Command Information Management System (CIMS) III RFI

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Colorado
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • D - Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
NAICS Category:
  • 541513 - Computer Facilities Management Services
Set Aside: Woman Owned Small Business
Posted Date: Sep 19, 2017
Due Date: Oct 16, 2017
Solicitation No: W9126017R0001
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Solicitation Number :
W9126017R0001
Notice Type :
Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Jan 12, 2017 3:15 pm
1. THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY. This RFI is being published, for market research purposes only, to identify interested small business prime sources capable of supporting the Command Information Management System (CIMS) for U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTRAT). A solicitation (Request for Proposal [RFP] or Request for Quotation [RFQ]) is not being issued at this time and this notice shall not be construed as a commitment by the Government to issue a solicitation or ultimately award a contract, nor does it restrict the Government to a particular acquisition approach.

2. CIMS is the overall command enterprise and support architecture comprising the primary functional Informational Technology (IT) entities required to support the command. This is anticipated to be a follow-on contract to the current CIMS II contract:
? Contract Number: W91260-13-D-0001
? Last Day to Order: 31 January 2018
? Contract Type: Single Award five year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) hybrid- (Firm-Fixed Price [FFP], Cost-Reimbursement [CR], Cost-Plus Fixed-Fee [CPFF], and Labor-Hour [LH] Task Orders [TO] allowed)
? Set-Aside: 100% Small Business
? North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code: 541513 Computer Facilities Management Services

3. Minimum Requirements for Award:
? Approved purchasing system and adequate cost accounting system
? Qualify as a small business under NAICS 541513, $27.5M size standard
? Ability to meet Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting
? Top-Secret (TS) Facility Clearance required at time of award.

4. Description of Anticipated Requirement:
? Description: CIMS III for USASMDC/ARSTRAT
? Anticipated Award Date: July 2018
? Contract Type: Single Award five year IDIQ hybrid - (FFP, CR, CPFF, LH TOs)
? Set-Aside: 100% Small Business
? NAICS code: 541513 Computer Facilities Management Services with $27.5M size standard
? Place of Performance: Peterson Air Force Base (AFB), CO and Redstone Arsenal, AL.

5. The contractor shall be required to provide all personnel, supplies, materials, facilities, and equipment (other than that which is stated as Government Furnished) required to perform operations and maintenance for the CIMS. Tasks include: program management, engineering and development operations, help desk support, video teleconferencing (installation, maintenance and support), telecommunications, information assurance, network administration (infrastructure), systems administration (Computer Ops), configuration management, information assurance/Cybersecurity planning, software development/management, special projects, and hardware purchasing. An approved purchasing system will be required.

6. Any information provided by industry to the Government as a result of this RFI is strictly voluntary. Responses will not be returned. No entitlements to payment of direct or indirect cost or charges to the Government will arise as a result of contractor submission of responses or the Government's use of such information. The information obtained from industry responses to this notice may be used in the development of an acquisition strategy and future RFP. All information received in response to this RFI that is marked PROPRIETARY will be handled accordingly. The Government shall not be liable for or suffer any consequential damages for any proprietary information not properly identified. Proprietary information will be safeguarded in accordance with the applicable Government regulations. Proprietary information or trade secrets should be clearly identified.

7. All potential offerors are reminded, in accordance with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS) 252.204-7004, Alternate A, System for Award Management (SAM) is required. Lack of registration in SAM will make an offeror ineligible for contract award.

