Posts from GovConDaily for 11/10/2014

November 10 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Holds Relatively Level From Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index ended Monday’s trading day at 68.240 — a nominal increase of 0.311 percent from Friday, or 0.213 points. CNBC reported that the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 composite index both closed Monday at record highs on the heels of positive earnings reports and price increases of healthcare stocks during the trading day…
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HP’s Marilyn Crouther Seeks Expanded Coverage for Veteran-Focused Support Project

Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager of the U.S. public sector business of HP Enterprise Services, leads the company’s partnership with the nonprofit Boot Campaign to provide support for injured soldiers…
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Stephanie Hill: Lockheed, DC School District Partner for STEM Grant Program

Lockheed Martin has partnered with the District of Columbia Public Schools for a new grant program aimed at increasing students’ access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education…
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Software AG’s Chris Steel Pushes for Rethink in Federal IT Procurement Practices

Chris Steel, chief solutions architect at Software AG Government Solutions, has proposed a rethink in federal information technology spending in an effort to better help managers stay within budget, he wrote in a piece for Information Week published Friday…
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Air Force Posts RFI for IT Asset Management Services

The Department of the Air Force is looking at alternative ways to manage its information technology assets, according to a sources sought notice posted Friday on the FedBizOpps website. This request for information aims to identify companies that can provide a comprehensive IT asset management service at the enterprise level, including a three-year cost estimate…
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Intelligent Decisions to Offer Agencies Infinite Skyz’s Federal Vehicle Mgmt Tech

Intelligent Decisions and Infinite Skyz have teamed up to incorporate Internet of Things components into the federal government’s fleet vehicles. Intelligent Decisions will serve as an exclusive federal reseller of Infinite Skyz’s products to the federal government such as the SkyzMatic vehicle connectivity system, Intelligent Decisions said Monday…
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Deltek’s Ashley Bergander: 2Q to Offer Small Businesses Military Training Opportunities

Deltek‘s Ashley Bergander says that small businesses will see new business opportunities with three upcoming follow-on contracts for U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy training programs. Bergander, a research manager at Deltek, writes in a piece published Sunday in the Washington Post that the Aircrew Training and Rehearsal Support, Counter Narcotics and Global Threats Training Support Services and Weapons and Systems Integration Support Services programs could issue solicitations by early next year…
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