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Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Nov 06, 2018
Category: Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
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SOURCES SOUGHT: This is a SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE. The U.S. Geological Survey is conducting a MARKET SURVEY to determine the interest and capability of any firm eligible to compete under NAICS code 541511 with a Small Business Size Standard $27.5M for an upcoming requirement THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION. ALL COST ASSOCIATED WITH PROVIDING INFORMATION AS REQUESTED BY THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE SHALL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CONTRACTOR. Submission is voluntary. Project Description: The services to be acquired under this action will be to upgrade applications that are run from within the current highly customized Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) used by the USGS National Water Quality Laboratory (NWQL) in Lakewood, Colorado. This acquisition will upgrade existing custom applications so that they will be compatible with the customized and upgraded version of StarLIMS that the NWQL is currently developing and implementing. Since the implementation of the current StarLIMS system in 2001, NWQL personnel have designed new and heavily modified existing applications in the StarLIMS system. Many of these applications will require migration and additional customizations to work effectively with the customized version of the upgraded StarLIMS at the NWQL. In addition to migration and customizations, many of the applications that run as part of the current LIMS system need to be updated from older unsupported versions of StarLIMS scripting language (SSL) that was used when they were originally created. The programming services to be acquired will update up to 6 applications that have been deemed critical for successful implementation of the LIMS system upgrade. A scope of work will be provided with any solicitation that may be issued. Responses to this announcement are requested from (1) SBA certified Small Business HubZone firms; (2) Small Business firms certified by a Small Business Administration (SBA) district or regional office for participation in the 8(a) program; (3) Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small Business firms; (4) Small Businesses. In response to this announcement, please indicate your firms socioeconomic status (e.g. small business, service-disabled veteran-owned, women owned, HUBZone, etc.) This information will assist the Government in determining how small businesses can fit into the acquisition strategy. A firm is considered small under NAICS code 541511 if their AVERAGE annual receipts for the preceding three (3) years were less than or equal to $27.5 million. Any information submitted is voluntary. If sufficient interest and capability is not received from firms in categories (1) through (4) above, any solicitation may be issued as unrestricted without further consideration. Interested small business firms shall submit (1) NAME, ADDRESS, and PHONE NUMBER OF THE FIRM (including DUNS NUMBER); (2) a CAPABILITY STATEMENT including (a) RECENT (within the last three fiscal years) RELEVANT (similar projects to this requirement) performance history (identify the name of the owner and their point(s) of contact with telephone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses; and (b) in what capacity (e.g., prime, subcontractor etc.) they performed the work; and (3) their SIZE STATUS. Your company must have a DUNs number and be registered on-line at the System for Award Management (SAM). You will also be required to provide your small business status information either via the RFP or the On-line Representations and Certifications (ORCA) also located at the SAM website before an award to your company can be made. Your on-line ORCA registration will cover any/all of your offers to the Federal Government, and only needs updated annually. All responses must be submitted NLT Nov 7, 2018 at 3:00pm MST via e-mail to: ccorney@usgs.gov. This is NOT a Request for Proposal (RFP) or Invitation for Bid (IFB) and does not constitute any commitment by the Government. Responses to this sources sought notice will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. All interested sources must respond to future solicitation announcements separately from responses to this market survey. Any solicitation that may be issued will be posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website and no paper copies will be provided.

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POC Corney, Cedric

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