Posts from GovConWire for 08/19/2015

Tom Sechler: MicroPact Merges with Iron Data for Gov’t BPM Market Push

MicroPact and Iron Data Solutions have merged through a deal of an undisclosed amount in a bid to grow their case and business process management software products and support services for the public sector…
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American Systems Buys EM Business Holdings; Peter Smith Comments

American Systems has completed its acquisition of EM Business Holdings, which will add more than 150 professionals to the former’s workforce in support of efforts to expand its footprint in several business areas…
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Madeline Weiss: Info Mgmt Council Wants Non-Government Entity as Cyber Hub

Madeline Weiss, director of the Society for Information Management’s Advanced Practices Council, has said the industry group wants a non-government organization to serve as a cyber hub for information sharing practices, FierceGovernmentIT reported Monday
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Honor Guiney, Mark Bagget Join MSi; David Drescher Comments

Mission Secure Inc. has added Honor Guiney and Mark Bagget to its leadership team to serve as chief operations officer and vice president of industrial control systems, respectively. MSi CEO David Drescher said in a statement released Monday that Guiney and Bagget bring experience in delivering cyber defenses to help customers in the energy sector protect critical assets…
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Eileen Rivera Named Harris Senior Marketing Executive

Eileen Rivera, formerly vice president of global marketing and communications for healthcare services at Harris Corp., has been appointed as global marketing and communications executive of the company…
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DARPA Program Seeks to Speed Up Integrated Circuit Design Cycle; Linton Salmon Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a broad agency announcement seeking proposals for a three-year program that aims to improve power efficiency of customized military integrated circuits and accelerate the circuit design cycle…
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August 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Dip on China Declines

The GovCon Index ended a three-day stretch of consecutive gainsTuesday with a decline of 0.098 points to 77.248. A sell-off in Chinese markets and an earnings report from Wal-Mart that missed many analyst estimates sent U…
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