ICYMI: Government Contracting Movements over July 4th Weekend '19

Your Pulse Gals want to help you get back to business as we return from commemorating when the USA became the land of free because of the brave. Last week may have been more Rockets & Roman candles, but the elements of GovCon didn’t hang out poolside like the rest of us.

Here are some of our most noteworthy stories, movements and opportunities that posted while your out-of-office was up.


⏰ Contracts

1. DHS/ICE. Agile Software Development Contracting Strategies.

DHS recently said that they were “more than just Best-In-Class” but looks like that may have been all talk with this second big requirements strategy change. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

2. GSA. Courseware Development and Training.

GSA released a sources sought to identify potential sources that have experience or knowledge of federal procurement rules and regulations that will use their subject-matter and technical expertise to develop and maintain web-based courseware and supporting reference materials. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

3. GSA. Multi-functional Support for National Marketing and Communication Division (NMCD).

GSA is looking for a contractor to support their program specialists, analysts and marketing staff by providing consultation, guidance, and feedback. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

4. DHS/OCPO. Enterprise Financial Management Systems (EFiMS).

DHS released a new dSOW and has announced their intention to hold an industry day. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

5. HHS/NIH. Grants Application Development System (GADS-3).

HHS/NIH released the final RFP for the $7M Single Award IDIQ contract for Grants Application Development System (GADS-3). Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

6. DOT/FAA. FAA/ESC Rapid Financial & Information Technology Services Support Services.

FAA/ Enterprise Services Center (ESC) has a requirement for rapid financial and IT support services. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

7. Army/ACC. JTF-GTMO Services (Intelligence & FOIA).

US SOUTHCOM released the final RFP for JTF-GTMO (Intelligence & FOIA). Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

8. DOS/OA. Identity Management System and Credential Management System.

DOS issued final RFP for Identify Management Services. Phase I Proposals are due by August 01, 2019 4:00PM. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

9. DHS/OIG. Call Center Hotline Services.

DHS/OIG is looking for a GovCOn to provide turnkey call center support services in support of individuals reporting allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, and/or mismanagement. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

10. DOI/IBC. Federal Consulting Group (FCG) Professional Support Services.

DOI/IBC anticipates awarding a single-award $25M BPA to a WOSB to provide a network of consultants, counselors, coaches, facilitator and training services. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

 

📆 Upcoming Events

1. OMB/NITAAC Inaugural Best-In-Class (BIC) Fair.

OMB and NITAAC are proud to host the Inaugural BIC Fair on July 11, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Navy Yard Atrium in Washington. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

2. Space Development Agency Industry Day.

The Space Development Agency will host an Industry Day on July 23, 2019 to provide an overview of the Agency. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

3. DOS Identity Management System and Credential Management System Industry Day.

DOS issued final RFP for Identify Management Services. Phase I Proposals are due by August 01, 2019 4:00PM. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

 

🏛️ Federal Government


1. White House released OMB Circular A-11.

OMB Circular A-11 for the fiscal year 2021 budget cycle, released June 28, includes new guidance on customer experience (CX), Technology Business Management (TBM), and OMB’s new shared services policy. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

2. Army Corps of Engineers and GSA Faulted for Costly Contract Changes.

Agencies aren’t tracking company time frames in monitoring $36 billion in construction spending, watchdog finds. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

3. Former HUD Executive Indicted in Procurement Fraud Scheme.

Eghbal “Eddie” Saffarinia, former assistant inspector general for IT, allegedly steered contracts to a friend’s company and failed to disclose cash payments. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

 

📩 Industry

1. Defense Contractor Will Pay $4.2M To Settle FCA Suit.

PAE Applied Technologies has agreed to shell out $4.2M to settle allegations it submitted false claims to USAF. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

2. Ex-Contractor Pleads Guilty to Faking Training Creds.

A former defense contractor has pled guilty in South Carolina federal court to making counterfeit training certificates to help his clients get jobs with contractors in Afghanistan. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.

3. Government Contracts Cases To Watch In The 2nd Half of 2019.

Law360 released a new post summarizing the top Government Contracting cases to watch in the second half of 2019. Access opportunity details with family member subscription.


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