Monthly E-Newsletter (January '19)


📡 Radar

In case you weren't aware, we are t-minus 14 days until a quarter of the Federal Government shuts down...again. Not to [freezing] rain on the parade but a deal will need to be completed by the conference committee by next Friday to make it to POTUS by the February 15th deadline.

GSA is looking for new feedback from the GovCon community regarding the next iteration of their procurement strategy for discovery work performed by the Centers of Excellence (CoE). Read more about the RFI here.

RDECOM renamed, transferred to Army Futures Command. Read more about the new identity here.



💰 FY19 Spending Update

Total FY19 Obligations*: $80B

  • Largest FedGov Spender*: DOD (+$26B)

  • Smallest FedGov Spender*: IBWC: U.S.-Mexico (-$5.6M)

  • Largest Vendor Awardee*: Triad National Security LLC (+$3B)

  • Smallest Vendor Awardee*: Vision Contracting Inc. ($7K)

  • Other Transaction Obligations*: +$547.6M

*FPDS Data Pulled for 10/01/2018 - 1/31/2019
Disclaimer: DoD data takes up to 90 days to be entered into FPDS. FPDS does not include classified spending.



⏰ Contracts Update 

Aptive Resources wins their 2nd VECTOR TO Award for TOPR-0003 Choose VA Branding

DHA released RFI for Enterprise Scheduling Platform (ESP) 

WHS updated the OUSDP BAA requirements.

Army/ACC released prototype project opportunity notice for Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW).

DOL/OASAM released sources sought notice for GSA IT-70 holders only in support of HRC Learning Management System.

HHS/NIH released pre-solicitation notice for Screening of Investigational Agents through the NINDS Preclinical Screening Platform for Pain (PSPP)

DOT released the final RFP for Build America Bureau Technical Advisory Services

DOC/NIST has re-opened the solicitation for Cyberlock Expansion FY19 IDIQ

USAF hands down $49.9M sole-source award for Multi-Intelligence Smart Processing (MISP).

OPM released amendment and Q&A for Employee Engagement/Employee Performance Improvement Workshop RFQ

DHS/USCIS released final RFP for $50M re-compete for Document Production Services (DPS).





DHS/USCIS just gave you a new source for your pricing competitive intelligence data. 

CACI is buying LGS Innovations in $1B pair of deals

Poor Leadership Set Back VA Data Center Consolidation Efforts

HIMSS makes 4 healthcare predictions for 2019



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