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Why Open Source is a Draw for Job Candidates
During a Washington Technology event featuring SAIC Solutions Architect John Coble, federal agencies and the private sector agreed that there are challenges competing for top IT professionals. Despite the competition, Coble said that by appealing to the students' sense of challenge and desire to make a difference, he is able to win candidates over, according to an FCW article on July 12.
Prototypes for Marine Corps' New Amphibious Combat Vehicle Coming Together
A June 20 article in Defense News discusses SAIC's role in the production of prototype Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACVs) for the U.S. Marine Corps. SAIC is one of two companies selected to build these vehicles over the course of 2016 to be tested by USMC in 2017. SAIC intends to begin integration work on its vehicles this summer in Charleston, South Carolina, and plans to bring a prototype of its ACV to Modern Day Marine at Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia this fall.
SAIC Plans for Expansion, Growth in Tentative Market
In a June 16 article in Washington Technology, staff writer Richard W. Walker explores the strategy SAIC has adopted to help carry the company forward: Protect, Expand, and Grow. "It's a great way for us to think about the business and drive growth in the business," said Nazzic Keene, SAIC sector president. "First and foremost, we want to protect the work we have and the customers we serve today. Certainly, as we work with our customers, we are looking for ways to either help them reduce costs or better serve their missions and leverage their capabilities across the federal lines in doing so."
SAIC Sees Opportunity in Feds' 'Offensive Cyber' Efforts; SAIC’s Charles Onstott Featured
In a May 25 Washington Business Journal article, SAIC’s Charles Onstott, senior vice president of Cloud, Cyber, and Data Science, says SAIC will play a role in a new “offensive cyber” battlefield, helping the Pentagon on two fronts: planning and training. SAIC will support "all the functions around helping the [Department of Defense] plan what the operation is trying to accomplish, who they’re trying to accomplish it," said Onstott. SAIC will also provide training services that will aid in the process of building a professional "Cyber Mission Force" for U.S. Cyber Command.