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🏛️ Federal Government

FedGovs on Funding
 

White House Pauses Some Diplomatic Spending
Source: Defense One (free)

Special Access Programs And The Pentagon's Ecosystem Of Secrecy
Source: The War Zone (free)

OMB, GSA to oversee TBM buys
Source: FCW (free)


FedGovs in the Court Room

 

Landlord protests USDA's proposed move to the Kansas City region
Source: WBJ (paid)

GAO Denies Protest Over $800M Border Fence Deal
Source: Law360 (paid)

FedGovs on the Move


Social Security Administrator Institutes Partial Hiring Freeze
Source: Government Executive (free)

Deputy Intelligence Chief Resigns, Trump Names New Acting Director
Source: WSJ (paid)

Here’s how the Army’s missiles and space program office is being reorganized
Source: Defense News (free)

The Trump Administration Finally Has a Top Procurement Administrator
Source: Government Executive (free)

Army Space and Missile Defense Command is getting a new leader
Source: Defense News (free)

Here’s who will be the US Space Command deputy
Source: Defense News (free)

Jim Mattis rejoining General Dynamics board of directors
Source: Politico (free)

Christopher Scolese assumes Director role at NRO
Source: ExecutiveGov (free)

Accenture federal arm's board adds former NOAA chief
Source: Washington Technology (free)

Lingering Pentagon Vacancies Seen Affecting Strategy, Arms Buys
Source: Bloomberg Government (free)

Former Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne Leaves HUD’s Fort Worth Office To Run For Congress
Source: CBS DFW (free)


FedGovs on Legislation & Regulations


CISA Recommends Three-Pronged Approach for Mobile Security
Source: Nextgov (free)

Government Leaders And Influencers Are Prioritizing AI
Source: Forbes (free)

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Transition Team Ethics Requirements
Source: Government Executive (free)

Modernization Mandates: View from the Hill
Source: MeriTalk (free)

Will Hurd, The Most Vocal Lawmaker on Federal IT Issues, Won’t Seek Reelection
Source: Nextgov (free)

OIG & Congressional Reports


State Department Reforms Have Been Hindered by Changes in Staff and Priorities, Watchdog Finds
Source: Government Executive (free)

GAO: Proposal Strengths Must be Based on Solicitation Criteria, Not Merely Benefit to Government
Source: Small GovCon (free)

GAO Wants Tech to Shed Light on the Commercial Offices It Rents
Source: Nextgov (free)

 

 

⏰ Contracts

ARMY


Arm/ACC issued Cyber Community of Interest (CoI) Study on Technology Future and Science &Technology (S&T) Investment: Survey for Industry August 2019

Army issued final RFP for Historical Services Division Research Analyst under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1380986)

Army issued final RFQ for Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) Preparation Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1383765)

Army/ACC awarded $4M sole source contract for TCIU I2G and KM Support

Army/ACC awarded Rapidly Emplaced Bridge System Engineering Support contract to General Dynamics

Army/ACC issued $2M award for Information Technology Architecture (ITA) and Corporate Information Operations Center (CIOC) Services

Army/ACC issued final RFP for U.S. Army Evaluation Center Support Services

Army/ACC issued sources sought for Training Risk Reduction Services (TRRS)

Army/ACC released final RFP for Joint Enterprise Data Interoperability (JEDI) Sustainment Support Services

Army/NGB issued final RFP for Human Performance Optimization (HPO) Services

Army/NGB issued final RFP for Work for Warriors - Job Placement Support

Army/NGB issued final RFQ for Online Cyber Security Training Courses

Army/USAMC awarded sole source contract for U.S. Army Trauma Training Detachment Educational Support Services

Army/USAMRAA issued final RFP for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training

Army/USAMRAA issued RFI for Biomedical Research Application Evaluation and Support

Army/USAMRAA issued RFI for InSilico Screening at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR)

CNCS


CNCS issued final RFQ for CNCS Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support Staff Services under GA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1383406)

DARPA


DARPA issued final RFP for AI Exploration (AIE) Program

DARPA issued final RFP for Semantic Forensics (SemaFor) BAA

DARPA issued new contract award for Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office-wide BPA


DFAS


DFAS issued final RFP for Defense MilPay Office (DMO) Integrated Support Services

DHS


DHS/USCG has cancelled Job Task Analysis RFP

DHS/USCG issued final RFP for Port Facility Security Officer training

DHS/USCG issued final RFQ for Professional Services-Management of Microsoft Enterprise Project Management tool under GSA 00CORP (RFQ1383847)

