Tag Archives: Continuing Resolution

Operational Resilience, Budget Realities Among Key Themes in PSC’s Biennial Acquisition Policy Survey; Alan Chvotkin Quoted

Alan Chvotkin EVP and Counsel PSC

A new Professional Services Council survey has identified five themes based on interviews with more than 22 government officials from 10 federal agencies and one of those is operational resilience and adaptability of the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government respondents in the 2020 Biennial Acquisition Policy Survey: A New Paradigm said procurement offices shifted to telework with minimal interruptions to business operations.

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Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, Director of Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Pushing AI Initiatives, Improving Recruitment

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, director of the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for leading the new agency as well as pushing for stronger AI initiatives and improving recruitment to test the technology’s capabilities.

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Kevin Phillips Talks ManTech’s Investment Efforts, Clients’ Focus on Cyber, Space Domains

Kevin Phillips, president and CEO of ManTech International, has said he thinks the company’s clients, capabilities and portfolios continue to align with the current administration’s budget priorities, CRN reported Wednesday. “We are seeing customers apply strong focus within the space and cyber domains with both policy and execution,” he told …

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PSC Cites Possible Impacts of Govt Shutdown on GovCon Firms; David Berteau Comments

The Professional Services Council has notified government contractors of the potential impacts of a government shutdown on their staff and operations. PSC said Friday those impacts include the unavailability of agency contacts to accept deliveries or offer guidance to contractors; lack of contractor personnel’s access to needed facilities on government …

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Marillyn Hewson: Extended Continuing Resolution Would Affect 2018 Lockheed Orders

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said the company’s 2018 orders and backlog levels could take a hit if Congress passes another stopgap measure to fund U.S. government operations, CNBC reported Tuesday. Hewson, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, stated at Lockheed’s third-quarter earnings conference call that the company expects its 2017 financials …

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CACI’s Ken Asbury: US Natl Security Spending Increase Leads to Defense-Related Contract Wins

Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International, has said the Trump administration’s increased spending on military efforts against the Islamic State militant organization has led to a number of contract wins for the company in the defense space, CRN reported Thursday. “We have already seen a number of key wins in …

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Defense Firms Expect Growth in Federal Funds Under Trump Administration; Ed Sheehan Comments

Some defense industry executives have said they expect an increase in federal defense funds under the administration of President Donald Trump amid the uncertainty in the government budgeting process, The Tribune-Democrat reported Sunday. Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of Concurrent Technologies Corp., said he forecasts there would be “some growth” in fiscal 2018 …

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PSC Urges Congress to OK Full-Year Appropriations Bill For FY 2017, Cites Drawbacks of Continuing Resolutions

The Professional Services Council has asked the House and Senate to approve a full-year appropriations legislation prior to adjournment in order to fund all operations within the federal government for fiscal year 2017. David Berteau, president and CEO of PSC, wrote in a letter published Monday that Congress should not pass a …

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Exec Spotlight: Robin Lineberger, Deloitte Principal, On Driving Aerospace & Defense Growth in a Challenging GovCon Market

Robin Lineberger took on a new position earlier this summer as a principal with Deloitte, where he advises major aerospace and defense contractors. Lineberger joined Deloitte Consulting in 2009 as CEO of Deloitte Federal Government Services after spending nearly years with BearingPoint, most recently running its government consulting and outsourcing …

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