Posts from GovCon Daily for 3/25/2015

March 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Nosedives After Durable Goods Report Shows Decline

The GovCon Index closed in negative territory for the third consecutive day this week with a loss of 2.271 percent to end up at 68.195. Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) and Navistar (NYSE: NAV) were the only Index companies to see their stock prices rise Wednesday…
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Janet Foutty, Deloitte Federal Head, on Digital Services Trends to Watch and STEM Workforce Construction

Janet Foutty took leadership of Deloitte‘s federal practice in January 2014 after a 23-year tour through the firm in roles such as managing director of technology and a stint on its financial services industry leadership team…
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Tiffany Hixson: GSA Adopts Category Mgmt for Federal Acquisitions

The General Services Administration has started to adopt a category management business model in an effort to change the way GSA manages federal acquisitions. Tiffany Hixson, commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service commissioner, wrote in a blog post published Monday that GSA will organize its operations around 17 categories of spend…
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Tony Scott: Cloud Strategies Need to Have Time Frames, Common Services

Federal CIO Tony Scott has outlined his strategy to drive government information technology programs toward completion as initiatives on digital services, cybersecurity and cloud adoption are underway, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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Terry Halvorsen: DoD Eyes Central Data View Through Joint Regional Security Stacks

Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer at the U.S. Defense Department, spoke to the press about the status of the agency’s efforts to implement a common enterprise information technology infrastructure, DoD News reported Tuesday…
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RSA’s Mike Brown: Cybersecurity Framework, Added Legislation to Support Obama Cyber EO

Additional legislation on liability protections, national data breach reporting and legal sanctions are needed to supplement President Barack Obama’s cybersecurity executive order to drive cyber information sharing, according to Mike Brown of RSA…
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