The General Services Administration (GSA) has issued a second draft Request for Proposals for its $75-billion Alliant 3 Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). Alliant 3 follows the successful Alliant and Alliant 2 contracts, which have been popular due to their flexibility and the breadth of IT services covered. Under this third iteration, GSA seeks a wide range of advanced information technology services including cloud computing, cybersecurity, software development, information assurance, and emerging technology solutions.

The GSA wants industry feedback on its Alliant 3 2nd Draft RFP, and the agency will accept comments until January 15, 2023, 12 PM EST. Comments can be submitted via email to [email protected] or through the provided Google Forms listed in the Alliant 3 contract page in SAM.gov.

Alliant 3 at a Glance:

  • Unrestricted, Multiple-Award, IDIQ GWAC contract.
  • GSA plans to issue 60 awards.
  • 10-year period of performance.
  • Projects must meet a minimum threshold value of $7.5 million within the past 5 years.

NAICS Codes and Relevant Experience:

The Alliant 3 GWAC covers five NAICS codes:

  • 518210: Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
  • 541511: Custom Computer Programming Services
  • 541512: Computer Systems Design Services
  • 541513: Computer Facilities Management Services
  • 541519: Other Computer-Related Services

Understanding the Evaluation Criteria:

Alliant 3’s evaluation will be based on the Highest Technically Rated Offerors with a Fair and Reasonable Price (HTRFRP). This approach emphasizes technical excellence over cost, focusing on the ability to deliver top-notch IT solutions.

Scoring Table Highlights:

  • Total Possible Points: 92,200
  • Relevant Work Experience (Max: 17,500 Points): Emphasis on primary relevant experience projects with a minimum value of $7.5 million.
  • Project Size & Complexity (Max: 10,500 Points): Larger, more complex projects are valued higher.
  • Demonstrating Experience through Multiple Agency Awards (Max: 3,500 Points): Diversity in your customer base is key.
  • Emerging Technology (ET) Experience (Max: 6,600 Points): Your experience with cutting-edge technologies is crucial.
  • Past Performance (Max: 17,500 Points): A significant portion of the score is based on your track record.
  • Systems, Certifications, and Clearances (Various Points): Certifications like CMMI, ISO standards, and Government facility clearances.
  • Risk and Sustainability Disclosures (Max: 3,500 Points): Focus on responsible and sustainable business practices.

OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We have extensive experience supporting large, strategic bids like Alliant 3. 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 Alliant 3 consist of team identification/negotiation, capture management, proposal management, pricing, color reviews, proposal writing, editing, and desktop publishing.

Contact us to discuss your bids, so we can help you develop a winning proposal.

[email protected]

(301) 384-3350

Upcoming Bid & Proposal Academy Classes

Competitive Analysis: Black Hat & Price to Win (PTW) with AI Insights

OST Global Solutions 7361 Calhoun Place, Suite 560, Rockville, MD, United States

This training covers Black Hat and Price to Win (PTW) analyses that are the backbone of the competitive analysis, and are indispensable in the highly competitive world of winning Government proposals. Master the techniques for identifying competitors; using sources for quantitative and qualitative information; organizing Black Hat sessions; devising competitors’ approach; performing SWOT analysis; postulating competitors’ win strategies; following a disciplined PTW development process; performing labor rate analysis; and more.

Register Now $1,390.00

Foundations of Federal Business Development: Strategies with AI Integration

OST Global Solutions 7361 Calhoun Place, Suite 560, Rockville, MD, United States

This Government Business Development training offers essential skills in professional business development for Government contractors selling services and solutions to the Federal Government. The two-day course begins with an overview of the Federal business development (BD) process and what it takes to succeed in the profession. It proceeds to the basics of U.S. Government business.

Register Now $1,390.00

Master AI to Enhance BD, Capture, & Proposal Processes Updated to Include the Latest AI Developments

OST Global Solutions Virtual Classroom MD, United States

Are you ready to enhance your bid flow, improve your Pwin, cut down the time it takes to do most BD tasks, improve decision-making, and reduce proposal risk by ensuring your submissions are compliant and compelling? This course is specially designed for BD professionals in Government contracting firms seeking to harness the power of AI in their operations. Over three comprehensive sessions, you will gain the knowledge and tools to transform your BD strategies and execution. Learn More

Ready to Take Your Organization’s BD to a Whole New Level? Learn More about our WinMoreBD™ Program