Tag Archives: budget

HII’s Mike Petters: Gov’t, Industry Should Adopt Long-Term Investment Mindset

Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries, has urged government and business leaders to consider the long-term impact of investments in infrastructure and technology, the Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday. Tom Walsh writes that Petters told his audience at a recent Detroit Economic Club event that budget constraints and …

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KippsDeSanto’s Marc Marlin: 2015 to Continue 2014 GovCon M&A Trends

Marc Marlin, a director at investment bank KippsDeSanto, believes that the government contracting industry will see companies looking to bolster their market posture and drive business growth through mergers and acquisitions in 2015. Marlin wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on Federal Times that large, pure-play businesses in fields such as cyber, health, cloud, C4ISR and …

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Evan Scott: Successful GovCon Executive Recruiters Go Beyond Just ‘Search’

Leaders at several of the GovCon sector’s largest players gave us the names and backgrounds of recruiters they believe everyone in the industry should know for our “Top 10 Recruiters for 2014” story published Monday. Of those 10, ESGI President Evan Scott volunteered to share his views and perspectives on the executive recruiting landscape for …

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Jeff Frazier: Wynyard Group Survey on Anti-Crime Software Points to Budget Concerns

Wynyard Group has released the findings of its survey on the use of crime-fighting software across U.S. law enforcement agencies and says budget limitations are the biggest challenge to implement the software. The company reached out to 300 federal investigators, policy chiefs, analysts and other officials for the Wynyard Group Advanced Crime Analytics Survey and found only 35 …

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MITRE’s Lillian Ryals: FAA-Stakeholder Collaboration Key to NextGen Program

MITRE has sought to help the aviation community collaborate with the Federal Aviation Administration meet the goals of the Next Generation Air Transportation System program, Aviation Today reported Thursday. Juliet Van Wagenen writes that the company’s Center for Advanced Aviation System Development has released a report to assess the progress of the program based on the FAA’s implementation plan …

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Tina Kuhn on Northrop’s Cyber Work with NATO and Intl Customers, the Budget Environment as a Catalyst for Change & Building Cyber Defenses From the Ground Up

ExecutiveBiz recently spoke with Tina Kuhn, a top cybersecurity executive with Northrop Grumman Information Systems, on Northrop’s international expansion, opportunities for transformation within the government budget environment, how to “build-in” cyber defenses, and more in the cyber space. Kuhn joined Northrop in 2012 after holding a series of GovCon leadership …

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Deltek Survey Finds Contrast in Federal IT Spending Outlooks of Clients, Service Providers

Deltek has published a study that shows contrasts how federal executives and service providers view future investments in the information technology sector, the Washington Post reported Monday. Angie Petty, a senior principal analyst at the Herndon-based IT solutions developer, writes companies look forward to constant demand for modernization projects that …

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