Posts from GovCon Daily for 09/04/2015

Robert Hale: Federal Shutdown, Sequestration ‘Disruptive’ to DoD Operations

Robert Hale, the former Defense Department comptroller and a current fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton, said DoD faced budgetary turmoil during the past five fiscal years due to Congress’ approach to resolving fiscal issues, GovExec reported Wednesday…
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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Pentagon’s Cloud Adoption Guide Leaves Out References to Competition

The Defense Department’s best practices document on cloud adoption does not mention ways on how agencies can choose and compete contracts among accredited cloud service providers, Alex Rossino writes in a blog post for Deltek…
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18F, OPM Continue Work on GovConnect Federal Workforce Development Initiative

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization is continuing its work to build a “culture of excellence” at government agencies as part of the GovConnect initiative in collaboration with the Office of Personnel Management…
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Teradata: Industries Report ‘Significant’ ROI from Big Data Initiatives

Teradata Corp. has released the findings from a survey of executives across six industries that saw what they described as “significant” return on investments from big data analytics. The survey reveals that nearly two-thirds of respondents have reported “significant, measurable impact on revenues” from big data investments, Teradata said Tuesday…
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Veterans Affairs, Pentagon’s eBenefits Online Tool Exceeds User Target; Allison Hickey Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the eBenefits website recorded at least five million users two months earlier than expected. VA said Tuesday it created the online tool with the Defense Department to allow military personnel and veterans to submit online claims, monitor their claims’ status and secure military documents…
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