Posts Tagged: Aerospace

DOJ CIO Luke McCormack Nominated for Lateral Move to DHS

Luke McCormack, a former chief information officer for the Department of Homeland Security‘s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, has been nominated to return to DHS as its CIO. He held the CIO role at ICE between 2005 and 2012 and has served as the Justice Department‘s CIO for one year, the White House announced Thursday…. Read more »

How NORAD tracked Santa Around the Globe Christmas Eve

Now Playing: Avaya Tech Talk #002 – NORAD Santa – This week Guy covers the history of the 57 year old NORAD tradition of tracking Santa around the globe Christmas Eve. Please click arrow below to play: Share: Facebook Twitter Download Transcript: Good day all! Guy Clinch here, advocate for the government customer in Avaya’s… Read more »

Government standards support federal vendors in metropolitan DC and the nation

Government standards support federal vendors in metropolitan DC and the nation, Washington DC Government Business Examiner About one-third of metropolitan Washington DC’s economy is involved in or related to the federal government. Generally, the Nation’s Capital and surrounding suburbs are comprised of the following business sectors: Biotech – Washington DC is a biotechnology magnet, which… Read more »

Will Rules Standoff Result In Compromise? It’s Up To OFPP

Contractors rarely get up on their collective hind legs and counter an administration head on. But it happened this month. After the Office of Management and Budget issued it’s ninth or 10th interim rule, the members of TechAmerica, the Professional Services Council, the National Defense Industrial Association and the Aerospace Industries Association said enough is… Read more »

California Space Race

A vocal and well-prepared team of aerospace professionals and backers in California is gaining momentum in its quest to enhance the region’s aerospace prowess. Influential members from myriad economic development, utility, education, government, military, and defense contractor groups have pooled their talent, assets, know-how, and hefty political backing to form the California Space Authority (CSA)… Read more »

New business imperative: Share relentlessly or Perish

There is an organization that, in the last 6 months, has embraced leading edge technology, open information exchange, collaboration amongst departments and with external partners, focus on customer service, speed of deployment, as well as experimentation with game-changing ideas. Is this organization some kind of Silicon Valley start-up driven by a few highly caffeinated Gen-Y… Read more »

How Decisive Analytics Corporation will be Changing the World Over the Next Year

I was recently challenged by my boss by a revenue goal over the next three years. Revenue goals are kind of this necessary evil for those of us managers in the technology arena. We have to have them, but we don’t necessarily like them. Also, I have come to the conclusion that I cannot get… Read more »