Posts from GovCon Daily for 3/10/2015

March 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Nosedives, Strong Dollar Drags US Markets

The GovCon Index slid for a second consecutive day Tuesday to mirror similar losses of U.S. stocks with a decline of 1.888 percent to 67.675. Orbital ATK (NYSE: ATK), AECOM Technology (NYSE: AEC) and Navistar (NYSE: NAV) were the only companies listed on the index to record gains…
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Terry Halvorsen Highlights Public-Private Data Center, Commercial Cloud Plans as DoD CIO

Newly appointed Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen plans to implement a pilot project on public-private partnerships for data distribution services as well as push forward DoD’s commercial cloud adoption, FCW reported Monday…
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Lockheed’s Stephanie Hill Promotes STEM Among Youth

Lockheed Martin executive Stephanie Hill, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 list for 2015, has said one of her goals is to raise awareness of the benefits of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education among young people, The Daily Record reported Monday…
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Dell, Concurrent Technologies, Parsons Make Ethisphere’s ‘Most Ethical Companies’ List

The Ethisphere Institute has named Dell, Concurrent Technologies Corp. and Parsons to the research organization’s list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2015. This is the second time that Dell has earned the designation, the third for Concurrent Technologies and the sixth for Parsons…
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Deloitte Unveils New Analytics Platform for Internal Auditors; Carey Oven Comments

Deloitte has launched a new analytics platform intended to provide end-to-end audit processing using data visualization, risk sensing and analytic techniques. The platform is designed to assist auditors in identifying and reporting on organizational risk, monitoring transactions and determining the root cause of issues, Deloitte said Monday…
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Martin Homlish Joins Cray’s Board of Directors; Peter Ungaro Comments

Martin Homlish, formerly CEO of Omnicom Group’s AMP marketing agency, has joined the board of directors of Cray Inc. He will also serve on the board’s strategic technology assessment committee, Cray said Friday…
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