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Weekly Roundup May 16 – May 20 2016: The Private Sector’s Role in Fed Workforce Support & more

May 16 – May 20 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The future of the federal government and contractor workforces is our focus here as we look at a pair of new initiatives announced this week that aim to help build …

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Weekly Roundup May 9 – May 13 2016: Frank Kendall Halts M&A Authority Push & more

May 9 – May 13 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Pentagon’s top product and services buyer made it official this week that the would no longer advocate for greater authority to regulate GovCon merger-and-acquisition activities that involve the large primes. Frank …

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Weekly Roundup May 2 – May 6 2016: Defense Earnings Season Rolls On & More

May 2 – May 6 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The first full week of May represented another checkpoint for investors to gauge the financial performance of the U.S.’ largest government contractors and get an idea of what …

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DHS Execs: Agency Seeking Early Feedback From Industry on IT Acquisitions

The Department of Homeland Security wants potential vendors in an information technology acquisition program to give the agency feedback early in the process via responses to requests for information, DHS’ chief procurement officer said Wednesday. Soraya Correa,  DHS’ CPO since January 2015, told an audience of industry executives at a Potomac Officers …

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Weekly Roundup April 25 – April 29 2016: Investors Give Mixed Signals on Contractor Stocks & more

April 25 – April 29 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson First quarter earnings season has given investors with keen interest in the aerospace, defense and government contracting sectors a smorgasboard of items to consider as they gauge the industry’s health. …

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Weekly Roundup April 18 – April 22 2016: First Quarter Earnings Season Arrives & more

April 18 – April 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Corporate earnings season is underway for the first quarter and gives an opportunity for investors to gauge the financial health and performance of the world’s largest defense and government contractors. We …

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Katrina McFarland: Army Seeks More R&D Dialogue With Industry

The U.S. Army is looking at how contractors spend government-issued funds for research-and-development programs in order to better understand where industry focuses its R&D efforts, the branch’s lead acquisition executive said Wednesday. Katrina McFarland told an audience at a Potomac Officers Club-hosted event in Falls Church, Virginia the Army’s closer examination of R&D spending at …

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Weekly Roundup April 11 – April 15 2016: FTC, DOJ Speak on Defense Consolidation & more

April 11 – April 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among companies in the government services sector over the last half-decade has inevitably led market observers to ponder the prospects of merger-and-acquisition deals between the largest GovCon platform and product …

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Weekly Roundup April 4 – April 8 2016: Leidos Adds Zika Vaccine Program to Burgeoning Health Biz & more

April 4 – April 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The global effort to combat the spread of mosquito-borne Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere now will include the company soon to become the largest U.S. government services contractor. …

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Rick Ledgett: NSA’s ’21’ Reorg Move Eyes Worker-Focused Approach

The National Security Agency‘s ongoing reorganization program aims to integrate its team into a single enterprise that continues cryptography as the core focus, NSA’s second-ranked official told the Potomac Officers Club Wednesday. Rick Ledgett said goals of “NSA21” initiative announced in February are to give its workforce opportunities to advance in careers through reductions …

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