Formerly known as CAMEO, the CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation (COMET) is GSA's program for a unified transformation vision and approach for its information technology needs. The current RFP is being solicited as a Partial Set Aside with a total of 5-7 awardees but the number of large and small business awardees has not yet been determined.  The period of performance is 1 base year with 4 option years for a total of 5 maximum years.

GSA COMET BPA in a Nutshell:



Agency:General Services Administration (GSA)
Solicitation Number:ID16180999
Proposal Due Date:The closing date for Step 1 of the RFQ was July 1, 2019
NAICS Codes:
541511 -- Custom Computer Programming Services
Contract Period:Base Period plus another four option years for a total of 5 maximum years
Type of Contract:BPA
Number of Awards:5-7 (between large and small companies)
Maximum Contract Ceiling Value:TBD
Set-Aside:Partial Set‐Aside
Functional Areas:Covers Seven (7) Primary Performance Objectives:

Objective 1 – Independent Assessment, Advisory, and Consulting Services
Objective 2 – Strategy and Transformational Framework Support Services
Objective 3 – Performance Management
Objective 4 – Software Engineering
Objective 5 – Technology Insertion
Objective 6 – Architecture and Design
Objective 7 – Surge Support (Optional)
Partnering:Joint Ventures or CTAs are allowed but must be under Schedule 70.
Specific Requirements:Factor 1: Past Experience

Must show at least 1 and maximum 3 contracts with a value over $5M performed during the past 3 years which cover your experience in 11 different project scenarios listed. Only one of the contracts can come from a first-tier sub.

Factor 2: Technical Approach

Factor 3: Management Approach

Factor 4: Technical Challenge

The Offeror will participate in a one-day technical challenge that will be used to evaluate the Offeror’s ability to perform the scope of support required for the COMET BPA. The Offeror's team can be as large as 10 people and will have 7 hours to complete the work requested. The technical challenge will take place in a Government facility in the DC area.

Factor 5: Price

Evaluation:This bid is evaluated in 3 steps:

Step 1 - Review and evaluation of Factor 1 - Past Experience. Only those selected, will go to Step 2.

Step 2 - Review and evaluation of Factors 2 and 3 (Technical and Management Approach). Only those accepted will go to Step 3.

Step 3 - Technical Challenge.

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Solicitation Link on FBO Website:COMET BPA RFP Documents

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