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  • CompTIA Names IT Industry Vets to Association's 2018 Communities Executive Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CompTIA Names IT Industry Vets to Association’s 2018 Communities Executive Board

    Information technology trade group CompTIA has appointed information technology industry executives to its communities executive board for 2018. CompTIA said Monday the association’s member communities and public sector councils  include leaders at multiple technology vendors, distributors and service providers. Member communities are slated to convene for the inaugural CompTIA Community Forum that will take place in Chicago […] More

  • Dan Cooper to Serve as CEO of Xerox's Global Imaging Systems Subsidiary - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dan Cooper to Serve as CEO of Xerox’s Global Imaging Systems Subsidiary

    Dan Cooper, president of Xerox‘s Global Imaging Systems subsidiary, has been appointed to serve as CEO of the subsidiary once Tom Salierno retires from the position in April. Xerox said Friday Cooper is a nearly two-decade GIS veteran and previously served as president of information technology services provider Electronic Systems Inc., which he helped advance into a […] More

  • Xerox's PARC Subsidiary to Develop Interactive Sense-Making Tech for DARPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Xerox’s PARC Subsidiary to Develop Interactive Sense-Making Tech for DARPA

    Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary has received a multimillion dollar contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency create an interactive sense-making platform as part of efforts to advance scientific research on artificial intelligence. PARC said Monday it will develop the Common Ground Learning and Explanation system that may explain the performance capacity of autonomous systems. COGLE will […] More

  • Xerox PARC to Collaborate With Siemens, 2 Universities on DARPA's Design Modeling Tool Devt Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Xerox PARC to Collaborate With Siemens, 2 Universities on DARPA's Design Modeling Tool Devt Program

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected a team composed of Xerox's PARC subsidiary, Siemens, Georgia Tech and Michigan State University to build digital modeling tools designed to transform manufacturing processes through the TRAansformative DESign program. DARPA's TRADES program seeks to further develop computer-aided design software to fabricate complex objects through the use of existing […] More

  • DARPA Taps PARC-Led Team to Develop Computational Framework for Product Design - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Taps PARC-Led Team to Develop Computational Framework for Product Design

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected Xerox's PARC subsidiary to lead a team to create a new computational model designed to eliminate limitations in computer-aided design technology platforms and advance digital manufacturing processes. PARC said Tuesday it will work with Oregon State University and Intact Solutions on the Fabricating with Interoperable Engineering, pLanning, Design […] More

  • Xerox's PARC Subsidiary Gets DOE Funds for Sensor Sticker Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Xerox’s PARC Subsidiary Gets DOE Funds for Sensor Sticker Development

    Xerox subidiary PARC has received funds from the Energy Department‘s Building Technologies Office to develop wireless sensor stickers in an effort to help cut energy consumption in buildings, factories and cities. PARC’s “peel-and-stick” sensors are designed to help collect data about a building’s environment as well as support auto-locating, commissioning and automatic wall mapping operations, Xerox said Tuesday. “Distributed sensing enables richer […] More

  • Xerox Names Joseph Echevarria, Cheryl Krongard to Board; Ursula Burns Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Xerox Names Joseph Echevarria, Cheryl Krongard to Board; Ursula Burns Comments

    Former Deloitte CEO Joseph Echevarria and Cheryl Krongard, a former senior partner at Apollo Management, have joined Xerox's board of directors. The appointments will take effect Jan. 1 and bring the total number of the company's board members to 11, Xerox said Monday. “Xerox will greatly benefit from Joe's knowledge of international business and professional […] More

  • Xerox Survey Discovers Demand for Innovation in Transportation Tech; Pat Elizondo Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Xerox Survey Discovers Demand for Innovation in Transportation Tech; Pat Elizondo Comments

    A Xerox study reports that 49 percent of respondents from 23 cities around the world believe one application will support all transportation needs while 27 percent see themselves using a self-driving car by 2020. Xerox said Monday the upcoming Global Transportation Survey report reflects citizens’ increased expectations for integrated transportation services and innovation over the coming years. “Mobility is complicated, infrastructure […] More

  • IT Industry Council Names Public Sector Division's National Security Chief, Global Policy Managers in Series of Exec Moves - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IT Industry Council Names Public Sector Division's National Security Chief, Global Policy Managers in Series of Exec Moves

    The Information Technology Industry Council has named several executives to lead its public sector, environment and sustainability, and global policy teams in an effort to expand ITI's advocacy programs within the technology industry. ITI said Wednesday Jonathan Clifford, formerly senior policy adviser to Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-New Jersey), will serve as director of national security at ITI's […] More

  • Galois to Help DARPA Detect Advanced Persistent Threats; David Archer Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Galois to Help DARPA Detect Advanced Persistent Threats; David Archer Comments

    Galois has received a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a technology platform that will work to identify cyber threats within enterprise network and system environments. The company said Monday it will collaborate with the University of Edinburgh, Xerox's PARC company and Oregon State University to build the Diagnostic Approach for Persistent Threat Detection […] More

  • PARC Receives DARPA Funds to Develop Autonomous 'Vanishing' Air Delivery Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    PARC Receives DARPA Funds to Develop Autonomous ‘Vanishing’ Air Delivery Tech

    Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary has received funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to support a program designed to develop a prototype autonomous air vehicle that delivers small payloads and “vanishes” upon completing the mission. PARC said Monday it will work with AeroVironment to create specialized materials for an autonomous air delivery system under a project within DARPA’s Inbound, Controlled, Air“Releasable, […] More

  • Stephen Hoover: PARC-Zinnov Partnership to Focus on Disruptive Innovation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Stephen Hoover: PARC-Zinnov Partnership to Focus on Disruptive Innovation

    Xerox‘s PARC subsidiary and Zinnov have entered into a memorandum of understanding to develop new technology and offer disruptive innovation expertise to businesses in India. PARC seeks to combine its research-and-development platforms with Zinnov's consulting and research services as part of the alliance, Xerox said Wednesday. “Our partnership joins Zinnov's knowledge, talent and understanding of specific markets with PARC's deep technology […] More

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