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Executive Spotlight: Karen Knowles of SAS

ExecutiveBiz recently interviewed Karen Knowles, head of SAS’s Federal Government  business unit.  She has shored up SAS’s market share in analytics and business intelligence, and the US’s largest privately-held software company is helping to strengthen cybersecurity at the Naval Cyber Defense Operations Command through intelligent analytics.  Read on to learn …

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Learn to Hack on the Government's Dime

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 4061, the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act, which is the first major cybersecurity legislation to pass the House within the past year. The bill provides increased guidance for the role of NIST and NSF, looks to promote education and awareness efforts, coordinate R&D in …

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Featured Job- Project Coordinator with L-3 Communications

Job Description If you thrive on challenge and are motivated, creative, and can hit the ground running, we want you on our team! Project Coordinator Brief Role Description Primary responsibilities are to provide direct support to the Quality Assurance and Field Engineering directorate. Duties will include assisting in the coordination …

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Attention, CFOs: Looking to strengthen internal finance teams? Harris IT’s Marci Finney shows how

Despite the tough economy, the Greater Washington, DC area remains a competitive market for recruiting and retaining top talent. That’s true as well in government contracting. Whether you’re hiring at the entry level or higher, you need to keep your employees engaged and challenged. But how? For ideas, ExecutiveBiz recently …

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Ten CFOs to Watch in 2010: Government Contracting Forecast

For its fourth straight year, ExecutiveBiz brings you its annual list of Ten CFOs to Watch in Government Contracting. In an environment of increased competition, coupled with more frequent calls for cost-cutting measures on the part of government, it’s now incumbent upon every CFO to identify risks — and strategies …

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Ten CFOs to Watch in 2010: Rick Nadeau, SRA

Present: Chief Financial Officer, SRA International Career highlights: Spent 25 years with Arthur Andersen LLP, promoted audit partner in 1988 — first client was SRA. Later tapped as practice director, then moved to KPMG, and ultimately left public accounting; tapped SRA CFO in June 2009. Personal: Nadeau is a Washington, …

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Anita Antenucci: Six OCI trends to watch in 2010

Over the course of 2009, organizational conflict of interest dominated industry headlines. How the issue will play out in 2010 is now anybody’s guess. But this much is clear. “As we head into 2010, the level of avoidance — as opposed to simply mitigation — of OCI will be mandated …

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A Conversation with Casey Coleman, CIO GSA

We had to opportunity to sit down with Casey Coleman, CIO of the U.S. General Services Administration. She spoke to us about the shift to cloud computing, what’s next for apps.gov, telecommuting, and social media. Coleman also shared with us what she would have been doing if she had to …

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Thinking About Cyber Security

One of the challenges of cyber security is that the topic is incredibly complex.  How complex? At a recent event on cyber security, General Hayden, former head of the CIA, NSA and 4-star Air Force general, began by joking “I would much rather be up here speaking about something as …

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