Posts from GovConDaily for 11/19/2014

November 19: GovCon Index Shows Little Change as Fed Releases Policy Meeting Minutes

The GovCon Index remained flat from Tuesday’s closing figure as the index declined 0.341 percent to close at 69.115. Stocks held relatively level after the release of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting minutes that indicated the central bank wants to keep interest rates low and that the Fed is still concerned over medium-term inflation, CNBC reported…
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Next Year’s Sequester the Focus at Potomac Officers Club’s ‘FY 15 Budget & Procurement Summit’

The continuing resolution currently in place that expires onDecember 11 and the role of research and development work in that effort were the key points of focus Wednesday at the Potomac Officers Club‘s “FY 15 Budget & Procurement” summit Wednesday in McLean, Virginia…
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Raytheon Demos Air, Missile Defense Radar Software for Navy; Tad Dickenson Comments

A Raytheon-made computer program has used data from the U.S. Navy‘s air and missile defense radar system to detect a target during an anti-air warfare simulation. The demonstration was part of a software build assessment under the Navy AMDR program and sought to exhibit the company’s software development model, Raytheon said Monday
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NASA Eyes UAS Airspace Integration Technologies; Laurie Grindle Comments

NASA is set to wrap up the process of developing and testing various unmanned aerial technologies for airspace integration in 2016, FedScoop reported Monday. Jake Williams writes the space agency is evaluating sense-and-avoid systems that are intended to prevent drones and manned aircraft from colliding with each other…
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Infor’s Wayne Bobby: Predictive Analytics Tech Can Aid Federal Hiring Process

Wayne Bobby, vice president of federal government solutions at Infor, believes predictive analytics software can help agencies find the right talent to succeed retiring federal workers and to fill critical roles…
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Jorge Titinger: SGI Computing Tech to Support NASA Climate Research Data Work

SGI will provide its high-performance computing products to support the climate research and analysis activities of NASA‘s Center for Climate Simulation at Goddard Space Flight Center. The company said Monday NCCS has replaced some portions of its Discover supercomputer with SGI Rackable clusters to process weather and climate simulation data at a speed of 1…
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