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Verizon’s Kevin Irland: Shared Services Impacts Financial, Technical, Operational Functions

State and local governments are increasingly adopting cloud and implementing an IT shared services model due to its financial, technical and operational promises, says Kevin Irland, a corporate communications manager at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Irland writes in a Tuesday blog post that a survey by Grant Thornton, TechAmerica and the National Association of State Chief Information …

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Executive Spotlights Cover Crucial Topics in GovCon

Executive spotlights, which ExecutiveBiz conducts with leaders in government contracting, are customized Q&A’s focusing on the company’s and lives of leaders in the government contracting industry. There are a number of topics that ExecutiveBiz covers in these interviews which include the current federal government budget uncertainty, company plans for M&A activity and …

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Executive Spotlight: Michael Isman of Booz Allen on IT Transformation, Sequestration

Michael Isman serves as a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, leading business with the General Services Administration and Office of Personnel Management, among other civilian agencies. Isman also serves as a senior leader in the company’s technology business and strategic technology and innovation center and presents offerings to federal customers in …

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Grant Thorton Taps Sandy Chu to Lead New China Business Group

Sandy Chu has been appointed to spearhead Grant Thornton’s recently launched New York-based China Business Group, the Compliance Week reports. CBG caters to U.S.-based clients with Chinese activities and operations, and offers services such as market entry solutions, restructuring, business advisory, China tax planning, merger & acquisition assistance, transfer pricing, …

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TechAmerica Big Data Report Highlights Confusion, Need for R&D Strategy

A report from the TechAmerica Foundation’s Federal Big Data Commission says big data can be defined through identifying four major characteristics, ZDNet reports. Leaders and commissioners came from companies including IBM, SAP, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, EMC, NetApp, Grant Thornton and Computer Sciences Corp., according to Andrew Brust’s …

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Executive Spotlight: Boeing’s Gail Dobberthien on Customer Interaction, Employee Relations

(Editor’s note: this interview was conducted prior to Dobberthien’s appointment to head finance in Boeing’s commercial aviation services business.) As vice president and chief financial officer for Boeing’s network and space systems business, Gail Dobberthien was responsible for all finance-related activities for the business’ seven divisions. She was previously part …

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Profile: Rafael Dominguez, CRGT, CFO & Treasurer

Rafael Dominguez is the chief financial officer and treasurer at CRGT. Dominguez manages CRGT’s finance, accounting, and contracts functions. He also leads CRGT’s mergers and acquisitions initiatives, including identifying strategic targets, conducting due diligence, and heading negotiations. Prior to CRGT, Dominguez was senior vice president at ManTech International. There he …

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Profile: Duane Landry, SAIC ISR SVP, CFO

Duane Landry is senior vice president and CFO for SAIC’s ISR group. Landry joined SAIC in 1991. In his current role, Landry is responsible for all financial operations of the ISR group, including overall governance and controls, financial planning and analysis, contracts, pricing, procurement and a shared services operation. Prior to …

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Is the End of 2010 the End of Insourcing?

As 2011 begins, many are wondering where the government’s insourcing strategy stands. In December, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Daniel Gordon said to an audience of contracting officers and government procurement officials, “Insourcing is not a goal.” Gordon said insourcing is a solution to the problem. Contractors should …

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Executive Profile: Rafael Dominguez of CRGT

Rafael Dominguez serves as chief financial officer and treasurer for CRGT, Inc. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial operations and contracts functions. He also leads the CRGT’s merger and acquisition initiatives. Before joining CRGT, Dominguez was senior vice president for ManTech International. In this position, he was responsible …

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Fairfax County: Ripe Area for GovCon

The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (FCCC) will hold a luncheon June 15, 2010 featuring Bruce Allen, Executive Vice President/General Manager of the Washington Redskins, as the keynote speaker. The FCCC looks to promote and advocate for the businesses located in Fairfax County. On July 1, the FCCC will bring …

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