Posts from GovConDaily for 11/13/2014

Eric Wieman on STG’s Contract Vehicle Pursuits and Oracle Tech Adoption at Agencies

Eric Wieman leads much of STG‘s work with civilian agencies in his role as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s civil sector. The company counts the departments of Agriculture, Homeland Security and State in a group of civilian customers that also includes agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U…
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November 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Week of Gains

The GovCon Index ended Thursday’s trading day at 68.992 — an increase of 0.626 percent from Wednesday and a close that represents the index’s fourth straight day of nominal gains. Bloomberg cited corporate deals and a positive earnings report from Walmart as among the factors that offset downturns in energy stocks and small caps across the stock market…
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Robert Work: DoD Needs Budget Certainty to Ensure Readiness, Tech Dominance

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has called for an end to what he says is budget uncertainty across defense programs as the U.S. faces global combat and technological challenges, Reuters reported Wednesday
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Kevin Winter: Booz Allen Exec Team Keys on IT Security in Threat Landscape

Booz Allen Hamilton‘s executive leaders have focused much of their attention on information technology security as the firm sees an increase in criminal activities against IT setups, Booz Allen Chief Information Officer Kevin Winter has told FierceCIO…
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FireEye CEO David DeWalt: Info Security Leaders Should Eye Threat Intell for Cyber Defense

FireEye CEO David DeWalt has called on information security leaders to embrace threat intelligence as a new, alternative basis for their defense platforms and security strategies, GovInfo Security reported Wednesday
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Bostonia Group Funds Siemens Energy Conservation Projects at DC Nat’l Parks

Bostonia Group has funded a $29 million energy savings performance contract for work on energy conservation measures at 13 national parks and facilities in the Washington metropolitan area. The firm said these measures include water-efficient irrigation and associated fixtures; interior and exterior lighting; upgrades to heating, ventilation and air conditioning; and a solar photovoltaic system…
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