Posts from GovConDaily for 09/15/2014

Deltek’s Tim Zullo: Vendors Should Start Planning Process as FY 2015 Approaches

Sep 15, 2014 02:07 pm

Deltek‘s Tim Zullo urges contractors to start on work to create strategic plans focused on business development opportunities in preparation for the start of the new fiscal year in October. “Opportunity-focused actions such as examining your core market, identifying adjacent markets, building a pipeline and developing an effective resource plan are some of the many steps involved in a successful planning process,” Zullo, senior director of consulting for Deltek’s GovWin practice, writes in a piece published Sunday for the Washington Post…
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INSA White Paper Details Industry’s Intell Community IT Views; Joseph DeTrani Comments

Sep 15, 2014 01:50 pm

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has released a white paper that details the view from members of the private sector on the intelligence community information technology enterprise. INSA said Thursday it developed the paper based on panel discussions on best practices and lessons gained from industry’s shared services and cloud-based architectures…
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FBI’s Criminal Biometrics Info System Enters ‘Full Operational Capability’

Sep 15, 2014 01:37 pm

The FBI has declared its new biometric identification system to be in the full operational capability phase nearly one month after the bureau said it completed work to convert 30 million records and 83 million fingerprint cards to digital formats…
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Deborah Lee James: Air Force to Get ’70-75 Percent’ Of Budget Request Through Congress

Sep 15, 2014 11:57 am

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James expects to be able to work with Congress on the service’s two-year spending picture because of what she calls “improved” communications with lawmakers, Defense News reported Sunday
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ReportsnReports: Unmanned Ground Vehicle Market to Hit $8B by 2020

Sep 15, 2014 11:30 am

ReportsnReports has projected the global unmanned ground vehicle market to be worth $8.26 billion by 2020, a 32.72 percent increase from the firm’s 2014 figure. The market research firm’s new report analyzes emerging trends and major countries from North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa regions, MarketsnMarkets saidThursday
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Ernest Moniz: DOE Seeks to Build Microgrid Tech in 7 States with $8M Investment

Sep 15, 2014 11:06 am

The Energy Department will pour $8 million into seven microgrid projects throughout the United States in a bid to build up resiliency in event of an extreme weather disturbance or power outage. DOE will spend the funds on development of new controllers and 10-megawatt systems that communities can use in emergencies, the department said Sept…
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