A research request was recently provided to OS AI from an 8(a) STARS III Prime and emerging National Security player looking for details related to a potential FY 2023 recompete of this US Department of State contract.  

We are not going to include all of the details in our response here as the *Premium OS AI Opp Segment report” is what the requestor paid for, but we at OrangeSlices AI do believe in the need for more and better-informed competition, so provided below are some of the details shared with us, followed by some high-level intel, and a list of the State Department focused firms drawing the most views by Government and industry leaders, within the past seven days, on the OrangeSlices AI consultant directory.  

Opportunity Details Provided by Requestor:  

Scope: This 5-year U.S. Department of State contract is to provide a range of O&M and enhancement support services related to the Bureau of Consular Affairs Administrative Management System (AMS), “the IT systems that are critical to the timely processing of passport and visa applications with the requisite level of accuracy and security is essential to operating in the post-9/11 environment.” The predecessor task order objectives were to provide on-going program management, technical and analytical support, and software maintenance.  

Competitive Details (if known): 

  • Funding Agency: Department of State / Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA) 
  • Incumbent:         Gray Matters Technology          
  • Contract Vehicle:        This was last competed on 8(a) STARS II. 
  • Expected Competition Date: Fiscal Year 2023 – date tbd  
  • Contract Details and Spend to Date for Award ID 19AQMM18F3264 

** Please note that OS AI will not speculate here as to the accuracy of any scope details provided and/or any current plans related to the timing, details, and likelihood of any recompete.  

Related Data:  

Sample of Key Potential Points of Contact (current or past): 

Firms drawing the most attention: 

Included below is a list of the large and small companies we have noted were searched and viewed the most on OrangeSlices AI over the past week and that bring direct past performance and/or related relationships in support of the State Department. 

Please note that the research requestor for this item received a Premium OS AI Opp Segment report including 1) known details about how/if/when/where this contract will be competed; 2) a list of the top companies that are in position to win today (as well as those who have been making key investments and moves of late to position for a win); and 3) a detailed list of the top potential opportunity influencers any bidder will want to get to know. Whether it is current government leaders driving change, industry leaders, or recent former Federal officials who can support capture, serve as key personnel, or ensure delivery upon award, this is a group of leaders any bidder will want to get to know.  

Want to see more of the top firms with direct past performance in support of the which State Department on similar consulting efforts? You can start here.

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About OrangeSlices AI  

Developed by a team of government and industry contracting subject matter experts, the OrangeSlices AI data driven platform is a publicly available searchable listing of the top information technology and consulting services contractors doing business with the Federal government today. Driven by a robust and comprehensive set of authoritative and trusted data sources, the OS.ai tool is intended to help government and industry leaders find the right partner to help deliver on the important missions of the Federal government. Learn more about how you can engage with OS AI here.   

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  1. Editor-In-Chief

    Arch Systems LLC (Arch), is HUBZone-Certified Woman-Owned, Innovative Award-winning Small Business Leader. We provide Modernization and Digital Transformation services for the Federal Government information technology systems, developing applications, and building enterprise architecture based out of Washington, D.C. We are interested to team up or bid on the BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS (CA) CONSULAR ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (AMS) opportunity. We are qualified with GSA 8 (A) STAR III, GSA MOBIS, GSA SCHEDULE IT 70 and would like to PRIME on this opportunity.

    -Abhimitra ( amitra@archsystemsinc.com )