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  • Booz Allen Co-Hosts Online Crowdsourcing Hackathon - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen Co-Hosts Online Crowdsourcing Hackathon

    Booz Allen Hamilton has co-hosted an onsite and online crowdsourcing hackathon at the firm’s innovation center in Washington, D.C. to present the impacts of crowdsourced development in the federal sector. The four-day 2016 Topcoder Open Finals exhibited an Environmental Protection Agency Megahack that aimed to develop a portal for policymakers, industry associations and other key stakeholders […] More

  • GE-Hitachi to Establish New Facility for DOE Depleted Uranium Enrichment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE-Hitachi to Establish New Facility for DOE Depleted Uranium Enrichment

    GE-Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment has proposed to establish a facility near the Energy Department‘s Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Kentucky to produce natural uranium that will be used as fuel for civil nuclear reactors. DOE said Thursday it agreed to sell depleted uranium to GLE over a 40-year period and the company will enrich the metal at the future Paducah Laser […] More

  • GE Secures Army Aircraft T700 Engine Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Secures Army Aircraft T700 Engine Support Contract

    The U.S. Army has awarded General Electric‘s aviation subsidiary a potential five-year, $45.8 million contract for support work on T700 engines that currently power various multiple aircraft platforms. GE Aviation will perform work under the indefinite delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through Sept. 24, 2021, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army Contracting Command received one bid for […] More

  • IT Industry Vet Vic Bhagat Named Verizon Enterprise Solutions CIO; Christopher Formant Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IT Industry Vet Vic Bhagat Named Verizon Enterprise Solutions CIO; Christopher Formant Comments

    Vic Bhagat, formerly executive vice president and chief information officer at EMC, has joined Verizon‘s enterprise solutions business as CIO. The 30-year industry veteran will oversee the unit’s technology strategy, information technology initiatives and development of next-generation enterprise communications services in his new position, Verizon said Monday. “With Vic’s passion and creativity to harness IT for innovation and […] More

  • GE Unveils Dubai-Based Aviation Tech Support Hub; Jim Daily Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Unveils Dubai-Based Aviation Tech Support Hub; Jim Daily Comments

    General Electric has opened a facility at an airport free zone in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to provide support services for customers of GE-built aircraft engines and other systems. GE said Monday it also established the Middle East Aviation Technology Center for data scientists, application developers and user-experience designers to help clients adopt the company’s Internet of Things management platform Predix. “We see […] More

  • ReportsnReports.com: EHR, Info Exchanges to Drive Healthcare IT Market Growth Through 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ReportsnReports.com: EHR, Info Exchanges to Drive Healthcare IT Market Growth Through 2020

    New research from ReportsnReports.com forecasts the global healthcare information technology market will enjoy a $13.4 percent annual growth through 2020 as more organizations use electronic health record systems and health information exchanges. ReportsnReports.com said Tuesday healthcare providers have adopted IT tools for managing workflows and patient data in an effort to meet regulatory requirements and […] More

  • Executive Profile: Kelly Collins, President for Public Sector at Digital Reasoning - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Kelly Collins, President for Public Sector at Digital Reasoning

    Kelly Collins has served as president of Digital Reasoning‘s public sector business since February and is responsible for the company’s programs with government agencies, policymakers and partners. She has more than 30 years of experience and held leadership roles at companies in the enterprise software and systems market. She previously served as vice president for the […] More

  • Kathy McElligott Joins McKesson as EVP, CIO, CTO; John Hammergren Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kathy McElligott Joins McKesson as EVP, CIO, CTO; John Hammergren Comments

    Kathy McElligott, formerly Emerson's chief information officer, has joined McKesson as executive vice president, CIO and chief technology officer. McElligott will succeed Randy Spratt on July 20 as the McKesson veteran is set to retire after nearly three decades of service for the company, McKesson said Monday. McElligott will oversee McKesson's enterprise business technology strategy, […] More

  • Research and Markets: Industrial IoT Market Poised for Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Industrial IoT Market Poised for Growth

    Research and Markets has released a new report that predicts the industrial Internet of Things market will achieve “tremendous growth“ by 2020. The report notes that the transportation and manufacturing sectors are already applying the IoT technologies to their operations, Research and Markets said Dec. 4. “Energy and power along with, oil and gas industries are deploying […] More

  • GE to Study Radar Systems for US Air Force Platforms; David Tetley Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE to Study Radar Systems for US Air Force Platforms; David Tetley Comments

    GE's intelligent platforms business will perform a six-month research on radar systems in an effort to help the U.S. Air Force establish open architectures for future radar processors onboard the service's platforms. The research program covers the benchmarking and optimization of synthetic aperture radar and ground moving target indicator radar modes on multiprocessor high-performance embedded […] More

  • Tech Firms Form Open Data Platform Alliance; Siki Giunta Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tech Firms Form Open Data Platform Alliance; Siki Giunta Comments

    Big data companies have forged an open data platform initiative that aims to further the development of big data technologies based on the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. The alliance comprises GE, Hortonworks, IBM, Infosys, Pivotal, SAS, Altiscale, Capgemini, CenturyLink, EMC, Splunk, Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Teradata and VMware, Pivotal said Tuesday. The companies will collaborate to develop and implement […] More

  • Executive Profile: Karl Williams, PAE COO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Karl Williams, PAE COO

    Karl Williams serves as chief operating officer for PAE, where he is responsible for the company's three business units. Williams served as vice president and general manager of Engility's government services business before he joined PAE in April. He has also served as Engility's business controller with responsibility in financial management of the company's global operational assets. Williams’ career includes time […] More

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