Posts from ExecutiveBiz 5/15/18

Parsons Names Adam Taylor as Chief Transformation, Operations Officer

Adam Taylor, formerly chief strategy officer at Veritiv (NYSE: VRTV), has joined Parsons as chief transformation and operations officer. Parsons said Monday Taylor will lead efforts to transform the company into a data-based, cognitive technology provider and align its operating model with key market trends…
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Siemens USA Participates in 2018 Infrastructure Week; Barbara Humpton Comments

Siemens USA has kicked off the four-day 2018 Infrastructure Week with a showcase of its cloud-based offerings that can connect city data to leverage infrastructures in the U.S. The automation company said Monday it is coordinating with government and business leaders and infrastructure experts during the event, which aims to enhance U…
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DXC Unveils New Service to Facilitate Full-Stack Mgmt of SAP Platforms on AWS Cloud

DXC Technology has introduced a platform-as-a-service designed to help clients transform and move SAP platforms to Amazon Web Services’ cloud platform. DXC PaaS for SAP solutions on AWS works to facilitate full-stack management of SAP tools on the cloud platform through operations automation and security, DXC said Monday…
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John Gibson Explains DoD’s JEDI Cloud Single-Award Contract Plan to Congress

The Defense Department has sent a letter to Congress to explain its decision to pursue a single-award contract for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement program instead of a multiple-award contract, Fedscoop reported Monday…
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General Atomics Demos Remotely Piloted ‘Guardian’ Aircraft in Japan

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. commenced on Thursday in Nagasaki, Japan, public demonstrations of its remotely piloted aircraft that will collect data for research and for the development of guidelines for RPA flights…
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Sandra Gillespie Promoted to NCI COO; Paul Dillahay Comments

Sandra Gillespie, formerly senior vice president and general manager of NCI‘s agile and analytics sector, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the Reston, Va.-based government technology services contractor…
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Boeing to Implement Assembrix Software for Manufacturing Data Security

Boeing has selected Israel-based company Assembrix to provide a software platform to help the aerospace and defense contractor secure intellectual property it shares with other vendors through design and additive manufacturing processes…
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Alta Devices to Provide Solar Power Tech for Naval Research Lab’s ‘Hybrid’ UAV

The Naval Research Laboratory has chosen a solar technology from Alta Devices to help power a small unmanned aerial vehicle designed to fly for a minimum of 3.5 days. Alta Devices said Monday it will provide the company’s technology to the Hybrid Tiger project that aims to demonstrate long-range UAV operations by combining solar and hydrogen fuel cells with guidance algorithms…
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Leidos Named to Forbes’ 2018 America’s Best Employers List; Roger Krone Comments

Leidos has been included in Forbes’ annual America’s Best Employers list. “This recognition demonstrates our dedicated effort to attract a highly-skilled, talented and diverse workforce that has a passion to make the world safer, healthier and more efficient,” Roger Krone, Leidos chairman and CEO and a 2018 Wash100 recipient, said in a statement published Monday…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview With John Vollmer, President of Management Services at AECOM

ExecutiveBiz spoke with John Vollmer, president of management services at AECOM, and a three-time Wash100 winner, about AECOM’s robust organic growth, future in the unmanned aerial systems market, what infrastructure opportunities lie ahead, and much more…
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CenturyLink Gains DOJ Nod to Sell Level 3’s Arizona Network Assets to FirstDigital Telecom

The Justice Department has approved CenturyLink‘s proposal to sell certain Level 3 Communications assets in Tucson, Ariz., to FirstDigital Telecom. CenturyLink said Monday it will divest metro fiber network platforms as part of an agreement with DOJ related to the telecommunication firm’s approximately $34 billion acquisition of Level 3…
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Lockheed Lands $92M Award for Army PAC-3 Missile Support Center Services

Lockheed Martin has secured a $91.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to support the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile support center. Work under the modification covers logistics support recertification and missile repair services, the Defense Department said Friday…
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VIDEO: Knifefish Surface Mine Countermeasure (SMCM) Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV)

Built for the U.S. Navy, Knifefish is a heavyweight class Mine Countermeasure (MCM) Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) designed for deployment off the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The Knifefish UUV provides the mine warfare commander with enhanced mine-hunting capability by detecting, classifying and identifying buried, bottom, and volume mines in high clutter environments…
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