Contracting

Army HR spins off cybersecurity support order

The rising cyber threat has prompted the U.S. Army Human Resources Command to separate cybersecurity from general computer professional services.

Photographer: Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Crisp

$350 million MAC merges DISA support services

DISA is consolidating its scattered professional support services deals onto a five-year $350 million small-business set-aside multiple award contract.

Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Pentagon plans more anti-hacker cyber ranges

To meet the growing demand for cyber-vulnerability testing and training, the Defense Department’s Test Resource Management Center wants to set up and operate an integrated suite of facilities like the National Cyber Range.

Photographer: Rich Clement/Bloomberg

Opportunity focus: DOD’s $250 million rapid innovation fund

The Pentagon will begin taking submissions for its Rapid Innovation Fund at the end of the month, according to a March 17 announcement. The fund is used to quickly test and integrate innovative technologies that solve critical national security needs.

Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Opportunity focus: USSOCOM virtual symposium on warfighter tech

The Science and Technology Directorate of U.S. Special Operations Command has launched an online “virtual symposium,” featuring presentations on technology that could accelerate innovation for special forces.

Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Opportunity focus: CBP recompete merges data center orders

Customs and Border Protection is seeking to save money and stabilize operations by merging orders for data center support services into a single information technology contract.

Photographer: Mark Dadswell/Bloomberg

GSA’s revised professional services market worth $70B

Federal agencies spent $69.6 billion on professional services in fiscal 2016, according to the General Services Administration’s revised market definition.

Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Opportunity focus: NIH adding smart vending to supply chain

NIH is looking to test an intelligent vending machine to deliver “fast moving products” to its labs even quicker while improving supply management.

Data, news and opportunities: BGOV’s updated government contracting menu

The head of product for BGOV’s government contracting solutions shares how client feedback led to a revamp of the government contracting menu.

U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Yvette Zabala-Garriga

Opportunity focus: Get a heads up on Special Operations tech

U.S. government contractors mapping out their specialized technology investments should sign up to get a copy of the Joint Special Operations Command’s updated list of technology needs when it’s released next month.