“GSA has been hard at work on the Polaris solicitation. The goal: provide federal agencies with information technology services from qualified small businesses. GSA recently released the updated draft versions of the submission instructions and evaluation criteria for Polaris. Like CIO-SP4, which we blogged on in detail, Polaris is going to be of interest to many small business IT contractors. So, here are a few highlights from the draft sections.
GSA has indicated that the changes to the solicitation include the following:
- Inclusion of a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) pool
- Reduction of the minimum dollar thresholds for relevant experience
- Reduction to the number of potential relevant experience project submissions
- Revisions to clarify proposal requirements…” Read the full article here.
Source: Polaris GWAC: GSA Issues Draft RFP Sections – By Shane McCall, October 11, 2021. SmallGovCon.