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CBD: NASA: Consolidation of JSC Information Technology Systems Support COntracts

Status Report From: Johnson Space Center
Posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2001

[Commerce Business Daily: Posted in CBDNet on August 27, 2001]
[Printed Issue Date: August 29, 2001]
From the Commerce Business Daily Online via GPO Access
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PART: U.S. GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENTS
SUBPART: SERVICES
CLASSCOD: D--Information Technology Services, including Telecommunication Services--Potential Sources Sought
OFFADD: NASA/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston Texas, 77058-3696, Mail Code: BJ
SUBJECT: D--CONSOLIDATION OF JSC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS SUPPORT CONTRACTS
SOL 9-BJ2-Z69-1-42I
DUE 092601
POC Richard W Bennett, Contracting Officer, Phone (281) 483-1872, Fax (281) 483-2138, Email richard.w.bennett1@jsc.NASA.gov - Richard W Bennett, Contracting Officer, Phone (281) 483-1872, Fax (281) 483-2138, Email richard.w.bennett1@jsc.NASA.gov

DESC: The NASA/JSC Information Systems Directorate (ISD) and the International Space Station Management Information Systems Office are planning the consolidation of several contracts. The purpose of this notice is to help determine the appropriate level of competition by seeking a capabilities statement and other pertinent information from Small Businesses (SB).

Contemplated requirements for the consolidated contract include: Acquisition Notice Posting The NASA/JSC Information Systems Directorate (ISD) and the International Space Station Management Information Systems Office are planning the consolidation of several contracts.

The purpose of this notice is to help determine the appropriate level of competition by seeking a capabilities statement and other pertinent information from Small Businesses (SB). Contemplated requirements for the consolidated contract include: I. Management and administration that may consist of overall contract administration; program, project and functional area management; resource management; configuration management; risk management; software procurement; technology infusion; safety; and security. II. Systems Management that may consist of general systems support such as planning, engineering and consultation; risk management; quality assurance; configuration management; testing; procurement; facility support; system security; second tier Help Desk and consultation; and server operations. Specific systems to be managed may consist of 7 Multi-media systems such as news and mission systems; video productions and presentation support; graphics creation and design; mission and non-mission television; video-teleconferencing; duplication and printing; document conversion; engineering data services; photographic and video image acquisition; photographic laboratory operations, 7 Computational and administrative systems such as information technology firewalls, computational servers, web servers, application servers, database servers and administrative accounting system, 7 Human interface support may consist of community outreach, public affairs office support to internal and external customers, NASA exhibits, news and media support, protocol support, staging and presentation, audiovisual loan pool management and internal Center mail services, and 7 Library and imagery repository systems such as the JSC scientific and technical information center (library), oral and written history, and imagery long-term storage facilities.

In order to support current and future systems, the Systems Management requirements also include full life cycle system development, integration and sustaining engineering. Sustaining engineering may consist of maintenance agreement and license renewal; system analysis; hardware sparing and replacement parts; software patches and updates; preventive and remedial maintenance. In addition there technical support services that may consist of maintaining current system documentation, support for officially constituted boards (e.g., configuration control boards), ISO documentation, customer service, direct customer technical support, records management and publications. III. Information management may consist of content management for Internet sites; correspondence tracking; developing fact sheets and internal newsletters; electronic and hardcopy forms; education programs; and planning and analysis for external NASA/JSC communications.

No solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. If a solicitation is released it will be synopsized in the CBD and on the NASA Acquisition Internet Service. It is the potential offerors responsibility to monitor these cites for the release of any solicitation or synopsis. The Government is requesting from interested Small Businesses a capability statement of 10 pages or less indicating the ability to perform all aspects of the effort described herein.

Responses must include the following: name and address of firm, size of business; average annual revenue for past 3 years and number of employees; ownership; whether they are large, small, small disadvantaged, 8(a), HUBZone, and/or woman-owned; number of years in business; affiliate information: parent company, joint venture partners, potential teaming partners, prime contractor (if potential sub) or subcontractors (if potential prime); list of customers covering the past five years (highlight relevant work performed, contract numbers, contract type, dollar value of each procurement; and point of contact - address and phone number).

Procurement related questions should be directed to: Richard Bennett at (281) 483-1872. This synopsis is for information and planning purposes and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation. NAICS Code: 54151 (and all related categories). The Government reserves the right to consider a small business or 8(a) set-aside based on responses hereto. All responses shall be submitted to Richard Bennett no later than September 26, 2001. In responding reference 9-BJ2-Z69-1-42I.

Any referenced notes can be viewed at the following URL: http://genesis.gsfc.NASA.gov/nasanote.html LINKURL: http://nais.msfc.NASA.gov/cgi-bin/EPS/bizops.cgi?gr=D&pin=73#9-BJ2-Z69-1-42I LINKDESC: Click here for the latest information about this notice EMAILADD: richard.w.bennett1@jsc.NASA.gov EMAILDESC: Richard W Bennett
CITE: (D-239 SN50W097)

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