DHS/CBP issued final RFQ for CBP OIT PSPD Traveler Processing and Vetting Services (TPVS)

DISA


DISA/DITCO awarded sole source contract for Defensive Cyber Operations Internal Defense Measures

DLA


DLA issued $1.5M award for Basic Research

DOC


DOC/NOAA issued $30K award to Concitor for Blockchain Technology & Data Management

DOC/NOAA issued final RFP for FY19 NOAA SBIR Commercialization Assistance Program under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383105)

DOC/NOAA issued final RFP for Professional services to generate an Economic Analysis of Whale-watching tourism in Alaska

DOC/OS awarded sole source contract for Financial Database


DODEA


DoDEA issued sole source contract for Cybersecurity Career Pathway

DOE


DOE issued $4.4M award for NNSA's Office of the Executive Secretariat (NA-ES) Business Support Services to NA-MB-1.3, Correspondence Control Center (CCC)

DOE issued $4.4M contract award for NNSA's Office of the Executive Secretariat (NA-ES)

DOE issued contract award for EEO Investigation

DOE issued multiple awards for Professional and Administrative Support Services (DOE-PASS) BPA

DOE issued RFI for Energy Technology and Chain Reaction Innovation Program


DOI


DOI/IBC issued final RFP for NARA CyberArk Privileged Access Security Integration and Implementing Privileged User Management Services AQD

DOI/NPS issued final RFQ for 2 - 4 Minute Video - "What is a National Historic Trail?" under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383084)

DOI/NPS issued final RFQ for National Register of Historic Places Review Assistant under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383670)


DOJ


DOJ issued final RFQ for Legal Orientation Program for Expedited Removal (LOPE) Support Services

DOJ/BOP issued final RFQ for AOE College Program

DOJ/DEA awarded sole source contract for Cryptographic Accounting Records and Distribution System (CARDS)

DOJ/FBI issued final RFQ for Business Process Re-Engineering Support BPA under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1383322)

DOJ/FBI issued new update for Company Threat Assessments RFI

DOJ/FBI posts the final RFP for Information Technology Enterprise Contract Services (ITECS) formally known as Triple S under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1363852)

DOJ/FBI released final RFP for Blindness Study under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383041)

DOJ/OJP canceled Expert Medical Consultants - Disability Complaint Investigations for the Office for Civil Rights RFP


DOL


DOL/ETA awarded sole source contract for ID Verification Tool

DOL/ETA issued final RFQ for Evaluation of HIRE Vets Program under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1385250)


DOS


DOS/INL awarded sole source contract for Global Engagement Center (GEC) Established Network of Influencers Support

DOS/OA issued final RFP for International Police Peacekeeping Operations Support (IPPOS)


DOT

DOT issued final RFP for State Data System Technical and Analytical Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1383351)

DOT/FHWA issued 5 awards for $2.6M Build America Bureau Technical Advisory Services IDIQ

DOT/FTA issued final RFQ For Continuity of Operations (COOP) Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383089)

DOT/FMCSA issued dRFP for
Data Quality Analysis and Training Support for the FMCSA State Safety Data Quality Improvement Program

GSA


GSA - on behalf of HUD - issued final RFQ for HUD OCIO Application and Modernization under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1383750)

GSA - on behalf of USAF - issued RFI for Agile Software Market Research under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1383931)

GSA issued dRFQ for Software-as-a-Service Message Delivery Service under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1382466)

GSA issued dRFQ for TTS Wide Software-as-a-Service Message Delivery Service under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1384233)

GSA issued final RFQ for AFPC Robotic Process Automation UiPath Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1383848)

GSA issued final RFQ for Design and Construction Projects Video Editing Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383937)

GSA issued final RFQ for Local Filming Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383566)

GSA/FAS issued final RFP for Ginnie Mae Digital eVALUT Pilot

GSA/FAS issued new RFI for Government-wide Technology Business Management (TBM) Solution

GSA/FAS issued sole source contract for Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Services

GSA/PBS issued final RFQ for Project Management and Tools Division: Contract Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383378)

GSA/PBS issued sources sought for CFPB @ Summit - Design Build


HHS


HHS/AHRQ awarded sole source contract for AHRQ PSO Consultant

HHS/CDC issued final RFQ for IT Services - Data Management and Information System Implementation

