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  • Thomas Falk Elected Independent Lead Director of Lockheed Board
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    Thomas Falk Elected Independent Lead Director of Lockheed Board

    Thomas Falk, formerly chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark, has been elected to join the board of directors at Lockheed Martin as independent lead director, succeeding Daniel Akerson, who retired after five years in the role. In his new role, Falk will preside over executive sessions of independent directors, approve agendas for board meetings and provide […] More

  • IBM’s Alice Fakir on Updated Version of NIST Cybersecurity Framework
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    IBM’s Alice Fakir on Updated Version of NIST Cybersecurity Framework

    Alice Fakir, a federal cybersecurity services partner at IBM, said the updated version of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework puts a focus on timeliness and reporting and managing supply chain risks and third-party risks, FedTech reported Wednesday. “This updated framework is calling for better awareness and improvement of security controls around […] More

  • Johns Hopkins APL Books $493M Space Force Systems Engineering Services Contract
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    Johns Hopkins APL Books $493M Space Force Systems Engineering Services Contract

    The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a $493.2 million contract to provide space systems engineering services to the U.S. Space Force. Johns Hopkins APL will perform technical support tasks, systems engineering and specialized research and development under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. Space System Command awarded the contract […] More

  • Johns Hopkins APL Books $493M Space Force Systems Engineering Services Contract
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    NASA Taps 9 Companies to Conduct Mars Exploration Commercial Services Studies

    NASA has selected nine companies to conduct a total of 12 studies on the feasibility of using commercial services, such as payload delivery, payload hosting, communications relay and surface imaging, to support future science missions to Mars. The Mars Exploration Commercial Services research program focuses on four categories: small payload delivery and hosting services, large […] More

  • Databricks on AWS GovCloud Secures FedRAMP High Authority to Operate; Aaron Kinworthy Quoted
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    Databricks on AWS GovCloud Secures FedRAMP High Authority to Operate; Aaron Kinworthy Quoted

    Databricks has secured authority to operate at the high level under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer its cloud-based data analytics tools to government customers. The authorization verifies that Databricks on AWS GovCloud complies with FedRAMP High baseline and other regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Databricks said Tuesday. “As […] More

  • Booz Allen Unveils Open-Source Version of AI Software Development Toolkit
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    Booz Allen Unveils Open-Source Version of AI Software Development Toolkit

    Booz Allen Hamilton has released an open-source version of its software development toolkit meant to advance the design, development and fielding of artificial intelligence systems. The aiSSEMBLE Baseline is an AI development and management toolkit that includes foundational code and documentation publicly available to government, industry and academia, Booz Allen said Tuesday. With the open-source […] More

  • QinetiQ US Receives Contract to Provide Army C5ISR Center With Support Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QinetiQ US Receives Contract to Provide Army C5ISR Center With Support Services

    QinetiQ‘s U.S. subsidiary will help the U.S. Army’s C5ISR Center develop, demonstrate and field advanced threat detection technologies under a $41 million contract. The company said Friday it will support C5ISR Center’s Research & Technology Integration Directorate in areas such as software engineering, sensor development and optimization, prototype hardware development, development of detection algorithms and […] More

  • Mattermost, Parabol Partner to Integrate AI Capabilities for Agile Workflows; Ian Tien Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mattermost, Parabol Partner to Integrate AI Capabilities for Agile Workflows; Ian Tien Quoted

    Collaboration software developer Mattermost has partnered with Parabol to drive the integration of artificial intelligence capabilities to support agile workflows across Microsoft Azure AI and Atlassian tools. The partnership will integrate Parabol Agile Meetings and Atlassian Jira with Mattermost to provide an AI-enhanced platform designed to facilitate incident response, ChatOps and DevSecOps in highly secure […] More

  • Air Force Increases AFCAP V Contingency, Humanitarian Support Contract Ceiling Value to $15B
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    Air Force Increases AFCAP V Contingency, Humanitarian Support Contract Ceiling Value to $15B

    The U.S. Air Force has increased the ceiling value of a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covering worldwide contingency and humanitarian support services from $6.4 billion to $15 billion. Six companies will continue to provide contingency planning, force training, emergency and contingency construction services, logistics and commodities under the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program V contract, the […] More

  • Oracle Offers NVIDIA AI Enterprise to US Government Cloud Customers
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    Oracle Offers NVIDIA AI Enterprise to US Government Cloud Customers

    Oracle is now offering NVIDIA‘s end-to-end, cloud-based artificial intelligence software platform to government customers looking to build and deploy secure deep learning workloads. The NVIDIA AI Enterprise is now offered on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Supercluster in the Oracle US Government Cloud to help agencies develop and train next-generation AI models designed to address complex workloads, […] More

  • Fusion Technology Secures $160M FBI Agile Services Teams Contract
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    Fusion Technology Secures $160M FBI Agile Services Teams Contract

    Fusion Technology has secured a five-year, $159.8 million contract to help the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division adopt Scaled Agile Framework practices and methodologies to support the development of its mission-critical systems. The company said Thursday it will provide a team of Agile practitioners who will define, build and test law enforcement platforms, including […] More

  • Oracle Launches Cloud-Based Financial Management Tool for Government Agencies
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    Oracle Launches Cloud-Based Financial Management Tool for Government Agencies

    Oracle has unveiled a new cloud-based financial management tool designed to address business, reporting and audit requirements of U.S. federal government agencies. Built on Oracle’s cloud-based enterprise resource planning software, the Oracle Cloud Federal Financials has embedded artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities that work to enable federal agencies to gain insights into their financial data to inform decision-making and business optimization initiatives, Oracle said Thursday.

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