Time to give SBA a second look

Earlier this year, Eugene Cornelius came to Washington, D.C., to lead the Washington district office of U.S. Small Business Administration. In the following Q&A, Cornelius talks about major changes underway at SBA — everything from retraining staff in government contracting and acquisitions to letting surrounding counties know about SBA’s varied …

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Mark Danisewicz wins CFO of the Year Award

Recently Mark Danisewicz was named “CFO of the Year” at the third annual Virginia Business CFO of the Year Awards banquet. Danisewicz is CFO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a government and commercial IT solutions provider and one of the top 100 majority-owned ESOP companies in the United States. The annual Virginia …

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Raj Ananthanpillai’s vision for InfoZen

Four years ago, Raj Ananthanpillai was named Chief Executive Officer of InfoZen, Inc., a multi-million dollar IT services provider specializing in enterprise e-solutions, risk and data management solutions, and enterprise infrastructure management for both public and private sector organizations. In the following Q&A Ananthanpillai talks about his vision for his …

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mySBX Connects Small, Large Contractors to New Biz Opportunities

A few years back, Blue Canopy Group caught a break. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) needed a partner to provide an integrator tool for a lucrative contract with the Environmental Protection Agency. Blue Canopy was a small firm, and faced the challenge shared by many under-the-radar subcontractors: getting noticed by large …

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Summer reading list: Megacommunities by Mark Gerencser

Looking for a recommendation for your summer reading list? Be sure to pick up a copy of Megacommunities: How Leaders of Government, Business and Non-Profits Can Tackle Today’s Global Challenges Together, by Mark Gerencser, Reginald Van Lee, Fernando Napolitano, and Christopher Kelly. These four vice-presidents from Booz Allen Hamilton explain …

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Mac Curtis, President and CEO of Vangent

This is an exciting time for Vangent. Since it celebrated its one-year anniversary this past February, the company has been embarking on a productive year chockful of new goals, aspirations, and strategies. Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vangent, has been communicating that vision to employees ever since. Over the …

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Carleton Jones Joins Indus as Vice Chairman

Shiv Krishnan, chief executive of Vienna, Va.-based Indus, came to the United States light in the pocket ($500) but heavy on dreams for a better education and opportunities. In recounting his story for the Washington Post recently, Krishnan spoke of how Indus – 15 years after it was founded – …

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National Health IT Week

This is National Health IT Week, an annual forum where public and private sector organizations unite to promote the common goal of interoperable health IT adoption. National Health IT Week brings together key healthcare constituents — information technology firms, healthcare providers, payers, pharmaceutical/biotech companies, government agencies, industry/professional associations, and consumer …

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Models of CTOs: which role matches your business needs?

In his classic work describing the state of the Chief Technology Officer discipline ”The Role of the CTO”, Tom Berray of Cabot Consultants articulates four models of CTOs: The Infrastructure Manager The Big Thinker The Technology Visionary and Operations Manager The External-facing Technologist These well defined models were based on …

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Top Government CIOs Speak to Packed Room

A capacity crowd filled the Skyline Room at the Tower Club on June 3rd. Over 60 Washington area executives converged to see ExecutiveBiz’s CIO Expert Panel event in our popular Government IT Series. This event, made possible by Peter Ostrow of Technical Communities, brought together some of the leading CIO …

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