Military Data Center

The United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) issued a request for information on Feb. 14 for support for the command’s small applications, including help with a cloud migration and continuous delivery. Responses are due by February 28. […]

The White House Executive Office of the President (EOP) extended the deadline for a sources sought notice about contractor support for developing and maintaining applications for the Executive Office of the President. The deadline for industry response is February 20.


GSA General Services Administration

The General Services Administration (GSA) released a request for information on January 24 on a draft Discovery blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for its Centers of Excellence (CoE) initiative, a new strategy for acquisition as GSA rolls the program out to more agencies. The RFI is open for comment until February 8.



The Office of Personnel and Management (OPM) released a request for information on January 30 looking for vendors to help it implement a “one-stop shop” portal for comparing and enrolling in Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) plans. The RFI is open for questions until February 15, and open for responses until March 11.


War Fighter Cloud Military

The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has extended the deadline on a request for information for cloud migration services, with the goal of closing multiple data centers and moving a suite of applications to a commercial cloud environment. The RFI is open until February 20.


Department of Homeland Security DHS

The Department of Homeland Security will extend deadlines for requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for quotations (RFQs) and requests for information (RFIs) to account for reduced staffing during the department’s lapse in appropriations, according to a FedBizOpps notice posted on January 17.


Air Force
State Department

The State Department is looking to secure its mobile devices and protect against malicious apps–with an app. The department released a request for information on Dec. 20, asking vendors for information about an endpoint protection platform for mobile devices. Responses are due by Jan. 18.


U.S. Patent Trademark Office USPTO Commerce

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are collecting industry feedback to create a “catalog of standardized metrics” for Federal commercial cloud service level agreements, according to a DISA request for information. The RFI notes that “an inter-agency working group is developing a catalog of metrics that […] […]

The Federal government invests $150 billion annually in Federal research and development. And the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) wants to make sure the Federal government–and taxpayers–are getting the best return on investment (ROI) possible.