a unique opportunity. […] More

  • Interview with Teresa Weipert: SGSI 'Poised' to Help Government Adopt Customer Service Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Interview with Teresa Weipert: SGSI ‘Poised’ to Help Government Adopt Customer Service Tools

    In July 2015, Sutherland Global Services created the Sutherland Government Solutions, Inc. (SGSI) to better serve the specific needs of its government clients.   Sutherland Global Services has been around since 1986 and is a world leader in technology-enabled business process services. They are a process transformation company for major industry verticals including a good […] More

  • Yale University and McKinsey & Co. Hold First Ever Cyber Leadership Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Yale University and McKinsey & Co. Hold First Ever Cyber Leadership Forum

    Yale University and global consulting firm McKinsey & Co. aim to facilitate a conversation on how legal, business and policy leaders can work together on cybersecurity issues at the “Bridging the Divide“ conference March 30-April 1 in New Haven, Conn. This first-ever Yale Cyber Leadership Forum aims to offer attendees an environment to exchange ideas […] More

  • MEF16: Enabling Agile, Assured and Orchestrated Network Services for Government - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MEF16: Enabling Agile, Assured and Orchestrated Network Services for Government

    Sponsored Content Providing communications services to the government is a big challenge. It takes research, planning, RFPs, analysis, integration and execution. The true litmus test, of course, is how effectively the deployment works in the end. Will it deliver the access and speeds required, and seamlessly integrate with disparate systems? Does it meet the needs of […] More

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