Posts from GovConDaily for 02/02/2016

Pentagon Acquisition Chief Frank Kendall Inducted Into 2016 Wash100 for Public-Private Sector Partnership Vision

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall as an inductee into the 2016 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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February 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls 2% on Harris Revenue Forecast Cut, Oil Declines Weigh on US Markets

The GovCon Index slumped back into a correction — at least 10 percent down from its most recent high — Tuesday with a decline of 2.124 percent to 70.226 spurred by Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) move to cut projected revenue for the company’s 2016 fiscal year…
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DCMA Director Wendy Masiello Named to 2016 Wash100 for Pricing Initiative Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency, as an inductee into the 2016 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Rahul Ghai to Take SVP, CFO Roles at Harris; William Brown Comments

Rahul Ghai, currently vice president of finance integration at Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS), has been appointed to succeed the departing Mick Lopez as senior vice president and chief financial officer in a move that takes effect Feb…
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NIST Measures Webb Telescope’s Mirror Backplane Structure; John Stoup Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has used the M48 Coordinate Measurement Machine to measure the four mounts that work to support the Primary Mirror Backplane Support Structure of the James Webb Space Telescope…
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Commonwealth Informatics, FDA Forge Clinical Data Analytics Agreement; Geoffrey Gordon Comments

Commonwealth Informatics and the Food and Drug Administration have forged a two-year agreement to utilize the Commonwealth Clinical Data Analytics platform designed to help FDA assess drug safety data…
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Justin Herman: US Digital Registry to Authenticate Govt Accounts on Social Media

Justin Herman, SocialGov program lead at the General Services Administration, has unveiled the U.S. Digital Registry to help ensure citizens interact with official third-party digital platforms for the government…
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GAO: OMB, Treasury Should Clarify Some Federal Spending Data Definitions for DATA Act Implementation

The Government Accountability Office reports that some definitions that the Office of Management and Budget and Treasury Department issued for 57 federal spending data items could lead to inconsistency in reporting…
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