Tag Archives: budget

OpenGov Launches Budgeting Process Mgmt Platform for Gov’t Clients; Zac Bookman Comments

OpenGov has introduced a technology platform designed to help government users to prepare annual budget plans and spending reports each fiscal year. The company said Wednesday its Budget Builder platform will work to help departmental budget teams submit proposals and supporting data as well as allow managers to review the proposals through a central online system. Agencies can also implement …

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Cardno-Amec Foster Wheeler JV Awarded 5-Year IDIQ to Assess Marine Corps Facilities

A joint venture of Cardno and Amec Foster Wheeler has landed a five-year, $30 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect-engineering contract from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command to evaluate the state of U.S. Marine Corps-operated buildings. The Cardno-Amec Foster Wheeler JV will use the Defense Department‘s BUILDER Sustainment Management System to conduct building condition assessments on USMC facilities worldwide, Cardno said Wednesday. The U.S. …

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CEO John Heller Outlines PAE’s Priorities, Vision Under Platinum Equity Ownership

Arlington, Virginia-based government services contractor PAE entered a new chapter in the company’s six-decade history upon its purchase by Platinum Equity and leaders on both sides are now planning investments with an eye toward short- and long-term growth. Despite budget uncertainties and shifting priorities at agencies, PAE CEO John Heller views Los Angeles-headquartered …

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Frost & Sullivan: Demand for Mixed Reality Training to Drive Military Training & Simulation Investments

A new Frost & Sullivan analysis predicts the Defense Department’s budget for training and simulation systems to experience a compound annual growth rate of 1.7 percent through 2020. The demand for mixed reality training or live, virtual and constructive training is expected to drive investments and technology updates in the military training and simulation market, Frost …

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CEO Brad Feldmann Details Cubic’s C4ISR Push, Defense Business Investments

In a one-year span that featured announcements of three acquisitions, Cubic Corp. unveiled a nearly $400 million bet that the C4ISR market will spur long-term growth in the San Diego-based contractor’s global defense business that represents roughly 60 percent of its estimated $1.5 billion in revenue. Cubic made its first move of that C4ISR expansion effort in December 2014 …

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Dan Helfrich, Future Deloitte Federal Lead, on Federal Workforce Initiatives & Shared Services Trends

Workforce transformation and human capital initiatives are two federal workforce-related areas that will garner greater attention from agencies as they seek to further engage employees in the public sector, the incoming leader of Deloitte‘s federal practice has told ExecutiveBiz. Dan Helfrich, whose appointment takes effect Jan. 1, also singled out to …

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DigitalGlobe: Budget, Innovation Framework Key for Govt-Industry Satellite Partnerships

DigitalGlobe has said it believes the U.S. government should develop innovation and budget management strategies to ensure continued partnership between commercial satellite services providers and their public-sector customers. In a blog article published Tuesday, the company cited the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s EnhancedView program as one example of how industry can help address the earth …

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NVRC Study: California, Northern Virginia Top Federal Contracting States for 2010-14

California and Northern Virginia were respectively the first- and second-largest states in terms of federal contract spending between 2010 and 2014 if the latter region was a state, a new study says. The r said Monday California received approximately $255 billion in federal non-payroll, defense and non-defense contracts over that four-year period and Northern Virginia got nearly $219 billion …

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Steve Harris on Dell’s ‘End-to-End’ Federal Market Footprint and Enterprise IT Trends at Agencies

Steve Harris joined Dell Federal — the technology maker’s federal government organization — in March 2014 to lead that business as vice president and general manager. Harris previously led Dell’s state and local government and education business as area vice president for nearly five years and has held other sales …

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LGS CEO Kevin Kelly on His Outlook for Commercial Tech in Gov’t, the Defense Industrial Base and GovCon’s M&A Picture

The April release of documents for a draft request for proposals on a future nationwide public safety communications network marked another step in the government’s push to further examine how it can make greater use of commercial technologies. Also in April, Defense Department announced its own move to explore the commercial sector’s offerings in April with the …

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Ted Girard on Delphix’s Federal ERP Market Push and Agencies’ Data Security, Mgmt Challenges

Ted Girard leads the federal business of Menlo Park, Calif.-based enterprise resource application services provider Delphix as a vice president at the company. Girard’s GovCon career includes time as vice president of federal sales at BMC Software and federal sales director at data center automation software company BladeLogic, which BMC purchased …

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Deltek: Agencies Seek to Streamline Business Systems to Cut Costs

A new Deltek report projects contractor-addressable spending on federal enterprise business systems to reach $10.6 billion in fiscal year 2015 as agencies seek to consolidate and standardize their applications. Deltek said Friday the study seeks to provide contractors with an understanding of agency spending trends, consolidation and modernization goals, and strategies. It noted …

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