Posts from GovConDaily for 05/26/2015

May 26 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall After Durable Good Report’s Release

The GovCon Index recorded a sharp decline Monday with a loss of 1.184 percent to close at 74.199 on a day that saw Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) and Serco Inc. as the only Index companies to end the day in positive territory…
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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Data Governance Critical for Federal BYOD Programs

Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft‘s federal government business, has recommended that agencies implement user-focused security policies to manage personal devices in the workplace, GCN reported Friday
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House Bills Push for Supercomputer R&D, Tech Transfer Initiatives

The House has unanimously approved two bills that would establish federal programs to build exascale computers and facilitate transfer of technologies from laboratory to market. “Massive gains in computing power are necessary to meet our national security, scientific and health care needs,” Rep…
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SRA Secures DISA Enterprise Comm, Collaboration Task Order; George Batsakis Comments

SRA International has received a potential $32 million task order contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency for enterprise communications and collaboration engineering office support under the Encore II vehicle…
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Exelis Secures Interior Dept Contract for Geospatial Image Analysis Software; Stuart Blundell Comments

A subsidiary of Exelis has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement by the Interior Department for its geospatial image analysis software. Exelis Visual Information Solutions will provide ENVI software and related maintenance services for the federal agency under the BPA, which has a one-year base period and four one-year options, the company said Tuesday…
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DOE Plans New Contract for Sandia Nat’l Labs Operations

The Energy Department has released a new procurement request for the management and operations of the Sandia National Laboratories before Lockheed Martin‘s contract to run the facility expires in April 2017, Albuquerque Business First reportedFriday
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