Posts from GovCon Daily 05/11/2015

May 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hover in Neutral

The GovCon Index mirrored slight across-the-board declines in U.S. stocks Monday to record a nominal loss of 0.037 points and closing figure of 73.906. CNBC reports investors looked to bond yields and await this week’s release of retail sales and industrial production figures in order to further their understanding of U…
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MeriTalk: Many Federal IT Leaders Eye DevOps Model for Cloud Implementation Projects

A MeriTalk study has shown that 57 percent of more than 150 federal information technology managers surveyed believe the DevOps applications development methodology can accelerate agencies’ transition to cloud infrastructure…
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ONC Grants $300K for Six Health IT Projects

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has awarded $300,000 in total grants to six teams of developers and healthcare organizations that aim to live-test new health IT applications…
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Stephen Warren: VA Reconsiders Use of Public Cloud Amid Cyber Threats

The Department of Veterans Affairs is developing a new cloud strategy as it reconsiders the use of commercial cloud services for some applications, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that VA Chief Information Officer Stephen Warren said the strategy will guide the department’s path to using public clouds alongside its use of private clouds…
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Air Force to Demo Lab Research Projects at DoD Event; Tom Masiello Comments

The U.S. Air Force’s research laboratory will demonstrate several of its technology projects at a Defense Department lab day in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. AFRL said Tuesday more than 100 projects that involve advanced weapons and global disaster relief support are slated for that presentation before reporters and high school students at the Pentagon event…
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OMB Issues Federal Fund Data Report Standards

The Office of Management and Budget has released standards for how to report data on federal fund and spending as OMB begins the next implementation phase for the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act…
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