8. Interested parties are requested to submit a statement of capability. The statement should include:

a. Vendor Information:
? Name
? Address
? Point of Contact (POC), Phone Number, E-mail Address
? Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code
? Brief introduction of company

b. Past work performed that is related to this requirement as stated in the draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) and paragraph five above. Include a description of similar services offered to the Government and to non-government customers. Identify if the company performed as the prime or subcontractor and the total contract value.

c. Indicate whether the company currently has an approved purchasing system and an adequate cost accounting system.

d. Indicate whether the company qualifies as a small business under the NAICS Code 541513 with a size standard of $27.5M.

e. Indicate whether the company would be able to meet the requirements of FAR 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting.

f. Indicate whether the company will be able to have a TS Facility Clearance at time of anticipated award date.

g. Pursuant to FAR 52.237-1 Site Visit, would potential offerors need site visits to accurately propose?

h. Description of your firm's ability (and any constraints) to execute and manage the requirements. What specific technical skills does your company possess which ensure capability to perform the tasks?

9. Only electronic responses shall be accepted. Responses shall be received no later than 4:00 P.M. (1600 hrs) Mountain Standard Time, 27 January 2017. POC: Cindy Gama, Contract Specialist, Phone: (719) 554-1989, Fax: (719) 554-8799, e-mail: Cynthia.k.gama.civ@mail.mil.
Added: Mar 17, 2017 10:46 am
10. The draft solicitation is estimated to be submitted to industry July 2017. The final solicitation is estimated to be submitted to industry October/November 2017. These dates, by no means, are to be construed as a commitment by the Government. These dates are subject to change.
Added: Jun 05, 2017 11:48 am

5 June 2017 Information:

11. The following attachments are uploaded for your review and information on the CIMS III acquisition:

5 Jun 17 Attch 1 CIMS III Acquisition Questions and Answers
5 Jun 17 Attch 2 CIMS III Bidder Data Access Training
5 Jun 17 Attch 3 CIMS III - How to Get a CAC Training
5 Jun 17 Attch 4 CIMS III - How to Get an AKO Account Training

Added: Jun 14, 2017 11:44 am

14 June 2017 Information:

12. A determination has been made that CIMS III will be set-aside as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) set-aside.

13. Access to the Electronic Library will not be limited to only WOSBs, all businesses are welcome to continue to request access to gather information for potential teaming arrangments. (See 5 June 2017 update and attachments)

14. The anticipated release months of the draft and final solicitations have not changed from the update provided on 5 June 2017. (See 5 Jun 17 Attch 1 CIMS III Acquisition Questions and Answers)

Added: Jul 27, 2017 2:55 pm
27 July 2017 Information:

15. The anticipated release month of the draft solicitation has changed from the update provided on 5 June 2017. The Draft RFP is anticipated to be released in August 2017. It is anticipated that when the Draft RFP is submitted, that questions will be due one week after issuance via FBO. A more firm date range will be provided as we get closer to release of the draft solicitation, to ensure all parties are prepared. No other information previously provided via FBO has changed. The final solicitation is still aniticipated to be released October/November 2017. These dates, by no means, are to be construed as a commitment by the Government. These dates are subject to change.
Added: Aug 15, 2017 4:18 pm
15 August 2017 Update:

16. The Draft solicitation will be submitted via FBO this week, as early as tomorrow, 16 August. As stated in paragraph 15 in the update provided on 27 July 2017, upon release of the Draft solicitation, questions will be due one week after issuance. No other information previously provided via FBO has changed.
Added: Aug 16, 2017 10:39 am

16 August 2017 Update:

17. The Draft solicitation is being released with all attachments. Questions/comments on the Draft solicitation are due no later than 4:00 P.M. (1600 hrs) Mountain Standard Time, 23 August 2017. Send all questions/comments via email only to Cindy Gama, Contract Specialist, at cynthia.k.gama.civ@mail.mil and Rachel Hickenlooper, Contracting Officer, at rachel.m.hickenlooper.civ@mail.mil . Any questions/comments received after the date of submittal will not be reviewed or answered.

18. Also note, the attachment entitled "16 Aug 17 CIMS III Q&A" is not an attachment to the Draft solicitation. It is Q&A based on pertinent questions received.

19. Note, at this time, our team is currently double checking the new DoD cybersecurity compliance requirements for handling Controlled Unclassified Information, as required by DFARS 252.204-7012 and National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Notice 800-171, to be implemented by contractors starting 31 December 2017. The final solicitation and attachments may have changes addressing this requirement.

