In late June 2016, the highly coveted Alliant 2 SB RFP was released and within the 174 page document, there lies section L.5.4.2 Approved Purchasing System. This scoring element is 1500 points of the total points and requires offerors to provide support that their purchasing system has been approved for compliance within the past five years though a Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR).
In late June 2016, the highly coveted Alliant 2 SB RFP was released and within the 174 page document, there lies section L.5.4.1 Cost Accounting System and Audit Information. This scoring element is weighted at 6.6 percent of the total points and requires offerors to provide support that their accounting system has been deemed adequate through an SF1408 audit.
The long awaited Alliant 2 SB and Alliant 2 Unrestricted RFPs were released earlier this week. While some areas of the RFP remained unchanged, there were notable changes regarding contractor teaming arrangements, joint ventures. Details of these changes are listed below.
A Pre-Solicitation notice was recently posted on FedBizOpps.Gov for both Alliant 2 Unrestricted and Alliant 2 Small Business stating that the solicitation will be posted on or after June 20, 2016. In addition, the notice mentioned that the GSA anticipates announcing awards in 2017. Also keep a look out for notice of GSA’s pre-proposal conference consisting of the A2 RFP overview on or about the second week of July 2016 in the Washington DC area. Written details about the optional preproposal conference will be published either with the A2 RFP or within a few days after the RFP posting.
The National Institutes of Health wants to add more companies to its CIO-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business governmentwide acquisition vehicle and has declared open season for potential vendors.
The GWAC is one of three managed by the NIH IT Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) and the only one set-aside entirely for small businesses, including service disabled veteran owned (SDVOSB), 8(a) and HUBZone vendors.