The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) will hold an Industry Day on June 8 for its upcoming agency-wide IT solicitation, Enterprise Development Operations Services (EDOS). The IRS intends to establish multiple Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) for EDOS, with the total value estimated at $2.6 billion over seven years.

The agency issued draft solicitation documents, and responses to the first phase of the EDOS competition are currently due August 11, 2022.

EDOS services will include a wide range of design, development, implementation, operations, and maintenance tasks. The goal of EDOS is to acquire Development, Modernization & Enhancement (DME) and Operations & Maintenances (O&M) services for both new and existing software applications and programs. According to the latest draft solicitation documents, the Task Areas include:

  • Task Area 1: Project and Program Management Support
  • Task Area 2: Agile Portfolio Management Support
  • Task Area 3: Development, Modernization & Enhancement (DME) Support
  • Task Area 4: Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Support
  • Task Area 5: Service Management
  • Task Area 6: Transition Services
  • Task Area 7: Surge Support
  • Task Area 8: Earned Value Management (EVM) Support
  • Task Area 9: Enterprise Service
  • Task Area 10: Managed Service

The IRS will conduct the competition in two phases: a written response to Request for Quotations (RFQ) followed by Oral Presentations. The IRS issued a preliminary schedule:

  • Phase I Quotes Due August 11, 2022
  • Notification of Advisory Down Select, and Schedule for Oral Presentations, as applicable August 26, 2022
  • Oral Presentations Begin (Phase II) September 06, 2022
  • Award December/January

In its last update to potential bidders, the agency said it was considering changes to the Phase I technical approach, including reducing information requested and subsequent page count.

No more than two participants per company can participate in the EDOS Industry Day. To attend, email the Contracting Officer, Michael Villano at [email protected] and the Contract Specialist, Travis Kelson at [email protected]. Provide your email address, company and position/title with the email subject titled “EDOS June 2022 Industry Day.” A MS Teams and/or teleconference link will be provided to attendees 24 to 48 hours prior to the event date.

OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We have experience supporting large, strategic bids like EDOS. We can provide capture and proposal teams to develop a complete, winning EDOS proposal. Or we can provide consultants on a case-by-case basis to fill gaps on your business development team. Our services related to the EDOS proposal consist of capture management, proposal management, orals coaching, proposal writing, graphics support, editing, desktop publishing, and cost volume development.

Reach out to us to discuss your EDOS bid, so we can discuss how to develop a winning proposal.

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