We are gearing up for the highly anticipated release of the solicitation for the Defense Air Force Strategic Transformation Support II (DAFSTS II), a follow-on to the previous Air Force Strategic Transformation Support (AFSTS) contract. This represents a substantial opportunity for firms specializing in Administrative, Logistics, and Management Consulting Services, with a focus on transformative initiatives across the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies.

DAFSTS II At a Glance:

  • Agency: United States Air Force
  • Solicitation Date: Estimated June 2024
  • Ceiling Value: $5 Billion
  • Type of Award: Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), Multiple Awards
  • Competition Type: Full & Open / Unrestricted
  • Primary Requirement: Administrative, Logistics & Management
  • NAICS: 541611, Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services

Strategic Importance of DAFSTS II:

DAFSTS II aims to provide Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) supporting the SAF/MG and DCMO. The contract’s goal is to drive significant changes across systems, processes, people, and technology to boost efficiency and effectiveness at an enterprise level.

Why DAFSTS II Matters:

  • Draft Acquisition Strategy Insight: A draft strategy released in November 2023 outlines a tiered approach, preparing firms for varied transformation challenges:
  • Tier 1: Tackles complex, unstructured transformations requiring deep advisory experience.
  • Tier 2: Focuses on more structured initiatives, demanding proven strategic and operational management capabilities.
  • Early Engagement Benefits: By studying the draft strategy, firms can align their proposals with the Air Force’s goals, ensuring readiness to meet detailed IT and operational demands.

Enhancing Your Competitive Edge:

Diverse Participation: The emphasis on small business involvement necessitates innovative subcontracting strategies, going beyond basic requirements to showcase true value.

Navigating the Process: Understand the operational dynamics of DAFSTS II, from order placement to risk management, ensuring compliance and maintaining contract eligibility.

How OST Global Solutions Can Support You:

  • Win Strategy Development: Start developing your win themes now for the DAFSTS IDIQ. This crucial step in the capture process reveals gaps in customer knowledge, strategy, or teaming. Tackling win themes early provides time to address these issues before the final RFP release. OST facilitates this process, ensuring your proposal aligns precisely with DAFSTS requirements and stands out in the competition. Win Strategy Workshop for U.S. Government Bids
  • Competitive Analysis, PTW, and Teaming: Complete your competitive analysis, PTW, and teaming for the DAFSTS IDIQ. Now is the time to act on the insights from your initial analysis. Dive into Black Hat and PTW exercises to deepen your understanding and firm up your team strategy. Seamlessly integrate these efforts with win themes development to boost your chances of winning. We can lead these efforts, ensuring a strong, competitive position for the Access opportunity. Competitive Analysis and Black Hat to Win for U.S. Government Bids | Labor Rate Analysis and Price to Win for U.S. Government Bids
  • Solution Development: Prepare for the upcoming DAFSTS by actively developing your solution. Identify key personnel and secure their commitment with a Letter of Intent (LOI). Customize resumes to match the IDIQ’s requirements. Prepare and adapt past performance records for your team and partnering companies. Work on your Concept of Operations (CONOPS), either starting it or refining an existing one. Tackling these elements now lays a solid foundation for a strong proposal. Let us guide you through each of these steps to enhance your proposal’s quality and competitiveness. Capture Management Consulting for U.S. Government Bids
  • Expert Guidance: Focus on a crucial yet often overlooked capture element: identifying the right proposal team. Ensure you have the right team to finalize capture, initiate the proposal effectively, and develop a winning submission. Act now to assemble your proposal team. OST’s expertise in IT solutions and federal contracting bridges any gaps, enhancing your proposal’s chances of success. Proposal Management Consulting for U.S. Government Bids

Expert Advisory and Comprehensive Support: Our team provides end-to-end guidance from bid planning through final submission, leveraging deep insights into federal IT contracting.

Schedule Your Strategy Session Now.

OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We have extensive experience in winning large, strategic bids. We can provide capture and proposal teams to develop a complete, winning proposal. Or we can provide consultants on a case-by-case basis to fill gaps on your business development team. Our services consist of team identification/negotiation, capture management, win strategy consulting, proposal management, pricing, color reviews, proposal writing, editing, and desktop publishing.

Contact us to discuss how we can support your specific needs and begin immediate preparation for the amendment response.

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