FriYAY Quick Hits

🏛️ Federal Government

FedGovs on Funding
 

Pentagon Awards Oscar Mayer $102 Million Contract For New Military-Grade Hot Dog With All The Fixings
Source: The Onion (free - and a joke)

Pentagon Forms 5G Team To Secure Next-Gen Defense Tools
Source: Law360 (paid)

FedGovs in the Court Room

 

Feds Say Insys Needs Consent To Sell Gov't Deals In Ch. 11
Source: Law360 (paid)

State Dept. IG: Appointees Retaliated Against Career Feds Over Perceived ‘Disloyalty’
Source: Government Executive (free)

Former State Department Employee Pleads Guilty to Procurement Fraud
Source: Government Executive (free)

FedGovs on the Move


The End of the Dan Coats Era
Source: Defense One (free)

USDA, Union Reach Deal to Ease Relocation Impact on Feds
Source: Government Executive (free)

King: New Face at the US Education Department
Source: Diverse Education (free)

Stephen M. Dickson sworn in as Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration
Source: ETN (free)

VA identifies new Deputy Program Manager for VBMS
Source: FedHealthIT (free)

FDA taps Acting Branch Chief for Project Management
Source: FedHealthIT (free)

VA Taps Director of Infrastructure Readiness (EHRM)
Source: FedHealthIT (free)

DHA identifies new Chief for Medical Modernization and Simulation Division
Source: FedHealthIT (free)

FedGovs on Legislation & Regulations


NIST Lays Out Roadmap for Developing Artificial Intelligence Standards
Source: Nextgov (free)

A deep dive into the White House’s finalized cloud computing guidance for federal agencies.
Source: Nextgov (free)

OMB, GSA Will Review All Agency IT Spend Reporting Tools Before Purchase - - apparently GSA IT-70 is now a BIC too?
Source: Nextgov (free)

IRS Classification of Cloud Transactions and Transactions Involving Digital Content
Source: Federal Register (free)

TREAS OFAC Continues to Demonstrate Greater Interest in Cryptocurrency Regulation and Enforcement
Source: JD Supra (free)

CBP Vetting Proposal Could Pose Hurdles For Brokers
Source: Law 360 (paid)

Federal Ban on Chinese Telecom Equipment Takes Effect
Source: Nextgov (free)

OIG & Congressional Reports


Afghan Air Training Needs More Oversight, Watchdog Says
Source: Law360 (paid)

Army Is Preparing for Cyber and Electronic Warfare Threats, but Needs to Fully Assess the Staffing, Equipping, and Training of New Organizations
Source: GAO (free)

DOD Increased Use of Human Capital Flexibilities but Could Improve Monitoring
Source: GAO (free)

DOD Should Strengthen Its Ongoing Actions to Reduce Improper Travel Payments
Source: GAO (free)

Audit of the Office on Violence Against Women and California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Awards to the LIFT3 Support Group, Incorporated, Fairfield, California
Source: Oversight (free)

Navy Knocked For $1.3B Ask Without Frigate Cost Estimate
Source: Law360 (paid)

State Dept report says 2017 hiring freeze badly hurt agency
Source: WJLA (free)

Energy Department Never Blacklists Risky Nuclear Tech Vendors, GAO Says
Source: Nextgov (free)

 

 

⏰ Contracts

Army


Army issued final RFP for Cost and Performance Portal under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1384860)

Army issued final RFP for National Museum of the United States Army Public Affairs Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387965)

Army/ACC awards CMM Programming Support contract

Army/ACC issued final RFP for Event Planning and Logistical Support

Army/ACC issued RFI for Combat Capabilities Development Command Systems Simulation, Software and Integration (S3I) Directorate Development Operations Maintenance and Support (DOMS) System of Systems Element Simulation (SSES)

Army/ACC issued sole source contract for The Attentional and Interpersonal Style Inventory (TAIS) Training and Certification

