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Technocrat | August 20, 2018: The (Security) Struggle is Real

Chances are you already know former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman secretly recorded conversations with President Trump and Chief of Staff John Kelly. While we’re not here to talk politics, the recordings show that there are serious issues with honor-system security. Omarosa claims her convo with Kelly took place in the Situation Room, one of the White House’s highly secured SCIFs that prohibits all types of electronic devices.

Technocrat | August 13, 2018 The Latest JEDI: The Competition Awakens

This story making headlines has a Star Wars moniker, but it’s the federal government’s own little saga. The Department of Defense is mired in a conflict over JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure), a $10 billion single-award commercial cloud contract. Last week we told you that Amazon Web Services is probably rejoicing as the Pentagon reaffirms its commitment to the expansive cloud system.

Automating the Federal Future: Replay

FEMA CTO Ted Okada, White House/U.S. Digital Service Expert Clare Martorana, and Red Hat Chief Architect Adam Clater explore how automation and modernization can improve productivity, reliability, and security for federal agencies.

Race to the Finish—Maximizing Q4 Opportunities: Replay

Government spending accelerates in the fourth quarter of the federal fiscal year, making it a critical period for contractors that can take advantage of Q4 spending and lay the groundwork for fiscal 2019. In the webinar, Bloomberg Government analysts discussed the government’s fourth-quarter spending trends and opportunities.

Top Federal Contractors

BGOV200 Ranking the Top Federal Contractors: Replay

In a webinar, Bloomberg Government analysts presented findings from the just-released seventh annual BGOV200 study. It ranks the top 200 federal contractors by value of prime, unclassified contracts awarded by U.S. agencies in fiscal 2017.

Bloomberg Government Releases 2018 BGOV200

Contract spending in fiscal 2017 reached its highest level in five years, according to Bloomberg Government’s 2018 BGOV200 report, released today. The seventh annual BGOV200 study ranks the top 200 federal contractors by value of prime, unclassified contracts awarded by U.S. government agencies in fiscal 2017.

IT Budget & Opportunities Briefing: Event Replay

The breakfast briefing reviewed President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 IT budget request and highlighted recent trends in IT contracting.

Bloomberg Government Uses Machine Learning for New Predicted Contract Value Solution

Bloomberg Government has launched a predicted value solution to give clients a competitive edge for evaluating contract opportunities released by the federal government.

Big MAC Analysis: Webinar Replay

Multiple-award contract spending increased to $125 billion in fiscal 2017 from $113 billion in fiscal 2016, and continues to account for about one in every four dollars that is spent by the federal government, according to information presented during a May 23 Bloomberg Government webinar.

In/Site: Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX)

On Tuesday, May 15th, Bloomberg Government hosted an invitation-only breakfast with House Armed Services Committee Chairman, Rep. William “Mac” Thornberry (R-TX-13). Chairman Thornberry is the first Texan of either party to hold this position and is responsible for overseeing the Pentagon, all military services and all Department of Defense agencies, including their budgets and policies.