HHS/CDC issued final RFQ for ME/CFS PROMIS Data Analysis Project

HHS/FDA announced that they will be partnering with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) for 5 interns through the award of a sole source contract

HHS/FDA awards $22M IDIQ for Ad Hoc Acquisition and Federal Assistance Support

HHS/HRSA issued final RFP for Public and Professional Education Outreach for Organ Donation under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383953)

HHS/NIH awarded sole source contract for Single-Race Bridged Population Estimates by Immigration Status

HHS/NIH issued final RFP for Software Asset Management

HHS/NIH issued final RFQ for Support for the NIH SBIR/STTR Applicant Assistance Program (AAP)

HHS/NIH issued sources sought for Administration of the NIH National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program

HHS/NIH issued sources sought for NCI Division of Extramural Activities Meeting Support

HHS/NIH released final RFP for Trainee Wellness & Career Readiness Support Services

HHS/NIH released final RFQ for NIMH Video and Multimedia Production Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383427)


HUD


HUD issued final RFQ for Family Unification Program and Family Self-Sufficiency Demonstration under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383624)

HUD issued sources sought for Mortgagee Compliance Manager

HUD released final RFQ for Evaluation of the Choice Neighborhoods Program under GSA 00CORP Schedule ( RFQ1383748)

HUD released final RFQ for RAD Choice Mobility and Long-Term Affordability Evaluation under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383736)

NASA


NASA/GSFC issued udpate on MECHANICAL INTEGRATED SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGIES II ( MIST) dRFP:

NASA/LRC issued $6M award for iSite Contract Management Portal (iSiteCMP) contract

NASA/SSC awarded sole source contract for Administrative/Clerical Support Services

NASA/GSFC issued pre-solicitation notice for Programmatic and Institutional Knowledge Services (PIKES)

NASA/SSC issued final RFQ for Economic Impact Support Services


NGA


NGA awarded sole source contract for Gravity Training

NGA issued final RFQ for BIM ARCHIBUS Training

NGA issued final RFQ for FumeFX for Maya and 3ds Max

NGA issued RFI for Collection Planning

NGA issued RFI for GEOINT Data Transformation Service Follow-On (GDTS III)

NGA issued RFI for Krusader (K2)

NGA issued RFI for Nomination Workflow

OPM


OPM awarded sole source contract for OPM Staff Acquisition Group (SAG) Operations Support

OPM awarded sole source contract for USALearning Knowledge Portal


SBA


SBA issued final RFQ for Internet-Based Communications Service under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383907)

SEC


SEC issued final RFP for OneIT On-Ramping


TREASURY


TREAS/BFS issued final RFP for Country Program Coordinator in Benin for the African Development Foundation (USADF)

TREAS/BFS issued RFI for Design and Engraving Tracking System (DET) - U.S. Mint in Philadelphia

TREAS/IRS issued dRFP for Treasury-wide Data Governance and Analytics (DGA) Initiative

TREAS/IRS issued final RFQ for Tax Cut and Job Act (TCJA) Analysis Support

TREAS/IRS issued sole source contract for PayCheck 8 Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1383259)

TREAS/IRS released final RFQ for Federal Financing Bank (FFB) LMCS's Loan Pricing Program Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1384505)

USACE


USACE/Omaha awarded $49M Unrestricted IDCs for A-E Services - Preparation of Studies, Analysis, and Design Services for USACE Northwestern Division

USACE/Savannah issued final RFP for Engineering Recruitment Services

USACE/Vicksburg awarded sole source contract for Analysis Research and Development for Development of Blast-Barge Technology for Discovered Underwater Munitions for Department of Defense (DoD) Technologies and Activities


USAF


USAF issued sources sought for TRADOC Financial Management Data Analytics under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1381709)

USAF/ACC issued final RFQ for Air Show Social Media

USAF/AETC issued sole source award for Training Management and Scheduling System

USAF/AFICA awarded sole source contract for On Call Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner

USAF/AFMC issued $3.45M award for Staff Support Services (S3)

USAF/AFMC issued final RFQ for Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Training

USAF/AFMC issued RFI for Automated Test System Sustainment Initiative (ATSSI) II Services

USAF/AFRC issued pre-solicitation notice for Continuous Process Improvement

USAF/AFSC issued RFI for Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) Commercial Satellite Communications Office (AFCSCO) COMSATCOM Business Suite (CBS)

