As Christopher Dorobek notes in this month's Incoming column, the role for federal CIOs is changing. There's been a lot of conversation about culture needing to change to get out of this "two-point-NO" mindset that many CIOs have. Our question for you is how does that change happen? How can we shape the culture so that government IT leaders can say "yes" to technology more often?
The SIGNAL Blog
The National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) has awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems an Advanced Technical Exploitation Program (ATEP) contract. With this award, General Dynamics will provide around-the-clock intelligence analysis, software systems development and support, and sensor exploitation research and development of space-based and airborne sensor data.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $60 million contract to continue depot maintenance support for LANTIRN navigation and targeting pods at the Lockheed Martin Warner Robins Worldwide Depot.
Apptis Incorporated has received a $133 million time and material contract for information technology telecommunications support services for worldwide command center upgrades in support of the project manager Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems Command Centers upgrades special project office.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a prime $13 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory. SAIC will create a research framework for the development of reading system technologies and will evaluate the performance of these technologies in support of DARPA's Machine Reading program.
The Boeing Company has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract valued at $42.9 million, including options to continue providing communications network design and technical engineering services on guided missile destroyers.