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Website Support and Data Visualization

Solicitation Number: ED-OOS-14-R-0051
Agency: Department of Education
Office: Contracts & Acquisitions Management
Location: Contracts (All ED Components)
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Jul 17, 2014 8:45 am
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The U.S. Department of Education (Department), Office of the Secretary (OS) seeks to make an award to a qualified contractor who shall provide technical support to design, develop and maintain externally-facing websites for the Office of Educational Technology within OS, including data visualizations, and to provide ongoing support for the Department's Learning Registry. The Learning Registry aggregates data about online education resources.

Interested sources must submit information that demonstrates their ability to meet the requirements above, no later than July 29, 2014. Clarification questions must be submitted by 2:00 PM EST on July 23, 2014. Any proposals and questions must be submitted electronically to the attention of, Contract Specialist, with a concurrent copy to, Contracting Officer.

Proposals shall include Solicitation Number, company name, point of contact, address, phone number, email, fax number, DUNS number, and size status under NAICS 541511 (i.e., small business, disadvantaged business, woman owned business, etc.). Offers must be valid for 90 calendar days after submission. Technical proposals are limited to 25 pages double-spaced, and no smaller than 12-point font, not including attachments. Proposals must be submitted by July 29, 2014.

Offerors will be evaluated based on price and ability to meet the following solicitation requirements. The basis for the award will be best value through trade-offs; therefore, the Department may award to other than the lowest-priced offeror. See Form 1449, Solicitation.

Please note that offerors must include a completed copy of FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items. In addition, the offeror must identify the contract administrator as required by clause 306-8. This solicitation and its corresponding provisions are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular Number 2005-74.

General Provision 309-1a; Form 1449, Solicitation; Performance Work Statement
Due to a number of inquiries while the related synopsis was posted, the following information is hereby released:

This requirement is a re-compete of Contract Number ED-OOS-13-P-5013, which has been performed by the incumbent Navigation North for a one-year period of performance.


Added: Jul 25, 2014 5:16 pm
The purpose of this Amendment is to incorporate the Clarification Questions and Responses and to extend the deadline for submission to August 4, 2014 at 11:59PM EST.
Added: Jul 29, 2014 4:23 pm
The purpose of this amendment is to clarify the following information:

1. The staffing section referenced in Clarification Questions and Responses #1 refers to the Technical Qualifications of Proposed Staff under the Instructions section. The "Technical Qualifications of Proposed Staff" shall be submitted under the "Employee Details" section in RFP-EZ.

2. Offers shall be valid for 90 days from the date received by the Government.

3. If any inconsistencies exist, the Clarification Questions and Responses take precedence over the initial posting.

Added: Aug 14, 2014 4:25 pm
This solicitation is hereby canceled and will not result in an award. &nbsp;It may be resolicited by the Department in the future.
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Solicitation package

Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Solicitation package
Posted Date:
July 17, 2014
FormSF1449.pdf (327.27 Kb)
Description: RFP
PWS.docx (33.15 Kb)
Description: PWS

Responses to Questions

Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Responses to Questions
Posted Date:
July 25, 2014
Description: Clarification Questions and Responses

Amendment 1

Posted Date:
July 29, 2014
Amendment_2.pdf (733.10 Kb)
Description: Amendment 2
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Pavan Mehrotra,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 202-245-6397