David F. Findley, principal researcher at the Census Bureau's Statistical Research Division, this month won the Julius Shiskin Award for his leadership in improving seasonal adjustment methodology for the economic time series at Census. Named after a Census employee, the Julius Shiskin Award is administered by the Washington Statistical Society and the National Association of Business Economists and encourages others to engage in innovative work in economic statistics.
Former Defense Department official Chapman Cox signed on last month as senior vice president and managing director of Lockheed Martin IMS' Integrated Solutions Co. The company is the prime contractor on the Department of Veterans Affairs Nationwide Office Automation for the VA contract for desktop equipment. Among other positions, Cox previously served as the assistant secretary for force management and personnel in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and as assistant secretary of the Navy for manpower and reserve affairs.
Mike Swain has been named program director for ITOP Information Services at Unisys Corp.'s Federal Systems Division.
Unisys was one of 20 prime contractors that captured the Transportation Department's ITOP (Information Technology Omnibus Procurement) last month. Swain was formerly director of integration on Unisys' Defense Enterprise Integration Services contract.
In trail boss news, two staff members at the General Services Administration's Office of Information Technology received Trail Boss Pioneer pins in recognition of their achievements in support of the program.
GSA's Betty Moore and Ande Mann last week became the 16th and 17th recipients of the pins.