The General Service Administration’s (GSA’s) OASIS+ (One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Plus) professional services vehicle is a significant opportunity for many organizations. This follow-on to the GSA’s OASIS consolidates three other GSA vehicles with a combined $133.7 billion ceiling. OASIS+ has no set ceiling and no limit on the number of awards, and all qualifying bidders will receive an award. It is crucial to ensure a fully compliant proposal and that your bid receives all claimed points.
Understanding the RFP Requirements
The OASIS+ RFP is a complicated document that requires a deep understanding of RFPs and GSA’s evaluation methodologies to navigate effectively. Our team at OST Global Solutions is here to save you time, money, and energy by providing a complete understanding of the RFP requirements and its amendments. We are equipped to answer any questions you may have regarding the proposal requirements and the submission process. We have experience using Symphony, the OASIS+ Submission Portal (OSP), and can assist as you upload your documents.
Scorecard Gap Analysis
Our services also include a scorecard gap analysis. We identify the domains for which your organization qualifies, the gaps that exist, and how we can help bridge these gaps. We analyze you past performance and help decide which contracts will maximize your score. Additionally, we connect our clients with teaming partners who possess the capabilities and past performance that your organization may lack, enhancing your overall score and eligibility to win multiple domains. We also act as an independent evaluator, providing unbiased analysis of eligibility and likelihood of success, which will help your organization make an effective bid-no/bid decision.
Proposal Management and Coordination
Our team offers proposal management and coordination, using a proposal schedule, compliance matrix, and document tracker. We assist in gathering the required project documentation and certifications, as well as generating the verification forms that may be needed. This ensures that your proposal remains compliant and compelling. Our OASIS+ subject matter expertise allows us to make quick, accurate decisions regarding your proposal, saving time and bid & proposal budget.
Competitive Pricing Support
Our pricing professionals at OST Global Solutions can help you optimize your pricing, saving you time and resources. We offer a dynamic pricing model, letting you consider the direct labor range provided by the Government, current Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, your Market Salary Survey data, and your organization’s internal data to make informed pricing decisions. It is crucial to have a well-thought-out pricing strategy as this could limit your capabilities on future task orders.
Why OST Global Solutions?
At OST Global Solutions, we have seasoned professionals who understand the nuances of GSA requirements and price proposals. We will help you develop a winning OASIS+ proposal with rates that give you options when bidding task orders. From the pre-proposal stage to the final submission, our team is with you every step of the way.
OASIS + Timeline and Key Dates
July 14: Extended deadline for question submission. All questions must be submitted via the OSP.
July 15: Full functionality opens. Price proposals can be built and offers can be submitted.
September 13: Proposals due.
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