Tag Archives: budget

BAE Continues Commercial Push with Cabin Management Deal

BAE Systems has entered a memorandum of understanding with lighting solutions provider Emteq to jointly work on BAE’s cabin management system. IntelliCabin is designed to integrate cabin functions so flight crew members can better serve passengers, BAE said Thursday. The companies aim to market BAE’s product in the commercial aircraft …

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Executive Spotlight: Kevin Plexico of Deltek on Sequestration’s Effects, GovCon’s Opportunities

Kevin Plexico serves as vice president of information solutions at software provider and market research firm Deltek, where he manages research operations and products for Federal Information Solutions. Plexico will address the Potomac Officers Club‘s Post-Sequestration Summit Tuesday May 14 as one of an unparalleled group of speakers who will …

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Executive Spotlight: Mark Jendzejec of STG on GovCon Trends, Building Customer Relationships

Mark Jendzejec serves as senior vice president for civilian and intelligence agencies at STG Inc., where he leads a team that provides and supports information technology environments and linguistic and analytic services for its clients. The 34-year industry veteran previously spent 24 years with Northrop Grumman and ultimately held a vice president role for several operating …

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BAE Sends Shipyard Workers WARN Act Notices

BAE Systems has sent conditional layoff notices to 3,500 shipyard workers in three states under a law requiring most companies to give employees 60-day notice prior to layoffs or plant closings. GovExec reports the company cites U.S. budget uncertainties and a Navy cancellation order ship maintenance availabilities as reasons to …

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Executive Spotlight: Lou Crenshaw on Grant Thornton’s Market Strategy and his 30-Year Naval Career

Lou Crenshaw serves as a principal for Grant Thornton where he leads the national aerospace and defense practice. He joined the company in 2007 and was most recently responsible for the defense and intelligence sector of the firm’s global public sector practice. The retired Vice Admiral served in a number of roles …

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CGI Providing County ERP Software; Daniel Keene Comments

CGI Group Inc. has won a potential three-year, $18 million contract to help a California county update its legacy financial, budgeting and procurement systems. The company said it will both implement and maintain its Advantage enterprise resource planning software for Ventura County to use in budgeting functions and managing grants. …

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CRGT’s Guident Providing Analytics to PwC FAA Financial Program Team; Melanie Thomas Armstrong Comments

Guident, the data analytics provider recently acquired by CRGT, has joined PwC‘s team of contractors providing financial analytics and management services to the Federal Aviation Administration. Guident said the team holds a $99 million contract for the agency’s Financial Integrated Support services program, a potential five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract containing one …

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Brad Antle: Spending Cuts Likely To Be Toned Down

Future spending cuts will likely come in the form of a gentle ramp and be less aggressive than previously feared, Salient Federal Solutions CEO Brad Antle told the Washington Post. Antle discussed the potential effects of cuts under sequestration with ExecutiveBiz in November 2012 as part of his executive spotlight …

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Forbes: Defense Spending Key to 3Q GDP Growth

Defense and government spending helped drive an increase in U.S. economic activity during the third quarter, according to a Forbes report. Staff writer Abram Brown reports gross domestic product rose by an annualized 2 percent during the third quarter, topping the 1.3 percent growth recorded in the second quarter. Underlying …

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