Contracts

PAE objects to elimination from USAID competition

PAE wants back in on the competition for a contract to support the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Companies

Rejection of contractor vaccine mandate does not bar workplace safety measures

The court's decision to block the Biden administration's order that contractors be vaccinated against COVID-19 or test regularly has been in place since December.

Companies

Proximas Group adds CEO to guide growth

Proximas Group brings in a new chief executive to lead integration and growth initiatives.

Companies

CACI's latest acquisitions bolster its commitment to secure communications

CACI International ended 2021 with an acquisition and started 2022 with another, and both deals signal CACI's commitment to secure communications from anywhere at anytime.

Companies

Federal Advisory Partners makes first acquisition with Sagewind's support

Just four months after acquiring Federal Advisory Partners, that portfolio company makes a purchase of its own with the backing of its private equity owner Sagewind Capital.

Companies

Trio of integrators look inside to promote new CEOs

Three federal technology integrators named new CEOs this week and all three looked within their own ranks to make their picks.

Opinion

What Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs can teach government contractors

The NFL playoffs are an object lesson in training and preparation. Fewer better examples show that than how the Kansas City Chiefs managed the end of regulation time in their playoff game, and how the Dallas Cowboys failed to in theirs.

Companies

How General Dynamics' tech businesses are turning the page to 2022

General Dynamics IT and Mission Systems units are the hardest hit by the current supply chain issues and the numbers reflect that impact. But the company sees hopeful signs for the coming year.

Contracts

GSA, industry leaders to share supply chain insights at WT Power Breakfast

Our next Power Breakfast event on Friday will focus on supply chain issues with insights from a leading General Services Administration official and a group of senior executives from notable government contractors.

Companies

How SAP NS2's 'Labs' org works through the question of timing to bring new products to market

SAP NS2 sees many promising ideas through its 'Labs' incubation hub, but many don't lead to product development and fewer get fielded. Here is how they make those choices and navigate the product lifecycle.

Companies

Enlightenment Capital backs space, missile defense tech firm

With the acquisition of Boecore, Enlightenment Capital adds another company to its portfolio and this one is focused on space and missile defense.

Companies

Lockheed and Raytheon clash over Aerojet but they still share supply chain challenges

Lockheed Martin's proposed acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne is being challenged by federal antitrust regulators, and Raytheon Technologies is welcoming that development. The companies may disagree on this but they share one big challenge.

Companies

SolarWinds deal brings in professional services for federal customers

SolarWinds has acquired one of its premier partners to build out more professional services offerings for federal customers.

Companies

ICF hires former Dovel finance chief

ICF's incoming chief financial officer will join in February from Dovel Technologies, where he was part of the company's executive team that led its growth and sale to Guidehouse.

Contracts

DISA preps for a diverse hybrid cloud environment

The Defense Information Systems Agency is experimenting with using commercial containers in data centers to help prepare for a multi-vendor, multi-capability cloud environment.

Opinion

Five habits of incompetent leaders (and what to do about them)

Everyone should avoid working for a bad manager. Here are five signs of incompetence and what to do about them.

Contracts

Resume issue nixes contract win

Problems with the resume of a key person in a company's bid leads to a Government Accountability Office recommendation that firm both lose the contract and be kicked out of the competition.

Companies

New finance chief, board changes highlight latest exec moves

Among the latest executive moves in the market are new chief financial officer at one of the defense market's blue chip players and changes at two companies' board of directors.

Contracts

General Dynamics loses $2.7B cloud contract protest

General Dynamics IT's fight for another shot at a $2.7 billion Homeland Security cloud computing contract falls short.