Analyst Insights

Ocasio-Cortez and Other Winners to Watch: BGOV Election Analysis

Some of the winners in yesterday’s primaries and runoffs across seven states have such a pronounced advantage in the November election that it’s safe to call them shoo-ins to join the 116th Congress in January.

Opportunities Show Growing Agency Use of Blockchain

Federal contracting opportunities for distributed ledger technology, known as blockchain, have so far been of short duration and low value. They’ve typically been awarded to small businesses with little past federal government contracting experience. That may change in fiscal 2019 and 2020, as federal agencies solicit more proposals for blockchain-related contracts.

CMS Soliciting $25 Billion Quality Improvement Contract

The contract, known as Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors, or NQIIC, will rely on data analytics to improve the quality of health-care decisions by patients, families, and clinicians, according to the draft statement of work.

Navy’s Budget Challenges Demand Innovative Approach: BGOV Briefing

The breakfast briefing, on President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget request for the Navy and recent trends in Navy contracting, featured BGOV analysts Laura Criste, Cameron Leuthy, and Robert Levinson.

FBI May Follow CIA, Pentagon With Colossal Commercial Cloud Contract

The FBI may become the next branch of the U.S. national security apparatus after the CIA and the Pentagon to issue a large-scale commercial cloud services contract, according to a Feb. 16 request for information.

Warren warning on ‘corporate capture’ showcases defense strength (updated)

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s warning that the U.S. military is at risk of “corporate capture” because of the close ties to industry of President Donald Trump’s picks to run the Pentagon undermine pleas of distress from defense companies.

Supercomputer and Server Assembly At Bull As Software Maker Atos Looks To Acquire French Technology Company

More profitable opportunities on Alliant 2 SB: This is IT

As the federal government’s demand for emerging information technology services grows, Alliant 2 Small Business is likely to offer small businesses more profits than its predecessor.


Better data, oversight needed to boost diversity in tech

Federal technology contractors may soon need to meet higher standards for diversity or risk losing government business, according to new recommendations from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).