Posts from GovCon Daily for 04/6/2015

 

April 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Starts Post-Easter Week With 1% Gain

The GovCon Index rose 0.604 percent Monday to close at 69.261 on a day that saw low-trading activity by U.S. investors and many other markets worldwide closed for Easter Monday. U.S. traders had an extra day to consider the Labor Department‘s March payrolls report since markets were closed for Good Friday and will watch initial corporate first-quarter earnings reports this week, according to the Wall Street Journal…
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Randy Morgan on Parsons’ Secure Mission Solutions Buy and Cyber Focus

Randy Morgan spent 10 years in executive roles at SPARTA before its 2011 acquisition by Parsons Corp., where he is now executive vice president of operations in the government services business. He now oversees nine support departments for the business and oversees work to improve and maintain operations across the unit…
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Tony Moraco: SAIC Eyes Long-Term Growth Plan at 3-D Printing Site

Science Applications International Corp. CEO Tony Moraco has revealed SAIC’s plan to focus its long-term growth strategy on the company’s three-dimensional technology facility in North Charleston, The Post and Carrier reported Sunday…
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Lt. Gen. John Johnson: JIEDDO Reorganizes, Will Function as Combat Support Agency

Army Lt. Gen. John Johnson, director at the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, has said JIEDDO has been reorganized as a combat support agency under the supervision of the defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, DoD News reported Monday…
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McKinsey: Global A&D Market to See APAC, Middle East Shift

A new report by McKinsey & Company indicates a positive outlook in the aerospace and defense industry in terms of global defense spending and market growth over the next three years. John Dowdy and Elizabeth Oakes report that an October 2014 survey of senior executives at aerospace and defense companies points to a market shift from North America and Europe toward the Asia-Pacific region and the Middle East…
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Phyllis Schneck: Tech Industry’s Trust Key to Nat’l Cyber Efforts

Phyllis Schneck, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, has said that she will prioritize work to build trust with the technology industry to move U…
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