Category: News

SPEC Innovations’ Tool, Innoslate, Receives Security Technical Implementation Guide Approval

Manassas, VA; 11-17-2022: SPEC Innovations is proud to announce that our product, Innoslate, is now Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) approved. A STIG is a configuration standard consisting of cybersecurity requirements for a certain product. Following these protocols certifies that Innoslate is a fully cyber-secure software that protects all critical information for any product or […]

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SPEC Innovations Attends NDIA Conference

By Taylor Duffy SPEC Innovations President, Dr. Steven Dam, and Systems Engineers, Michael Campbell and Andy Tapia, just got back from representing SPEC Innovations at the 25th Annual Systems and Mission Engineering Conference! The annual conference is hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and this year took place in Orlando, Florida, November 1-3. […]

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3 Biggest Lessons Learned Owning a Small Business

By Cynthia Mahugh-Dam  In 1998, I joined SPEC Innovations as the CEO, with the vision to provide quality and innovative engineering services to clients, create a safe and pleasant working environment, and offer superior leadership and guidance. Although our vision remains the same, SPEC Innovations has evolved into something much greater. With new opportunities comes […]

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Letters to Our Younger Selves

As part of our sponsorship with INCOSE’s Empowering Women Leaders in Systems Engineering (EWLSE), we wanted to take our own spin on a book they wrote, Letters To My Younger Self: How Systems Engineering Changed My Life. 5 SPEC Innovations women wrote letters to their younger selves about lessons learned from pivotal moments in their […]

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#SPECSpotlight – Bobby, Software Engineer

Bobby Sperlazza, Software Engineer I graduated from Virginia Tech and worked for another defense contractor before coming to SPEC Innovations. I left my previous role because I wanted to perform code development rather than document processing. My role at SPEC Innovations consists of leading the Software Department, overseeing the development of Innoslate, researching new technologies […]

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SPEC Innovations is Great Place to Work-Certified

Manassas, VA; 06-15-2022: SPEC Innovations is excited to announce that we are a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company! This program was created to recognize the best places of employment that benefit their employees, their customers, and the state’s economy. The two-part process to gaining this recognition consists of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, […]

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