The Washington Business Journal’s Senior Staff Reporter Jill R. Aitoro recently interviewed Catapult President & CEO Mark Hunker for an article on recruiting during times of federal austerity. The article discusses how companies must take a more deliberate approach to hiring today because of changes in the way the federal government makes purchases, especially in light of the trend toward ‘lowest price, technically acceptable’ contracts and falling billing rates. See the full article here.
Catapult Technology Provides Strategic Consulting Services on $12M Contract with National Science FoundationApril 17th, 2013
Catapult Technology has won a $12 million contract with the National Science Foundation (NSF), providing Information Technology (IT) CPIC/Acquisition/ Portfolio/Strategy (CAPS) services. Catapult is the prime contractor.
The Daily Record, a Maryland newspaper, featured Catapult’s Vice President, National Security IT Solutions, Bruno Mahlmann in its “Movers and Shakers” column on Friday, April 5th. Mahlmann joined Catapult to head this new division in February. Read the article here.
Catapult Reappraised at CMMI Level 3; Industry Designation Confirms Adherence to Software Engineering Best PracticesApril 3rd, 2013
Catapult has been reappraisal at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Level 3. CMMI is a process improvement approach that helps companies improve their performance. Appraisal at maturity level 3 indicates that Catapult is using best-in-software development practices, which has a direct impact on the quality of work we provide to our customers. The federal government expects adherence to industry best practices. By achieving CMMI Level 3, as well as other important industry certifications, Catapult demonstrates that we are serious about our commitment to quality, shows that we believe in following the best practices recognized by the information technology field, and increases our customers’ confidence while reducing their risk.
Washington Technology online cites Bruno Mahlmann as one of the Metro DC area’s most significant hires by area businesses. Mahlmann is Catapult’s Senior Vice President of the National Security IT Solutions division. See the full article here.
DC Capital Partners founder Tom Campbell is interviewed by the Washington Business Journal’s Jill Aitoro in a compelling Q&A about the value of investing in the federal contracting space. (DC Capital Partners is Catapult Technology’s parent company.) He talks about the ebb and flow of the federal environment, noting that trends today are pointing to cyber security and intelligence, which are two of Catapult’s areas of expertise. Read the full article here.
Catapult announces that Grant Williams has joined Catapult as Senior Proposal Manager/Capture Strategist at Headquarters. Williams will manage proposal development for assigned proposals, working with Business Development Directors representing Catapult’s four divisions to ensure delivery of winning proposals in a cost-effective manner.
Catapult has outsourced its recruiting function to Sysazzle, Inc., the company’s in-house recruiting arm. Sysazzle’s innovative RPO program (Recruitment Process Onsite) makes Catapult a true partner as it solidifies its presence in the federal marketplace.
Catapult Technology has won a contract to provide the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA), Office of Strategic Resources, with executive coaching services. Catapult won the contract under the General Services Administration (GSA) MOBIS contract vehicle. Catapult will facilitate interaction with ITA representatives to assess their leadership skills, define and establish leadership development goals, and provide one-on-one executive coaching that helps them meet their goals.
Bruno Mahlmann has joined Catapult Technology as Senior Vice President, National Security IT Solutions. He will manage this new division to capitalize on Catapult’s strength in information technology services and its strong past performance with a range of federal customers, while leveraging the company’s relationships with two sister companies: Strategic Intelligence Group (SIG) and CompSec. Both firms have a strong reputation in the intelligence arena.