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ExecutiveBiz’s In/Out List for 2010

OUT: SETA IN: OCI Northrop Grumman’s divestment of TASC proved that the days of major integrators housing Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) business units under the same roof are numbered.  Look for more divestments in 2010. OUT: Karen Evans IN: Vivek Kundra Vivek Kundra had a banner first year …

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ExecutiveBiz’s first annual list: Top contracts execs to watch in government contracting

With the change in administration and push toward insourcing, every contract executive’s job just got a little tougher. Challenges abound: Faster turnaround time for proposals, tightening federal budgets, new compliance guidelines, plus increasing competition for talent and bids. Add to the mix contentious debate over the definition of “inherently governmental …

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Executive Profile: Walt Havenstein of SAIC

Walter P. (Walt) Havenstein is CEO of Science Applications International Corporation. Previously, he served as president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, and as a board member of BAE Systems plc. effective June 26.  Bill Hoover of AMERICAN Systems had this to say of …

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Cyber Czar in a Haystack

The Obama administration was expected to name a Cyber Czar and release a cyberspace policy review last Friday.   The administration released the 76-page “Cyberspace Policy Review”  as expected.   Unexpectedly, the administration did not name a “Cyber Czar.”  Melissa Hathaway, acting senior director for cyberspace at the National Security Council and the …

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Is Secretary Gates planning for big defense cuts?

Gates planning on big Defense cuts? That’s what has been reported by Boston.com. According to the article, two defense officials claim that there will be an announcement of as many as six planned cuts. Although not authorized to share details on the topics, the sources claimed that among the potential major weapon …

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Report Questions Market-Based Cybersecurity Approach

Unprecedented government intervention into the credit, financial and insurance markets has taken the market-based, small government proponents down a notch or two when trying to argue that private industries can be left to themselves to self-regulate and avoid catastrophe. So given the prevailing climate, it was not altogether shocking to …

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