Posts from GovConDaily for 01/28/2015

Joe Demarest of The FBI Inducted Into Wash100 for Cyber Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Joe Demarest, assistant director of the FBI‘s cyber division, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Pamela Drew, Exelis EVP, Elected to Wash100 for Air Traffic Control Sector Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Dr. Pamela Drew, executive vice president and president of Exelis‘ information systems business, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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January 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Fed Holds to ‘Patient’ Interest Rate Line

The GovCon Index extended its current stretch of declines to a third straight day with a loss of 0.306 points — or 0.432 percent — to close at 71.223 on Wednesday. Boeing (NYSE: BA) recorded the largest gain of any index member — a nearly 5-percent increase — after the company said revenue for its 2014 fiscal year set an all-time high…
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Mary Davie: GSA Launches GWAC Pricing Data Display for Federal Agencies

The General Services Administration has introduced a new online tool for government agencies to view data on prices paid for governmentwide acquisition contracts. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner at the Federal Acquisition Service’s office of integrated technology services, wrote in a blog post published Monday the GWAC Alliant and Alliant SB prices paid tool details pricing data by federal agency, company, contract family, labor categories and contract type…
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James Peake: CGI Federal to Establish IT Delivery Center in Louisiana

CGI Federal has begun construction of a $13.1 million onshore information technology services delivery center in Lafayette, Louisiana. CGI Federal President James Peake, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, said Tuesday the company intends to advance cloud computing, cybersecurity, big data and data visualization technologies through the research and technology lab…
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Bill O’Neill to Head Iron Mountain’s Gov’t Services Unit

Bill O’Neill, a three-decade public sector technology veteran, will join Boston-based storage and information management firm Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) as vice president and general manager of the company’s government services business unit…
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Martin Dempsey: Global Security Environment ‘More Dangerous’ as Sequester Looms

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, believes that sequestration will adversely affect U.S. national security efforts and its readiness to address international responsibilities as threats continue to emerge around the world…
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