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  • Hoan Ton-That: Clearview AI Eyes Major Federal Contracts in 2022 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hoan Ton-That: Clearview AI Eyes Major Federal Contracts in 2022

    Hoan Ton-That, CEO of New York-based Clearview AI, said he intends to focus on winning big contracts from U.S. federal agencies and expand the facial recognition company’s workforce in 2022, Reuters reported Tuesday. “We know that some of these agencies are seeing great success, but they are only at a small five-figure purchase or a […] More

  • Bloomberg: DoD Aircraft Deployment Delays Boost Opportunities for Maintenance Providers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bloomberg: DoD Aircraft Deployment Delays Boost Opportunities for Maintenance Providers

    A report by Bloomberg‘s government arm says the Defense Department‘s maintenance requirements could increase amid delays facing various military aircraft programs. Robert Levinson, a senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government, wrote in a blog post published Friday that the U.S. Air Force plans move the deployment of the Boeing-built KC-46 tanker aircraft from October 2018 to spring 2019. The […] More

  • Bloomberg: Pentagon's Fiscal 2017 Contract Spend Reached $331B - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bloomberg: Pentagon’s Fiscal 2017 Contract Spend Reached $331B

    Bloomberg‘s government arm has analyzed the Defense Department‘s unclassified contract obligations and found that DoD awarded a total of $331 billion to contractors over the last fiscal year. Robert Levinson, a senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that the Department of the Navy, which includes the U.S. Marine Corps, received the highest DoD […] More

  • Leidos Added to Bloomberg's 2018 Gender Equality Index, Roger Krone Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Added to Bloomberg’s 2018 Gender Equality Index, Roger Krone Comments

    Leidos has been included in Bloomberg‘s 2018 Gender-Equality Index, which recognizes companies’ efforts to promote gender equality. The inaugural index evaluated companies’ statistics, employee policies, community engagement and gender-conscious offerings, Leidos said Wednesday. The 2018 GEI lists firms that scored at or above the global threshold set by Bloomberg to reflect transparency or the implementation of […] More

  • Bloomberg Government Unveils it's 2017 List of Top Federal Contractors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bloomberg Government Unveils it’s 2017 List of Top Federal Contractors

    Bloomberg has released the sixth annual BGOV200 report that lists the top 200 federal government contractors based on the value of prime contracts awarded to them in fiscal year 2016. The BGOV200 ranking looks at the top contracts at 24 federal agencies under 27 purchasing categories, BGOV said Wednesday. “This year, top federal contractors have seen an […] More

  • U.S. Consumer Spending Rebounds for Biggest Increase in 4 Months - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    U.S. Consumer Spending Rebounds for Biggest Increase in 4 Months

    In line with wage and salary increases the previous month, U.S. consumer spending saw its biggest increase in four months in April, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. This increase was the largest since December. Consumer spending, which accounts for over two-thirds of U.S. economic activity, increased 0.4 percent. In April, households spent more on both goods […] More

  • Oracle Nears Deal to Acquire Micros Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle Nears Deal to Acquire Micros Systems

    Oracle Corp. is close to making a deal with Micros Systems, Inc. to buy the company for $5 billion, Bloomberg reported Monday. Alex Sherman and Dina Bass write that Larry Ellison, Oracle CEO, is in talks with restaurant and hotel software provider, Micros systems about acquiring them in hopes of spurring growth into the cloud software […] More

  • Richard Clarke: Context Relevant, Good Harbor Team to Help Target Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Richard Clarke: Context Relevant, Good Harbor Team to Help Target Cyber Threats

    Good Harbor Security Risk Management and big data analytics software developer Context Relevant have forged a cybersecurity alliance that will work to help customers counter threats. Good Harbor's cybersecurity risk management services will be combined with Context Relevant's predictive analytics engine in an effort to help clients respond to data breach incidents, compliance issues, cross-border […] More

  • Siemens Delivers 3 New Amtrak Locomotives Under $466M Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Siemens Delivers 3 New Amtrak Locomotives Under $466M Contract

    Siemens‘ rail systems business has delivered the first three of 70 new electric locomotives designed to operate on Amtrak's Keystone Corridor route from Philadelphia to Harrisburg, Pa., according to a Bloomberg article. According to article author Angela Greiling Keane, Amtrak ordered the new locomotives in 2010 under a $466 million contract to replace engines that […] More

  • International Cyber Arms Bazaar Demonstrates Depth US Must Go for Cybersecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    International Cyber Arms Bazaar Demonstrates Depth US Must Go for Cybersecurity

    Earlier this month, a diverse crowd of government agents, private developers and hackers from around the world gathered at a Hilton in Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, to get a firsthand look at some of the world's most cutting edge cyber warfare and surveillance technologies. According to Bloomberg news, the “Wiretapper's Ball,“ codename for the ISS World trade […] More

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