WashingtonExec Weekly E-Magazine: News You Need to Know

Peter Smith

Peter Smith, AMERICAN SYSTEMS

Here’s what’s happening in the govcon sphere this first week of May:

WashingtonExec spoke with AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ CEO Peter Smith, as the company celebrates 40 years in business and what’s been the secret to their success. InCadence CEO Sandy Corbett offered her insight on what the company is doing to develop technologies that analyze and unlock the value of date. Salient’s John Blatchford made the business case for Agile BI, including how organizations can leverage the methodology to get the most from their technology. Lastly, Leidos Chief Cybersecurity Technologist Gib Sorebo headed off to California to talk about the “Internet of Things” and the future security risks.

For upcoming events, we interviewed United Through Reading CEO Dr. Sally Ann Zoll and Doug Stewart, of BAE Systems, who is the chairman for the organization’s 2nd Annual Tribute to Military Families Gala, on what makes this black-tie event stand out, how the evening brings members of Congress together from across party lines and this year’s honorees..

In Executive Moves, Doreen Harwood has been named Leidos’ Operations Manager, and hCentive appointed Mary Good as Senior Vice President of HR.

Contract awards this week went to NCI Inc., SRA International, Serco Inc. and CACI.

KPMG has acquired Triad Technology Partners’ ServiceNow Professional Services Team, and Raytheon acquired Websense Inc. to expand the company’s cyber offerings.

In case you missed it, the U.S. Army announced the 60 finalists who will advance in 13th Annual eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition; the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce honored the winners of its 1st Greater Washington Innovation Awards and announced the finalists for its Corporate Citizenship Award.

Salient Federal hosted an Advanced Analytics Seminar for federal agencies; Pragmatics obtained ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 Service Management System Certification; @Legal Discovery released the latest version of CasePoint14; and LGS Innovations plans to add 50 jobs at its Westminster, Colo. location.

For all this news and our list of upcoming community and black tie events, read this week’s eMagazine in its entirety here.

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