STARS III is a small business set-aside GWAC that provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of industry partners. This next-generation GWAC expands capabilities for emerging technologies and outside the continental United States (OCONUS) requirements.

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Description of Services

The Master Contract scope provides Federal agencies with customized IT services and IT services-based solutions, both commercial and non-commercial, as defined in the Clinger-Cohen Act and FAR 2.101. Customized IT services-based solutions can be tailored to meet an agency’s particular mission needs and may include new and emerging technologies that evolve over the life of the Master Contract. The principal nature of any resulting Order must be for IT services; however ancillary support may be included when it is integral to and necessary for the IT services-based effort. Services may be performed at Government and/or Contractor locations worldwide, as specified in each Order.

Examples of work to be performed relative to Order requirements include the following. These examples are not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather general indications of the types of services within a given IT services-based solution. Other services not listed as examples, but which adhere to the definition of IT, are within scope and may be provided to meet an agency’s particular mission needs.

Data Management

 Information and Communications Technology

IT Operations and Maintenance

IT Security / IT workforce augmentation

Software Development

Systems Design

Additionally, IT services-based solutions which involve emerging technology (ET) innovation to securely accelerate transformation and advance mission outcomes. A Task Order Request fits in this sub-area if it includes IT services-based solutions with ET as the focus.

ET can be understood as evolving state-of-the-art information technologies and their use in solutioning to improve and/or transform business processes and enhance mission delivery. ET includes those technologies that are not yet mature in the marketplace and have the potential for wide-spread adoption. These technologies are in the early stages of their life cycles and have been implemented by early adopters.

  • Analyzing, designing and applying the knowledge needed to investigate and provide an ET solution.
  • Providing technical expertise and guidance to plan, conduct, technically direct, document, test and assess ET implementations, including operating and sustaining ET implementations.
  • Analyzing the trade-off of implementing vs. not implementing ET, including cost-benefit analysis.

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Master Contract Number: (47QTCB21D0321)
DUNS/UEI: 080380333
CAGE Code: 7QR11

Program Manager:
Chris Sample