Posts from GovConDaily for 11/12/2014

Mercedes Westcott on Cloudera’s Hadoop Focus, How to Advance Big Data in Gov’t

Mercedes Westcott leads the public sector business at software development company Cloudera in her vice president role there. Her GovCon career includes stops at Delphix as that company’s public sector VP and VP of security software at HP Enterprise Services, which she joined upon that company’s buy of ArcSight…
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November 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Continues Week’s Upward Crawl

The GovCon Index continued its stretch this week of nominal gains to a third consecutive day as it ended Wednesday’s trading day at 68.578 — an increase of 0.279 percent over Tuesday’sfigure…
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Deltek Cloud-Based Costpoint Picked to Manage CTI Enterprise Resources; Tom Mazich Comments

CTI Resource Management Services has chosen Deltek to help with enterprise resource planning using its Costpoint in the Cloud system. Deltek said Tuesday that CTI envisions Deltek Costpoint as providing structure to the Jacksonville, Florida-based government contractor’s operations in the areas of workforce and financial management, reporting and compliance…
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Jennifer Edgin: Navy, Marines Adapt Commercial Techniques for Continuous Cyber Tests

The Naval Surface Warfare Center – Crane Division is working with the Marine Corps Systems Command‘s Program Manager Marine Intelligence to perform proof-of-concept tests on information security measures…
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AJ Clark: Agencies Can Tap Private Sector for Geospatial Big Data

A.J. Clark, president of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, has outlined what he sees as benefits of geospatial big data to different commercial markets and the federal government. Clark wrote in a Defense Systems op-ed posted Monday that agencies can use commercial data to monitor trends and patterns instead of through their own sensors…
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DynCorp Among Victory Media’s 2015 Top Military Friendly Employers

DynCorp International is ranked 20th in Victory Media‘s list of 2015 Military Friendly Employers in recognition of its programs and policies for military veterans and employees who are in the Reserve or National Guard forces…
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Parsons Receives Military Friendly Employer Designation; Jamie Morehead Comments

Parsons has received a designation as a military friendly employer from Victory Media. The designation is awarded to companies based on their military recruitment and retention programs, the percentage of newly hired military servicemen and policies on National Guard and Reserve service, Parsons said Tuesday
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