INDUSTRY EXPOSÉ (JULY 12, 2018)

Upset about Hailey Baldwin & Justin Bieber coming off the market? Get out of the fantasy world and back into the real world with this Industry Expose’! Our July 12th Industry Expose' includes analysis on 10 new cancelled bids, 40 pre-sol bids, 11 active bids, 19 awarded bids, 43 upcoming events, and 13 past events.  

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INDUSTRY EXPOSÉ (JUNE 28, 2018)

Riddle us this - since July 4th is on a Wednesday, do we celebrate the weekend before, after, or just the whole week? Let us know. Anyways, let’s get to reading! Our June 28th Industry Expose' includes analysis on 3 new cancelled bids, 30 pre-sol bids, 6 active bids, 14 awarded bids, 23 upcoming events, and 10 past events.  

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INDUSTRY EXPOSÉ (June 14, 2018)

This is your Champion Edition of the Industry Expose’! Now go grab your Stanley Cup mug and get to reading! Our June 14th Industry Expose' includes analysis on 15 new cancelled bids, 39 pre-sol bids, 12 active bids, 11 awarded bids, 43 upcoming events, and 59 past events.    

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INDUSTRY EXPOSÉ (MAY 31, 2018)

*REMIX* Today's Industry Exposé will be a little bit different because...while Pulse 1 is away (aka exploring Europe), Pulse 2 will play. With exception of our Events Pulse - our Contracts Pulse will be strictly covering the first 31 opportunities we ever analyzed in our Top FY18 Opportunity List Comparisons posted in October. The Pulse decided to do a quick *check-in* on these opportunities and this exposé will provide an update on where these opportunities currently are in the acquisition lifecycle. 

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INDUSTRY EXPOSÉ (MAY 17, 2018)

The only thing not drenched in rain, is this Industry Expose’! Grab something dry and get to reading. Our May 17th Industry Expose' includes analysis on 13 new cancelled bids, 31 pre-sol bids, 11 active bids, 16 awarded bids, 27 upcoming events, and 17 past events.   

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M(M)&A: Welcome to the GovCon Smackdown.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in GovCon is nothing new, but the playing field is starting to look less like a game of golf, and more like a round of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). As Federal Government programs continue to evolve, consolidate, and be categorized - will GovCons need to be in the $B’s to be relevant, let alone be competitive? Get your protection and get ready to rumble. We’ll see you in the Octogon, GovCon.  

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FY18 #SNOmnibus Recap

On March 21st, the DC Metro area was hit with the outskirts of a Nor’Easter and an Omnibus (#SNOmnibus). Since then, and not unlike the unusual weather on that spring day, our political climate has been cold, wet, and confused. But have no fear, The Pulse is here and we’ve compiled our takeaways on discretionary budget authority levels per various FedCiv agencies.

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Frank Hart
DARPA, Will You Be Our Valentine?

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, the Pulse decided to dive into the glittery and shiny agency that has our attention - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). With so many interesting facets, an aptitude for transparency, and the ability to challenge GovCon and academia to think outside-the-box, our collective Pulse heart is all aflutter.  In order to assist GovCons in their mission to score something sweet today, The Pulse took a wondrous boat ride to explore the DARPA factory tunnels. Take a trip with us into some of their most recent initiatives, and learn about ten (10) upcoming GovCon opportunities to satisfy that sweet tooth.

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"I'll be back" – Artificial Intelligence's Never-ending Refrain in Government

The noise around Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a buzz that is steadily turning into a fanfare - but do we in GovCon really know what it entails? Join the Pulse as we obsess over literal definitions, analyze FY18 GovCon opportunities, and explore the true translation of AI, Machine Intelligence, and Machine Learning. Teaser: We have good news and bad news. Bad news: Alexa is as much AI as your Furby was back in 1998. Good news? Who knows, maybe that A.I. that detects deception will be able to tell you who your Pulse gals are. There's only one way to find out... (01011000 01001111 01011000 01001111) 

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FY18 Watch List (The BD Professional’s Cheat Sheet)

The Pulse has been listening to Government decision makers and those with their hands on the programs. We have been tracking the data, the publicized facts and listening attentively to all sides. We did this so that we can give you, the GovCon Business Development professional, a GovCon FY18 Cheat Sheet to lessen the blow of those dreaded pipeline meetings that await you in January 2018 - and maybe score you a relationship with a hot agency in the new year.

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The 12 Days of GovCon

Your Pulse gals were acting festive and we wanted to share these good feelings. For 12 days in December, we posted a new GovCon tool, company, or resource, to our social media. Here is the complete list! 

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Frank Hart