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GSA’s Alliant 2 GWAC is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) offering comprehensive and flexible IT solutions worldwide. Alliant 2 provides best-value Information Technology (IT) solutions to federal agencies, while strengthening opportunities in federal contracting for small businesses. The Alliant 2 Contract has an ambitious goal of 50% of all subcontracted dollars performed by small businesses over the life of the contract. The scope of Alliant 2 is aligned with Federal Enterprise Architecture, which encompasses all components of an integrated IT solution, including new technologies that may emerge during the lifecycle of the contract. This GWAC will provide IT solutions through performance of a broad range of services, which may include the integration of various technologies critical to the services being acquired.
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Alliant 2, GSA’s premier enterprise GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of industry partners. It holds a $50 billion program ceiling and a five-year base period with one five-year option. The scope of the Alliant GWAC includes any and all components of an integrated IT solution, including all current and any new technologies, which may emerge during the lifecycle of the contract, and IT systems and services in support of National Security Systems, as defined in FAR 39.002.
The primary Alliant support areas include:
Service Access Delivery
Service Platform and Infrastructure
Service Interface and Integration
Business Asset Services
Business Analytical Services
Back Office Services
Support Services (Security, Systems, Forms Management, Communications)
DoDEA Mission Area Support
Controls and Oversight
Risk Management and Mitigation
Planning and Resource Allocation
System and Network Controls
With GSA’s Alliant 2 Contract, government agencies can obtain a single source of integrated IT services and access to “best-in-class” private sector IT services. Its broad array of features and benefits include:
Allows for long-term planning on large-scale programs
Offers flexibility and supports all contract types (i.e., fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, labor-hour and time-and-materials)
Adheres to pre-competed and streamlined ordering procedures
Accommodates federal guidelines regarding enterprise architecture and other IT compliance standards and protocols
Requires Top Secret facility clearances for awardees
About Empower AI
For more than 30 years, Empower AI has been a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services to U.S. government agencies. With its Empower Platform®, Empower AI is at the forefront of implementing artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to solve the government’s most complex mission challenges. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Empower AI is accelerating public sector AI adoption to create a government workforce that is exponentially more creative and productive. For more information, visit www.empower.ai.
Empower AI Alliant 2 Contract #47QTCK18D0055
Unique Entity ID (UEI): HC6QJAM2F4E3
Cage Code #0MX49
Parent Cage Code #7BS33
Business Size Large
Empower AI is registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) System, and our company information can be obtained by searching under our CAGE Code (0MX49).
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Empower AI's Contract Number: 47QTCK18D0055
SF33 Contract Form
Conformed Contract – September 2022
Period of Performance: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2023 with a five-year base ordering period, plus 5-year option period through June 30, 2028.
Maximum Total Contract (Ceiling) Value: $75 billion
Contract Insurance: Meets threshold stated in FAR Subpart 28:307-2 liability and expires on 10/31/2023.
Ordering: Prior to issuing orders under Alliant 2, federal contracting officers (COs) must receive training on the use of the Alliant 2 contract and granted a written delegation of procurement authority from the GWAC program office.
Scope: Alliant 2 is aligned with Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and Department of Defense Enterprise Architecture (DODEA) and conforms to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) policy mandates for IT investments, and is consistent with the current IT definition at any given time. Alliant 2 contract types are fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, labor-hour, and time-and-materials, offering flexibility for optimal risk mitigation.
CMMI and ISO certifications:
CMMi Maturity Level:
i. CMMi for Development, v2.0 Maturity Level 3
ii. CMMi for Services, v2.0, Maturity Level 3
i. ISO 9001:2015 Certified – Quality Management System
ii. ISO 20000-1:2018 Certified – IT Service Management
iii. ISO 27001:2013 Certified – Information Security
Empower AI Sustainability Practices
QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM
Empower AI’s quality assurance program is largely based on practices conducted under our ISO* 9001:2015 Quality Management System certification:
Quality policy and objectives
Employee competence and training
Requirements review and analysis
Design and development of customer solutions
Through implementation of ISO 9001 practices, and our Quality Policy and Quality Objectives, Empower AI personnel focus on customer satisfaction, fulfillment of customer requirements, and continuous improvement.
Empower AI Quality Policy
Empower AI is committed to ensuring customer satisfaction and to meeting all requirements contained in our contracts as well as any requirements that are integral to the nature and scope of the work. In addition, Empower AI is dedicated to continually improving our quality management system which provides the framework and the structure for ensuring the quality of the work we do and the services we provide.
Measurable objectives and targets are set for projects, including ~100% on-time deliverables, achievement of all key performance targets, and high customer satisfaction.
*International Standard Organization
The Empower AI A2 team is made up of more than 50 best-in-class companies, with award-winning expertise encompassing all areas critical to A2 mission objectives. With an exceptional workforce of professional personnel deployed to numerous overseas and domestic locations, the A2 team provides support to Army, Navy, Air Force, Reserves, National Guard, DoD, and other federal and state agencies.
Empower AI has developed a partnership with this diverse team of large and small businesses, each selected for their unique capabilities to support the broad scope of A2 requirements and meet Empower AI’s commitment to small business. Small business participation is proposed, evaluated and incorporated as a contractual requirement at the task order level.
Prior to issuing orders under Alliant 2, federal contracting officers (COs) must receive training on the use of the Alliant 2 contract and be granted a written delegation of procurement authority from the GWAC program office.
Training offered at no cost via:
On-site training conferences and events
Web or video conference
A self-paced, online course at the Defense Acquisition University – www.dau.mil
For more information about how the Alliant 2 GWAC can provide your agency with state-of-the-art IT solutions, contact the Enterprise Acquisition Division at (877) 534-2208, email email@example.com, or visit www.gsa.gov/alliant2.
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Acquisition Gateway – Open to the public – http://hallways.cap.gsa.gov
GWAC Dashboards – A2 will be added in the future –www.gsa.gov/gwacdashboards