Opinion

6 organic growth killers crippling contractors

Many contractor aren't putting emphasis on the factors that drive organic growth, including having the right objectives and prioritizing customer relationships, writes BD expert Nic Coppings.

Companies

SixGen hires former DOD CISO as new chief executive

Jack Wilmer moves over from Core4ce and brings deep experience from across the cybersecurity realm, as well as a background in mergers and acquisitions.

Podcasts

WT 360: Defense One's Lauren Williams on the Pentagon's new cyber-industrial strategy

Our Defense One colleague Lauren Williams jumps in to break down how the Defense Department is pushing to help the industrial base boost their cybersecurity and improve data protection across the entire ecosystem.

Companies

SAIC brings in McKinsey vet to lead civilian group

This represents the newest move in Science Applications International Corp.'s ongoing strategic pivot.

Companies

L3Harris lines up family office to acquire antenna business

This is the newest in a series of continuous moves by L3Harris Technologies to reshape its portfolio.

Companies

Accenture Federal, Google open AI center of excellence

The partnership is focused on helping agencies modernize their citizen services.

Companies

Concurrent Technologies promotes pair in leadership team restructure

The company is also saying good-bye to its chief operating officer, who will move into a senior adviser role.

Contracts

Our next Power Breakfast to spotlight VA procurement practices

The April 12 event will also include insights on small business opportunities at the Veterans Affairs Department and an industry roundtable discussion on the competitive landscape and technology initiatives.

Companies

TCOM buys small unmanned vehicle maker

TCOM is adding a fleet of drones that are intended to be ready for flight in less than 2 minutes.

Companies

Edgesource acquires software development consultancy

The buyer is seeking a greater foothold in data engineering, counter-unmanned aerial systems and other technologies for national security agencies.

Exclusive Contracts

Senate bill looks to chop through red tape in procurement

The bipartisan legislation aims to both expand access to special acquisition authorities and give new, innovative contractors more opportunities to work with the government.

Companies

Enlightenment Capital invests in workflow, regulatory software provider

Summit Technology Group's user base cuts across the federal government and financial services industry.

Companies

Helicity Space secures Lockheed venture arm's backing

The fusion engine making startup gains more financial resources and connections to further advance in the field of space transportation.

Contracts

Army moves toward second solicitation for $4B in R&D services recompetes

This is for the full-and-open portion of a contract vehicle used to acquire research-and-development services for global space, missile defense and high-altitude missions.

Contracts

How SAIC's OCI claims in $192M Army competition fell short

A newly-released bid protest decision details how the Army investigated those claims before it chose Peraton for the award.

Companies

Chesapeake Technology acquires communications, autonomy product provider

The buyer is also looking to further build out its technology transition and system interoperability posture.

Contracts

IBM prevails in fight for $100M Navy HR contract

The Navy gets affirmation of its choice of Big Blue for a project to consolidate and transform the branch's human resources applications.

Contracts

SAIC wins $494M NASA safety services recompete

Science Applications International Corp. has held this program supporting space flight programs since 2013.

Contracts

Court fight over $45B Hanford tank contract resumes

The Energy Department's decision to stick with its preferred bidder for the contract to manage a vast farm of radioactive waste storage tanks is again the subject of a lawsuit.

Contracts

Air Force raises ceiling on multi-award transformation support contract

The service branch now has a $2.75 billion ceiling to spend on efforts that support its Office of Business Transformation and deputy chief management officer.