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  • Commerce Dept Names CompTIA's David Logsdon to Aerospace Equipment Int'l Trade Advisory Committee - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Commerce Dept Names CompTIA’s David Logsdon to Aerospace Equipment Int’l Trade Advisory Committee

    David Logsdon, CompTIA‘s Space Enterprise Council senior director, has joined the Commerce Department‘s International Trade Advisory Committee on Aerospace Equipment and will serve through the committee’s four-year charter term. The ITAC on Aerospace Equipment works to provide advisory support to the secretary of commerce and the U.S. trade representative on market access, trade barriers and other regional […] More

  • CompTIA Reports 25% Rise in Public Sector Council Membership; Peter Kaminskas Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CompTIA Reports 25% Rise in Public Sector Council Membership; Peter Kaminskas Comments

    Information technology trade group CompTIA has recorded a 25 percent increase in membership across its public sector councils between the first quarters of 2015 and 2016. The rise in membership at CompTIA's Space Enterprise Council, State and Local Government and Education Council and Human Services Information Technology Advisory Group comes a year after the nonprofit […] More

  • Verizon's Kevin Irland: Shared Services Impacts Financial, Technical, Operational Functions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon’s Kevin Irland: Shared Services Impacts Financial, Technical, Operational Functions

    State and local governments are increasingly adopting cloud and implementing an IT shared services model due to its financial, technical and operational promises, says Kevin Irland, a corporate communications manager at Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Irland writes in a Tuesday blog post that a survey by Grant Thornton, TechAmerica and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers indicated that many governments […] More

  • Michael Spierto Named TechAmerica Cyber Policy Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Michael Spierto Named TechAmerica Cyber Policy Director

    Michael Spierto, a former staffer at a House Homeland Security subcommittee, will officially join TechAmerica as director of cybersecurity policy on April 14, Government Technology reported Friday. Brian Heaton writes that some of Spierto’s work on Capitol Hill has included policy discussions with stakeholders about the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act. “Over 90 percent […] More

  • Peter Smith of AMERICAN SYSTEMS Joins TechAmerica's Public Sector Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Peter Smith of AMERICAN SYSTEMS Joins TechAmerica’s Public Sector Board of Directors

    Peter Smith, chief operating officer at AMERICAN SYSTEMS, has been elected to join the public sector board of directors at TechAmerica. The more than three-decade industry veteran will provide counsel on technology strategies for the government IT contracting sector as a TechAmerica public sector board member, AMERICAN SYSTEMS said Monday. Members of the TechAmerica public sector […] More

  • Sonya Cork of Verizon Named to TechAmerica Public Sector Board of Directors; Shawn Osborne Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sonya Cork of Verizon Named to TechAmerica Public Sector Board of Directors; Shawn Osborne Comments

    Sonya Cork, Verizon Enterprise Solutions vice president of public sector markets, has been appointed to the TechAmerica public sector board of directors, TechAmerica said Wednesday. The public sector board focuses on issues that are of the most importance to federal and state government contractors, according to TechAmerica. “Sonya brings an extensive background in the world of government […] More

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    Lockheed’s Stephanie Hill Recognized for Promoting STEM; CEO Marillyn Hewson on Hill’s Leadership

    Stephanie C. Hill, vice president and general manager of the civil business within Lockheed Martin‘s Information Systems and Global Solutions line, has been selected to receive the 2014 Black Engineer of the Year award from the Career Communications Group. The group recognized Hill for her 27-year career in engineering and leadership roles at Lockheed Martin […] More

  • Tom Anderson: STG Signs On for TechAmerica - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tom Anderson: STG Signs On for TechAmerica

    STG Inc. has joined TechAmerica, the Washington-based trade association that represents service providers in the fields of business intelligence and information technology. Private and public organizations, including nearly 50 federal agencies work with STG, a ISO 9001:2008-certified company that also holds an SEI CMMI Maturity Level 3 rating, TechAmerica said August 20. “The organization's ability to […] More

  • TASC Joins TechAmerica; Susan Siegel Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TASC Joins TechAmerica; Susan Siegel Comments

    TASC has joined U.S. technology trade association TechAmerica to participate in discussions and learning forums. The company’s nearly 5,000 professionals both hold advanced degrees and work in domains such as aviation systems, cloud architecture and engineering, modeling and simulation and space systems, TechAmerica said Thursday. “With fast-paced technological advances and intense budget constraints dominating the […] More

  • Dennis Stolkey Named TechAmerica Chair - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dennis Stolkey Named TechAmerica Chair

    Trade association TechAmerica has named Dennis Stolkey, senior vice president and general manager of the Americas for HP Enterprise Services, chairman of the association’s board of directors. TechAmerica said in a release he succeeds Peter Boni, CEO Emeritus of Safeguard Scientifics, who will remain on the board. “Dennis has been a committed member of TechAmerica and […] More

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    TechAmerica Big Data Report Highlights Confusion, Need for R&D Strategy

    A report from the TechAmerica Foundation's Federal Big Data Commission says big data can be defined through identifying four major characteristics, ZDNet reports. Leaders and commissioners came from companies including IBM, SAP, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, EMC, NetApp, Grant Thornton and Computer Sciences Corp., according to Andrew Brust’s story. The report said that […] More

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