20. No other information previously provided via FBO has changed at this. As we get closer to final release of the solicitation, more updates will be provided.

Added: Sep 11, 2017 11:12 am
11 September 2017 Update:

21. Attached are the Q&A for the draft solicitation for your review and awareness.

22. The final solicitation is estimated to be released on FBO within the next two weeks.
23. No other information previously provided via FBP has changed at this time.
Added: Sep 14, 2017 4:05 pm
14 September 2017 Update:

24. Attached is an amendment to the Q&A submitted on 11 September 2017. All changes are highlighted in yellow.

25. The final solicitation is estimated to be released on FBO tomorrow, 15 September 2017.

26. No other information previously provided via FBO has changed at this time.
Added: Sep 15, 2017 9:26 am
15 September 2017 Update:

27. The official solicitation is now released with all attachments.

28. No other information previously provided via FBO has changed at this time.
Added: Sep 18, 2017 5:08 pm
18 September 2017 Update:

29. Provided are answers to questions received to date for the final solicitation. New information is highlighted within the document.

30. No other information previously provided via FBO has changed at this time.
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CIMS III Draft Performance Work Statement (PWS)
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
CIMS III Draft Performance Work Statement (PWS)
Posted Date:
January 12, 2017
Description: Draft PWS for CIMS III RFI
Amendment 1
Type:
Mod/Amendment
Posted Date:
June 5, 2017
5_Jun_17_Attch_1_CIMS_III_Acquisition_Questions_&_An... (82.37 Kb)
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Description: This document provides answers to various questions received regarding the CIMS III acquisition.
5_Jun_17_Attch_2_CIMS_III_Bidder_Data_Access_Trainin... (545.00 Kb)
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Description: Instructions on how to gain access to the CIMS III electronic technical library.
5_Jun_17_Attch_3_CIMS_III_-_How_to_Get_a_CAC_Trainin... (528.00 Kb)
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Description: Instructions on how to get a CAC for access to the CIMS III electronic technical library.
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Description: Instructions on how to get an AKO account for access to the CIMS III electronic technical library.
CIMS III Draft Solicitation
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
CIMS III Draft Solicitation
Posted Date:
August 16, 2017
Description: Draft Solicitation
Description: Draft PWS
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Description: Draft DD254 Instructions
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Description: Draft PP Questionnaire
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Description: Draft Consent Letter
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Description: Draft Accounting System Checklist
Description: Draft Team Composition Matrix
Description: CIMS III Q&A
Responses to Questions
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Responses to Questions
Posted Date:
September 11, 2017
Description: Response to Questions received about the Draft solicitation.
Responses to Questions Amended 13 Sep 17
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Responses to Questions Amended 13 Sep 17
Posted Date:
September 14, 2017
Description: An amendment to the Q&A submitted on 11 September 2017.
Solicitation 1
Type:
Solicitation
Posted Date:
September 15, 2017
Description: CIMS III Solicitation
Description: Attachment 1 CIMS III IDIQ PWS
Description: Attachment 2 CIMS III DD254 Retrieval Instructions
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Description: Attachment 5 PPI
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Description: Attachment 6 PP Cover Letter & Questionnaire
Description: Attachment 7 Consent Letter Sample
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Description: Attachment 9 EST Labor Hour Contract Cost Template
Description: Attachment 10 Accounting System Checklist
Description: Attachment 11 Team Composition Matrix
Q&A
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Q&A
Posted Date:
September 18, 2017
Description: Response to questions received for the final solicitation.
Contracting Office Address :
350 Vandenberg St.
Building 3
Peterson AFB, Colorado 80914
United States
Place of Performance :
350 Vandenberg St, Bldg 3
Peterson AFB, Colorado 80914
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Rachel Hickenlooper,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 7195548754
Secondary Point of Contact :
Cindy Gama,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 7195541989

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