The GovCon Win News Round Up: 2022 Defense Authorization Bill; Major GSA Cloud BPA on the Horizon; and Contractors Feel Like It’s Still Late 2021

 Welcome to the GovCon “Win” News Round Up brought to you by OCI. Each month, we provide you a summary of the most actionable news to help you maintain a competitive edge and win more business.

2022 Defense Authorization Bill Looks to Reform How DoD Buys Tech

In late December, President Joe Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022, which approves more than $768 billion in defense spending – and aims to increase the Pentagon’s pace and scope of technology innovation.

For Contractors, Early 2022 is Starting to Look a Bit Too Much Like Late 2021

From facing looming continuing resolution deadlines, as well tighter compliance and small business contracting regime, government contractors may feel like we are still in late 2021, according to this Fed News Network interview with David Berteau, President and CEO of the Professional Services Council (PSC).

Biden Administration Looking to Coordinate Federal Investment in Critical Tech

The Biden administration wants to develop a strategic industrial policy to coordinate federal programs and investments in critical technology sectors over the next 10 to 15 years.

GSA Preps Draft Solicitations for Major Cloud BPA

Last month, the General Services Administration released new details about an upcoming multiple-award blanket purchase agreement to help speed up enterprise-wide modernization initiatives and meet increased demand for secure commercial cloud products and services.

The GSA Wants Recommendations on Future Workforce Policies and Initiatives

The General Services Administration wants responses to a request for information that will help federal senior executive leadership coordinate substantial updates to workforce policies and related initiatives. The deadline for responding to this RFI has been extended to January 27th.

White House Developing Digital, Community-Oriented Health Care Service

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is looking to develop digital health care services in the U.S. and abroad, and posted an RFI looking for examples among various digital community health care systems on which to model the forthcoming technology.

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