Posts from GovConDaily for 11/24/2014

November 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Starts Thanksgiving Week With Increase

The GovCon Index kicked off the week of Thanksgiving with a Monday close of 70.122 — up 0.74 percent from Friday’s trading day. According to Bloomberg, investors reacted with confidence to data that signals growth in the U…
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Dwight Hunsicker on Globecomm’s Gov’t Market Pursuits and Keys to Manage Bandwidth, Data

Dwight Hunsicker brings nearly  three decades of telecommunications and GovCon experience to his role as senior vice president and general manager of government solutions at Globecomm. His background also includes time at WorldLinks, a communications services firm he co-founded and served as chief operating officer at, and a business development leadership role at Westinghouse…
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GovCon Executives Offer Their ‘Top 10’ Recruiters for 2014

                Some believe there is no shortage of good executive recruiters that work in the GovCon marketplace. However, many firms face challenges during the process to seek a executive recruiter for help to fill a key position…
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Miranda Ballentine: Air Force Demos Electric, Hybrid Vehicles for Energy Reduction Push

The U.S. Air Force showcased a fleet of electric and hybrid vehicles at the Los Angeles Air Force Base on Nov. 14. The service collaborated with California energy suppliers and regulators to develop the safety and technical aspects of the demonstration, the Air Force said Friday
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Maj. Gen. Thomas Horlander: Army Readiness Threatened by Budget Uncertainty

Some U.S. Army officials have expressed concern over the future of the service’s readiness and capability as it awaits a congressional decision on the branch’s fiscal year 2015 budget request…
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Domingo Urena Raso: Airbus Open to US Partnerships for NATO Fighter Jet

Domingo Urena Raso, executive vice president for military aircraft at Airbus‘ defense and space business, said that international industry cooperation is possible to address demand for technology around the world, Defense News reported Sunday
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Kevin Youel Page: GSA to Employ ‘Agile’ Methods in Govt-Wide Acquisition Management

The General Services Administration has partnered with other agencies to build a digital portal for category-specific procurements across the government, Federal Times reportedFriday. Rutrell Yasin writes GSA’s common acquisition platform will work to help civilian and defense organizations access information on particular classes of product or service offerings…
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