GovCon Win News Round Up: $2.6 Billion IRS Software Solicitation; Interior Draft Cloud RFP Valued at up to $1 Billion; and the Washington Technology 100

 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.

IRS Closes in on Release of $2.6 Billion Software Solicitation

The IRS is getting closer to asking industry for support in a seven-year, $2.6 billion push to modernize some of its most critical functions while adding new options for taxpayers to interact securely with the tax agency. Here’s more information about this opportunity from the IRS’ Industry Day on June 8, 2022.

Department of Interior Issues Draft Cloud RFP Valued at up to $1 Billion

The Department of Interior has issued a draft request for proposals for agency-wide cloud services worth up to $1 billion through a single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. All draft solicitation questions are due by June 24, 2022.

GSA Shares Specs on Governmentwide Cloud BPA

The General Services Administration is providing more details on how it’s aiming to launch a new blanket purchase agreement for cloud commercial technologies that will serve as a major one-stop shop for the entire government.

CBO’s Phillip Swagel: Federal Budget Deficit Could Drop to $1T in 2022

Phillip Swagel, Director of the Congressional Budget Office, said CBO projects the federal budget deficit to drop from $2.8 trillion in 2021 to $1 trillion in 2022 as the economy bounces back and federal spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic dwindles.

Patent Office Announces Artificial Intelligence Partnership

A new initiative to partner with communities working with artificial intelligence and emerging technologies aims to expand efforts of promoting intellectual property protection in these areas at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Formalizes Health Research Project Agency

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra has officially organized the Advanced Research Project Agency for Health to drive innovations in the biomedical discipline and could present future opportunities for industry.

Introducing the 2022 Washington Technology Top 100

The Washington Technology Top 100  awardees were announced on June 8th, and you can view the full list here. 

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