Posts from GovConDaily for 01/26/2015

January 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Flat

The GovCon Index held relatively level alongside a largely flat U.S. stock market to record a nominal loss of 0.110 points — or 0.152 percent — and close at 74.447 on Monday. Traders considered the results from Greece’s national election that saw an anti-austerity party win 149 out of a 300 possible seats in that country’s parliament and a coming winter storm for the East Coast, according to CNBC…
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Teresa Carlson, AWS Worldwide Public Sector VP, Elected to Wash100 for Cloud Computing Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to announce Teresa Carlson, vice president of the worldwide public sector at Amazon Web Services, as the newest member of the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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John Borghard, CA Technologies’ Public Sector Sales SVP, Named to Wash100 for Cloud and Virtualization Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce John Borghard, CA Technologies’ senior vice president of public sector sales, as the newest member of the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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ReportsnReports.com: Public Safety Concerns to Drive Homeland Security Market Growth

The homeland security market will see a compound annual growth rate of 9.86 percent through 2019 due to increasing demand for public safety and security technologies amid terrorist attacks, ReportsnReports…
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Deltek’s Deniece Peterson: Data Proliferation to Drive Federal Adoption of Sensor-Based IT Systems

Deltek has projected data management issues would prompt federal agencies to invest in sensor-enabled technologies for analyzing and transmitting information, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Deniece Peterson, director of federal industry analysis at Deltek, said she forecasts agencies to adopt sensor products for the Internet of Things and cyber-physical and software-based infrastructure…
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Ray Odierno: US Army Readiness, Training in Danger if Sequestration Returns in 2016

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno has expressed concern over the future of the service’s readiness and capabilities if sequestration returns in 2016, the Army Times reported Thursday. Odierno told an audience at an Association of the United States Army breakfast event the service is “moving towards a hollow Army” if government-wide budget cuts return “for the next three to four to five years,” Michelle Tan reports…
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