Posts from GovConWire for 04/22/2015

KPMG Buys Triad’s ServiceNow Professional Services Practice; Brian Jewett Comments

KPMG has acquired the ServiceNow professional services practice of Reston, Virginia-based cloud service provider Triad Technology Partners to supplement its advisory practice for chief information officers…
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Globecomm Extends Data Tracking Services for NATO; Paul Knudsen Comments

Globecomm has been awarded a $6.8 million contract to keep providing personnel tracking services for NATO’s Communications and Information Agency. The company saidTuesday that it would continue to perform onsite support for the GPS-based force tracking system designed to monitor data and messaging traffic…
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Rep. Randy Forbes: House Subcommittee to Seek Funds for Navy Submarine Replacement Program

The House Armed Services Committee’s seapower and projection forces subcommittee plans to allocate money for the construction of nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines under the U.S. Navy’s Ohio Replacement Program, DoD Buzz reported Monday
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Congressional Committee Starts 2016 Budget Talks

A House-Senate budget conference committee held its first public meeting Monday at the Capitol to tackle each party’s fiscal 2016 spending priorities, Defense News reported Monday. John Bennett writes that some conferees pushed for the formulation of a blueprint that is similar to the two-year budget resolution developed by Sen…
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April 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Mixed Earnings Stall US Markets

The GovCon Index recorded an increase for the second consecutive day as it closed up 0.323 points to end the day at 76.078. U.S. stock markets recorded a mixed day after a new slate of financial reports from many blue chip companies showed they beat Wall Street estimates on earnings per share but missed projections for revenue, according to CNBC…
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