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Defense is a collective commitment

There is a burgeoning global call for multilateral solutions to today’s – and tomorrow’s – diverse security challenges.

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

January 25, 2022

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Mercury at the 58th Annual AOC Symposium

The AOC 2021 International Symposium & Convention brought together defense electronics and aerospace industry leaders in the…

Mercury Systems

January 19, 2022

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A new brand a year later

How do you measure the success of new corporate branding? Follow along as Mercury CMO Stephanie Georges describes the launch…

Stephanie Georges, SVP and CMO

January 13, 2022

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Why it matters

In addition to our MercuryNOW podcasts and vodcasts, we’re introducing our newly titled blog, WHY it Matters. Why do we write…

Rubin Dhillon

January 7, 2022

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Messaging With Purpose in a COVID-19 World

COVID-19 presented unique challenges when it came to deciding the appropriate time to begin telling our story to an external audience. When was it okay to start talking about business again? When would it not sound uncaring? We knew it was important to place people and purpose at the front as we took our early steps into post-COVID external messaging.

Stephanie Georges, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

June 9, 2020

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Podcast

Using Data to Stop Covid-19

Data sharing across a global analytic community provides an understanding of how the Covid-19 virus spreads, a geographic understanding of the current infection densities, and its efficacy in helping end the pandemic spread of the virus.

Mercury Systems

June 4, 2020

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Leading the Way With Edge Processing

As technology scales, traditional AI processing in facilities away from the battlefield is no longer a solution. Mercury Systems is using new 2.5D SiP technology to enable edge processing applications and answering needs for digitization closer to the sensor.

Mercury Systems

May 27, 2020

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The Scope of Global Engineering

Innovation That Matters® – it’s what Mercury Systems is all about. With a commitment to its customers’ missions, a goal to always develop new technologies, and a drive to be innovative, the engineering group at Mercury has experienced rapid growth in recent years. Listen to Jim Gallagher, Global VP of Engineering, as he discusses how his team is working to build a single, cohesive team across business units with a shared vision of the future for Mercury and its customers.

Mercury Systems

May 15, 2020

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Can I get a SOSA-aligned everything, please?

SOSA can provide the balance between plug-and-play and secure sustainability for multiple devices to work together seamlessly. This new technology architecture can save time, reduce SWaP, and increase the speed of innovation.

Kelsey Ryon

May 13, 2020

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Bridging the Gap to the Next Normal

As critical as navigating through crisis, you must also anticipate traversing into a new phase. Transitioning to your next normal can be a natural extension of your communication and messaging strategies during these unsettled times.

Stephanie Georges, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

May 8, 2020

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Radical Technology in Autonomous Vehicles

In today’s world of innovation and technology, what were once ambitious creations of imagination are quickly becoming the new reality. Mercury Systems’ HDversa server is a comprehensive solution that enables self-driving technology in autonomous vehicles and takes into consideration current and future requirements.

Kristie Sombatphibane

May 7, 2020

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Talent Attraction in a Digital World

Listen as Jamie Durkin, head of Talent Attraction at Mercury, discusses continued growth, hiring challenges in a digital world, and working towards the “Why?” of the company.

Mercury Systems

May 6, 2020

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Keeping an Eye on Quality through COVID-19

For companies like Mercury, a reduction in quality is never an option - even during a pandemic. We assure our customers and partners of our commitment to delivering the highest quality, which has always defined us. The Quality Engineering group at Mercury always seeks to turn ideas into results for our customers, delivering trusted, secure mission-critical technologies as part of our commitment to Innovation That Matters®.

Matthew Grosshans, Senior Director, Mission Assurance

May 5, 2020

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Building Trust As We Move Toward a Next Normal

By flattening the decision-making process; altering the speed, mechanisms and cadence of conversation; operating with transparency in communications; and proving accountability, we have unlocked the trust of our team. And as we pivot and start to consider what the workplace looks like when we return, we must also consider how we will incorporate this new way of doing business as we move to the “next normal.”

Stephanie Georges, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

April 30, 2020

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Podcast: Developing a Return-to-Workplace Plan

The ability to target, flex, optimize, and scale. These are the four principles guiding the development of a new companywide operating system at Mercury after Covid-19. Join Ian Dunn, SVP of Sensor and Mission Processing and leader of the Mercury Return-to-the-Workplace taskforce, as he discusses the return to healthy facilities and employee wellness and prevention.

Mercury Systems

April 29, 2020

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The Hidden Cost of Compromise: Trade-Offs and Downsides of LPTA

Should goods from commercial suppliers be given favor over the technological advantages gained through expert innovation for the aerospace and defense industry simply due to low cost? Exploring the downside of Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA).

Jamie Boulet, Sr. Mgr. Business Development

April 28, 2020

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Operating at the Speed of Relevance

In the beginning, at the leadership level, our CEO began by pulling together and leading a cross-functional response team. We quickly defined four goals that would inspire our employees and guide our strategies: to protect the health, safety and livelihoods of our people; to continue to deliver on our commitments to customers and stakeholders; to […]

Stephanie Georges, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

April 20, 2020

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Podcast: The Defense Industry Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

I was recently invited by John McHale, editorial director of Military Embedded Systems, to join him on his podcast, The McHale Report, and discuss some aspects of the defense industry’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As John points out, although defense-related businesses are deemed essential and allowed to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, this doesn’t […]

Mark Aslett, Chief Executive Officer

April 14, 2020

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A Crisis Like No Other

Stephanie Georges, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

April 8, 2020

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Finding New Supply Chain Muscles in a COVID-19 World

Ash Hall Vice President, Supply Chain

April 3, 2020

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