A research request was recently provided to OS AI from a mid-tier digitally based public health business transformation company looking for details related to a potential FY 2023 recompete of this 5-year multiple award Department of Health and Human Services Food and Drug Administration Blanket Purchase Agreement.   

We at OrangeSlices AI do believe in the need for more and better-informed competition, so provided below are 1) opportunity details provided by the requestor; 2) some key points of contact; 3) related pursuit/capture data; and 4) when possible, projected odds of this contract going back to the incumbent.  

Competitive Details (if known) related to the predecessor contract: 

  • Funding Agency: Department of Health and Human Services / Food and Drug Administration 
  • Incumbents: DS Federal, Management Concepts and LMI, by way of their acquisition of Suntiva.    
  • Contract Vehicle: This was competed full and open using GSA PSS. NAICS 541611.  
  • Expected Competition Date: Fiscal Year 2023 – date tbd OS AI Note: This BPA is not set to expire until February of 2024. If competed, this is likely to be released in late FY 23 or early FY 24. 
  • Contract Details and Spend to Date for Award IDs: 75F40119A10001 (DS Federal), 75F40119A10002 (Management Concepts), and 75F40119A10003  (LMI)  

Scope: “The FDA Integrated Services BPA includes a full range of services and solutions necessary to support the FDA in the execution of its mission to protect public health and its employees. The vehicle was specifically crafted to provide consistency in service to FDA Offices and Centers, improve agency capabilities, develop individual and team talents, promote organizational development, and enhance collaborative communities across FDA. The expected scope covered under this BPA included Training Support Services; Learning Management System (LMS) Support; Program and Project Management; Human Capital Management (e.g., leadership development, coaching, agile coaching, agile organizational development, performance improvement services, workforce planning, and change management); and Strategic Communications Services.” 

** Please note that OS AI will not speculate here as to the accuracy of any scope details provided and/or any current plans related to the timing, details, and likelihood of any recompete.  

Related Data:  

Sample of Key Potential Points of Contact (current or past): 

What are the odds of the incumbent company winning this contract as a Prime again?  

If this is released in a similar format, OS AI Bot calculates the odds of the incumbents winning (to include bidding) this contract are as follows: DS Federal – 20%; Management Concepts – 45%; and LMI – 90% 

There were 9 bidders vying for a Prime role the last time this was competed.  

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Firms drawing the most attention: 

Included below is a list of the large and small companies we have noted as drawing the most views by Government and industry leaders on the OrangeSlices AI consultant directory over the past week and that bring related direct past performance and/or related relationships in support of FDA. 

We cannot and will not speculate here as to the reasons for the increased interest, but whether it is a company evaluating them as a potential partner; a federal acquisition leader doing their due diligence; or a consultant weighing their next job move, this group of companies has been receiving increased interest. 

Please note that the research requestor for this item received a Premium OS AI Opp Segment report including 1) known details about how/if/when/where this contract will be competed; 2) a list of the top companies that are in position to win today (as well as those who have been making key investments and moves of late to position for a win); and 3) a detailed list of the top potential opportunity influencers any potential bidder will want to get to know.  

About OrangeSlices AI  

Developed by a team of government and industry contracting subject matter experts, the OrangeSlices AI data driven platform is a publicly available searchable listing of the top information technology and consulting services contractors doing business with the Federal government today. Driven by a robust and comprehensive set of authoritative and trusted data sources, the OS.ai tool is intended to help government and industry leaders find the right partner to help deliver on the important missions of the Federal government. Learn more about how you can engage with OS AI here.   


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