Federal IT contracting will increase in the next couple of months as the Obama administration winds down, according to Professional Services Council (PSC) CEO David Berteau.
However, that uptick will be followed by a lull in the first few months of the Trump administration as agencies find their footing under new leaders, Berteau added during a presentation at PSC’s Vision Federal Market Forecast Conference.
“The outgoing team is pushing stuff out the door while the incoming team can’t do anything,” he said. “That dynamic affects contracting.”
In January, contract obligations will go down, he added, saying. “That’s a significant trend historically.”
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