Army/ACC issued sources sought for Army Materiel Command (AMC) Depot Operations Assessments and Implementation Training

Army/ACC issued sources sought for Cyber Engineering Support

Army/ACC released a quarterly update for upcoming acquisitions

Army/USAMRAA issued sole source contract award for Biomedical, clinical and surveillance studies and projects being conducted in Bangkok

CSOSA


CSOSA issued final RFP for Group Intervention Services


DARPA


DARPA issued final RFP for Symbiotic Design for Cyber Physical Systems BAA


DCSA


DCSA awarded contract scope increase to Big Sky Associates for Personnel Security and Insider Threat Vetting Continuous Improvement contract


DHA


DHA issued sole source 8(a) contract award for Program Management Support Services


DHS


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

DHS/FEMA issued RFI for Logistics Supply Chain Management System

DHS/OCPO awarded sole source contract for STAMP Out: Improving Software Security with Open Source Static Analysis Tools

DHS/OCPO released final RFQ for Support to Review GAO and OIG Reports

DHS/TSA issued sole source bridge contract for existing TSA Contact Center contract

DHS/USCIS released final RFP for Records Development, Security, and Operations (RDSO) under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1385962)


DOC


DOC issued final RFQ for Special Advisors and Subject Matter Expert under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1388234)

DOC/NOAA issued final RFQ for Data-Moderate Assessment Research

DOC/NOAA issued final RFQ for Investigative Services for NOAA

DOC/NOAA issued final RFQ for Workforce Training, Mediation and Facilitation Services

DOC/OS issued final RFP for Business Applications Solution

DOC/OS issued RFI for Data Privacy Certification Software Tool


DoDEA 


DoDEA issued final RFQ for RESOURCES FOR THE CYBERSECURITY CAREER PATHWAY CTE


DOI


DOI/IBC issued RFI for Minerals Revenue Management Support System (MRMSS)

DOI/NPS issued final RFQ for Business Plan - Museum Business Plan under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1386291)


DOJ


DOJ awarded sole source contract to CoreCivic for continued privatization of Adams County Correctional Facility

DOJ/BOP issued $1M award for Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) contract

DOJ/DEA issued sole source contract award for Core Enterprise Facility Analysis

DOJ/FBI issued final RFQ for Digital Forensics Training


DOL


DOL issued final RFP for Human Resources and Management Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1388230)

DOL issued final RFQ for FORM 5500 ANALYSIS, REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387740)

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

DOL/ETA issued sole source contract award for Federal Bonding Program Support Services

DOL/ETA issued sources sought for Iroquois Job Corps Center OA and CTS

DOL/OASAM is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant

DOL/OASAM issued final RFP for Participant Assistance Program Customer Satisfaction Survey under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1388125)

DOL/OASAM issued final RFP for Tech Study outlining different distance learning methods for student learning


DOS


DOS awarded sole source contract for Current Alaytics-Driven Influence Capacity

DOS issued final RFQ for Marketing and Promotional Services for the U.S. Embassy Vienna, Austria under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1386711)

DOS/OA issued final RFP for Specialized Technical Support to DOS ISN/NDF

DOT


DOT released final RFQ for Analysis and Review of STB Privacy Program and Procedures under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1384697)

DOT released final RFQ for Evaluation of STB Uniform Railroad Costing System (URCS) for GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1384660)

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

DOT/FMCSA issued final RFQ for Support for Guard & eFOTM Database Systems and Guard Mobile Web Application under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1388141)

DOT/FRA awarded sole source contract for Transportation Research Board (TRB) Technical Assistance and Information Dissemination to the Public

DTRA


DTRA released final RFP for Improvised Threats Defeat and Detect BAA

DTRA released RFI for Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health ( ESOH) Support

ED 


ED released final RFP for Impact Evaluation of Teacher Residency Programs

EEOC 


EEOC released final RFQ for Enterprise Data Warehouse under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1385345)


