Posts from GovConDaily for 02/01/2016

Defense Dept CIO Terry Halvorsen Makes 2016 Wash100 List for Military IT & Workforce Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer of the Defense Department, as an inductee into the 2016 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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February 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Halves AM Losses, Stays Red as US Stocks End Day Mixed

The GovCon Index recovered from a plunge of more than 1 percent its first hour of trade Monday to end with a loss of 0.311 points to 71.629 in activity that mirrored reversals in U.S. stocks from negative to positive…
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Harris Invests in Digital Satellite Navigation Tech for GPS III Program; Bill Gattle Comments

Harris Corp. has developed a digital technology to offer it as potential payload for the U.S. Air Force‘s 11th and succeeding Global Positioning System III satellites. The company said Monday its satellite navigational system offering is designed to have a modular architecture, atomic clock systems, radiation-resistant computers and a high-power transmitter…
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Deltek: Federal Big Data Investments to Reach $3B in Fiscal 2020

A Deltek report predicts that federal spending on big data management software, hardware and services will increase from $1.5 billion in fiscal 2015 at a 14 percent compound annual growth rate to hit $3…
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Army Eyes Universal Interface for Small Drones; Courtney Cote, Paul Cravey Comment

The U.S. Army has started to develop a universal control interface that will work to allow uniformed personnel to operate and control various types of unmanned aerial systems, the Army reported Thursday…
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DLT Joins AWS Managed Service Provider Network; Brian Strosser Comments

DLT Solutions has received clearance from Amazon Web Services to deliver AWS’ cloud infrastructure and applications in the public sector market as a managed service provider. The company will offer technical and business support for AWS cloud services through the General Services Administration IT Schedule 70, CIO CS, Internet2 and other contract vehicles, DLT said Thursday…
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Eric Eskam: GSA Develops Software License Mgmt Service Offering

The General Services Administration has developed a new shared service program to help customer agencies manage and monitor their software investments, Eric Eskam, a GSA information technology specialist, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday…
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Commission Issues Force Structure Recommendations to Army

A Congress-formed commission has issued 63 recommendations after it reviewed the U.S. Army‘s structure and policies for force size management and integration efforts, the Army News Service reported Thursday…
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