What is GSA Polaris GSA Polaris next-generation Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) is designed to focus on the next generation of IT services based solutions that include 5G, blockchain, robotics processing and cloud. Polaris will not only guide small businesses through the federal market, it will also help GSA customer agencies through the acquisition of IT service-based…Read More
Obviously, there have been quite a few changes that have occurred in 2020 that have a considerable impact on the ways businesses are operating within the Federal sector. RWCO has been tracking these trends for quite some time, which are universally present across nearly every industrial and service sector that supports public sector operations, both at…Read More
Anticipated RFP release: December 2020 A new requirement for IT support services is emerging from the Department of Transportation and it is seemingly off the radar of most IT-centric firms, large and small. Released under the anticipated NAICS 541519 (Other Computer Related Services, size standard of $30 million annual receipts except 150 employees for IT Value…Read More
CIO-SP4 Advisory About a year ago (December 3, 2019 to be exact), the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced the recompete schedule for Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4). The target date was late summer, early fall 2020, but most concluded that the RFP would drop at the…Read More
As we move into a new government fiscal year, we have been closely monitoring procurement activities and trends across the Federal sector. RWCO analysts have reviewed agency-specific forecasts and other procurement data in order to provide a deep dive into anticipated 2021 contract activities across the Federal landscape. The Top 10 procurements, as tracked by RWCO,…Read More
Introduction: My, how time flies; it seems like just last week we conducted industry researchon a number of topics germane to Federal, State, and Local Government procurements. That last week was actually December 2018. One of the most striking nuggets we uncovered was the compressed “win rates” we came across in nearly every industrial sector we surveyed.…Read More
A few weeks ago, we put out a Master Moment on the sole source process, the role of the SBA, and all things related to the SBA Search Letter process. What we received back was a slew of questions from 8A business owners on the why, how, and when of the process. So, to add additional…Read More
As we move toward the end of the Government 2019 fiscal year, the Small Business Administration anticipates a significant uptick in sole source inquiries by both Federal agency stakeholders and 8(a) small business owners. As an 8(a) small business, then you know the use of the sole source process is a critical weapon in the arsenal of your…Read More
This White Paper provides the executives of 8(a) companies with a strategy for operating in the 8(a) marketplace and as a method for addressing the business realities that a company must deal with when graduating from the 8(a) program. This White Paper is not intended to be a single source for all the answers and…Read More
For those of you like me, that grew up in the 80’s and 90’s, School House Rock commercials were the stuff of legend. It is in that precious three minute window of wisdom that I learned such critical lessons as Conjunction Junction, How a Bill Becomes a Law, and a litany of other sage nuggets.…Read More
PUBLIC SECTOR PROCUREMENT BAROMETER SURVEY RESULTS
RWCO conducts an annual research survey of comprehensive market trends across the Federal contractor community. The research survey, entitled "Public Sector Procurement Barometer", is fielded via an online research portal. Respondents are invited to participate in the survey through an email outreach campaign that is conducted throughout the month December. The survey is released from January 2-January 31 every calendar year.
SITE III WHITE PAPER
The DIA will combine two information technology contracting vehicles worth potentially $5.1B as a follow-on to the Enhanced Solutions for the IT Enterprise contract (E-SITE). The DIA plans to merge the $3B Infrastructure Sustainment and Development 2 program with the $2.1B Application DS2 solicitation to form a SITE III multiple-award contract. IDS2 covers cloud services and data center support work, while ADS2 seeks data integration, software engineering and other technical support services.
LTASC SCOPE OF SUPPORT
RWCO has assembled a complete review of the LTASC III program in the form of a project plan and we are providing you access to that project plan with no strings attached. Consider it our way of providing value in the form of market intelligence and LTASC guidance while demonstrating our capability of support on LTASC responses in the future.