The Edge

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June 07, 2016

Federal Contract Spending Dipped 1.5% in 2015, Study Finds

I'm quoted in Government Executive’s story on the annual list of the top 200 federal contractors put out by Bloomberg Government, which found a slight dip in overall spending as civilian agency orders made up the biggest share of the pie in 15 years.

"Even with the improving budget picture, the federal government services sector is still primarily a battle for share," Brian Friel, founder of the consulting firm One Nation Analytics who worked on previous editions of the Top 200 study, told Government Executive. "It remains a tough environment for organic growth. Mergers and acquisitions accounts for some of the larger companies' increase in market share. Health also remains a bright spot in federal contracting."

Read the story here.

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June 03, 2016
Alliant 2/Alliant 2 SB: 5 Things to Watch for in the Final RFPs

GSA announced this afternoon that the final RFPs for the largest federal IT services opportunities of the decade–Alliant 2 and Alliant 2 Small Business–will be issued on or after June 20.

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June 14, 2016
See Us at the State of Federal IT Contracting on June 22

I’ll be on a panel at the Defense One/NextGov State of Federal IT Contracting event in Tyson’s Corner on June 22. This is just two days after the Alliant 2 RFPs come out, so there will be a lot to talk about.