Posts from GovConWire for 06/25/2015

Brian Foster Joins Neustar as Information Services SVP; Lisa Hook Comments

Brian Foster, formerly chief technology officer at Damballa, has joined Neustar (NYSE: NSR) as senior vice president of information services. He will oversee Neustar’s information services product strategy and execution and be based in the company’s San Francisco office, Neustar said Wednesday
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General Dynamics to Begin Comms Nodes Production for US Army; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is set to kick off production of vehicle-based network communication nodes under a $219 million order from the U.S. Army. Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics mission systems, said Wednesday the company’s engineering teams would upgrade technology and human-factors design in collaboration with the Army as full-rate production starts…
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James Kurose: NSF Prototype Cloud Architectures Available to Researchers

The National Science Foundation‘s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering is calling on researchers to utilize technology prototypes developed under the NSFFutureCloud program in future studies with NSF…
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Malcolm Jackson Named Private Sector VP at Phase One

Malcolm Jackson, formerly chief technology officer of Fostersoft, has joined Phase One as vice president of private sector at the Alexandria, Virginia-based information technology company. He will be responsible for helping grow the company’s IT offerings and operations in the commercial market, Phase One said Tuesday
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4 Senators Ask GAO to Look Into Internet of Things Market

A bipartisan Senate group has requested that the Government Accountability Office determine the impact Internet of Things technology has on the U.S. economy and end users. The request came after the Senate passed a bipartisan resolution that calls for the government to develop strategies to drive adoption of connected systems, Sen…
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June 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Raw Material Losses Drag US Markets

The GovCon Index extended its losses from the previous day’s session to close down 0.756 points Wednesday and end at 76.292. Declines in raw material and railroad stocks held down U.S. markets Wednesday and investors grew concerned that Greece’s debt negotiations are not as close to completion as they previously anticipated, according to Bloomberg…
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