Posts from GovConDaily for 11/14/2014

Kay Kapoor of AT&T on Mentorship in GovCon, ‘Mobile First’ Shift in Gov’t

Kay Kapoor joined AT&T in May 2013 to lead the telecommunications company’s federal business, which has seen other GovCon and public sector veterans join the organization’s leadership team since then…
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November 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends Week With Nominal Decline

The GovCon Index did not make it five-for-five on positive closing figures for this week as it ended Friday’s trading day at 68.933 — a decrease from Thursday’s figure by 0.086 percent, or 0…
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Mirza Baig: CIO Responsibilities for SkyLink a 24/7 Proposition

Mirza Baig joined global aviation services and logistics contractor SkyLink Aviation in early September as chief information officer to help lead the firm’s information technology infrastructure and offerings across its five permanent offices and several other field locations…
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Vivek Kundra: BlackBerry, Salesforce Form Enterprise Mobile Market Partnership

Salesforce.com and BlackBerry have partnered to develop a mobility product that combines Salesforce’s Customer Success Platform and BlackBerry’s enterprise mobility management tools in an effort to support the productivity, security and collaboration requirements of a mobile workforce…
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Jerry Hogge: Leidos-Accenture-Cerner Team Eyes Interoperability for Military EHR Contract

Jerry Hogge, deputy group president of Leidos’ health solutions group, said interoperability and connectivity are among key features the U.S. Defense Department want from the agency’s future electronic health records system, EHRintelligence reported Thursday
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Gartner’s Jim Tully: Gov’t to Key on Smart Street, Area Lighting for ‘Internet of Things’

Gartner has predicted the number of connected devices to reach 25 billion by 2020, a nearly five-fold increase from the 4.9 billion projected for 2015. Gartner said Tuesdaythe automotive sector will see a 96-percent growth of connected things in 2015 and that consumer applications will drive the expansion of Internet of Things…
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