Posts from GovConDaily 02/28/2017

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, Naval Intelligence Director, Selected to 2017 Wash100 for Cyber & Info Warfare Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to announce Navy Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, director of naval intelligence, as an inductee into the 2017 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices…
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Gary Davis on HighPoint Global’s Citizen Experience Programs for Agencies & Professional Services Expansion Efforts

Gary Davis oversees HighPoint Global‘s efforts to expand in the government information technology services market with a particular focus on federal healthcare agencies as a senior vice president of business development for the company…
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DOE: ARPA-E Projects Obtained Nearly $2B in Private Sector Funds Since 2009

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has said 74 project teams on transformational energy technologies have accumulated $1.8 billion in follow-on funds from the private sector since the agency’s establishment in 2009…
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Gen. David Goldfein Highlights Air Force’s Readiness Priorities, Warfare Approaches

Gen. David Goldfein, the U.S. Air Force‘s chief of staff, spoke before an audience at a Military Strategy Forum event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington to discuss topics such as staff readiness priorities, 21st century warfare approaches and the nuclear enterprise…
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VA Seeks New Deputy CIO for Info Security

The Department of Veterans Affairs‘ immediate office of the assistant secretary for information and technology has started its search to hire a new deputy chief information officer for information security…
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Washingtonian Magazine Lists Knight Point Systems Among Top 50 “Great Places to Work” in Washington DC

Washingtonian Magazine has named Knight Point Systems as one of the “Top 50 Great Places to Work” in the Washington, D.C. area in 2017 based on a criteria that includes commitment to charity and community, financial stability, growth opportunities and work/life balance…
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CBO: House’s Social Security Fraud Prevention Bill Would Not Have Significant Cost Over 5 Years

The Congressional Budget Office has said the implementation of a House bill that would bar federal agencies to include Social Security numbers on documents delivered by mail in order to prevent identity fraud would not result in any significant cost in the next five years…
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GAO: DOE, DHS, FERC Implement 27 Federal Efforts to Increase Power Grid Resiliency

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the departments of Energy and Homeland Security have implemented 27 federal efforts that aim to build up the U…
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Enterprise Resource Planned System International Awarded USCIS Agile Devt Service Contract

Enterprise Resource Planned System International, a joint venture of Planned Systems International and ERP International, has secured a potential $45 million contract for agile development support to U…
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Air Force to Transition to General Atomics-Built MQ-9 Reapers

The U.S. Air Force prepares to transition to the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft this year as the service branch plans to retire its MQ-1 Predator RPAs in 2018 in an effort to build up readiness and keep pace with the changing combat environment…
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VIDEO: All Hands Update: STRATOPS Training

Independent duty training for Corpsman in San Diego.
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