Fourth quarter spending: Winners and losers

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(L-R) Cameron Leuthy and Brian Friel

This week on Off the Shelf, Cameron Leuthy, senior budget analyst at Bloomberg Government and Brian Friel of BD Squared, brief listeners on the federal market outlook and contracting opportunities based on 2020 fiscal year fourth quarter spending.

Leuthy and Friel highlight key agency spending profiles (DoD, VA and DHS) and key categories of spending (IT and professional services). In addition, they examine fourth quarter prospects for key contract vehicles, including IT GWACs and GSA schedules.

Agencies will rely heavily on pre-existing contract vehicles to meet fourth quarter requirements. Leuthy and Friel on talk winners and losers.