Top 3 Contracts to Watch

We are tracking three contracts expected to drop in the upcoming months: Infrastructure Design Engineering Architecture and Integration 3 Small Business Set Aside (IDEAI 3), Training Content Contract Multiple Award Contract (TCC) (MAC), and NOAA Mission IT Services (NMITS). Get all the details on these opportunities below.

USPTO

Infrastructure Design Engineering Architecture and Integration 3 Small Business Set Aside (IDEAI 3)

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) may have a recurring requirement for Infrastructure, Design, Engineering, Architecture, and Integration (IDEAI) services for independent, objective, and expert technical advice and assistance for ongoing and future information technology initiatives.

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Agency: USPTO
Expected Release Date: October 2018 (Deltek Estimate)
Estimated Value: $189 Million
Competition Type: Small Business Set-Aside
Summary of Requirements: The contractor shall provide design and implementation of changes to the infrastructure, as well as, research, technical and systems engineering advice, support in the development of advanced capabilities for information dissemination and exchange, and support of information technology security. The contractor shall support software process and tools improvement, and software development methodology improvement.

This requirement is to provide:

  • System Design
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Network Engineering
  • Security Engineering
  • Certification and Accreditation
  • System Engineering
  • Accessibility Engineering
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Data Architecture
  • Application Architecture
  • System Development Life Cycle Support
  • Design of infrastructure system components

Technical efforts include, but are not limited to, the design and implementation of:

  • Distributed computer systems
  • Office automation capabilities linked together through a USPTO-wide and wide area or remote (Telework) communications network
  • Capabilities for full deployment of the automated patent text and image search, storage, and retrieval systems
  • Capabilities providing automated support of administrative and management functions
  • Automation of patent application receipt, assignment, and tracking functions, including the electronic receipt of all patent applications
  • Optical character recognition capabilities
  • Patent and trademark application receipt and processing

Training Content Contract Multiple Award Contract (TCC) (MAC)

The Department of the Navy, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, has a requirement for a Training Content Contract (TCC) Multiple Award Contract (MAC).

Agency: Navy
Expected Release Date: October 2018 (Deltek Estimate)
Estimated Value: $894 Million
Competition Type: Undetermined
Summary of Requirements: The contractor shall provide services to meet the following:
This requirement is to provide:

  • A wide range of training courseware and products to include full-range analysis, design, development, production, modification, test, evaluation, delivery, refurbishment, and product support.
  • The intent of the TCC MAC will be to establish the ability to complete training content acquisitions in the most efficient and timely manner possible.
  • TCC MAC will allow for competition of individual Delivery Orders (DOs) and Task Orders (TOs) and decreases acquisition Procurement Administrative Lead Time (PALT), while still ensuring delivery of high quality products and services at a reasonable price.
  • Synchronous and asynchronous training content within scope of the TCC MAC include, but are not limited to the following: self-paced training, group-paced training, blended training, learner assessments, performance support systems (PSSs)

NOAA

NOAA Mission IT Services (NMITS)

The U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Chief Information Officer has a requirement for NOAA Mission IT Services (NMITS). NOAA Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) serves as a vital contributor to the NOAA mission. The CIO leads NOAA’s principal IT research and provides advice to NOAA management about information resources and information systems management.

Agency: NOAA
Expected Release Date: December 2018 (Deltek Estimate)
Estimated Value: $2.5 Billion
Competition Type: Undetermined
Summary of Requirements: According to the RFI released on March 21, 2018, the contractor shall perform the following Core Management Components:

  • Enterprise Services
  • Customer Support Services
  • Mission and Business Applications, Tools, Portals, and Web Services
  • Enterprise Computing, Cloud, Storage, Shared and Field Services
  • Data and Voice Network Services
  • Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Services

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