NGA posts interpreting services RFI
On November 29, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency posted a request for information for interpreting services. Responses containing a white paper are due no later than 5:00 p.m. ET on December 21.
NGA is seeking information on how an interested contractor could assist with providing Sign Language Interpreting Services. These services include American Sign Language (ASL)/ English interpreting, Contact Sign Language (Pidgin Signed English)/ English transliterating, tactile/close vision interpreting and oral transliterating. NGA also has a requirement for Communication Access Real-Time Translation (CART) services. These services are required to ensure equal linguistic access for all NGA employees, visitors, and applicants.
The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to gain information on the vendors who could provide American Sign Language (ASL)/English interpreting, Contact Sign Language (Pidgin Signed English)/ English transliterating, tactile/close vision interpreting and oral transliterating listed in the DRAFT Performance Work Statement (PWS).
The responder is invited to provide information and recommendations for fashioning this proposed acquisition. Recommendation areas may include the type of contract, anticipated contract terms & conditions, incentives, variations in delivery schedule, price and/or cost proposal support, and data requirements, contract pricing, and any other areas that the responder believes is relevant for the Government to achieve its stated objectives. The responder may opine regarding what portion of the work could be set-aside for small businesses if all the required work cannot be provided by a small business. Details to support any recommendations for partial small business set-asides should be included. Responder is encouraged to make suggestions to the PWS.
Full information is available here.