Posts from GovConWire for 04/20/2015

Jacobs Engineering to Continue Test Evaluation Support for NASA

Jacobs Technology will continue to provide NASA with test evaluation and support services at the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico under a one-year, $100 million contract option. NASA said Friday it exercised the second of two options to extend its three-year, $300 million Test Evaluation and Support Team contract with the Jacobs Engineering (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary…
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Tony Scott: FITARA to Align CIO Roles, Federal IT Spending

Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott said the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act will pave the way for government CIOs to shape and align technology spending, Nextgov reported Thursday
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HDR Wins $75M Marine Species Monitoring IDIQ from US Navy

HDR Environmental, Operations, and Constructions Inc. has won a $75 million contract from the U.S. Navy to handle marine species monitoring studies for the naval facilities engineering command in Atlantic and Pacific areas…
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April 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index decline 1.439 percent on Friday — or 1.064 points — to close at 75.027. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 1.54 percent to 17,826.30, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index fell 1…
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Lisa Danzig: OMB Seeks to Institutionalize Priority Areas Planning in Agencies

A new memo from the Office of Management and Budget requires federal agencies to submit their two-year draft performance goals by May 15, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes Lisa Danzig, OMB associate director for personnel and performance, said the agency aims to help other agencies accelerate progress toward meeting their objectives…
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