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Argon ST’s Aaron Daniels on the CFO Role

Argon ST’s CFO Aaron Daniels spoke recently with ExecutiveBiz about some misconceptions in the CFO role: “I think people think of CFOs as being responsible for the finances.  They think CFOs are only responsible for keeping the books and the bean counting. As businesses evolve they become incredibly complex and …

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ICF to Support DOE State Energy Program, EECBG

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) has been awarded two new Basic Ordering Agreements (BOAs) by UT-Battelle, LLC, to support U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) State Energy Program (SEP) and Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) recipients. The BOAs have an aggregate ceiling of $8.5 million and a term of 30 months. According …

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Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 23, 2010

The FBI has hired a new director of cybersecurity, Gordon Snow. Service academies are battling out rivalries in cyberspace. Stephanie Cutter was named Assistant to the President for Special Projects. Childhood obesity: threat to national security. DOE will invest in new technologies. The VA suspended 2/3 of its IT programs …

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Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 22, 2010

The FCC stepped into the cybersecurity arena this week. The Indian Army needs to be better equipped to fight cyber attacks. Qwest and CenturyLink finalized merge agreements. Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin claimed DoD deals. President Obama delivered a speech on Wall Street. It’s Earth Day! CIO Vivek Kundra wants …

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Julius Genachowski Leads April FCC Meeting

Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman, kicked off the Commission’s April meeting.  First order of business was moving towards creating the Connect America Fund, the process of initiating a “once-in-a-generation transformation of the Universal Service Fund, in order to connect all Americans to broadband, including Americans who live and work in rural …

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Daily Government Contracting Recap- April 21, 2010

TASC announced five additions to their leadership team Lockheed Martin won three contracts from the Navy while Northrop Grumman also secured one as well CIA Director Panetta warned that a cyber attack could be the next “Pearl Harbor” Michael Robertson was named as the new Chief of Staff at the …

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Obama to Fill Management Advisory Board with Private Sector CEOs

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order creating the Management Advisory Board, which will be compromised of private sector chief executive officers who will provide advice on best practices relating to technology, customer service and productivity. President Obama hopes to harness the expertise of the private sector because “the …

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Final Answer: EADS Tanker Bid Due in July

EADS North America is set to submit a proposal on July 9, 2010 for the U.S. Air Force’s tanker modernization program and will offer the KC-45, a product that has already been introduced. EADS North America reports the firm is  “progressing in discussions with potential U.S. partners to build a …

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Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 16, 2010

McAfee’s David DeWalt says that sophistication of malware is increasing exponentially. SAIC signed an Air Force deal. DoD addressed its approach to Iran. Lockheed Martin won a major contract modification. Eric Holder: banning civilian courts from prosecuting terrorists will harm national security. Bill Crowell and Alan Wade will serve on …

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