Posts from GovCon Daily for 07/29/2015

Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion Dollar Military Health Record Contract

A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), healthcare technology maker Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has beaten two other industry teams for the Defense Department‘s multi-year, multibillion dollar contract to integrate a commercial electronic health records system across the Military Health System…
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July 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Climb, US Stocks Move Up After Fed Reports Economic Improvement

The GovCon Index gained at least a full point for the second consecutive trading session Wednesday with a gain of 1.949 percent — or 1.464 points — to close at 76.592. General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) both posted second quarter results that beat Wall Street expectations, Bloomberg reported…
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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware on ‘Internet of Everything’ Trends in the Public Sector

Cisco describes the “Internet of Everything” concept as the many connections that link people, data, process and things and technology transitions such as the “Internet of Things” to make those links happen…
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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Pentagon’s BBP Initiative Promotes Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable Process Adoption

The Defense Department’s Better Buying Power program has spurred the adoption of “lowest price-technically acceptable” methods to procure supplies and services across DoD, Alex Rossino writes in a blog post for Deltek…
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Michael Rogers: Cybercom, NSA Need Private Sector’s Help for Cyber Defense

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, has said NSA and the U.S. Cyber Command need to forge partnerships with the commercial sector to protect data networks from cyber attacks, DoD News reported Tuesday…
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David King: Dynetics Makes Progress in Hardware Push

David King, the newly-appointed CEO at Dynetics, said the company has been “making great progress” on its initiative to enter the hardware market, AL reported Wednesday. “I want us to continue to do great work for our customers,” he told AL’s Lucy Berry in a discussion of his priorities and goals for Dynetics…
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