Defense Security Service posts RFI for industry data services
On March 29, the Defense Security Service posted a request for information for industry data services (Solicitation Number: HS0021-16-T-0023). All submissions are requested to be made electronically by 4:00pm ET on April 5, 2016 via email.
The Defense Security Service (DSS) is seeking sources to provide an all-inclusive creator, aggregator, and organizer of data, news, research, legal content focused on anything in or that drives commerce rendering useful actionable information that provides DSS the capability to deliver enhanced intelligence, threat indicators, and risk assessments. DSS is not looking to develop a new system. DSS is seeking a subscription service that has the following capabilities:
1) Data on over 52,000 public global companies with complete financials and transparency into the Source Documents; supply chain analytics; peer, segment and risk analysis; management and board profiles with interlocking relationships; transcripts and recordings of conference calls; equity and debt ownership; corporate events and transactions; mergers, acquisitions, joint venture, divestiture deal details and private company data on over 1,5000,000 companies
2) Industry and product specific data across numerous industries encompassing the following industrial groups – Defense, Material, Industrials, Technology, Energy and Utilities, Healthcare, and financial.
3) Modules and access to analysts specifically focused on Defense spending for weapon system development
4) Economic, agency, and industry statically releases and publications and time series data from all around the world to include global industry forecasts.
5) Access to data and analysis on Department of Defense programs spending to include data on programs, agencies, and product lines
6) Track orders, backlogs, and expiring contacts on an annual, quarterly basis for government contracts
7) Ability to compare a defense company with its peers
8) View company’s Defense contract portfolio and ability to evaluate performance relative to expectations
9) Training and assistant in the daily use of the platform or when changes or updates are made to the platform that require training government personnel on the use of the new capabilities
The acquisition strategy has not yet been determined. Market research results will assist the Defense Security Service in determining whether this requirement will be full and open, a small business set-aside, or a sole source acquisition. If a contractor believes that they have the capability and are qualified to meet the government’s requirement, please respond to this Sources Sought Synopsis with a capabilities package.
Full information is available here.