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  • Christian Brose to Join Anduril as Strategy Head - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Christian Brose to Join Anduril as Strategy Head

    Christian Brose, former staff director of the Senate Armed Services Committee, will join Silicon Valley-based tech firm Anduril Industries as the company“™s head of strategy, Defense News reported Thursday. Brose left the Senate in September after he served for four years as staff head of the Senate panel led by the late Sen. John McCain. […] More

  • Report: Bill Would Reform Navy Surface Ship Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Bill Would Reform Navy Surface Ship Operations

    Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and John McCain, R-Ariz., have introduced a bill that would implement changes to the U.S. Navy‘s surface fleet operations, USNI News reported Monday. The Surface Warfare Enhancement Act of 2018 was created in response to ship collisions that involved the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain guided-missile destroyers in 2017. The bill […] More

  • BMNT's Peter Newell Lauds Pentagon Efforts to Reform Defense Acquisition System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BMNT’s Peter Newell Lauds Pentagon Efforts to Reform Defense Acquisition System

    Peter Newell, managing partner at consultancy BMNT Partners, has lauded the Defense Department“™s efforts to overhaul the current military acquisition system through collaboration with Silicon Valley-based technology firms, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Newell, former director of the U.S. Army“™s Rapid Equipping Force, called DoD“™s creation of a satellite office in Silicon Valley and Sen. John McCain“™s […] More

  • Dean Williams: NTT DATA to Train Army Vets Under Partnership Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dean Williams: NTT DATA to Train Army Vets Under Partnership Program

    NTT DATA has partnered with the U.S. Army as part of the Army Partnership for Youth Success program, where private U.S. companies work to train and hire qualified young Army veterans for future careers in the civilian workforce. “The PaYS Program is an integral part of our recruiting strategy as it introduces highly motivated and exceptional candidates to […] More

  • NTT Data to Modernize Texas Transportation IT Infrastructure; John McCain Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NTT Data to Modernize Texas Transportation IT Infrastructure; John McCain Comments

    NTT Data Inc. has agreed to help update the Texas Transportation Department‘s internal processes and information technology systems in a move to help the agency achieve its goals. NTT Data will work with the department to develop and maintain applications, assist end users, provide service desk support, enhance network and telecommunications systems, and boost IT security, the […] More

  • Keane Inc. is Recognized on InformationWeek 500 List; CEO John McCain Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Keane Inc. is Recognized on InformationWeek 500 List; CEO John McCain Comments

    For the sixth consecutive year, Keane Inc.“™s QATalyst solution has recently been recognized on InformationWeek 500, a listing of the top technology innovators in the U.S. The listing also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of America“™s best known companies. “The goal of the award winning QATalyst solution is to help CIOs accelerate […] More

  • Sens. McCain, Levin: DoD Leaves Cyber Questions Unanswered - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sens. McCain, Levin: DoD Leaves Cyber Questions Unanswered

    Sens. Carl Levin and John McCain of the Senate Armed Services Committee urged the Defense Department to clarify the military’s cyber role in a letter sent yesterday to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The letter states the DoD has failed to fully define DoD’s plan-of-action should a threat to national security arise, leaving the nation’s cyberspace […] More

  • Senator Urges Creation of Cybersecurity Panel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Senator Urges Creation of Cybersecurity Panel

    A Republican senator is calling for the creation of a panel to draft legislation on cybersecurity and electronic intelligence leaks without having to work through numerous — and sometimes competing — committees of jurisdiction, AFP reports. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz) […] More

  • Flournoy and Patraeus Emphasize U.S. Progress During Senate Hearing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Flournoy and Patraeus Emphasize U.S. Progress During Senate Hearing

    Undersecretary of Defense Michele Flournoy and Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. David Patraeus remained confident in their assertion of military progress in Afghanistan, despite an onset of doubt from Senate members during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. During the hearing, chairman Carl Levin and Sen. John McCain presented their perspectives on the direction […] More

  • Michele Flournoy Testifies Before Congress - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Michele Flournoy Testifies Before Congress

    Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday, saying that the ongoing campaign in Southern Afghanistan's goal of reclaiming Marjah is the only the opening salvo in a larger initiative to crack the Taliban.  Flournoy is one of ExecutiveBiz’s Top 20 People to Watch in 2010. According […] More

  • 2008 Republican National Convention Taps Unisys For IT Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    2008 Republican National Convention Taps Unisys For IT Services

    Unisys Federal Systems President Greg Baroni may not be on Republican Presidential candidate John McCain’s VP shortlist, but Baroni – and his staff – will be on a short list of people playing a critical role at the upcoming Republican National Convention. While GOP leaders will be focused on communicating a strong and united message […] More

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