Posts from GovConWire for 03/06/2015

Govini 2015 GovCon Scorecard: Commerce Dept is Top Agency, Lockheed is Top Vendor

Govini‘s latest Federal Scorecard report points to a “highly competitive” government contracting space in 2014 with the Commerce Department leading in agency spending percentage increase and Lockheed Martin ahead in captured contract revenue…
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Reuters: Frank Kendall to Add Cyber Requirements in DoD Weapons Procurement Guide

Frank Kendall, the acquisition chief at the Pentagon, has indicated that he will include cybersecurity requirements into the Defense Department‘s weapons procurement guidelines as well as the Better Buying Power program, Reuters reported Thursday
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FCC’s Competition Org Recommends Telcordia for Phone Number Admin Contract

The Federal Communications Commission‘s wireline competition bureau has issued a draft order for FCC to award a phone number-porting service contract to Ericsson‘s (NASDAQ: ERIC) Telcordia subsidiary, Bloomberg reported Thursday
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John Conger: Pentagon’s BRAC Plan Targets Savings, Efficiency

John Conger, acting assistant defense secretary for energy, installations and environment, told a House appropriations subcommittee on Tuesday that another round of base realignments and closures would help save money, DoD News reported Wednesday
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March 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises, Euro Bank Unveils Bond Purchase Initiative

The GovCon Index recorded a slight gain of 0.034 points on Thursday to close at 69.306. Investors will pay particular attention to figures on hourly wages and unemployment, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 38…
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