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Frances Sherlock

The Annual Strategic Off-Site

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By: Bob Burnett, Vice President of Business Development Overview Every year in early November, the senior leadership team at VectorCSP gets together over a two-day period to prepare for the upcoming year. This event is strategic in nature as we define the objectives necessary to increase the performance, capability, revenue, and profitability of the company. We have been doing this for years, and the process and execution of the event continues to evolve. We rotate facilitation duties yearly among the leadership team. So it keeps things fresh and allows for each of us to put our personal touch on the…

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Laser Focus on Your Client’s Mission

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By: Stan Walz, Chief Executive Officer One of the simplest and most important things business leaders can do is to genuinely, and intensely, focus on the missions of their clients. It may be obvious that part of the requirement to fulfill any service support contract is to respond to the mission support needs of the client…but that is not the same thing as creating an atmosphere of dedication to their mission success. Creating this atmosphere starts at the very top of the organization and should permeate all levels and be palpable as part of the company’s culture or ethos. Here…

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VectorCSP is now a Prime Contract Holder of Seaport NxG Vehicle

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VectorCSP is now a prime contract holder of the new Seaport NxG vehicle. As Seaport-e sunsets and the Navy moves forward, this vehicle will play an important role in our ability to support requirements within various Navy markets. Thank you to our teaming partners, Advanced Sciences and Technologies (AS&T), BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, BMT Designers & Planners, Interfuze, Parsons Government Services, SA Technical Services, and VLinc Corporation. We are excited to further our corporate relationships and offer compelling solutions to the Navy.

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Developing an Intrinsically Valuable Work Experience

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By: Tracy Simmons, Fleet Account Program Manager The Current Environment The U.S. labor force is declining as evidenced by a stagnant or shrinking labor pool and a participation rate that is falling to all-time lows in nearly every demographic. The unemployment rate has also been steadily dropping since the Great Recession (2007-2009) and has really plummeted in the last three years to an 18-year low of four percent. During the Great Recession and the seven years following, labor was cheap and abundant. Many contracting companies found little incentive to develop high-quality, innovative processes and robust infrastructure to attract, motivate, and…

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Change is Unavoidable

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By: Dave Boseman, AFSOC Program Manager “But that’s the way we’ve always done it.” This is a phrase I heard often from a former employee. This employee had been doing the same job for over 15 years and was comfortable with the status quo and refused to change, even after being provided explanation of the pros (i.e., the change would provide a better product to the customer or make the job easier). While tasks were completed on time and to the customer’s satisfaction, for VectorCSP, “good enough” just wasn’t good enough. I believe the former employee eventually got the message….

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VectorCSP Opens an Office in Fort Walton Beach

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While a small office, it is a big step for Vector Beach. Centrally located between Hurlburt and Duke Field, it provides an office space for our AFSOC PM as well as meeting rooms and conference spaces to host small employee and community events. We are excited at the growth and success this office represents. We are grateful to our employees for their continued commitment to Vector and the clients we serve.

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Helping Transitioning Veterans Make More Informed Decisions

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Transitioning from a career in the military to government or industry can be perplexing.  Consultants and Coast Guard veterans from VectorCSP helped inform and answer questions about consulting in an hour-long Consulting 411 seminar at CG Headquarters on Sept. 26th. Two dozen military and civilian personnel attended the inaugural seminar with several staying after to ask one-on-one questions. What do consultants actually do?  Who do they work for?  What is the work really like?  How do military skills and experience translate to this exciting career field? Alli Hill and Christine Chontow discussed these topics and others with examples from their…

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Innovation Empowerment That Drives Growth

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By Mark Peters, Innovation Analyst and VectorCSP Site Lead for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Training Innovation Assisting, tracking, and monitoring the rapid transformation of Air Force Special Operation Forces (AFSOF) training is critical for our client’s ability to lead through accelerated and deliberate strategies. AFSOC training innovation support of the warfighter is maintained through a trusted partnership founded on projects that deliver significant tactical impact and keep in stride with the strategic priorities of the Special Operations Command and Washington. The AFSOC Training Innovation teams remain cognizant of warfighter needs and continually analyze return on investment (ROI) and…

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AOC Program Solutions team wins PASS Small Business Contract

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VectorCSP, as a teammate on the AOC Program Solutions PASS SB team, is excited to be a part of their winning bid on the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Program and Systems Support (PASS) Small Business Multiple-Award Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract. PASS-SB is managed by the NAVAIR Corporate Business Office (CBO) and is open to all DoD Commands, Agencies, Field Activities, all other organizational DoD entities, including Medical, and their partners, United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The PASS SB scope encompasses Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Life Cycle Logistics, Systems Engineering, Information Technology,…

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