Tag Archives: GDIT

Amy Gilliland: GDIT Shifts Focus to Support Federal IT Modernization Efforts

Amy Gilliland President GDIT

Amy Gilliland, president of General Dynamics’ information technology business and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said the company is focusing more on how it is delivering technology platforms to government clients to support their IT modernization efforts amid expectations of federal budget constraints. "We have shifted our investment approach to not just partner with companies that have very leading-edge capabilities and new ideas, but to focus squarely on the implementation side, which means we have the right skills to deploy commercial products, support and operate them in an agency environment,” Gilliland said.

Read More »

General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic Receives Seventh Wash100 Award

Phebe Novakovic CEO General Dynamics

Phebe Novakovic, chairwoman and CEO of General Dynamics, has been named a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for her leading company initiatives in meeting federal government requirements and helping defend national security interests. Executive Mosaic congratulates General Dynamics and Phebe Novakovic for her 2021 Wash100 Award. Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Phebe Novakovic. 

Read More »

Al Whitmore Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Al Whitmore BAE Systems

Al Whitmore, president of the Intelligence and Security (I&S) sectors at BAE Systems' U.S. subsidiary, has received his fourth consecutive Wash100 Award, the most respected and honored award in all of government contracting (GovCon). Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Al Whitmore as the most significant executive of consequence to the GovCon sector.

Read More »

GDIT's Lyle Kellman: DEOS Cloud Tools Could Help Improve Interagency Collaboration, Security

Lyle Kellman Deputy Program Manager GDIT

Lyle Kellman, deputy program manager for Defense Enterprise Office Solutions at General Dynamics' information technology business, said migrating to cloud-based collaboration and productivity tools offered by the DEOS contract will help defense agencies reduce costs and improve user experience and interagency collaboration, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

Read More »

GDIT's Jim Matney: VMware, AWS Offerings on milCloud 2.0 Could Help DOD Agencies Speed Up Cloud Migration

Jim Matney VP and GM General Dynamics IT

Jim Matney of General Dynamics' information technology business said ease of use, security and cost are the reasons why the addition of VMware and Amazon Web Services offerings to the Defense Information Systems Agency's milCloud 2.0 platform could help defense agencies accelerate the migration of workloads to the cloud, GCN reported Tuesday.

Read More »

FAA Releases Cybersecurity Operations Support RFI

Cybersecurity support

The Federal Aviation Administration is seeking information on industry capabilities to help inform its strategy for the procurement of cybersecurity operations support services. FAA plans to compete a five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for such services in support of its security operations center that helps monitor information security incidents and protect the information technology infrastructure of the FAA and the Department of Transportation.

Read More »

Eric Brown: Microsoft Helps Defense Industrial Base Navigate Compliance Requirements Through Cloud Service

Eric Brown VP Microsoft

Eric Brown, vice president of Azure global mission platform engineering at Microsoft, said the company works to help Department of Defense customers and partners meet evolving compliance requirements through its Azure Government cloud platform. One of the compliance requirements that defense contractors should meet is DOD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and Brown wrote in a blog post published Tuesday how Azure Government and Microsoft 365 Government (GCC High) could help contractors achieve CMMC Level 3 and above.

Read More »

Amy Gilliland, President of GDIT, Secures Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Amy Gilliland President GDIT

Amy Gilliland, president of General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), has received a 2021 Wash100 Award in recognition of her strong and notable leadership that helped the company secure IT modernization work with government customers. To date, Gilliland has four consecutive Wash100 awards. You can read Gilliland's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile by visiting GovCon Wire

Read More »

Kristie Grinnell: Enterprise Architecture, Standards Key to Hybrid Cloud Operations

Kristie Grinnell Global CIO GDIT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 2, 2021 “” Kristie Grinnell, global chief information officer and vice president for supply chain at General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) information technology business, government contractors can help agencies implement an enterprise architecture and process standards to migrate IT operations to a hybrid cloud computing environment, GovCon Wire reported Jan. 25.

Read More »

GDIT's Kristie Grinnell: Transitioning to Cloud Calls for Agencies to Understand Data Strategies First

Kristie Grinnell Global CIO General Dynamics IT

Kristie Grinnell, global chief information officer and vice president for supply chain at General Dynamics' information technology business, wrote in a guest piece published Friday on FedScoop that government agencies seeking to optimize the capabilities that cloud offers should first understand their data strategies and identify which cloud service could best support the needs of their organizations.

Read More »