Posts from GovCon Daily for 12/16/2015

Dan Helfrich, Future Deloitte Federal Lead, on Federal Workforce Initiatives & Shared Services Trends

Workforce transformation and human capital initiatives are two federal workforce-related areas that will garner greater attention from agencies as they seek to further engage employees in the public sector, the incoming leader of Deloitte‘s federal practice has told ExecutiveBiz…
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Adewale Adeyem Appointed Deputy National Security Adviser on Int’l Economic Affairs

Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo, deputy director of the National Economic Council, will succeed Caroline Atkinson as the president’s deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday…
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MarkLogic’s Kevin Shelly: Agency Culture is Key to Unstructured Govt Data Mgmt

Kevin Shelly of MarkLogic has addressed data management issues in the government during a panel discussion with officials from the Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Army and Customs and Border Protection agency, FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday…
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Ellen Hughes-Cromwick Joins Commerce Dept as Chief Economist

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, an adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, has been named chief economist at the Commerce Department. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said Tuesday that Hughes-Cromwick will work to help the department promote growth and economic opportunities for U…
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Huntington Ingalls Unveils New Arleigh Burke-Class Guided Missile Destroyer

Huntington Ingalls Industries has unveiled the 30th Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson at the company’s shipyard on Dec. 12. The U.S. Navy said Monday the ship was transferred from the land-level facility to the drydock where it was floated…
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FDA, NHLBI Look to Commercial Cloud Tech to Process Medical Data

The Food and Drug Administration and a National Institutes of Health-run facility have moved to adopt cloud computing technology as part of efforts to accelerate processing time for healthcare information, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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Clifton Triplett: OPM Faces Cyber Threat from Islamic State Group

Clifton Triplett, senior information technology and cybersecurity adviser at the Office of Personnel Management, has said the Islamic State militant group may potentially orchestrate a cyber attack on OPM’s computer networks, Nextgov reported Monday…
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