12 Jul 2017

DCPAS: Online, cloud-based, Survey Software and Assessment Tool

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United States

DCPAS: Online, cloud-based, Survey Software and Assessment Tool

Agency:
Other Defense Agencies

Official Address:
4800 Mark Center Dr, STE 06J25-01 Alexandria VA 22350-1300

Zip Code:
22350-1300

Contact:
George S. Tamayo, Email george.s.tamayo.civ@mail.mil – Robert C. Freeman, Email Robert.C.Freeman42.civ@mail.mil

Link:

Date Posted:
10/07/2017

Classification:
D

Contract Description:
SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT
(SEE ATTACHMENT)

This Sources Sought (SS) is in support of Market Research being conducted by the Defense Human Resources Activity (DHRA) Contracting Directorate to identify potential sources and to determine if this effort can be competitive or a Small Business Set-Aside.

This is not a Request for Proposal (or solicitation) or an indication that a contractual commitment will exist for this requirement. The government does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this market research. No funds are available to fund the information solicited at this time.

DHRA Contracting, on behalf of the Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service (DCPAS) located at the Mark center in Alexandria, VA is requesting information, pursuant to FAR PART 10, in support of Market Research to identify potential sources for an Online, cloud-based, Survey Software and 360 Degree Assessment Tool.

Potential Sources must be an American-based company with proven direction to Federal Security Requirements, and be either Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Ready or FedRAMP in process.

BACKGROUND: DCPAS develops, implements and administers a broad array of leader development and mandatory training programs for Department of Defense (DoD) civilian personnel. In an effort to better manage and improve the effectiveness and impact of training programs, DCPAS seeks cloud-based software with the capability to design and manage a performance-based measurement system tied to learning. The implementation of such technology will enable DCPAS to continue to provide premier learning programs in the most cost effective manner.

A previous effort for this requirement was issued to Qualtrics Labs, Inc.

Potential sources that can provide the same or similar product for this effort shall be companies who have a licensing agreement or are authorized resellers with the Data Rights Holder or Original Equipment Manufacturer. The company responding to this SS must have manufactured or sold the subject or similar item within the past 18 months.

The proposed North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) Code is 511210–Software Publishers, which has a corresponding Size Standard of $38.5M. The Government is interested in all businesses to include, Large Business, and Small Businesses. The government requests that interested parties respond to this notice if applicable and identify your small business status to the identified NAICS code. Additionally, if necessary, provide a suggested NAICS code if you suspect NAICS 51120 is incorrect.

The government requests that interested parties respond to this notice in writing including details of your ability to either provide required software along with a copy of the OEM licensee agreement certifying your business is approved by the OEM to manufacture or sell this software.

THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. REQUESTS FOR A SOLICITATION WILL NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE.

This SS is issued solely for informational and planning purposes. No funds are available to fund the information requested. The information in this notice is current as of the publication date but is subject to change and is not binding to the Government. Oral submissions of information are not acceptable.

DISCLAIMER:

THIS SOURCES SOUGHT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. IT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT. RESPONSES IN ANY FORM ARE NOT OFFERS AND THE GOVERNMENT IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT AS A RESULT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. NO FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE TO PAY FOR PREPARATION OF RESPONSES TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY RESPONDENTS TO THIS TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY.

Please e-mail your response advising if the requirements stated above can be met to the following address: george.s.tamayo.civ@mail.mil and robert.c.freeman42.civ@mail.mil NO LATER THAN 1300 hrs. EST, 17 July 2017.

Responses should include:
1) Business name and address;
2) Name of company representative and their business title;
3) Company business size by NAIC code
4) Small Business Type (s), if applicable
5) Cage Code;
6) DUNs Number
7) Contract vehicles that would be available to the Government for the procurement of the product and service, to include General Service Administration (GSA), GSA MOBIS, NIH, NASA SEWP, Federal Supply Schedules (FSS), or any other Government Agency contract vehicle. (This information is for market research only and does not preclude your company from responding to this notice.)
8) Point of Contact for questions and/or clarification
– Telephone Number, fax number, and email address
9) Web Page URL
10) Teaming Partners (if applicable)
11) Potential Sources must be an American-based company with proven direction to Federal Security Requirements, and be either Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Ready or FedRAMP in process. FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products or services. Additional information can be found at
Provide any recommendations and/or concerns.

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Response Date:
071717

Sol Number:
H98210-DCPAS-Cloud_Based_Survey_and_Assessment_Tool