Posts from GovConWire for 12/05/2018

Executive Spotlight: Interview with Gavin Greene, VP of Business Development at NT Concepts

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Gavin Greene, vice president of business development, regarding the data challenges facing NT Concepts’ customers and how the company assists federal agencies in enhancing and making sense of their data…
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Dell EMC Vet Ro Dhanda Joins Snowflake Computing as Federal Business Regional VP

Ro Dhanda, an information technology industry veteran, has joined Snowflake Computing as regional vice president of U.S. federal business, GovConWire has learned. He spent eight years at Dell EMC, where most recently served as director of federal sales at the company’s Isilon business and head of federal sales for the information intelligence group…
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Perspecta Secures Spot on $300M FBI Intell Support BPA; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) will vie for task orders to provide intelligence analysis, advisory and assistance to the FBI under a potential five-year, $300M blanket purchase agreement. The BPA contains a one-year base period, followed by four option years, and represents new work for the Chantilly, Va-based government services contractor, Perspecta said Tuesday…
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Andrew Couch Talks CryptoFuse’s Role Rethinking Blockchain

Last week, Andrew Couch, founder of Cryptofuse, spoke with GovConWire about how his company is looking to redefine blockchain technology and drive value in the federal market. As Couch explained, his company devised a way to exchange information without the internet by relying on asynchronous updating and the global blockchain…
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Maxar’s MDA Business to Design Rover Subsystems for NASA-ESA Mars Sample Return Campaign

Airbus has awarded Maxar Technologies‘ MDA business a contract to design subsystems for a rover NASA and the European Space Agency plan to use in a joint mission to collect and return samples from Mars to Earth…
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Lockheed, Airbus Partner to Meet US Military Aerial Refueling Needs; Marillyn Hewson Quoted

Lockheed Martin and Airbus have agreed to team up to meet the aerial refueling requirements of U.S. defense agency clients. “Reliable and modernized aerial refueling is an essential capability for our customers to maintain their global reach and strategic advantage,” Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed chairman, president and CEO, said in a statement published Tuesday…
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Leidos to Support FTC IT Modernization Under Potential $100M BPA; Angie Heise Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $100M blanket purchase agreement to help the Federal Trade Commission update the agency’s information technology systems and services…
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Navy Picks Six Firms for $200M HVAC System Construction, Repair Services Contract

Six companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $200M contract to build, renovate or repair heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at multiple U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps installations…
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Harry Greenspun Named Guidehouse Chief Medical Officer; Scott McIntyre Quoted

Harry Greenspun, formerly chief medical officer at Korn Ferry‘s (NYSE: KFY) health business, has been appointed to the same position at Washington, D.C.-based management consulting services firm Guidehouse…
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Ball Aerospace to Help Air Force Develop Satellite Ground Data Processing Framework

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Ball Aerospace to develop an open-source framework for the Space and Missile Systems Center to process satellite-based intelligence data about foreign missile threats. Ball Aerospace said Tuesday USAF plans to use the Mission Data Processing Application Framework as a data collection testbed under the Future Operationally Resilient Ground Evolution initiative, the company said Tuesday…
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ICF to Unveil New Communications & Marketing Arm in 2019

ICF has announced plans to officially introduce in early 2019 an integrated business that will deliver marketing, technology and communications support to clients in private and public sectors. ICF said Tuesday John Armstrong, former general manager and North American leader at IBM’s iX business, will oversee ICF Next…
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