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April 21 Market Close:GovCon Index Up With Major Indices Slightly Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the third consecutive day to a weekly high of 91.565 positive 0.252 percent. Advancers and decliners split evenly on the day. The major markets declined slightly on the day as investors watch elections in France closely. However all U.S. market ended the week in …

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Sutherland’s Teresa Weipert: Gov’t Eyes Customer Service as Part of Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Teresa Weipert, senior vice president of Sutherland Global Services‘ government solutions unit, has said the government has adopted the concept of the “chief customer officer” as part of its digital transformation and efforts to build on its services to the public. “The Chief Customer …

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Leidos Eyes Technical, Field Work Under Army Tactical UAS Contract; Tim Reardon Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will vie for work to provide technical services and field support for the U.S. Army‘s tactical unmanned aircraft systems and associated ground control stations and data terminals as part of a $900 million multi-award contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the …

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Red Hat’s Paul Smith to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award in Sales

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) Senior Vice President Paul Smith has received recognition from the Institute for Excellence in Sales for his leadership in sales efforts as general manager of the software company’s North American public sector business, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. IES will present the 2017 …

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Avaya Previews US, European Emergency Number Groups’ Partnership to Update First Responder Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Mark Fletcher, chief architect of Avaya’s worldwide public safety solutions business, is co-chair of an accessibility committee working group within the National Emergency Number Association that has partnered with its European counterpart to standardize a first responder strategy that utilizes modern technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The …

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McKinsey Uses Benchmarking Methodology to Measure Gov’t Productivity Through Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — A McKinsey and Company research organization has unveiled a benchmarking methodology that serves to measure government productivity in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of its spending, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope works to analyze government expenditures in healthcare, education, public …

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April 20 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Surge On Speculation of Tax Cuts

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up almost a full percentage point with advancing stocks 29 to 1 versus decliners. U.S. markets surged as the Treasury Secretary comments gave support that the Trump administration would cut taxes soon. At market close WTI was up $0.18 to $50.26 per barrel as traders speculate …

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Parsons’ Carey Smith Delivers Keynote Speech at NDIA Logistics Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — Parsons Federal Group President Carey Smith has served as keynote speaker at the National Defense Industrial Association’s 33rd Annual National Logistics Forum in Florida, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said April 13 Smith, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, was scheduled to discuss the current …

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SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Urges Support for Public-Private Collaboration in Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP‘s (NYSE: SAP) U.S. national security business, has urged policymakers to promote collaboration between government and industry in efforts to combat cyber threats against networks and critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He wrote in an opinion piece …

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SECAF Names ACT I Among ‘Government Contractor of the Year’ Award Finalists; Michael Niggel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International is in the running to receive the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum’s Government Contractor of the Year award under the category for companies with $12 million to $25 million in revenue, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said it is a …

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