EPA 


EPA issued pre-solicitation notice for US EPA Region 8 Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team (START) V

EPA issued sources sought for EPA-OCFO Workforce and Workload Analysis under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387483)

EPA released dPWS for EPA-OCFO Workforce and Workload Analysis under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387483)


EXIM 


EXIM released final RFP for Digital Marketing Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387054)


Federal Reserve 


Federal Reserve put out RFI for Pubic Outreach Web Platform Consulting

GSA 


GSA issued final RFP for Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP) President Management Agenda (PMA) Consulting Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387771)

GSA issued final RFQ for Graphic Design for the Pensacola Courthouse Monograph under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387416)

GSA issued RFI for Enterprise Operations System (EOS) Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1385952)

GSA released Contract Acquisition Lifecycle Management (CALM) System Industry Day slides under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1386952) - these will be uploaded onto our FedGov Library

GSA released final RFP for Government to Citizens (G2C) IDIQ

GSA/FAS released RFI for Enterprise Operations System (EOS) Support Services

GSA/TTS released final RFQ for TTS Software-as-a-Service Message Delivery Service under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1384269)

GSA/FAS released dRFP for 8(a) STARS III GWAC


HHS


HHS/CDC issued final RFQ for BPA for NCEZID Entry Screening Services Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1385753)

HHS/CDC issued final RFQ for Health Communication Specialists under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1386945)

HHS/FDA issued sources sought for Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) How to Write Clear and Concise Reviews - A Plain Writing Workshop

HHS/HRSA issued $27M award for Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Technical Assistance

HHS/NIH issued final RFP for Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan Request Management System

HHS/NIH issued pre-solicitation notice for Clinical Protocols Administrative Service

HHS/NIH released final RFQ for NIDCR Usability Services Project under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387167)

HHS/PSC issued final RFP for Strategic Work Information Folder Transfer (SWIFT) BPA under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1387661)

HHS/PSC issued final RFQ for Building SDOH Databases and Web Portal for Health Services Research under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387602)

IMLS


IMLS issued final RFP for AAHC Grant Evaluation under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387026)

IMLS issued final RFP for Office of Museum Services Internal Scan Project under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387044)

NASA


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

NASA/KSC issued final RFP for NASA Launch Services II 2019 On-Ramp

NASA/MSFC issued dRFP for Strategic Research and Analysis, Communications, and Exhibits Services (SRACES)

NASA/SSC issued final RFQ for Active State Platform

NASA/SSC issued final RFQ for Economic Impact Support Services

NGA 


NGA issued 3-month sole source extension for NMIS contract

OPIC 


OPIC released final RFQ for U.S. DFC Communications Specialist under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1386205)

OSD 


OSD issued final RFP for DCSA HCMO Transition Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1388194)

OSD issued RFI for Mobile Application Development & Hosting under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1384342)

OUSD 


OUSD released final RFQ for Technical Support to Office of Strategic Technology Protection and Exploitation under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1385583)

SEC 


SEC issued sole source contract for System for Workflow Activity Tracking (SWAT) Logical Follow-On


TREAS


TREAS/BFS released final RFQ for Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1386170)

TREAS/IRS issued final RFP for Graphic Design for Congress Report under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1385420)

TREAS/IRS issued RFI for Enterprise Cyber Risk Management (ECRM)

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/Charleston issued two contract awards for 81st RD Facility Investment Services - Region K

USACE/Hunstville released final RFP for USACE Automated Applications Functional Services and Support under GSA IT-70 Schedules (RFQ1385181)

USAF 


USAF issued $6M contract award to ESC Inc. for CE2T2 Program under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1388019)

USAF issued RFI for Air Force Technical and Analytic Support in Professional Services (AFTAS PRO) under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387486)

USAF issued RFI for Interactive Crisis Intervention, De-Escalation, and Force Options Training Simulator

