Posts from GovConWire for 11/11/2014

ReportsnReports: Cloud, Data Security Programs to Fuel US Cyber Market Growth

A ReportsnReports study predicts network protection tools and services will comprise the largest segment of the U.S. cybersecurity market over the next 10 years. The U.S. cyber industry’s cloud segment is projected to enjoy an 8…
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Daniel Patt: DARPA Seeks Input on ‘Aircraft Carriers in the Sky’ Project

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking input from industry regarding the development of a solution that would “blend” the capabilities of large manned aircraft and small unmanned aircraft systems…
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Todd Leavitt to Lead Northrop Grumman Maritime Systems Business

Todd Leavitt, former director of maritime sensors and shipboard integration at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), will now serve as vice president of the company’s maritime systems segment after four years in his previous role…
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DHS Issues RFI on Potential Upgrades to Biometric System

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking information from industry on potential upgrades to the Office of Biometric Identity Management’s current biometric system that can accommodate the growing population and emerging identity screening applications…
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EPA Wants New Labor, Employee Relations IT Platform

The Environmental Protection Agency seeks to implement a new technology platform for managing labor relations and employment records of current and former agency employees. EPA aims for the Labor and Employee Relations Information System to comply with privacy law and to help human resources personnel access LER case files across the agency, EPA said Nov…
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Bob McDonald: VA Plans Changes to Improve Veterans’ Healthcare Delivery

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald has announced plans to implement a major initiative aimed at improving the provision of healthcare products and services to veterans. In a memo sent to employees on Monday, the VA chief proposes to establish an internal customer service organization that would be led by a chief customer service officer and monitor care delivery…
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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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