Tag Archives: Department of Commerce

FCC Selects Everbridge to Support Emergency Management Efforts; Mike Mostow Quoted


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has selected Everbridge’s Mass Notification solution to support the agency’s internal Continuity of Operations (COOP), Devolution, Pandemic, Reconstitution Plans and emergency management efforts, the company reported on Monday. Everbridge has recently renewed its Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Agency Authorization, enabling the company to provide security and risk management for cloud products and services. 

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Former Verizon Exec Peter Davidson Joins Intelsat as Global Gov’t Affairs, Policy VP

Peter Davidson

Peter Davidson, who previously served as an executive at Verizon Communications and general counsel at the Department of Commerce, has joined Intelsat as vice president of global government affairs and policy. He will be responsible for developing Intelsat's global government engagement strategy and will work from its office in McLean, Va., the communications satellite company said Monday.

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Tyrone Grandison Joins U.Group as Data VP; Lena Trudeau Quoted

Tyrone Grandison, a more than two-decade industry veteran, has joined technology and creative design firm U.Group as vice president of data. U.Group said Wednesday Grandison will bring to the role his 26 years’ experience in data, security, privacy and software engineering to help the firm’s federal and industry clients address complex challenges through the use of data.

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25 Public, Private Sector Leaders Named to American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

Twenty-five representatives from the public and private sectors have been appointed to serve on a new board that will develop strategies to improve the state of the U.S. workforce. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Ivanka Trump, adviser to the president, co-chair the recently created American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, the Department of Commerce said Wednesday.

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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Sources for Info on Patent Search AI Technologies

The Commerce Department‘s U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is requesting for industry input on artificial intelligence technologies and approaches that can be applied to support the agency’s patent search and examination activities. USPTO is in need of applications that would widen information searches, classify information, increase the validity of search results, summarize …

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A-Tek to Provide IT Support Services to Commerce Dept’s ITA Agency

A-Tek has received a contract of an undisclosed value to provide information technology architecture, strategy and design services to the U.S. Department of Commerce‘s  International Trade Administration. The company said Thursday it will support ITA in efforts to design, build and update services that support the agency’s missions and business lines. ITA aims to …

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Deltek’s Kevin Plexico: SBA, State Dept, SEC Increased Contract Spending in 2014

This year marks the first increase in overall federal contract spending since 2010, Deltek‘s Kevin Plexico wrote in a Washington Post piece published Sunday. Plexico, vice president of information solutions at Deltek, estimates the departments of State and Commerce, Small Business Administration and Securities and Exchange Commission increased their spend on contracts …

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Lockheed Picked for Commerce Agency’s Supplier Diversity Award; Ray O. Johnson Comments

Lockheed Martin has been chosen for the 2013 Distinguished Supplier Diversity Award from the Minority Business Development Agency, a component of the Commerce Department. The award recognizes the company’s programs to help minority-owned enterprises grow their businesses, Lockheed announced Monday. “Lockheed Martin strives to lead by example when it comes to opening …

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Ball Aerospace to Host Pritzker Listening Tour Stop

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. will host the first leg of Commerce Sec. Penny Pritzker’s nationwide listening tour this week. The event in Boulder, Colo., will involve roundtable discussions between Pritzker and government officials, business leaders and community representatives regarding their business and economic growth concerns, Ball Aerospace said Tuesday. …

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