Tag Archives: Product Development

NASA Taps Abacus Technology to Provide Research, Analysis, Comm’s Support Services for Marshall Space Flight Center

Abacus Technology has received a potential 66-month, $48.2 million blanket purchase agreement to support the research, analysis and communications requirements of NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center. The Strategic Analysis and Communications Support Services II contract includes a one-year base performance period, four one-year options and a six-month option, the space …

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IXI Technology, T-Worx Partner to Integrate Counter-Drone, Weapon Mgmt Platforms

IXI Technology has agreed to integrate its counter-unmanned aerial system device with T-Worx Holdings‘ weapon management platform under a product development and licensing agreement between the two companies. The partnership will combine the IXI DRONEKILLER with the Intelligent Rail system that T-Worx has developed through the U.S. Army‘s Small Business Innovative Research program, IXI …

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Ray O’Farrell Named VMware CTO, Chief Development Officer

Ray O’Farrell, formerly general manager of VMware‘s software-defined data center division, will assume the combined role of chief technology officer and chief development officer. The company said Wednesday O’Farrell succeeds Ben Fathi and will be in charge of the CTO team and manage the research and development business units. “He brings …

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General Dynamics, BigLever Software Continue Work on Army’s Product-Line Mgmt Program

BigLever Software will continue its work with General Dynamics‘ C4 systems business on the U.S. Army‘s Consolidated Product-line Management program under a five-year, $415 million contract for the Live Training Transformation product line. BigLever said Monday the CPM Next contract calls on the General Dynamics-led team to provide product-line engineering and management services for LT2 in support …

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Neil Siegel: Northrop’s Partnership With UX Design School to Develop UX Skills

Northrop Grumman has partnered with Center Centre, a Tennessee-based school, to bolster the user experience professional field through mentorship, talent development and innovation. Northrop said Tuesday it will mentor participating Center Centre students and provide them opportunities to network, contribute to real-world projects, and join workshops and internship programs. “UX is a …

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ABI’s Michela Menting: Cyber a ‘Fledgling’ Matter in Internet of Things

A new report from ABI Research outlines market demand for cybersecurity tools from Internet of Things users in areas such as consumer privacy and data protection. The market intelligence firm said Friday that current product development requirements and the consideration between cost and risk for connected “things” will drive the market. “Embedded security, trusted computing, security protocols—these are all …

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Cubic Launches Contract Manufacturing Initiative to Pursue Telecomm, Aerospace Business

Cubic Defense Applications announced today that it has launched a new initiative to expand its contract manufacturing operations to include new conceptual design, prototyping and high-rate production capabilities. The company said it will employ these manufacturing solutions to pursue new telecommunications, aerospace, defense and automotive business. The initiative also includes nonintrusive medical instrumentation …

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