Posts from GovCon Daily for 04/30/2015

April 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Plunges 2%, Biotech Losses Send Stocks Down

The GovCon Index capped the month of April with a decline of 2.001 percent to hit its lowest closing figure of the month at 73.372. Bloomberg cited losses in small cap and biotechnology stocks as a driver of declines in U…
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Mike Maiorana, Verizon Public Sector Head, on Cyber Partnerships With Gov’t & Tech Workforce Construction

Mike Maiorana has led the public sector business for Verizon in his senior vice president role there since September 2013 and oversees the telecommunications giant’s work with agencies at all levels of government in the U…
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Teresa Bozzelli on Sapient’s Digital Services Emphasis for Agencies and Integration With Publicis Groupe

Teresa Bozzelli leads Sapient‘s U.S. public sector arm — Sapient Government Services — as president and brings a 20-year background in information technology strategy to her role at the company…
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Amit Yoran: Gov’t Should Share Own Threat Intell With Companies

RSA President Amit Yoran has indicated some wariness of the government’s role in the country’s cyber defense efforts and said industry should take the lead role in that initiative, he told IDG News Service in an interview published Wednesday…
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Commerce CFO Ellen Herbst: Hiring, Retention Should Be Primary Mgmt Priorities

Ellen Herbst, chief financial officer and assistant secretary of administration at the Commerce Department, believes management initiatives should focus on the people and the hiring and retention of talent in an interview, she told the Washington Post in an interview published Wednesday…
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UMT360, Project Hosts Partner to Deliver Enterprise Portfolio Mgmt Through FedRAMP Cloud

UMT360 and Project Hosts have partnered to bring the former’s enterprise portfolio management services — which integrate with Microsoft‘s Project Online and Project Server software — to government agencies via the latter’s FedRAMP-compliant cloud…
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