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Engility CEO Lynn Dugle Receives Lifetime Achievement Award; SAIC CEO Tony Moraco Quoted

Engility CEO Lynn Dugle has accepted the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington Business Journal in recognition of her more than three decades of contributions to the defense and aerospace industry. Dugle received the recognition on Thursday, Dec. 6, during an awards ceremony held in Washington, D.C., the company said Friday. …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Automation, ‘National Guard’ Could Help Agencies Maintain Stable Cyber Workforce

Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has said agencies should initiate efforts to hire and retain a stable pool of cybersecurity professionals and one of those measures is to establish a cyber “National Guard.” Trexler wrote in a Nextgov article published Friday that the National Guard …

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Engility’s Lynn Dugle: GovCon Firms Should Transform Business Models Amid Threats

Engility CEO Lynn Dugle told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Thursday about how government contractors could help address threats from adversaries who have made advances in artificial intelligence and other technology areas. “We really do have to systematically and very quickly revolutionize the business models for service offerings,” Dugle …

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Perspecta to Continue Army HR System Integration Support; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta will continue to help the U.S. Army develop and integrate tools for the U.S. Army‘s human resource system under a potential $23.5M contract. The follow-on contract has a base period of 10.5 months and includes security and exercise operations, risk management, network engineering, application portfolio and asset management and service …

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Engility Books $54M in Q4 Intell Community Support Contracts; Lynn Dugle Quoted

Engility has secured $54M in contracts during the fourth quarter of 2018 to provide systems engineering, analysis and mission support services to the U.S. intelligence community. The company said Thursday it has invested in data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies designed to assist intelligence analysts in their day-to-day responsibilities. …

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Lynn Dugle: Engility, SAIC Find ‘Complementary’ Business Activities, Programs

Engility CEO Lynn Dugle has said the company has identified areas of commonality with Science Applications International Corp., Politico reported Wednesday. She told the publication in an interview that both companies have invested in projects related to multi-constellation planning, data exploitation, analytics and mission management. SAIC agreed to acquire Engility in September through …

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WBB Earns Second Consecutive ‘Great Workplace’ Designation; Beth Skoletsky Quoted

The Great Place to Work institute has granted Whitney Bradley & Brown a “Great Workplace” designation for the second consecutive year. WBB said Tuesday 99 percent of employees surveyed view their workplace with great pride, while 98 percent report the company has great work atmosphere, bosses and communication. “We value our employees’ feedback and …

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SSL-Built Robotic Arm Begins to Operate on InSight Mars Lander; Richard White Quoted

Maxar Technologies‘ SSL business has built the robotic arm that currently aids NASA’s InSight probe in a mission to study Mars’ deep interior. The Instrument Deployment Arm is designed to place lander instruments, including a seismometer, onto the Martian surface, SSL said Monday. Richard White, president of SSL’s government systems business, said the company is …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Screen Open Source Code for Cyber Risks

David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat’s North American public sector, has said federal agencies should assess open source code for cyber vulnerabilities prior to adoption. Egts wrote in a Nextgov piece published Monday that agencies should monitor open-source libraries and repositories that developers use to download the code and deploy …

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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: Open-Source Tools Could Help Agencies Gain Actionable Intelligence From Data

  Shaun Bierweiler, president of Hortonworks’ federal business, told Emergency Management in an interview published Wednesday that developers have come up with enterprise open source tools such as Hadoop and Apache NiFi designed to process and generate actionable intelligence from data. “The beauty of using an enterprise open source platform …

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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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DynCorp Selected for 2019 Military Friendly Employers List; George Krivo Quoted

Viqtory, a veteran-owned recruitment marketing company, has included DynCorp International for the 12th time in its list of Military Friendly Employers. DynCorp said Thursday it received the recognition for its efforts to hire, retain and promote retired service personnel and their spouses who seek employment in the civilian sector. “DynCorp International is committed …

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ManTech Receives Task Order for Marine Tech R&D Services; Kevin Phillips Quoted

ManTech will provide technology research and development services to the U.S. Marine Corps under a potential 44-month, $35M task order. The company said Wednesday it plans to explore emerging technologies that have potential interoperability, reusability, mapping and scalability applications to the military service’s priority operational requirements. Focus areas of the R&D project include aviation, electronic …

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