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  • NVTC, Monster Launch Veteran Employment Initiative; Steve Cooker Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NVTC, Monster Launch Veteran Employment Initiative; Steve Cooker Comments

    The Northern Virginia Technology Council is partnering with Monster.com to advance employment initiatives for veterans in the Washington D.C. area. The collaboration seeks to match veteran skills with private enterprise requirements, Monster Worldwide said Tuesday. Steve Cooker, executive vice president for global government solutions for Monster Worldwide, said the project aligns with the company's goals […] More

  • Northern Virginia Tech Council to Launch Veterans Employment Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northern Virginia Tech Council to Launch Veterans Employment Program

    The Northern Virginia Technology Council will launch a new program intended to provide veterans access to employment opportunities in Virginia’s technology sector. The NVTC will hold an event on August 20 at ICF International in Fairfax, Va., to officially launch the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative, the council announced Thursday. Gov. Bob McDonnell and Sen. Mark Warner […] More

  • Serco to Receive $355M Va. Traffic Management Contract; Bob McDonnell Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Serco to Receive $355M Va. Traffic Management Contract; Bob McDonnell Comments

    Virginia’s Transportation Department has sent a notice of intent to award Serco Inc. a potential six-year $355 million contract to manage all five transportation operations facilities and safety service patrols in the state. Gov. Bob McDonnell said the Commonwealth aims to use technology so it can address congestion, freight movement, incidents and weather-related incidents, according […] More

  • Raytheon to Base Intell, Info Services Unit in Sterling - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Base Intell, Info Services Unit in Sterling

    Raytheon will establish the headquarters of its intelligence, information and services business unit at its existing Dulles facility in Sterling, Va. The company decided to place the unit in Sterling as part of its consolidation strategy announced in March, Raytheon said Thursday. That realignment took effect April 1 as the company expanded three segments out […] More

  • Charlie Thomas on How Razorsight is Positioning Itself for the Future of Global Comms, Mobility and Big Data - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charlie Thomas on How Razorsight is Positioning Itself for the Future of Global Comms, Mobility and Big Data

    “The communications industry is going through a metamorphosis and unbelievable transformation as the world moves increasingly toward mobile, social, video content and big data… we load massive amounts of data and analyze that data with a variety of tools and applications to give (carriers and other firms) greater insight, greater automation, more flexibility, scalability and growth.” Charlie Thomas, chief executive […] More

  • Charlie Thomas, Razorsight CEO, Wins Virginia Entrepreneur Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charlie Thomas, Razorsight CEO, Wins Virginia Entrepreneur Award

    Charlie Thomas, CEO of cloud-based analytics firm Razorsight, was honored at a banquet in Herdon, Va. this month as a recipient of the inaugural Center for Innovative Technology 2012 GAP 50 Entrepreneur Award. The Center said the award is the “crowning event” of Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell‘s ‘Year of the Entrepreneur’ initiative and honors Virginia’s “next generation of entrepreneurs who […] More

  • Intelsat US Planning Fairfax HQ Move for 2014 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intelsat US Planning Fairfax HQ Move for 2014

    Intelsat is planning to relocate its U.S. headquarters from Washington to Northern Virginia in 2014, WTOP reports. The company plans to lease about 188,000 square feet of office space in Tysons Tower, a 20-story office building in Fairfax County. Gov. Bob McDonnell said at a news conference Monday that 430 employees will relocate to Virginia, […] More

  • Bechtel Moving Govt Services, Global Operations HQ To Reston; Bill Dudley Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bechtel Moving Govt Services, Global Operations HQ To Reston; Bill Dudley Comments

    Bechtel Corp. is relocating its government services business unit, U.S. civil business and global operations headquarters to Reston, Va. According to Fairfax County, the company is moving 625 jobs from Frederick, Md. to the new location, near Reston Town Center and eight miles from Dulles International Airport. Bechtel, which bases its corporate headquarters in San […] More

  • Gov. McDonnell Helps Acentia Open New HQ, Signs Data Center Bills - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Gov. McDonnell Helps Acentia Open New HQ, Signs Data Center Bills

    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell helped Acentia CEO Todd Stottlemyer open the company’s new headquarters in Falls Church, Va. on Tuesday. McDonnell participated in the ribbon-cutting event and signed several pieces of data center-related legislation during a Northern Virginia Technology Council event Tuesday, according to an NVTC release. The council said the HB 216 / SB 112 legislation expands […] More

  • Google Provides Free Websites for Virginia Businesses - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google Provides Free Websites for Virginia Businesses

    Google announced the “Virginia Get Your Business Online” program giving Virginia businesses the tools and resources to establish a website, find new customers and grow their business. Google is partnering with Intuit to provide Intuit Websites offerings for free including easy-to-build website, customized domain names and web-hosting for one year. Participants also receive a local […] More

  • Salient Federal Solutions Celebrates First Year With Opening of New Center; Brad Antle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Salient Federal Solutions Celebrates First Year With Opening of New Center; Brad Antle Comments

    Salient Federal Solutions is celebrating its first year with a new Talent Operations Center. The facility will enable Salient to develop comprehensive knowledge of candidates skills, expertise and traits, which will help identify the best set of candidates for any given position. “The process we follow, leveraging our uniquely trained talent operations specialists, gives us […] More

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