“The head of the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center anticipates a rush of business to its three governmentwide acquisition contracts as the federal government spins back up after the shutdown.”
“The shutdown is set to become the longest federal closure ever after Jan. 12.”
“NITAAC’s leader, however, is looking ahead to buying activity after the shutdown ends.”
“When the government reopens, agencies will still have to make their obligations based on the funding they received and their obligation deadlines,” NITAAC Director Bridget Gauer told FCW via email. “With the shutdown, they will have a shorter timeframe for doing so. We anticipate that many of these awards will be made…” Read the full article here.
Source: NITAAC expects post-shutdown push – By Mark Rockwell, January 11, 2019. FCW.