Monthly E-Newsletter (February '19)
Outside of expected Q4 FY spending sprees, the Federal Government spending peaks during the months of March and April every year [sourced from DataLab]. This influx makes March Madness more than college basketball - because it's GovCon March Madness, Baby! In the spirit of the season, The Pulse will release four GovCon Scouting Reports to help you get a bid into the big dance. The first one has released this AM!
💰 FY19 Spending Update
Total FY19 Obligations*: $122.3B
Largest FedGov Spender*: DOD (+$55.95B
Smallest FedGov Spender*: Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (-$2K)
Largest Vendor Awardee*: Lockheed Martin (+$10B)
Smallest Vendor Awardee*: American Alarm Co. (+$18K)
Other Transaction Obligations*: +$844M
*FPDS Data Pulled for 10/01/2018 - 2/27/2019
Disclaimer: DoD data takes up to 90 days to be entered into FPDS. FPDS does not include classified spending.
⏰ Contracts Update
USAID is looking for an Elections and Political Transitions Research and Analysis Advisor
DHS/ONDCP/USPS have teamed up for the $1.55M Challenge for New Solutions to Detect Opioids
DOJ/BOP released dSOW for Logistics and Supply Chain Technology Program
DOC/NIST released sources sought for Digital Risk Protection for Social Media
USAF/AFMC has finalized the designated for 2 out of 5 Technical Management Advisory Services (TMAS) TO's under GSA OASIS SB Pools
HHS/SAMSHA released active RFP for Technical Support for Drug-Free Workplace
DOS released final RFP for Open Source Intelligence Services
USAID released final RFP for $18M CASA-1000 Secretariat Project
DHS/ICE is looking for Agile Software Development Contracting Strategies
USAF/ACC says they intend to release Strategic Mission Analysis for Risk Management Framework requirement under Army CHESS IDIQ
DHRA released RFI for President Management Agenda Cross Agency Priority Subgoal Reskilling Workgroup
Army announced it will utilize CIO-SP3 for Unified ERP Capability Support Requirement
VA/TAC announced that they will be competing Veteran Facing Services Platform requirement under GSA IT-70 as an SDVOSB Set-Aside
CNCS released sources sought notice for Human Capital Outplacement Support
DHS/USCG released final RFQ for Open Source Data Collection, Translation, Analysis Application
DHS/USCG released final RFQ for OEM Technical Representative Oversight Services
DIA released RFI for Intelligence Community Knowledge Management Tool (IC-KMT)
NASA released an update to its procurement timeline for Spaceflight Demonstration of a Power and Propulsion Element (PPE)
Army released final RFP for data migration and consulting support
Navy/NAVSEA released pre-solicitation notice for Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Surface Vehicles (MCM USV)
DHS/HQ released pre-solicitation notice for $20M HSIN Service Support Solution Re-Compete
OPM released final RFQ for Benefits Officers Benefits Officers Development and Outreach (BODO)
WHS released sources sought for Business Process Standardization Planning (BPSP)
Mar 13. HUD 2019 WOSB Outreach Session.
Mar 19. GSA IAE's Stakeholder Forum.
April 3. USAF TMAS 2 Industry Day.
April 5. NOAA Small Business Industry Day.
April 24. USSOCOM Small Business Roundtable.
💡 ICYMI POTM
VAPatriotScubaSquad, a team from Thomas Jefferson High School, is one of 28 finalists that will compete in the Air Force Association CyberPatriot XI Championships
Agriculture Invests $122M in Rural Electric Infrastructure
What you don’t know about the Pentagon’s DEOS Contract
The Pentagon is investigating whether an Amazon employee tilted the JEDI contract...
The White House released its open government national action plan, which "is notable for its lack of ambition".
HUD’s system for processing public records requests died during the shutdown
OpenAI says its new robo-writer is too dangerous for public release
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