Peter Graham

Salesforce Introduces Unified Payment System for LA Travelers; Dave Rey Quoted

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in California has implemented a Salesforce-powered unified payment system for local commuters to pay for travel through a single digital hub. Publicis.Sapient helped LA Metro architect and launch the TAPforce on the Salesforce Platform to serve as a “one-stop shop” for payment transactions and program registrations across …

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TechFlow to Support USDA IT Modernization Effort; Greg Godbout Quoted

TechFlow has received a contract from the General Services Administration to provide information technology services to the Agriculture Department through centers of excellence. The company said Monday it will help USDA update infrastructure and adopt cloud technology, with a special focus on the areas of replatforming, application rehosting, cloud platform services …

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DARPA Requests Info on Distributed Consensus Protocols

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked industry to submit input on other potential applications of distributed consensus protocols that are widely used in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology. A FedBizOpps notice posted Nov. 19 states that DARPA seeks methods to create large-scale permissionless distributed protocols without depending on currency transfers, economic-based …

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PDRI Awarded DHS Cyber Workforce Screening Services Contract

Arlington, Va.-based talent management platforms provider PDRI will conceptualize and manage a cybersecurity workforce assessment initiative for the Department of Homeland Security under a multimillion-dollar award. The company said Tuesday it will work with subcontractor partners IBM‘s talent management solutions business, Booz Allen Hamilton and Human Resources Research Organization on the contract. PDRI will provide …

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Abaco, EIZO Forge Video Processing Tech Dev’t Partnership

Abaco Systems has partnered with EIZO Rugged Solutions to meet the video processing requirements of military and aerospace clients.  Abaco said Tuesday it will leverage EIZO’s experience in general-purpose graphics processing unit and video processing technology to offer new platforms for use in electronic warfare; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; remote sensing; and other compute-intensive operations. …

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Rite-Solutions Lands $50M Naval Undersea Warfare Center IT Services Contract

Rite-Solutions has secured a $49.6M contract to provide information technology services to the Naval Undersea Warfare Center. The company said Monday it will support NUWC’s activity chief information officer/information technology division, which handles compliance, maintenance, operations and strategic planning of the center’s IT architecture. The contract covers delivery of services …

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Northrop’s Cygnus Spacecraft Arrives at ISS for 10th Cargo Resupply Mission

A Northrop Grumman spacecraft has reached the International Space Station for its 10th cargo resupply mission with NASA. The company said Monday the Cygnus spacecraft, also called “S.S. John Young,” transported 7.4K pounds of crew supplies and research materials to ISS after it launched Saturday from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia aboard an Antares …

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Northrop Launches Cygnus Spacecraft for 10th ISS Cargo Mission

Northrop Grumman on Saturday launched the Cygnus cargo spacecraft on a mission to deliver 7,400 pounds of NASA‘s scientific equipment and crew supplies to the  International Space Station. The company said Saturday its vehicle, nicknamed S.S. John Young, lifted off at 4:01 a.m. Eastern time from the Wallops Flight Facility’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A  in …

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NASA Releases Satellite Payload Switch Tech RFI

NASA has issued a request for information on potential switch designs for a communication payload network as part of the agency’s Laser Optical Near-Earth Satellite System project. In a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday, the agency encourages both large and small businesses to submit capability statements describing their abilities to address …

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VA Releases Enterprise Learning Mgmt Tech RFI

The Department of Veterans Affairs has asked industry to submit ideas for building a technology platform that can help the VA manage personnel learning and development efforts. The VA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice it looks to implement an “agile” enterprise learning management system to process accreditation and certification requirements; monitor developmental …

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