Posts from GovConWire for 02/07/2017

Joe Ayers, HPE Federal Enterprise Group VP, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Systems Integration & Data Storage Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Joe Ayers, vice president of the federal enterprise group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Teresa Carlson, AWS Public Sector VP, Included in Wash100 for Cloud Integration Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Teresa Carlson, vice president of Amazon Web Services‘ worldwide public sector business, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena…
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Transcom Awards 3 Firms Air Transportation Service Contracts Worth $518M Total

The U.S. Transportation Command has awarded three companies separate contracts worth a combined $518.1 million to provide air transportation services within the U.S. Africa Command’s area of responsibility…
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Granicus Names Mark Hynes CEO After GovDelivery Merger

Mark Hynes, formerly chief strategy and development officer at Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ: ASPS), has joined cloud software platforms provider Granicus as CEO. His appointment comes after Granicus merged with cloud-based communications software provider GovDelivery, Granicus said Monday…
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Rep. Mac Thornberry: Trump Should Consider $18B in Omitted Funds From 2017 NDAA for Supplemental Budget Request

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) has said President Donald Trump should file a supplemental budget request for fiscal 2017 by taking into consideration the $18 billion in House-approved defense expenditures that were dropped from the final 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, Washington Examiner reported Monday…
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Mikros to Support Production of Maintenance Tool for Navy Radar Systems

Mikros Systems has secured a potential five-year, $35.2 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to support the production of a computer-aided alignment and maintenance tool for air and surface radar systems used on warships…
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Boeing, NanoRacks Enter Commercial ISS Airlock Development Partnership

Boeing and NanoRacks have formed an alliance to build a new commercial airlock designed to help the U.S. increase its capability to deploy small satellites, equipment and payloads from the International Space Station…
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Janice Haith: Navy Saved $450M Through Software Consolidation Initiative

Janice Haith, former deputy chief information officer at the Department of the Navy, has said that DoN saved approximately $450 million in the last three years through a software consolidation initiative that began in 2011, Federal News Radio reported Friday…
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Cotton and Company Awarded DoD Financial Statement Audit Contract

Alexandria, Virginia-based audit and accounting firm Cotton and Company has won an $18.8 million contract to examine the financial statements of the Defense Department. The Defense and Finance Accounting Service received three quotes for the labor-hour financial statement audit services contract via a competitive bidding process, the Pentagon said Monday…
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VIDEO: Advanced Analytics with Big Data – Face Recognition

Learn how to use the Hadoop platform for video and image processing.
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February 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Green on Aerospace Prime Boosts, US Stocks Lower

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index notched a small advance Monday on help from large aerospace-and-defense primes as U.S. stocks held lower without a major event as a driver of trading activity in equity markets…
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