Posts from GovConDaily for 01/13/2015

January 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Gains, US Stocks Slip Over Europe Concerns

The GovCon Index rallied with a gain of 0.425 points — or 0.302 percent — to close at 70.762 on Tuesday. Concerns over the prospects of economic growth in Europe weighed on trading activity in the U…
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Louis Montgomery Heads to Search Firm Korn Ferry’s Global HR Practice

Louis Montgomery Jr., a nearly three-decade human resources veteran and a former senior vice president from Serco Group‘s North American arm, has joined Los Angeles-based talent consulting provider Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY) as a principal…
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CACI, Appcelerator Form Mobile App Deployment Partnership; John Mengucci Comments

CACI International has formed a cooperative alliance with Appcelerator to offer defense and civilian agencies tools for the development and deployment of mobile applications. CACI said Tuesday the partnership will integrate the Appcelerator Platform with its Code Analysis Tool in an effort to speed the development, tests and updates to applications and automatically identify potential vulnerabilities in the code before deployment…
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CBO: Spending Estimates Indicate Sequestration Not Required in FY 2015

A new report by the Congressional Budget Office says that sequestration is not required for fiscal year 2015 as budget appropriations for defense and nondefense programs do not exceed caps on discretionary budget authority…
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Chris Marzilli: General Dynamics Combines Offerings for Navy Missions

General Dynamics’ new mission systems unit showcased its naval portfolio at this year’s Surface Navy Association National Symposium in Arlington, Virginia. Chris Marzilli, president of the unit, said Monday the restructured group aims to strengthen GD’s targeted technology, service and other product offerings for its defense clients…
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Leidos’ Rob Zitz: White House Should Push for Govt-Industry Cyber Intell Exchange

Rob Zitz, chief systems architect at Leidos, said he hopes that President Barack Obama would urge public and private organizations to bolster sharing of cyber threat intelligence, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday
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Mary Miller, Karen O’Connor: Army Researchers Aim to Build Multifunction Sensors

The U.S. Army‘s science and engineering teams are working to develop sensor technology that would improve soldiers’ battlefield awareness and performance. The branch said Jan 1. it also aims to build wearable sensors to monitor dehydration, hypertension and cognitive delays associated with lack of sleep among warfighters…
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