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  • Massachusetts Transit Agency Orders BAE-Made Hybrid Electric Propulsion Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Massachusetts Transit Agency Orders BAE-Made Hybrid Electric Propulsion Tech

    The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has selected BAE Systems to provide extended-range propulsion systems to power new hybrid electric buses in Boston. BAE said Wednesday it will supply 194 Series-ER systems in an effort to help MBTA address emission reduction and noise pollution goals for the city’s transit bus routes. Series-ER’s battery is rechargeable through an on-board generator and regenerative […] More

  • Battelle Realigns SeeByte in Govt Market Push for Unmanned Underwater Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Battelle Realigns SeeByte in Govt Market Push for Unmanned Underwater Tech

    Battelle has changed the structure of its SeeByte subsidiary in an effort to eliminate any issues related with foreign control or ownership and facilitate business collaboration with U.S. government clients on unmanned underwater technologies. Battelle said Thursday it will directly manage SeeByte’s U.S. business, headquartered in San Diego, as a result of the restructuring effort. SeeByte Inc. […] More

  • Analysts Rank Top 3 Most Disruptive Technologies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Analysts Rank Top 3 Most Disruptive Technologies

    Asked to gauge the impact disruptive technologies will have, industry experts attending KPMG’s 2017 Global Analyst Day in Boston ranked cognitive technology, robotic process automation and the Internet of Things as the top technologies that will have the greatest impact over the next three years, reported PR NewsWire. “Disruption knows no boundaries and, like us, […] More

  • Booz Allen Expands Data Analytics Biz in Boston; Fred Blackburn Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen Expands Data Analytics Biz in Boston; Fred Blackburn Comments

    Booz Allen Hamilton has bared the company’s plan to expand its big data analytics operations in Boston, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday. Jon Chesto writes the McLean, Virginia-based company will transfer its Boston office at Batterymarch Street to a new 13,000-square-foot office at Milk St. in February 2016. Fred Blackburn, Booz Allen’s executive vice president, […] More

  • Raytheon Donates $37K to Promote Engineering in Elementary Schools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Donates $37K to Promote Engineering in Elementary Schools

    Raytheon has selected two schools within the Vail School District to receive a total of $37,000 in scholarship to promote engineering concepts and practices, Arizona Daily Star reported Thursday.  Alexis Huicochea writes that the award is part of the company’s $2 million Engineering is Elementary District Scholarship science, technology, engineering and math program. Under the […] More

  • Raytheon Picks 32 Teachers to Receive Engineering Scholarship Funds - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Picks 32 Teachers to Receive Engineering Scholarship Funds

    Raytheon has selected 32 elementary school teachers for grants of up to $2,500 each to implement the company’s Engineering is Elementary Teacher Scholarship Program in their respective classrooms. Under a $2 million project between Raytheon and Boston’s Museum of Science, the winning teachers will implement curriculum intended to build up knowledge of engineering and technology […] More

  • Raytheon to Show Teachers How to Use Next-Gen Science Standards to Promote Engineering; Pamela Erickson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Show Teachers How to Use Next-Gen Science Standards to Promote Engineering; Pamela Erickson Comments

    Raytheon Co. and Boston’s WGBH, a public broadcaster, is partnering to help teachers utilize Next Generation Science Standards to promote engineering for K-12 students. The partnership’s Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media intends to “raise engineering design to the same level as science” in the coming school year, Raytheon announced Thursday. For the program, Raytheon and WGBH […] More

  • AWS Expands Connectivity Via CoreSite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AWS Expands Connectivity Via CoreSite

    Amazon Web Services has expanded its partnership with CoreSite to provide three more AWS Direct Connect locations in the U.S. CoreSite customers already reach Amazon“™s data centers via New York and Los Angeles but can now also connect via Silicon Valley, Boston and Virginia, CoreSite said Wednesday. CoreSite“™s AWS Direct Connect links support both sub-1G […] More

  • Exelis CFO Peter Milligan to Address Boston Industrial Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis CFO Peter Milligan to Address Boston Industrial Forum

    Peter Milligan, senior vice president and chief financial officer at ITT Exelis, will speak at the Citi 2013 U.S. and European Industrials Conference on Sept. 18 in Boston. His presentation at the forum is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time and will be broadcast live on the company’s website, Exelis said Thursday. The company will […] More

  • IBM Helping Boston Implement Smarter Planet Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Helping Boston Implement Smarter Planet Tech

    IBM has partnered with the city of Boston and Boston University to use technology in helping the city manage urban operations such as energy, traffic and large events. The “Smarter Planet“ project will use IBM“™s analytics software to collect data from sensors and databases into a dashboard for officials to view information on transportation and […] More

  • GTRI Opens New Boston Office to Expand Northeast Footprint; Glenn Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GTRI Opens New Boston Office to Expand Northeast Footprint; Glenn Smith Comments

    GTRI has opened a new office in Boston, Mass., as part of a strategic plan to create geographic flexibility and enhanced client coverage for customers in the public and private sectors, according to a company statement. “We“™ve achieved solid annual growth over the past several years,“ said Glenn Smith, chief operating officer at GTRI. “Our […] More

  • Maximus CEO Richard Montoni to Present at Boston Health Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maximus CEO Richard Montoni to Present at Boston Health Conference

    Maximus announced Thursday that CEO Richard Montoni will give a presentation at a healthcare conference May 8 in Boston. The 37th annual Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference will take place at the InterContinental Hotel. The Reston, Va.-based health and human services contractor said Montoni’s pretension is scheduled for 2:50 p.m. Eastern time. A webcast will be […] More

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