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ANNOUNCEMENT NO. AE19-01

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:08pm

ANNOUNCEMENT NO. AE19-01
ANNOUNCEMENT OF
ENGINEER STUDY SERVICES
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)
NEEDS ASSESSMENT
Office of the Adjutant General
Bismarck, North Dakota
The Office of the Adjutant General (OTAG) has a need for engineer study services to provide a Needs Assessment for an advancing GIS program. Work shall include preparing and compiling results of a questionnaire for approximately 80 interviewees across various disciplines of the OTAG; compiling and presenting a demonstration (kick-off meeting) of GIS capabilities to educate the participants in how advancing GIS technology can improve data sharing capabilities, future project analysis, planning and training opportunities within the OTAG; conducting further research using one-on-one or group interviews with the approximately 80 individuals; and compiling a final, written document outlining opportunities for advancement within the OTAG GIS program and establishing prioritized project action items with estimated time, staffing requirements and cost projections for implementation.
Evaluation criteria factors to be considered during initial selection phase are: professional qualification necessary for satisfactory performance of required services; technical competence; GIS Portal competence; competence in educating (demonstrating a wide range of GIS capabilities) and interviewing non-technical persons who may benefit from the uses of Enterprise GIS; recent experience performing GIS Needs Assessments for similar organizations; location of firm; organization and availability of key personnel; capacity to accomplish the work in the required time; past performance on contracts with state and government/military agencies; volume of work previously awarded; and the cost to perform prior "Needs Assessments".
Following the initial evaluation of the qualification and performance data submitted, three or more firms considered to be the most highly qualified to provide the services required will be chosen for an interview.
This is not a request for proposals. Firms or Joint Ventures (JV's) desiring to respond to this announcement must request, in writing, the Architect/Engineer Selection Questionnaire from:
Office of the Adjutant General
ATTN: Division of Facilities Engineering/Contract Management
P. O. Box 5511
Bismarck, ND 58506-5511
Or via e-mail to:
janet.m.lang2.civ@mail.mil
All firms responding to this announcement will be considered for selection to interview provided they submit the required data from the Selection Questionnaire prior to the close of business on March 11, 2019.
Any requests for further information may be directed to Colonel Clark V. Johnson, Director of Facilities Engineering, at telephone (701) 333-2075.
DATED: February 11, 2019
OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
Bismarck, North Dakota
By: /s/ ROBERT J. BECKLUND
Brigadier General, NDANG
Deputy Adjutant General
Contracting Officer
(Published February 12, 2109)