Posts from ExecutiveBiz 5/16/18

ViON’s Elizabeth Anthony Recognized in 2018 CRN Women of the Channel List

Elizabeth Anthony, senior vice president of marketing at ViON, has been included in the 2018 Women of the Channel list by CRN. Anthony successful career spans more than twenty years of global strategic marketing and communications experience…
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Cubic, 4C Strategies to Combine Training, Readiness Offerings; Dave Buss Comments

The global defense unit of Cubic has agreed to work with 4C Strategies again to develop and distribute modern training and readiness products and services to their shared clients. Cubic said Wednesday the new partnership will focus on customer feedback instead of a general proprietary approach…
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Trump Signs Executive Order to Provide More Authorities to Agency CIOs

President Donald Trump has issued a new executive order that aims to provide federal agency chief information officers additional authorities in order to advance information technology modernization and enable IT systems to support missions, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday…
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Report: Senate Bill to Address China’s Influence in Indo-Pacific Region With $7.5B in Defense Funds

Four senators have introduced a bill that would allocate $1.5 billion in annual defense funds over five years to deter and counter China’s influence in the Pacific region and bolster military partnership with Taiwan, Defense News reported Tuesday…
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Military Times Recognizes Leidos for Veteran Support Efforts; Ann Addison Comments

Military Times has recognized Leidos as one of the 100 U.S. firms in 2018 that support military veterans and their families in terms of culture, recruitment and company policies. “Veterans understand what it means to view their work as a mission, leading to a strong work ethic and dedication to results,” Leidos Chief Human Resources Officer Ann Addison said in a statement issued Tuesday…
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CTC Named Winning Company for Female Board Members; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has been named the Winning Company for three consecutive years by the 2020 Women on Board nonprofit organization in an effort to recognize CTC’s efforts to advance diversity on its board of directors…
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Kymeta, Microsoft to Perform Demonstrations at 2018 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference

Kymeta and Microsoft will simultaneously perform demonstrations for land mobile, maritime defense and first responder technologies during the 2018 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference and Connectivity Expo…
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Lockheed Martin to Continue Production of U.S. Navy Laser-Guided Training Rounds

Lockheed Martin was awarded a $23.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy for follow-on production of laser-guided training rounds. The company said Tuesday the award exercises the first option of its 2017 contract to provide Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds for the service branch’s Paveway II weapons exercises…
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Serco Inc. to Help Audit USAF Medical Documents; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco Inc., the British contractor’s North American arm has received a potential $11.7 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force‘s medical coding compliance efforts. The company said Tuesday it will examine the Air Force Medical Service documentation and help AFMS ensure codes that the branch’s treatment facilities enter into the Military Health System comply with policies, regulations and standards…
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Vice Adm. Nancy Norton: DISA, JFHQ-DODIN Back Warfighters Through Innovation, Cyber Defense, Tech Delivery

Navy Vice Adm. Nancy Norton, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of the Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network, has said DISA and JFHQ-DODIN support warfighters through innovation, technology delivery and cyber domain defense…
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General Dynamics Lays Keel for Arleigh Burke-Class ‘Daniel Inouye’ Ship

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary has laid the keel on the U.S. Navy‘s future Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship that will be called USS Daniel Inouye. The ship, designated as DDG 118, is named after the former senator who earned a Medal of Honor for his U…
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VIDEO: SpaceX F9 Block 5 Bangabandhu Launch from Playa Linda Beach

Historic first launch of the Falcon 9 Block 5, SpaceX’s most advance rocket yet, filmed 3.7 miles away from KSC Pad 39-A on the parking lot 1 boardwalk at Playa Linda Beach.
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