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CACI’s Dan Allen Among Attendees at Pentagon-Industry Sequestration Summit

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta recently discussed potential impacts of $500 billion in sequestration cuts with several CEOs and senior executives of major government contracting firms, including CACI International CEO Dan Allen. Defense News reports the group also included Boeing Executive Vice President Jim Albaugh, Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush and …

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David Trachtenberg Confirmed as DoD Policy Deputy Undersecretary

The Senate voted 79-19 Tuesday to confirm David Trachtenberg, former president and CEO of Shortwaver Consulting, as the Defense Department‘s principal deputy undersecretary for policy, Defense News reported Tuesday. He will also serve as undersecretary of defense for policy on an acting basis as DoD awaits a decision on former Lockheed Martin executive John Rood’s …

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DHS, FAA Start UAS Detection Study Around Denver Airport

The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Aviation Administration have kicked off a drone detection research around Denver as part of an effort to explore technologies the agencies believe could help detect unmanned aircraft systems near airports. The FAA said Wednesday the research being conducted in the vicinity of Denver International …

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Lt. Gen. James McConville: Army to Consolidate HR, Pay Processes With New Software

Lt. Gen. James McConville, deputy chief of staff for personnel at the U.S. Army, said the military service will roll out a new software platform designed to manage human resources and pay processes for the Army as well as the branch’s National Guard and Reserve components. The Army said Wednesday the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army …

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FAA, Partners Conduct UAS Detection Tests at JFK Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has collaborated with several other agencies and academic and commercial organizations to test an unmanned aircraft system detection technology at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. FAA said Tuesday it aims to evaluate the effectiveness of an FBI-provided “rogue” UAS detector system in some of the busiest commercial airports in …

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Four Councils Offer Recommendations to Improve Federal IT Acquisition; Dave Wennergren Comments

The Professional Services Council and three other technology organizations have released a joint document that lists six guiding principles on how the federal government can improve its acquisitions of technology products and services from the private sector. PSC drafted the white paper titled “Delivering Results: A Framework for Federal Government Technology Access & …

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David Wennergren Suggests Cybersecurity Focus Shift to Measurable Outcomes

David Wennergren, senior vice president of technology at the Professional Services Council, has suggested a change in industry and government attitudes towards the adoption of new technologies and focus on measurable outcomes for cybersecurity strategies. In an FCW opinion piece published Friday, Wennergren wrote agencies can apply continuous monitoring to network defense as opposed …

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DHS Requests $89M for St. Elizabeths HQ Move

The Department of Homeland Security‘s 2013 budget proposal includes a $33 million increase to continue work on the new St. Elizabeths headquarters project. The $33 million increase would bring the project’s funding to $89 million for 2013, according to the budget document. The agency said the 2013 funds would go …

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Dan Gordon: Acquisition Workforce Needs More People, Training

In a Dec. 19 speech, Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel contended that implementing across-the-board standards for the federal government’s procurement of cloud computing services could improve communications between the government and private sector. ExecutiveGov broke down the hour-long speech, here. Dan Gordon, who has served as administrator of the Office of Federal …

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