The original Request for Information was posted on 14 April 2022and titled CMS-APG. This will replace the original and add an attachment.
Request for Information – Content Management Solutions
THIS IS A REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI) ONLY – This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes – it does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the future. Solicitations are not available at this time. Requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. This notice does not constitute a commitment by the United States Government to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. All information submitted in response to this announcement is voluntary; the United States Government will not pay for information requested nor will it compensate any respondent for any cost incurred in developing information provided to the United States Government. Not responding to this RFI does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the sam.gov. It is the responsibility of the potential offerors to monitor this site for additional information pertaining to this requirement.
The U. S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) performing market research on behalf of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement (ODASA(P)) to identify capable sources that can provide the support services for a Content Management System. ODASA(P) is exploring options for CMS support services alternative to SharePoint.
The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement) (ODASA (P)) is exploring options for a contract to provide hosting, professional services, training, maintenance & technical support for an open source or Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) platform as a services (Paas) of software as a services (SaaS) web content management system (WCMS) solution.
Public Trust and criminal/background investigation is required. All contract employees must be eligible to be entered into DISS.
The applicable NAICS code for this requirement is 541512 Computer System Design Services, with a Small Business Size Standard of $30M. Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to respond; however, each respondent must clearly identify their business size in their capabilities statement. If you would like to make a suggestion that another NAICS code be considered please state so in your response.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND SUBMISSION DETAILS (CAPABILITIES STATEMENT)
Interested parties are requested to submit a capabilities statement of no more than ten (10) pages in length in Times New Roman font of not less than 10 pitch. The deadline for response to this request is no later than noon, EST 12 May 2022. All responses under this Sources Sought Notice must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
ODASA(P) is seeking the following information:
This documentation must address at a minimum the following items:
Potential Respondents shall describe how they would propose to successfully perform each the following:
Site, Pages and Content
Social and Peer Network Features
Search Features and Functions
Migration Strategy – Describe a migration strategy to assist the ODASA(P) product owner with transitioning all existing relevant website objects over from AZURE Microsoft SharePoint 2019 to the proposed CMS solution.
Training Solutions for the CMS and site hosting for training solutions
Can or has your company managed a task of this nature? If so, please provide details
What specific technical skills does your company possess which ensure capability to perform the tasks?
Please provide ROM for one year of support and detail what is included. Also, provide any published price lists and/or contract vehicles where the CMS is offered.
This is for informational purposes only. All respondents are encouraged to provide their CMS capabilities.
Your response to this Sources Sought, including any capabilities statement, shall be electronically submitted to the Contracting Officer’s Representative, Sabrinna Cosom, in either Microsoft Word or Portable Document Format (PDF), via email email@example.com.
All data received in response to this RFI that is marked or designated as corporate or proprietary will be fully protected from any release outside the Government.
No phone calls will be accepted.
All questions must be submitted in writing to the contract listed above. The Government is not committed nor obligated to pay for the information provided, and no basis for claims against the Government shall arise as a result of a response to this Sources Sought.