Tag Archives: Austin

Josh Jackson: SAIC Partners With Space Startups to Deliver Tech in Support of Gov’t Missions

Josh Jackson, executive vice president and general manager of solutions and technology group at Science Applications International Corp., said SAIC collaborates with approximately 12 space startups through accelerators in Colorado Springs, Colo., and Austin to facilitate the delivery of technology platforms to U.S. government clients, SpaceNews reported Friday.

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Austin-Based Communications District Taps AT&T to Update 911 Service Infrastructure

The Austin-based Capital Area Emergency Communications District, covering 10 Texas counties, is getting AT&T‘s help to update the district’s 911 communications. The company said Wednesday it will offer its ESInet service to provide CAECD with internet protocol-based call routing tools that would modernize the district’s decades-old 911 infrastructure. ESInet is …

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Peraton’s Reginald Brothers: Army Futures Command Should Embrace DIUx’s Rapid Tech Devt Approach

Reginald Brothers, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Peraton, said during a Government Matters interview that aired Wednesday he expects Army Futures Command to adopt the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental’s rapid approach to technology development that includes testing and evaluation and prototyping. Brothers said he thinks Austin, Texas, has a strong …

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Lockheed Vet Angel Hunt Joins ACT I as Senior Contracts Manager; Michael Niggel Comments

Angel Hunt, a veteran of Lockheed Martin and Hewlett-Packard, has been named  senior manager for contracts at Advanced Concepts and Technologies International. “Ms. Hunt’s background in the areas of contract negotiation, contract management and administration, cost control, and regulatory compliance will enhance our contracting capabilities and support ACT I’s continued growth.” ACT …

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Scott King: Grant Thornton’s New Austin Office to Support Public Sector Clients

Grant Thornton opened a new office on Thursday at 111 Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas. The office is designed to feature multipurpose space, conference and team rooms, audiovisual functions and collaborative technologies, Grant Thornton said Thursday. Scott King, national managing principal of Grant Thornton’s state and local public sector practice, said the new facility will help …

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Samir Salman: Continental to Provide Transport Safety, Connectivity Tech for DOT’s Smart City Initiative

Global automotive supplier Continental has pledged to spend at least $1 million to help the winning city in the Transportation Department‘s Smart City Challenge to build a modern transportation network. Continental said Friday DOT selected Columbus, Ohio, as the competition’s winner and the company will provide sensing, vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to infrastructure communication technology for the city to manage …

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