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Notice Date
Notice Type
Sources Sought
541611 — Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
Contracting Office
Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, ACC - APG (W91CRB ) Division D, 4310 Boothby Hill Rd, ABERDEEN PROV GND, Maryland, 21005-5001, United States
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Point of Contact
Angela Robertson, Phone: 703-601-9254, Susan H. Gorhan, Phone: 4102780893
E-Mail Address
angela.a.robertson.civ@mail.mil, susan.h.gorhan.civ@mail.mil
(angela.a.robertson.civ@mail.mil, susan.h.gorhan.civ@mail.mil)
Small Business Set-Aside
Requirement/Customer Introduction Document Type: Sources Sought Notice/Request for Information Posted Date: 11 Feb 2016 Response Date: 26 Feb 2016 NAICS Code: 541611 Small Business Size Standard: $15M This Request for Information (RFI) is for planning purposes, and is not to be considered an invitation for bid, request for quotation, or as an obligation on the part of the Government to acquire any products or services. No reimbursement will be a made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this RFI or any follow up information request. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation of the information they provide. No contract award will be made on the basis of responses received. The information will be used in a Market Research Report assessment of sources capable of providing an acoustical system. Description of Requirement The Army Office of Business Transformation (OBT) has been tasked to mature the Army Business Enterprise Architecture (ABEA) into a vertically and horizontally integrated enterprise (business) architecture, capable of supporting the full spectrum of business transformation analysis, expanded by harvesting System, Command, and Domain architecture, and integrated through workshops designed to fill gaps in the E2E processes. OBT Potential Requirements for ABEA Maturation 1. OBJECTIVES are to complete the following deliverables and provide the following services: Enterprise Architecture Development and Maturation o End-to-End Process ABEA Architecture o End-to-End Data ABEA Architecture o End-to-End ABEA Application/Technology Architecture Architecture and Portfolio Analysis o Army Portfolio Review Analysis o Problem Statement Analysis o Other Ad-Hoc Analyses Enterprise Knowledge Repository Operations and Evolution o EKR Conops (Annual Update) o EKR Functional Requirements Transformation Activities Support o Facilitation o Workshop Planning, Execution, After Action Reporting Other Business Domain Liaison Activities • Day-to-Day collaboration with Domain representatives Contractor shall provide the following detailed deliverables within the designated period of performance (365 days): a. End-to-End Process ABEA Architecture Provide updates to the Army's 17 E2E business processes, defining a stream-lined and re-engineered state based upon a prioritized subset of processes. b. End-to-End Data ABEA Architecture Define a conceptual data model (DIV-1) for the ABEA based upon information requirements defined in (a). c. End-to-End ABEA Application/Technology Architecture Provide Systems/Services Views of the Army Business IT portfolio (with emphasis on ERPs and other enduring systems) that is fully integrated with (a) and (b) d. Army Portfolio Review Analysis Provide a framework for conducting annual reviews of the Army BIT portfolio based upon the evolution of the ABEA and the capabilities of EKR. Provide an annual update (enhancement) of the reviews, analysis, and analytical products. e. Problem Statement Analysis Provide architectural and portfolio analysis of proposed new solutions and updates to existing solutions (Problem Statements). f. Other Ad-Hoc Analyses Provide continuing ad-hoc analyses of Army processes and solutions. Determine opportunities to institutionalize ad-hoc analyses. g. EKR Conops (Annual Update) Working with EKR stakeholders and internal users, update the EKR Conops. Work with EKR software vendor and material developer to integrate new capabilities over time. h. EKR Functional Requirements Develop an annual EKR Functional Requirements Document based upon (g). i. Facilitation Develop a standard process for providing Facilitation, Workgroup Leadership, and other collaborative techniques to facilitate Army Business transformation activities. Provide quarterly training to government and other designated personnel on standard processes. j. Workshop Planning, Execution, After Action Reporting Based upon (i), conduct and deliver collaborative working sessions to Army BMA stakeholders at the Headquarters, Command, Domain, and other levels. k. Day-to-Day collaboration with Domain representatives Conduct on-going activities, including direct support for Domain activities that mirror OBT activities (architecture, process improvement, facilitation, etc.). Possess, or acclimate to Army Business Mission Area Lines of Business (HR, Finance, Training and Readiness, Acquisition, Logistics, IE&E) Response Instructions Complete and provide the following: Respondent Information: Business Name: CAGE Code: Point of Contact: Size Status(es) under this RFI's identified size standard (SB, 8a, SDVOSB, etc): Provide a synopsis of company's capability to perform services to meet the specifications outlined above. This information is required to determine if sources exist that are capable of satisfying the agency's requirements. All interested parties should send company information to: Ms. Angela Robertson, Chief, Installation Services Team, Office of Business Transformation, 2521 South Clark St, 10th Floor - Suite SP-RM 1011, Arlington, VA 22202 or email to: angela.a.robertson.civ@mail.mil. All responses shall be received NLT 26 February 2016. The Government will not pay for any information received in response to this request, nor will the Government compensate any respondent for any costs incurred in developing the information provided to the Government. Request for Information (RFI) Question If a different NAICS code appears more appropriate for this action, please provide the suggested code with an explanation as to why it is more appropriate. Note, your organization does not currently need to be registered under the NAICS to provide capabilities information in response to this RFI. NOTE: A lack of Small Business responses to this RFI must be treated as evidence of disinterest/incapability of Small Businesses to submit a proposal to any eventual RFQ.
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Place of Performance
Address: Office of Business Transformation, 2521 South Clark St., 10th Floor - Suite SP-RM 1011, Arlington, Virginia, 22202, United States
Zip Code: 22202
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