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Flir Systems to Reorganize Business Structure Into 3 Operating Units; Jim Cannon Comments

Flir Systems has announced that it will consolidate its business operations across the government and defense, industrial and commercial components in efforts to simplify the company’s business processes. The company announced Wednesday the restructuring also aims to foster operating synergies and establish management priorities. Jim Cannon, president and CEO at …

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MITRE’s Roger Furr on Nonprofit Org’s Role as Government’s ‘Bridge’ to Commercial Sector

Roger Furr leads work to form and administer both contracts and subcontracts in his role as an executive director at nonprofit research organization MITRE Corp. MITRE operates federally-funded research and development centers for the government that act as hubs for agencies and commercial companies to collaborate on scientific research, analysis, …

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BAE, Cyber London Extend Collaboration to Help Security Startups; Richard Wilding Comments

BAE Systems has extended a partnership with Cyber London for another three years in support of efforts to foster innovation and develop talent in U.K.’s cybersecurity sector. BAE said Thursday the commitment builds on the first 18 months of the partnership during which more than 23 startup companies complete CyLon’s three-month accelerator …

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Vencore Labs Continues ‘Applied’ Research Focus One Year Post-Launch; President Petros Mouchtaris on R&D Collaborations

The mission of Chantilly, Virginia-based contractor Vencore‘s internal technology development and engineering subsidiary remains the same year out from its initial rebrand and relaunch: transformative applied research for organizations in the government, utility and commercial arenas. More than 200 scientists, engineers and analysts now staff the Basking Ridge, New Jersey-headquartered Vencore Labs business and …

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Pat Blevins on The New General Dynamics IT Cloud & Data Analytics Org and Disruptive Tech’s Pressure on Legacy Systems

General Dynamics announced in February the formation of a new team within the defense contractor’s information technology business unit that would focus on work in emerging technologies related to areas such as cybersecurity and cloud computing. In conjunction, former InfoZen executive and nearly three-decade industry veteran Pat Blevins joined the General …

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Maximus Federal Lead Tom Romeo on Agencies’ Citizen Experience Commercialization Efforts, LPTA Use in IT Acquisitions

As head of Maximus‘ federal services business, Tom Romeo oversees an approximate $500 million portfolio of work for the federal government in areas such as health program support and business process services to agencies for the facilitation of a process the company calls the “Citizen Journey.” The company views the Citizen Journey as …

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David Young of Level 3 on GSA’s Telecom Contract Transition and Internet Connectivity Trends at Agencies

David Young oversees sales activities in the federal government market for Level 3 Communications in his role as a vice president at the multinational telecommunications and Internet service provider company. Broomfield, Colo.-headquartered Level 3 operates a Tier 1 network worldwide and its work for federal agencies includes network security, Internet connections …

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Brian McKeon on Booz Allen’s Systems Architecture Approach for the Army, Cyber Requirements Outlook

Brian McKeon helps lead Booz Allen Hamilton‘s systems engineering and integration work for the U.S. Army in his role as an executive vice president at the McLean, Va.-based consulting contractor. He oversees a portfolio that emphasizes C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) offerings in the Army market for Booz Allen. In …

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Kay Sears of Intelsat General on Industry’s Role in Military Satcom Programs, Firm’s DC Area Presence

Intelsat General — a subsidiary of the satellite services conglomerate Intelsat S.A. — moved its headquarters in the summer of last year to Tysons Corner, Va, which also houses offices for the parent company. Kay Sears has led Intelsat General as president for 9 years and the business was one of 14 …

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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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Mac Curtis, Steve Omick: New ‘Vencore Labs’ Org to Have Gov’t, Commercial Sector Footprints

Vencore has relaunched and rebranded the organization formerly known as Applied Communications Sciences as part of a push to offer new technologies for cybersecurity, data analytics and communications to government agencies and commercial customers. The new Vencore Labs organization is also one part of Vencore’s strategy to maintain its status as …

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Randy Wotring on URS’ Integration Into AECOM, His Federal Infrastructure Market Outlook

Randy Wotring joined AECOM upon that company’s estimated $4 billion acquisition of URS Corp. in late 2014 and now holds the title of group president of management services at AECOM. The 30-year public sector and infrastructure veteran led URS’ federal services arm for 10 years as president prior to the transaction. Wotring …

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