The General Service Administration (GSA) is preparing to release a second amendment to the OASIS+ (One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Plus) professional services vehicle by next week (August 14). GSA will also issue their first batch of responses to the 4,500+ questions they received about the Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The rest of the answers will be dispatched on a rolling basis throughout August.
Proposals remain due September 13.
Amendment 0002 is set to refine certain RFP elements and introduce corrective changes to the RFPs and their attachments, according to GSA’s update. The agency will also update offerors on enhancements to the OASIS+ Submission Portal (OSP/Symphony) for uploading and populating pricing files.
OASIS+ Submission Portal Demonstration Webinar
GSA will hold a webinar demonstration of the OASIS+ Submission Portal (OSP)/Symphony on August 16, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The session will be recorded and accessible on SAM.gov and the OASIS+ Interact Community. Remember to register for the webinar.
Your OASIS+ Journey, Simplified with OST Global Solutions
Understanding the RFP Requirements: Navigating the intricate OASIS+ RFP demands a keen grasp of GSA’s evaluation methods. At OST Global Solutions, we simplify this for you, offering insights into RFP requirements, amendments, and guiding you through the OSP (OASIS+ Submission Portal).
Scorecard Gap Analysis: We provide a thorough scorecard gap analysis, pinpointing where your organization stands, and strategizing how to elevate your score. From analyzing past performances to linking you with capable teaming partners, our objective evaluations guide your bid decisions for maximum success.
Proposal Management & Coordination: OST’s expert team streamlines proposal management, from documentation gathering to ensuring compliance. Our deep OASIS+ knowledge enables decisive, efficient actions, ensuring your proposal is both compelling and cost-effective.
Competitive Pricing Support: Optimize your pricing strategy with OST. We use diverse data points, from government-provided labor ranges to current market trends, ensuring you’re positioned for success now and in future task orders.
OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We have experience supporting large, strategic bids like OASIS+. 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 related to OASIS+ consist of team identification/negotiation, proposal management, pricing, proposal writing, editing, and desktop publishing.
Contact us to discuss your bids, so we can help you develop a winning proposal.
Upcoming Bid & Proposal Academy Classes
A compliant and high-scoring proposal starts with a well-thought-out outline. This course dives into the intricacies of developing proposal outlines, annotating these outlines, preparing compliance and cross-reference matrixes, and preparing storyboards or work packages the right way. It starts with analyzing different types of Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Requests for Quote (RFQ) formats to show how various customers may organize the requirements. Learn More
This class covers the spectrum of the most important topics, from preparing for a proposal effort and making a bid-no-bid decision, to orchestrating a great proposal kickoff, driving subject matter experts to produce winning content, exhibiting superb leadership and team management skills, managing conflict, setting the right expectations, optimizing proposal team performance, getting the most from the proposal color reviews, and mitigating proposal risks at every stage to reduce stress and increase your proposal’s Pwin. The course also focuses on measuring and improving cost-efficiency and effectiveness of the proposal team. Learn More
Developing a Winning Cost Volume course helps you increase your federal contract win probability. We focus on government contract evaluation, pricing fundamentals such as cost buildup and cost volume elements, price strategy, developing basis of estimate (BOE), coming up with assumptions, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), cost volume narrative, winning in lowest price technically acceptable proposals (LPTA), and much more. Learn More