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Cybersecurity Representatives Provide Insights in Operationalizing New Offerings From CDM Program

ExecutiveBiz - Cybersecurity Representatives Provide Insights in Operationalizing New Offerings From CDM Program

Representatives from Booz Allen Hamilton and Forcepoint have said new developments in the Department of Homeland Security's Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation program will help federal agencies further secure their networks, FedScoop reported Sunday. The third phase of CDM named DEFEND has allowed agencies to acquire more cybersecurity and data protection …

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TAPE to Offer Engineering Support Services Under Modified GSA Contract; Louisa Long Jaffe Quoted

ExecutiveBiz - TAPE to Offer Engineering Support Services Under Modified GSA Contract; Louisa Long Jaffe Quoted

The General Services Administration has added new engineering special item numbers to Technical Project and Engineering's Professional Services Schedule contract. Alexandria, Va.-based TAPE said Thursday it will offer logistics support and acquisition and life cycle management services under the modified PSS procurement vehicle. TAPE's original contract, which was awarded in 2015, has included …

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Raytheon's Todd Probert: Commercial Software Dev’t Processes Could Help Accelerate Defense Tech Deployment

ExecutiveBiz - Raytheon's Todd Probert: Commercial Software Dev't Processes Could Help Accelerate Defense Tech Deployment

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon's intelligence, information and services business, has said the military should work with Congress and industry to establish a funding and acquisition framework designed to speed up the delivery of defense capabilities to warfighters by leveraging commercial software development methods. Probert …

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Amazon Business' Anne Rung: E-Commerce Platform Would Offer Spending Visibility for Agencies

ExecutiveBiz - Amazon Business' Anne Rung: E-Commerce Platform Would Offer Spending Visibility for Agencies

Anne Rung, director of government sector at Amazon Business, has said adopting an e-commerce platform could help federal agencies manage spending transparency and compliance with acquisition policies, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Rung told the station in an interview that the federal government should implement an approach that begins with …

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Dell EMC's Steve Harris: Automation, Cloud Platforms Could Help Agencies Manage “˜Technical Debt'

ExecutiveBiz - Dell EMC's Steve Harris: Automation, Cloud Platforms Could Help Agencies Manage “˜Technical Debt'

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of Dell EMC's federal business, has said advancing automation, adopting cloud platforms and simplifying the procurement process are the strategies federal agencies should implement to address the rising “technical debt” associated with maintaining legacy information technology systems. Harris wrote in an opinion piece …

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HighPoint Global Wins 2018 Corporate Growth Award

ExecutiveBiz - HighPoint Global Wins 2018 Corporate Growth Award

HighPoint Global has received recognition in the 2018 Corporate Growth Awards for the company’s acquisition of Primescape Solutions. The acquisition activity has been named Deal of the Year Under $50 Million, HighPoint said Thursday. Primescape’s acquisition created a digital transformation service component in HighPoint's citizen experience expertise. The expanded company will offer a wide …

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MTSI to Help Air Force Procure Aircraft Systems

ExecutiveBiz - MTSI to Help Air Force Procure Aircraft Systems

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has secured a contract to provide technical and management support for the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to acquire aircraft systems and subsystems. MTSI said Tuesday it will help the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center address its objectives to study, develop, test and field new aeronautical platforms at the early …

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Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt Recognizes Commercial Satcom's Role Through 2018 NDAA

ExecutiveBiz - Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt Recognizes Commercial Satcom's Role Through 2018 NDAA

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch,  senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said the U.S. government recognizes the role of commercial satellite communications in supporting national security and military efforts through the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an article for MilSatMagazine that there are three components …

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Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: FY 2018 NDAA Aims to Meet Military Satcom Requirements

ExecutiveBiz - Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: FY 2018 NDAA Aims to Meet Military Satcom Requirements

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act serves as the U.S. government's response to help meet warfighters' need for secure and resilient satellite communication capabilities with the aid of the commercial satcom industry. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a …

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