Posts from GovConDaily for 11/06/2014

Marcus Collier: General Dynamics Extends Work on Arkansas’ Healthcare Analytics System

General Dynamics‘ information technology business unit will continue to work with Arkansas to expand the state’s healthcare analytic engine and reporting system. The business will implement additional episodes and functionality on the Arkansas Department of Human Services’ analytics engine over the next four years, General Dynamics saidThursday
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SkyLink Discusses Afghanistan’s Aviation Infrastructure with Country’s New CEO Dr. Abdullah Abdullah

After the recent presidential election in Afghanistan, SkyLink Aviation was invited to join the country’s highest level of government to discuss key aviation infrastructure issues in Afghanistan. David Dacquino, president and CEO of SkyLink Aviation, and Prakash Noronha, senior vice president of operations, met with newly-appointed Afghanistan CEO Dr…
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Anne Rung: WH Procurement Office Wants ‘Single Managers’ for Common Acquisitions

Anne Rung, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, has said her office wants to place common acquisitions in the federal government “under single managers,” GovExec reported Tuesday
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Joseph Rixey: DSCA Eyes Org, Process Reforms to Bolster Alliance

Defense Security Cooperation Agency Director Vice Adm. Joseph Rixey has said the agency is focusing on efficiency, effectivity and alignment of activities in U.S. weapons sales, Defense News reported Wednesday
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Stephen Cambone: Legislation Needed to Help Build Public Cyber Awareness

Stephen Cambone, former undersecretary of defense for intelligence, said that he believes there is “no such notion of security” in the Internet as he calls for increased public understanding of cybersecurity, Information Week reportedMonday
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Booz Allen’s Steve Senterfit: Energy Production ‘To Get More Complex’ With Growing Demand, Competition

Steve Senterfit, vice president of commercial energy sector at Booz Allen Hamilton, believes energy production would become “more complex” amid increasing demand, competition and risks. Senterfit said Wednesday companies should consolidate strategies “to capitalize on new techniques, better insights and more innovative ways of approaching their business, suppliers, and employees…
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Research and Markets: Mobile Broadband Market in Public Safety Set for 8% CAGR in 2013-2018

Mobile broadband for public safety sector use will see an average year-on-year growth rate of 7.81 percent through 2018, Research and Markets forecasts say. The analyst has published a new report that it said Wednesday looks at the market’s prospects from 2013 to 2018, factors that could spur growth, top vendors in the field and the challenges they could encounter during the period…
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