TOP 100 GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS: 2012

Posted by on Jan 26, 2013 in Clients, Consulting, Contract Training, Editorial & Opinions, Government News, LinkedIn | 0 comments

Want your company to join this list? FCD INC has the experience and methods to help. Click here for more coverage of the Top 100, including a look at major trends and profiles of the top 20. How we got our numbers, click here. COMPANIES BY RANKING 2012 Company Contracts 2011 1 Lockheed Martin Corp. $17,438,128,000 1 2 Northrop Grumman Corp. $9,143,329,000 2 3 Boeing Co. $7,455,878,000 3 4 SAIC $5,938,089,000 6 5 Raytheon...

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$7.2B: BIG NUMBERS FOR BIG DATA

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Consulting, Contract Training, Editorial & Opinions, Government News, LinkedIn | 0 comments

From our friends at Washington Technology: New research from Deltek Inc. pegs federal government spending on big data at $7.2 billion by 2017. Currently, big data spending stands at $5 billion. The market research firm defines big data spending as hardware, software and services that are used for advanced analytics programs, data visualization and data management. “Driving this spending surge is a critical need to turn big data into knowledge...

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A MESSAGE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Consulting, Contract Training, Editorial & Opinions, Government News, LinkedIn | 0 comments

Today is Veterans Day when we affirm our obligation to honor and serve our nation’s veterans. “Obligation” is a strong word, implying an unbreakable, even sacred covenant. It’s the right word to use when talking about what we owe to those who have served in our military. Upon entering the armed forces, these men and women swore their own obligation to support and defend this great country, no matter the personal cost. So today on...

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VA’s 2013 FISCAL IT PROJECTIONS

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Consulting, Contract Training, Editorial & Opinions, Government News, LinkedIn | 0 comments

The Veteran Affairs’ Office of Information Security will see a boost in its spending as it focuses on cybersecurity, network security and privacy. The office plans to spend $123.2 million in fiscal 2013, an increase from $109.5 million in 2012 and $121.4 million in 2011. The office gave a breakdown of its spending initiatives during a Deltek industry forum this week. Most spending goes toward cybersecurity and the VA’s network security...

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