USAF/ACC issued sources sought for Contract Support Services

USAF/AETC issued final RFP for Backup Data Center Relocation Services

USAF/AFICA awarded sole source contract modification for Strategic Medical Programming Support

USAF/AFICA released dSOW for AFICC PACAF Aviation Squadron Administrative Support

USAF/AFMC issued $4.4M contract award for FOUNDATIONAL AGENT-BASED SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY (FAST)

USAF/AFMC issued RFI for Combat Air Forces Distributed Missions Operations (CAF DMO) follow on contract

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

USAF/AFSC issued sole source contract award for Evolved Strategic SATCOM Prototype

USAF/AFSC issued update on SMC/ESL Systems Engineering and Integration-2 solicitation schedule

USAID 


USAID issued RFI for USAID District Governance Strengthening

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

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

USAID/Kenya released final RFP for USAID/Kenya and East Africa Mission Organizational Development Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1384847)

USDA


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

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

USDA/DM released final RFQ for Government Precise for Database Essential Support & Maintenance under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1385080)

USDA/FPCBC cancelled Hawaii Administrative Services RFP

USDA/FPCBC cancelled Montana Administrative Services RFP

USDA/FPCBC cancelled Montana Technical Services RFP

USDA/FPCBC cancelled Utah Administrative Services RFP

USDA/FPCBC issued final RFI for Conduct research, design and distribute a survey on agency vision and mission statement

USDA/FPCBC issued RFI for The Crop Acreage Reporting System (CARS)

USDA/FS issued multiple awards under $14M R8 Contract Inspector BPA

USDA/FS issued RFI for Digital Engagement Customer Relationship Management Software

USN 


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

USN/NAVAIR announced pre-solicitation notice for eBusiness Support Services

USN/NAVAIR issued $8M award for ISR Services Increase in Sensor Hours

USN/NAVAIR issued RFI for HMD Integrated Processing Capabilities

USN/NAVAIR issued sole source award for UAS ISR Services

USN/NAVAIR issued sole source contract award for NGIS IDIQ Follow On

USN/NAVAIR issued sole source contract award for OMNI C5ISR

USN/NAVSUP issued contract award for Continued Readiness Program and Life Safety Assessment Services in Support of Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune (NMCCL)

USN/NAVSUP released final RFP for Enhancements and Upgrades of the Navy eDACM System

USN/ONR awarded $99M contract to Advanced Technology International for MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY (MANTECH) CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE NAVAL SHIPBUILDING AND ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

USN/ONR issued pre-solicitation notice for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Systems Design and Development

USSOCOM 


USSOCOM has canceled ISR Support sole source contract award

USSOCOM has proposed a ceiling increase to SWMS Group B by $100M - interesting timing with SOF Core Support proposals being due soon

USSOCOM issued final RFP for SURVIVAL, EVASION, RESISTANCE, ESCAPE AND PERSONNEL RECOVERY TRAINING AND TRAINING SUPPORT SERVICES


VA 


VA released final RFP for Pharmacy Reengineering Inbound ePrescribing Clearing House Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1387140)

VA released final RFQ for Graphic Design Consult Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1387173)

VA/SAC has issued a sole source contract award for Happiness Advantage/Orange Frog Training (yes - that is real) for their General Counsel Senior Leaders

VA/SAC issued RFI for CI Clinical Review Reference Tool

VA/SAC issued RFI for Enterprise Evaluation Tool Acquisition Package

VA/SAVAHCS issued pre-solicitation notice for Health Information Management Coding Services (SAVAHCS)

VA/TAC issued $2M contract award/extension for Financial Management Improvement contract

VA/TAC issued contract award for Healthcare Revenue Workflow Management Tool

VA/TAC issued final RFP for The Role of Coaching Support

VA/TAC issued sole source contract award for Customer Service Improvement Program


WHS 


WHS released final RFP for Learning Asset Development, Sustainment and Support (LADDS)

 

 
 

 
 

 

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