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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015: GovCon Index Mirrors US Markets’ Wild Ride & more

GovConIndex

Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world has been captivated over the last 10 days by the frenzied selloff in global stock markets then subsequent rebound over the past two days and government ...

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Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015

Terry-Halvorsen

Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Two of the Defense Department’s top civilian leaders traveled to Silicon Valley this week for discussions with a new arm of the Pentagon started earlier this year ...

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CSC’s Robert Carey Among Keynote Speakers at ID Security Conference

Robert Carey

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 7, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Robert Carey, vice president and general manager at CSC (NYSE: CSC) Global Cybersecurity, will be among the keynote speakers at the upcoming Government Conference in Washington, D.C., GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Carey, who served as deputy defense chief information officer, will ...

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OMB, Treasury Vet Gary Glickman Heads to Accenture’s State & Local Gov’t Arm

Gary Glickman

Gary Glickman, formerly an official at the U.S. Treasury and Office of Management and Budget, has joined Accenture (NYSE: ACN) in a strategy consulting role and will work with the firm’s state and local government customers. Accenture said Tuesday that Glickman spent the 30 years prior to the Treasury and OMB in ...

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OMB Director Sylvia Burwell Nominated to Lead HHS, Oversee Obamacare Implementation as Kathleen Sebelius Ends Term

President Barack Obama has selected Sylvia Burwell, current director of the Office of Management and Budget, as his choice to be the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, after the White House announced Kathleen Sebelius would be leaving that post. Burwell, a veteran of the Bill ...

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Deltek Analyzes DoD, OMB Cyber Budget

Deltek

Deltek has noted discrepancies in the cybersecurity budget request figures of the Defense Department and the Office of Management and Budget, The Washington Post reported Monday. John Slye, an advisory research analyst at Deltek and author of the report, quoted news reports as saying the Pentagon is seeking $4.6 billion ...

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GSA Creating Professional Services Contract Vehicle

The U.S. General Services Administration is preparing a new governmentwide contract vehicle for agencies to acquire professional services. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service‘s integrated technology services office, said Tuesday that GSA is preparing to propose the Integrations contract vehicle to the Office of Management and Budget. ...

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OMB Report Claims $19 billion in Contracting Cost cuts

According to a recent report in the Washington Post, the Office of Management and Budget has found that federal agencies have cut close to $20 billion in contracting costs. In March 2009, President Obama instructed federal agencies to cut around $40 billion from contracting budgets over the next two years. ...

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Kundra IT Dashboard Unveiled Today

  Vivek Kundra, Chief Information Officer to the White House, launched the IT Dashboard today to tract all government information technology spending with major contractors, a $70 billion industry. The IT Dashboard is an example of the Obama Administration’s attempt to bring transparency to the US government.   At the Personal Democracy Forum ...

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