Posts from GovConDaily for 03/23/2015

March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Record Slight Declines

The GovCon Index recorded a nominal loss Monday of 0.089 points to close at 70.027. Losses of transportation shares offset gains in consumer and technology stocks as investors also weighed Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer’s comment that an interest rate raise will likely happen before the end of the year, Bloomberg reported…
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IBM Vet Anne Altman Appointed to SPX Board; Christopher Kearney Comments

Anne Altman, general manager of U.S. federal and government industries at IBM, has been appointed a member of the board of directors at manufacturing firm SPX Corp. and will serve a three-year term…
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Maximus’ Tom Romeo, Veris’ Dave McClure Urge Agencies to Integrate Data Security into Business Processes

Tom Romeo, Maximus’ federal services president, and Dave McClure, Veris Group’s chief strategist, have proposed a number of steps for agencies to address the enterprise security gap in their business processes…
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Northrop, US Air Force Ink Weapon System Sustainment Deal; Chris Jones Comments

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Air Force have reached an agreement to sustain future weapon systems in a move to reduce costs related to agreement negotiations. The public-private partnership agreement covers all work between the Air Force’s sustainment center and Northrop, the company saidFriday
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ManTech to Help Defense Department Consolidate Health Data Exchange; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech International has received a $10.9 million task order to develop and test a health data exchange software for the Defense Department in an effort to help DoD consolidate medical information sharing initiatives…
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Huntington Ingalls Launches New Amphibious Transport Dock; Mike Petters Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched its 10th amphibious transport dock during the ship’s christening ceremony. The John P. Murtha landing platform will be added to the U.S. Navy‘s amphibious assault fleet, Huntington Ingalls saidSaturday
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