Posts from GovConWire for 03/12/2015

Obama to Nominate Carol Fortine Ochoa as GSA Inspector General

Carol Fortine Ochoa, assistant inspector general at the U.S. Justice Department‘s oversight and review division, will be nominated as the next inspector general of the General Services Administration by President Barack Obama…
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CBO Report: DoD Top Spender on Contracts for Products, Services

The Congressional Budget Office has released a report on its analysis of federal contracting activity and spending on the contracted workforce in response to a request by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md…
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Joanne Woytek: NASA Uses Customer Feedback to Simplify SEWP IT Contracting Process

Joanne Woytek, NASA‘s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement program manager, said the agency implemented new tools designed to make it easier for SEWP contract users to acquire information technology products in an interview with Federal Times published Monday
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Matt Goodrich: FedRAMP Launches Updated Website Designed for User Experience

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has launched a redesigned website that aims to boost user experience based on customer feedback from interviews conducted by the program, said FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich…
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March 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays in Neutral, Interest Rate Speculation Continues

The GovCon Index inched upward Wednesday with a gain of 0.031 points to 67.702. U.S. markets barely budged Wednesday as investors continued to speculate over when the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates and also watched the dollar further strengthen, according to CNBC…
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