We are tracking three IDIQ’s expected to drop in the first half of 2020: Business Oriented Software Solutions (BOSS), ASTRO, and Professional Administration Logistics and Management Services Small Business (PALMS SB). Learn more about these opportunities in the descriptions below.
Business Oriented Software Solutions (BOSS)
Agency: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Expected Release Date: March 2020 (Deltek Estimate)
Value: $2 Billion
Competition Type: SB Set-Aside (Partial)
The Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office has an ongoing requirement for software development and integration next generation, professional Information Technology (IT) services.
The core elements of this contract are Software Development and Integration, Development Testing, Configuration Management Support, Production Support and Software Maintenance and Transition, and Program Management Support. Integration may include the integration of technical components, organizational components, and documentation.
- Program Management
- System and Software Development
- Architecture and Design
- Unit, Integration, and Regression Test
- Configuration and Release Management
- Defect Triage
- Production Support
- User Experience Design
Agency: General Services Administration (GSA)
Release Date: April 2020 (Deltek Estimate)
Value: To Be Determined
Competition Type: Full and Open | Unrestricted
The General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Acquisition Services (FAS), Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) has a requirement for a contract solution that may be used to satisfy the needs of Department of Defense FEDSIM clients for operations, maintenance, readiness, development, research and development, hardware, and systems integration of manned, unmanned, and optionally manned systems, robotics, and platforms, as well as the services that support those systems, robotics, and platforms within the realm of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR).
The scope includes operations, maintenance, readiness, development, systems integration, business support, research and development, and platform as a service for manned, unmanned, and optionally manned systems, robotics, and platforms, as well as the services that support those systems, robotics, and platforms. These requirements include the following domains:
- Development/Systems Integration
- Research and Development
The scope of ASTRO spans many areas of expertise and includes any and all components required to formulate a total solution to a requirement, except for those services and products specifically prohibited in this contract. Solutions may include Ancillary Support Services and/or Ancillary Support Products. Requirements may call for solutions that cross over multiple disciplines, including:
- Include ancillary support services and/or products
- Require commercial and/or non-commercial items
- Require professional and/or non-professional labor
- Use a variety of contract types including fixed-price (all types)
- Cost reimbursement (all types), time and materials/labor hour, or a hybrid mix of contract types
- These systems, robotics, and platforms may be based on land, air, sea, and/or space
Professional Administration Logistics and Management Services Small Business (PALMS SB)
Expected Release Date: May 2020 (Deltek Estimate)
Value: To Be Determined
Competition Type: Small Business Set-Aside
The US Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has a continuing requirement for Professional, Administration, Logistics, and Management Services (PALMS) formerly known as Solutions for Administrative and Program Support (SOAPS).
The FBI intends the scope of PALMS SB to span many areas of expertise and include any and all components required to formulate a total solution to a professional services based requirement. The anticipated areas of expertise include, but are not limited to the following categories.
Regardless of the particular area of expertise or mission space of the FBI entity originating the requirement, PALMS SB may be used to support and/or improve an organization’s Program Management, Management Consulting, Logistics, and/or Financial disciplines that span all life cycle phases for a total integrated solution.