FBO Notice Date 10/18/18
BIDS Reference Number 260
Document Type: Sources Sought
Information Technology Services, Telecommunications Services

Department of Commerce, U. S. Census Bureau, Suitland, 20233

D -- USA TRADE ONLINE TRADE WEB APPLICATION SOL 19-HBRT DUE 102918Rhonda M. Talbert, Buyer, Email rhonda.m.talbert@census.govTHIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT. THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY. IT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT. NO CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. NO REIMBURSEMENT WILL BE MADE FOR ANY COST ASSOCIATED WITH PROVIDING INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. AT THIS TIME, NO SOLICITATION EXISTS. THEREFORE, PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST A COPY OF THE SOLICITATION.

THE U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (USCB) IS SEEKING SOURCES BY CONDUCTING MARKET RESEARCH TO LOCATE QUALIFIED, EXPERIENCED AND INTERESTED SMALL BUSINESSES THAT ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES AS DESCRIBED IN THE ATTACHED DRAFT STATEMENT OF WORK (SOW).
PLEASE SEE ATTACHED DRAFT SOW FOR DETAILED INFORMATION FOR THE REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI).

PLEASE SUBMIT A CAPABILITY STATEMENT DEMONSTRATING THEIR EXPERIENCE, SKILLS,AND CAPABILITIES TO FULFILL THE GOVERNMENTS REQUIREMENT SPECIFIED IN THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE. ALL RESPONDENTS ARE REQUESTED TO IDENTIFY THEIR FIRM'S SIZE AND TYPE OF BUSINESS.

BROCHURES ALONE ARE NOT SUFFICIENT DOCUMENTATION FOR DEMONSTRATION OF CAPABILITIES. THE CAPABILITY STATEMENT SHALL BE IN SUFFICIENT ENOUGH DETAIL, BUT NOT TO EXCEED 15 PAGES, SO THAT THE GOVERNMENT CAN DETERMINE THE EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITY OF YOUR FIRM TO PROVIDE THE REQUIREMENT SPECIFIED ABOVE.

PLEASE SUBMIT ALL QUESTIONS TO RHONDA TALBERT VIA EMAIL AT , BY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24,, 2018 AT 3PM, EST. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE, TO RHONDA TALBERT, CONTRACT SPECIALIST, VIA EMAIL, NO LATER THAN MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018 AT 3PM, EST.

THE EMAIL SUBJECT LINE SHOULD BE: SOURCES SOUGHT RESPONSE #19-HBRT.

PLEASE RESPOND TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS FOR THE USA TRADE ONLINE ALONG WITH YOUR CAPABILITY STATEMENT.

QUESTIONS:

1. Describe your company's ability and experience in developing and managinga similar data publishing, dissemination, and analytical web application software?


2. Describe your experience with user management for a web applicationsoftware, with the emphasis on secure maintenance and protection of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)/ Business Identifiable Information (BII) data.

3. Describe your experience with creating analytical and visualization toolsfor data products (e.g. multi-dimension tabular reporting, graphing capability and other data manipulation methods). Wherever possible demonstrate knowledge ofinternational trade data.

4. Company Primary Point of Contact Name, Business Title, Email & Telephone Number.

5. Provide your NAICS codes associated the company.

6. Provide your company's Business Classification / Socio-Economic Status under NAICS Code 541990, Office Administrative Services.

7. Provide your company's DUNS and CAGE Code Number.

8. Provide your Socio-economic categories associated with the company.

CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOC/CB/13040001/19-HBRT/listing.html

SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business