Contract Overview

ADaPTS is a multiple-award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) under the GSA Schedule 70 contract, SIN 132-51 Information Technology Professional Services to perform the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) requirements. The Contractor shall provide all management, supervision, labor, facilities, and materials necessary to perform on a BPA order basis.

The scope of this effort includes the contractor support services necessary to provide a full range of IT and program support services. All services and products that will be provided under this BPA must comply with Government security, Section 508, and architecture requirements. The scope of the services and products to support these services required includes, but is not limited to:

Agile Modernization and Maintenance Services COMET BPA Contractors must be able to implement applications, platforms, IT development services and products, utilize End User Experience (UX) Design thinking and Agile Software Development processes that achieve results through continuous capability enhancements, minimal downtime, prompt response to emerging needs, demonstrated reliability, and optimized performance with resource utilization minimized. Given that today’s best in class digital services solutions involve not only custom code development, but utilization of existing marketplace products, COMET BPA vendors must also be skilled with integration of a Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) based solutions, Software as a Service (SaaS), or a hybrid solution. These methods may be most appropriate for future task orders issued under the COMET BPA.

  • Program and project management
  • Agile Software Development Processes
  • Engagement and facilitation of key stakeholders
  • Business Analysis and Requirement management
  • Application, service and cloud architecture support
  • Application and Service Design, Development, Implementation and Migration
  • Unit, System, User Acceptance and Automated Testing
  • User Interface / User Experience Design
  • Business Intelligence, dashboard and analytics support
  • Business process re-engineering and change management
  • Integration with databases and applications
  • Analytics and reporting
  • Release management
  • Training support
  • Data Standardization, Quality, and Analytic Support Services
  • Platform Support and Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • User guides and system documentation
  • Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) Support
  • Manage Cloud based commodity computing services and Shared Services
  • Knowledge management, communications, and graphics support
  • Security Support Services
  • Security Engineering Services
  • Configuration Management Support
  • Support for new and evolving technologies

Contract Details

  • Contract Name: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Architecture, Development, and Platform Technical Support Services (ADaPTS)
  • Contract Number: 70RTAC19A00000011
  • Contract Period:
    • Base Ordering Period: 9/1/2019 – 8/31/2020
    • Ordering Period 1: 9/1/2020 – 8/31/2021
    • Ordering Period 2: 9/1/2021 – 8/31/2022
    • Ordering Period 3: 9/1/2022 – 8/31/2023
    • Ordering Period 4: 9/1/2023 – 8/31/2024