Posts from GovCon Daily for 2/18/2014

Phyllis Schneck, DHS Cyber Chief, Elected to Wash100 for Public-Private Collaboration Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Phyllis Schneck, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Steve Schooner of GWU’s Law School Chosen to Wash100 for GovCon Thought Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Steve Schooner, co-director of the government procurement law program at the George Washington University Law School, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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February 18 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Remain Flat as Fed Minutes Go Public

The GovCon Index recorded a relatively flat trading day Wednesday with a nominal gain of 0.18 points to close at 69.798. U.S. traders mulled the release of the Federal Reserve‘s minutes showed the central bank would exercise continued patience before a potential interest rate increase, according to CNBC…
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Neil Albert on OASIS as ‘Potential Catalyst’ for MCR and Potential Acquisition Reform Initiatives

Neil Albert, vice chairman of MCR LLC, oversees strategic operations at the McLean, Va.-based professional services contractor and led the company as CEO from 1999 to 2012. Albert previously spoke to ExecutiveBiz one year ago to overview his 26-year career at MCR and discuss the evolution of the GovCon market during his almost three decades of experience in the sector…
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Ted Girard on Delphix’s Federal ERP Market Push and Agencies’ Data Security, Mgmt Challenges

Ted Girard leads the federal business of Menlo Park, Calif.-based enterprise resource application services provider Delphix as a vice president at the company. Girard’s GovCon career includes time as vice president of federal sales at BMC Software and federal sales director at data center automation software company BladeLogic, which BMC purchased in 2008 for $854 million…
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Deltek: Agencies Seek to Streamline Business Systems to Cut Costs

A new Deltek report projects contractor-addressable spending on federal enterprise business systems to reach $10.6 billion in fiscal year 2015 as agencies seek to consolidate and standardize their applications…
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Maximus’ Tom Romeo: Gov’t Clients Turn to Outcome-Based Contracts for Services Procurement

Tom Romeo, president of Maximus‘ federal services business, has observed many government organizations turning to an outcomes-based contracting model to acquire services for large-scale projects, CivSource reported Tuesday…
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Lockheed-Esri Team Helps NGA Implement GIS Cloud Portal; Jason O’Connor, Jack Dangermond Comment

A Lockheed Martin-Esri team has launched a cloud portal for ArcGIS technology with the goal of helping U.S. intelligence and defense agencies organize and share geographic information. The portal is designed to allow National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and Defense Department analysts access to protected GEOINT data through the Amazon Web Services commercial cloud system, Lockheed said Tuesday…
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