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Three Industry Associations Call for Continued Funding for Space Commerce Office

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The Aerospace Industries Association, Commercial Spaceflight Federation and Satellite Industry Association have asked the Department of Commerce to continue to fund the Office of Space Commerce. “Retaining staff in the Office of Space Commerce to continue to carry out its work until a new Director is named is critical to the success of our industry on a variety of fronts,“ the three industry groups wrote in a March 9 letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo.

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Cisco’s Alan Balutis Suggests Approach to Accelerate Transition to EIS Telecom Contract

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Alan Balutis, a Distinguished Fellow and senior director for North American public sector for Cisco Systems' global strategy and consulting arm, wrote in a FedScoop article published Friday the lack of authority of agency chief information officers could be one of the reasons why agencies are slow to transition to the General Services Administration's $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecommunications contract. 

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Jim Reagan, EVP & CFO of Leidos, Added to 2019 Wash100 for Driving Financial Operations and Value

Jim Reagan, EVP & CFO of Leidos, Added to 2019 Wash100 for Driving Financial Operations and Value - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Jim Reagan, EVP & CFO of Leidos, has been selected to the 2019 edition of the Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for his role and financial expertise to drive significant value and deliver results for the company. This marks the fourth consecutive Wash100 award for Reagan.

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Glenn Davidson Named Human Capital Transformation Exec at Deloitte Public Sector Arm

Glenn Davidson Named Human Capital Transformation Exec at Deloitte Public Sector Arm - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Glenn Davidson, former executive director of enterprise services at the Commerce Department, has joined the government and public services practice of Deloitte's consulting business as human capital transformation executive. He will work with federal and state government clients to help them transform their agencies’ workforce strategy, human resource operations and employee experience, …

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NIST Taps SRI International to Lead Quantum Science R&D Consortium

NIST Taps SRI International to Lead Quantum Science R&D Consortium - top government contractors - best government contracting event

SRI International has entered into a cooperative research and development agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to lead a new consortium tasked to advance research and development efforts in quantum science. NIST said Friday the Quantum Economic Development Consortium's responsibilities will include participating in quantum device design and …

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CrowdStrike Receives FedRAMP Authorization for Cloud-Based Endpoint Protection Platform

CrowdStrike Receives FedRAMP Authorization for Cloud-Based Endpoint Protection Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event

CrowdStrike has been authorized under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to support the U.S. government in modernizing its information technology systems using the CrowdStrike Falcon platform. As a FedRAMP-certified cloud service provider, Crowdstrike will continue to serve the private sector, as well as expand its services to the …

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Commerce-DHS Report: Private, Public Sectors Should Grow Cyber Workforce via Apprenticeships

Commerce-DHS Report: Private, Public Sectors Should Grow Cyber Workforce via Apprenticeships - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A report by the departments of Homeland Security and Commerce calls for both private and public sectors to build up the cybersecurity workforce through “hands-on, experiential and work-based learning approaches“ such as internships and apprenticeships. DHS and the Commerce Department prepared the report in compliance with President Donald Trump's executive …

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