Posts from GovConDaily for 12/09/2014

December 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Stalls as Concerns Over Greece, China Weigh on Market

The GovCon Index stayed largely flat Tuesday and recorded a tiny increase of 0.112 percent — or 0.079 points — to close a 70.609 on Tuesday in a mixed day across the major stock indices. Investors reacted to China’s decision to limit use of some bonds for loans and Greece’s new timeline for parliamentary elections that could see a new political party in power that opposes the terms of the country’s bailout by the European Union, according to Bloomberg…
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Lockheed Migrates NGA Interactive World Map to AWS Cloud; Jason O’Connor Comments

Lockheed Martin has launched a cloud-based version of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s interactive Map of the World application in a move to link Earth’s features and intelligence observations in real time…
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FLC Unveils Govt Tech Resources Database; Paul Zielinski Comments

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer has introduced an electronic database that industry can use to find government technology licensing or funding programs. The FLCBusiness website is designed to provide information about federal research and development centers as well as their programs intended to help companies move technology from laboratory to market, the alliance said Nov…
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Boeing Completes NASA Certification Baseline Review for Crew Transportation Systems; John Mulholland Comments

Boeing has completed a certification baseline review of NASA‘s human space transportation systems as part of a series of preparations for crewed missions to the International Space Station. NASA approved the review to validate the baseline design of the Crew Space Transportation-100 spacecraft, United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and related components, NASA said Dec…
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Mark Testoni: NS2 Serves Training Program’s 3rd Class Aims to Tackle Vet Unemployment

A nonprofit organization started by SAP NS2 has opened 20 slots to post-9/11 military veterans for a three-month technology training and employment program that will provide participants with mentorship and potential job opportunities…
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Karen DeSalvo: ONC Wants Feedback on Agency’s New Health IT Plan

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has developed a plan aimed at improving healthcare data exchange between federal agencies and their industry partners. ONC set a 60-day comment period on the agency’s five-year Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, the U…
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