Federal Contractor Guidance: Artificial Intelligence Market

May 8, 2023 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Bloomberg Government federal market analysts dive into the artificial intelligence (AI) market for government contractors. AI has accounted for $8.4 billion of federal procurement over the last four full fiscal years, almost doubling spending from fiscal 2018 to fiscal 2022.

In fact, the Defense Department spent 64% of all unclassified AI contracting dollars since fiscal 2018 with the Department of Health and Human Services and NASA are the biggest civilian agency spenders in the market.

Looking ahead, what does widespread use of generative AI tools—like ChatGPT—and increasing sophistication of autonomous tech mean for the defense and civilian markets?

Strategically size and scope emerging markets with BGOV analysis to gain insight into:

  • Market-wide contract spending (FY14–FY22)
  • Spending by market subcategory
  • Major vendors
  • Top contracts
  • Key solicitations

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Amanda Allen
Analysis Team Lead
Bloomberg Government

Amanda Allen leads the Government Contracting team of experts, who bring decades of experience to the complex and dynamic environment of federal procurement. The team delivers analysis of how the federal government spends money and what federal marketplaces look like for contractors’ opportunities and risks. Prior to leading the Government Contracting team, Amanda spent more than six years at Bloomberg Law covering corporate legal and regulatory compliance. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Amanda earned her JD from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai'i.

Kerry Burgott
Contract Analyst
Bloomberg Government

Kerry Burgott is a Contracting Analyst with Bloomberg Government. She came to Bloomberg Government from the Government Accountability Office, where her work focused on government acquisitions and DOD technology. Her background also includes analysis for US-based and international non-profit organizations, and she holds Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Maryland.