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  • Engility scores $10M contract to support USAID efforts in Guatemala - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Engility scores $10M contract to support USAID efforts in Guatemala

    Engility Holdings Inc., recently announced that it has received a $10.1 million contract to supply technical advisory services to the Guatemala office of the U.S. Agency for International Development to support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The five-year contract represents Engility’s 12 years of experience in Guatemala, supporting new work to improve natural resource management, […] More

  • Louis Berger JV Wins $163M to Help FEMA Evaluate Post-Disaster Damage; Tom Lewis Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Louis Berger JV Wins $163M to Help FEMA Evaluate Post-Disaster Damage; Tom Lewis Comments

    A Louis Berger Group-led joint venture with Tidal Basin Government Consulting and Atkins Global won a potential $163 million contract to help the Federal Emergency Management Agency inspect damaged houses after disasters. Vanguard Emergency Management will work with FEMA under the potential five-year indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract to ascertain federal aid amounts for survivors of disasters, Louis […] More

  • Cloud Info Security Firm Opts For IBM SoftLayer Email; Tim Harvey Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cloud Info Security Firm Opts For IBM SoftLayer Email; Tim Harvey Comments

    An IBM subsidiary has been selected to provide its cloud computing email and email protection product suite to cloud-based information security and messaging product maker SilverSky. SilverSky’s security services will run on SoftLayer’s cloud platform and will be distributed to IBM’s global sales channel for worldwide access to email workloads and information, IBM announced Wednesday. […] More

  • IBM, Integritie Partner to Help Analyze Disaster Big Data; Werner Kruck Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM, Integritie Partner to Help Analyze Disaster Big Data; Werner Kruck Comments

    IBM has partnered with enterprise content management firm Integritie Ltd. to implement software for Security First Insurance to collect and analyze large claims of disaster victims. Security First Insurance wants to mine, analyze and forward texts sent via email and social networks containing distress information to appropriate personnel, IBM said Tuesday. Werner Kruck, Security First Insurance […] More

  • VA Providing Hurricane Sandy Responders Mental Health App; Kathleen Frisbee Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA Providing Hurricane Sandy Responders Mental Health App; Kathleen Frisbee Comments

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is providing a mobile application to mental health workers responding to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the VA announced Friday. Psychological First Aid Mobile was launched in August to provide responders with summaries of aid fundamentals, interventions regarding concerns and needs of individual survivors, tips for applying PFA in the […] More

  • DigitalGlobe to Update AF Eagle Vision Imagery Stations; James Clark Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DigitalGlobe to Update AF Eagle Vision Imagery Stations; James Clark Comments

    DigitalGlobe will update mobile ground stations for the U.S. Air Force to provide satellite imagery for warfighters and first responders, the company announced Wednesday. The Eagle Vision stations download imagery from DigitalGlobe’s WorldView earth imaging constellation for use in preparing intelligence, planning missions, assessing damage and during natural disasters or other catastrophes. Deployments will start […] More

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