Tag Archives: Announcements

Deltek Announces Deal with COWI

Consulting firm Deltek has announced its deal with Danish consulting firm COWI to bolster COWI’s One Company Strategy. “Deltek has extensive knowledge of consulting, which is apparent in how it designs its solutions,” said Lars Peter Soybe, COWI CEO. “We have found the long-term strategic match we were looking for …

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Norm Augustine’s Report on NASA’s Bleak Future

After just seven more missions to the International Space Station (ISS), the Space Shuttle will retire without a replacement.  Ex-Lockheed Martin CEO Norm Augustine, chair of the United States Human Space Flight Plans Committee review, has published his committee’s findings, and NASA’s budgetary future looks bleak. Augustine told PBS “the human space flight …

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Melissa Hathaway Resigns as Acting Cyber Czar

Melissa Hathaway, the ExecutiveBiz Top 10 Game Changer to Watch in ’09 who completed the Obama administration’s cybersecurity review in April and has served as the White House’s acting cybersecurity czar announced her resignation today, citing personal reasons.  Her resignation will take effect August 24th. The White House is considering candidates for the position …

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Kim Hart pens last Download column

In another sign of troubled times for the Washington Post, Kim Hart announced today she will be leaving the paper. For the past year, Hart offered Beltway readers the inside scoop on Washington’s technology community. Hart delivered news of her departure in today’s final Download column: “I have enjoyed connecting …

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Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Recap

We brought our camera to the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons on Thursday for the Ernst & Young Executive of the Year awards.  Federal CIO Vivek Kundra and CTO Aneesh Chopra took a break from their marathon push to meet the administration’s ambitious IT goals to congratulate industry leaders and take in …

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Budget Cuts Prompt GovCon’s Identity Shift

Responding to recent budget changes from the new administration, government contractors like Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are increasingly diversifying their national defense strategy to include civillian and business assets. The new administration’s defense budget includes major cuts to Missile Defense, Future Combat Systems and Navy shipbuilding operations, as well as killing controversial programs …

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Secretary Chertoff Speaks to Potomac Officers Club

Secretary Chertoff will address the Potomac Officers Club on July 16th, so mark those calendars.  Members and invited guests can click here to register.  It’s been a busy couple of months for former Homeland Security Secretary. He’s started his own security consulting firm, the Chertoff Group  and  joined the law …

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M.C. Dean, Inc. Recognized as Top Specialty Contractor

M.C. Dean, Inc., one of the nation’s premier design/builders and system integrators, announced its third consecutive ranking in the top 10 of Engineering News Record’s annual Top 50 Electrical Contractors list. Several high-profile projects awarded to M.C. Dean, Inc. in 2007 contributed to its strong financial performance and #8 ranking …

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