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Mr. Lockheed has passed on, but Skunk Works endures

In the bowels of today’s American corporate culture that prides itself on innovation and autonomy, “Skunk Works” may not be considered a revolutionary concept. But when Skunk Works® was coined in 1943 by an engineer at Lockheed Martin to describe its Advanced Development Programs responsible for advanced aircraft design, it …

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George Schindler, president of CGI Federal

As president of CGI Federal, George Schindler leads a team that leverages market-leading services and offerings into a managed services model in conjunction with federal government partners. The results speak for themselves; CGI is tracking to double digit growth for this fiscal year. But Schindler has even bigger plans for …

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Time to enter the blogosphere?

If you’ve got clients in the federal space, a Federal Computer Week piece, Government enters the blogosphere, should offer plenty of food for thought. The piece highlights a few benefits of the government opening up to the public through blogs. One of the main advantages: Greater transparency. “Strong reactions to …

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Bob Coleman, President and COO of ManTech

As one of the government’s leading providers of innovative technologies and solutions, ManTech International’s success is apparent; this year alone, it is expected to bring in nearly $2 billion in revenue. A big part of that success comes down to its ability to recruit and retain the most talented professionals. …

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Tom Campbell’s winning vision

When Tom Campbell first started his firm, DC Capital Partners, he and his partners laid out a five-year vision of where they wanted to invest. Today, that strategy is paying off, with six transactions closed last year and two pending. “We follow our own strategy, our own plan, and our …

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The big deal about the Carlyle-Booz “Big Deal”

What often makes it challenging for investors and stakeholders to identify a market bottom is that the signs of rebirth can be invisible to the naked eye. And then you have deals like the one announced last week that whacks you like an ice cream migraine. Carlyle Group’s purchase of …

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Lurita Doan is Done: GSA chief removed by White House

This week’s resignation of General Services Administration (GSA) chief Lurita Doan is the latest chapter in what has been a dynamic yet turbulent career spanning high profile work in the private and public sector. Though the White House ended Doan’s tenure this week, it appears that the saga might continue …

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Celebrating Small Business with the SBA

April 21-25 the SBA celebrated National Small Business Week with a series of events capped by a trip to the White House. Award winners from each state joined SBA sponsors, staff, and supporters along with the DC Area business community for this spectacular week of events celebrating small business. Of …

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A 1.0 Business Case for Government Web 2.0 Adoption

For all its transformative potential, future adoption of Web 2.0 within the Federal government rests on the same business case requirements as any other product or service. And while enterprise wikis and secure video sharing applications are gaining converts in civilian, intelligence and defense organizations, decision makers in the upper …

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