Posts from GovConDaily for 10/01/2014

James Peake: SPAWAR Taps CGI Federal for Data Consolidation Support

CGI Federal has won a potential five-year, $50.3 million contract to provide project management and IT support services for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command‘s data center consolidation program…
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Charles Onstott: SAIC to Expand Partnership With VMware Through Partner Network

Science Applications International Corp. is now able to resell VMware technologies and bring cloud, virtualization and end user tools to its customers as a member of the VMware Partner Network. SAIC said Sept…
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Chris Bishop: ICF to Support CDC-Run Electronic Disease Surveillance Network

ICF International has won a potential four-year, $12 million contract to support a cloud-based system the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and partner agencies use to monitor disease patterns…
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Treasury, Fiscal Service Seek Public Input on Federal Spending Data Standards

The Treasury Department‘s Bureau of the Fiscal Service has issued a request for information on standards the agency wants in order to guide data exchange activities in support of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014…
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Pentagon, Defense Industry Continues 3D Printing Adoption; Adm. James Winnefeld, Mark Johnson Comment

The  defense industry continues to adopt the use of three-dimensional printing in order to build military equipment parts, Defense One reported Monday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Lockheed Martin builds tools for the F-35 fighter jet with 30 printers…
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BlackBerry’s Jeffrey Ait: Incentive Policies Could Help Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

The need for stronger cyber protection has reached a “critical juncture” and lawmakers should consider introducing measures to close the information technology skills shortage, BlackBerry‘s Jeffrey Ait writes in an opinion piece for Nextgov…
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