Posts from GovConWire for 08/05/2015

Exclusive: Chuck Prow to Join Investment Firm Sterling, Hold President Role at Portfolio Company CPS

  Chuck Prow, former global government business leader at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Fairfax, Va.-based private equity firm Sterling Capital Group Partners as a principal and will serve as president at its CPS-Professional Services portfolio company, he has told GovCon Wire…
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GSA Unveils Customer Feedback Pilot Program; Denise Turner Roth Comments

The General Services Administration, State Department and Social Security Administration have introduced a new customer experience pilot program intended to help agencies receive and respond to customer feedback…
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Lockheed Gets $431M Contract Modification for Lot 9 F-35 Special Tools, Equipment

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $431.3 million contract modification to collect special tooling and test equipment for F-35 fighter planes that are being acquired by U.S. and international defense customers…
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DHA Explores Internet of Things Tech for Military Healthcare Delivery

The Defense Health Agency is exploring potential applications of the Internet of Things and other smart technologies on military healthcare as part of several projects that seek to bolster soldier readiness and survivability…
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Sen. Mitch McConnell Wants Floor Vote on Cyber Legislation By Friday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has urged fellow senators to cooperate with each other and pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act before they adjourn Friday for a summer recess, The Hill newspaper reported Tuesday
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August 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Dip on Apple Losses

The GovCon Index mirrored slight downturns in U.S. markets during Tuesday’s trading session as it closed with a decline of 0.054 points to 73.135. Investors reacted to losses in Apple (Nasdaq: APPL) as the iPhone maker at one point traded 3…
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