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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly News Round-Up
From Executive Mosaic President and Publisher Jim Garrettson
March 1, 2012
TASC has appointed Lisa Donnan to a new position within its growth office to execute the firm’s growth strategy and strengthen its client relationships.Donnan joins TASC from Salient Federal Solutions, which she joined when in 2011 after transitioning Command Information’s cybersecurity practice into that firm following an acquisition.
The 20-year veteran will help expand TASC’s technology offerings to federal agencies as vice president and customer executive for strategic capabilities and technology.
Dale Luddeke, chief growth officer of TASC, said Donnan will lead efforts to expand security and mobility sales to defense and intelligence customers.GSA Sets $48B Ceiling for Integrations IDIQ
General Services Administration spokesman has confirmed thatGSA has set a $48 billion ceiling on a proposed IT, engineering and management IDIQ.
The Integrations contract vehicle will house a wide-range of related services for agencies to procure when adding, updating or replacing technology.
The Office of Management and Budget and other agencies will soon review the proposed vehicle before GSA begins soliciting bids and allocating resources.Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Steve Kempf signed the internal business case for Integrations earlier this month.
BAE, SAIC split $700M C4I, Engineering IDIQ
SAIC and BAE Systems‘ Rockville, Md.-based technology solutions and services subsidiary have won positions on a $698 million Navy IDIQ to support C41 tactical and strategic vehicles.The companies will deliver integrated prototype systems and provide engineering and software services on the award, which could run for five years if all options are exercised.
The contract also calls for full life-cycle support of associated programs and projects.
Siemens, Boeing to Support Govt Energy Programs

Siemens and Boeing alliance will lead a team the Defense Department has selected to help install energy management solutions at a DoD infrastructure site.
The team’s work will act as a demonstration project that may serve as a model for other DoD sites, according to Judy Marks, CEO ofSiemens Government Technologies.
Siemens will employ its building automation technology alongside Boeing’s service-oriented architecture for the project, which was one of only 27 selected out of 575 proposals submitted to DoD’sEnvironmental Security Technology Certification Program.
During his nine years as Justice CIO, Hitch established a review board for IT investments and lead IT transformations in cybersecurity and law enforcement.
In his advisory capacity, Hitch’s focus will be on long-term technology solutions for federal CIOs.