USAF/AMC issued final RFP for Global Awareness and Decision Support (GLADS)

USAF/AMC issued final RFP for IT Support Technician

USAF/PAF issued sources sought for Hospital Administration Service

USAF/AFSC issued dPWS for Aerospace Support Services Contract (ASSC)

USAGM


USAGM/BBG issued final RFP for WeB Competitive Intelligence Analytics Tool


USAID


USAID/Uganda issued RFI for Facilitating Investment for Development Objectives Activity

USAID/Zambia issued RFI for USAID District Governance Strengthening

USAID released final RFQ for PPL Program Cycle Mechanism under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1385253)

USAMRAA


USAMRAA issued RFI for Biomedical Research Application Evaluation and Support

USDA


USDA issued final RFP for SNAP Certification Technical Assistance under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1384012)

USDA/FNS awarded sole source contract for Understanding Food Related Hardships among Older Americans

USDA/FPCBC issued final RFP for Utah Administrative Services

USDA/NRCS released final RFQ for Videography Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1377377)

USDA/ARS issued final RFQ for Cyber Security Consulting under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1384320)

USN


USN/NAVAIR awarded sole source contract for Upgrades to the Global Reconstruction and Measurement System (GRAMS)

USN/NAVAIR issued update on NAWCAD Production MAC dRFP

USN/NAVSUP issued RFI for Defense Travel Program Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383725)

USN/NAVSUP issued RFI for Infrastructure Engineering Support; Identity Engineering Support; Enterprise Architecture, Design, and Operations; Enterprise Cloud Program Support; and Enterprise Cloud Application Migration Support

USN/NAVWAR awarded sole source contract to AWS for Cloud Computing Services

USN/NAVWAR awarded Theater Anti$B!>(BSubmarineWarfare (TASW) Prototype Operations Planning and Execution Support contract to Kentco Corporation

USN/NAVWAR issued dSOW for Integration, Engineering and Support for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) and Shore Platforms

USN/NETC issued final RFP for Department of Oceanography Scientific Research Assistant

USN/NSSC issued sole source contract for Maritime Enhanced Engagement Initiative

USN/NSWC issued RFI for IT/Cybersecurity Workforce Training

USN/NSWC issued sources sought for Apprenticeship Training

USN/NUWC issued sole source contract for Enterprise Services

USN/ONR issued sole source award for Legal Action, Annuities, Grant, Translation, and Validation Services

USN/USMC issued $2M award to CACI for Web Development Services

USN/USMC issued final RFQ for ISO Registrar and Auditor Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1378583)

USN released RFI for Office of Naval Research Website Design Project under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1384462)

USPS


USPS issued final RFP for USPS OIG OCIO Support Services

USPS issued RFI for Business-to-Consumer Sample Project for Survey Research Projects

USSOCOM


USSOCOM awarded sole source contract for Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape and Personnel Recovery Training and Training Support Services

USSOCOM issued final RFQ for TRX II CHOW

USSOCOM issued RFI for Technical Experimentation: Special Operations Forces (SOF) Combat Swimmer/Diver, Underwater Communications, and Human Performance


VA


VA issued final RFQ for Earning Loss Study 2 under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1383478)

VA/NCHCS issued final RFP for Data Scientist/Health Science Specialist CDS Platform Support

VA/TAC issued final RFP for TBO Enterprise - Rural LEC Contract

VA/TAC issued RFI for Advanced Medical Cost management Solutions (AMCMS) SaaS & Healthcare Financial Management System

VA/VAMC issued sole source contract for Cancer Case and Tracking System (CCTS)

VA/VAMC issued sources sought for Atlanta Call Center Sources Sought Call Center and Administrative Support Services

VA/VAMROC issued sources sought for Cytotechnologist

VA/VANLO awarded sole source contract for National Institute of Health Merit Award Grant-Funded Research at VA San Diego Healthcare System

VA/VANLO issued final RFP for Social Network Analysis Research and Consultation Services (VAGLAHS)

VA/VBA issued final RFQ for Central Office Legislative Consultants


WHS


WHS awarded sole source contract for SecDEF Strategic Thinkers Program

WHS issued $2.4M award for DDRE(R&T) Support Services

WHS issued a Request for White Papers (RWP) for Opposition Advisory Force Software Platform and People Driven Process

WHS issued sources sought for DIU Technology Accelerator Support Services

 

 
 

 
 

 

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