Alliant SB Features & Benefits


Alliant SB Features Alliant SB Benefits
Supports a $15 billion ceiling Robust program activity facilitates high amount of participation, continuously increasing high quality available resources
Offers 5-year base period plus one 5-year option Enables long-term planning of large-scale program requirements
Offers all contract types, including fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, labor-hour, and time-and-materials terms Provides flexibility of contract types to ensure precise use of budgetary resources
Aligns scope with Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) or Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF) standards to conform with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policy mandates Keeps IT products and solutions within budget, facilitates adaptation of a cost-effective template for continuously emerging technology needs
Seasoned GWAC contracting officials conduct free evaluation that determines whether project is within ASB scope Significant reduction of scope violation through the development of Statement of Work (SOW) poised to systematically address all relevant goals and requirements
Provides orders needing Ancillary support with the necessary telecommunications, wireless, and satellite products and services Ensures all programs have access to infrastructure components that generate best value service
Offers a multi-phased process in accordance with FAR 16.202, 16.505b Pre-qualifies vendors, reduces amount of procurement lead time and cost in the preparation and review of proposals
Provides free online training, a self-certification of review of the Ordering Guide, or attendance at a GSA conference/event for the Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) that authorizes use of the ASB vehicle Promotes contract compliance, reduces risk of adverse audits, and provides foundation for strategic use of a successful, opportunity-laden vehicle
Compliance with Section 863 of National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2009 Supports price competition/”best value” through the FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process
Restricts protests to orders $10 million and over, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWAC Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for mission enhancements