Posts from GovConDaily for 09/18/2014

Dan Dougherty on EMC’s Push to Tech’s ‘Third Platform’ and Federal Adoption of Converged Infrastructure

Sep 18, 2014 04:28 pm

Dan Dougherty has led EMC‘s work in the federal market for close to four years in his role as vice president of the data storage and technology provider’s federal division. His more than two-decade career at the company has included service as a VP for the company’s APJ sales strategy and as an area sales manager…
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Rick Holgate: Now-Public IT Commodity Listing Hub Key to Gov’t-Industry Collaborations

Sep 18, 2014 11:04 am

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council has worked with the CIO Council to launch a publicly-available version of a listing hub for commodity information technology and support services…
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Matt Hampton: FAA, Industry at ‘Pivot Point’ in NextGen Program

Sep 18, 2014 10:54 am

The Federal Aviation Administration has stepped up its collaboration with industry to further the development of the Next Generation air transportation system, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Matt Hampton, the Transportation Department’s assistant inspector general for aviation audits, told a summit that NextGen is in a “kind of at a pivot point” and that the department has come up with “a much firmer set of priorities,” Jake Williams reports…
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Chris Chadwick: Boeing Keys on AF Strike Bomber, UCLASS Drone Programs for Defense Growth

Sep 18, 2014 10:42 am

Chris Chadwick, head of Boeing‘s defense, space and security division, has outlined the company’s strategy to compete for major U.S. military programs in an interview with Defense News published Sunday
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Frank Kendall: Nuclear Program Funds Could Face ‘Big Challenge’ in the 2020s

Sep 18, 2014 10:27 am

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall has said the military’s nuclear modernization efforts could face funding issues in the coming years, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr…
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Gen. Ray Odierno: Congress Should Rethink Defense Spending Cuts

Sep 18, 2014 06:34 am

The U.S. Army’s top uniformed officer believes Congress needs to think twice about implementing deeper cuts to defense budget in the face of global security threats, Reuters reported Wednesday. Adrian Croft writes Gen…
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