Assisted Acquisition Services
Doing Business with Assisted Acquisition Services Region 8
Doing business with the Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS) is simple. AAS works through Interagency Agreements to establish the service level expectation, schedule and funding mechanism. As a cost-reimbursable, non-appropriated organization, services are offered on a fee-for-service basis. The fee is based on a percentage of overall project value, sliding scale the higher the project dollar value the lower the fee.
AAS provides solutions in agreement with specific authority under 40 U.S.C. 501 and in agreement with an Executive Agent designation for the acquisition of information technology under the authority of the Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996 (ITMRA) from Office of Management and Budget. Since GSA has specific statutory authority to provide services and supplies to federal agencies, the authority of the Economy Act does not apply to GSA's provision of solutions to the federal agencies, with some minor exceptions.
AAS provides full-service and far-reaching capability that allows for support on a surge or long-term basis, or specific expertise. Cradle to grave management of your contract.
AAS trained staff are certified contracting, project management and financial management professionals located throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. AAS offers expertise in formulating and executing large and/or complex Information Technology and Professional Services solutions, including, but not limited to:
- Operations and Maintenance
- Professional Engineering Services (e.g. mechanical, chemical, electrical engineering)
- Business Consulting (e.g. non-IT program management or other consulting services)
- Human Resources and Administrative Services
- Training Services
- Financial and Accounting Services
- Advertising and Marketing, and Public Relations Services
- Languages Services
Integrated IT Projects
- Integrated services that combine services, software, and hardware into a single solution
- Software Development
- Systems Support and Software Development (e.g. planning, designing, programming and integrating COTS, GOTS, etc.)
Other IT Services
- Program Support
- Help Desk Support (e.g., data/call centers)
- IT Infrastructure
- Enterprise Architecture
AAS delivers value through acquisition, project management and financial management excellence. AAS works with agency program, financial, contracting and legal counsel to ensure requirements are met on time, within budget, and at reduced risk resulting in best value solutions.
Solutions may include the use of Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) such as Alliant and OASIS, Multiple Award Contracts, GSA Schedules, Single Award or Agency-Specific Contracts. This suite of solutions provides customer access to thousands of commercial partners, and an unlimited variety in Information Technology and Professional Services solutions. Additionally, AAS can also help meet small, disadvantaged business goals by offering solutions such as 8(a) STARS II, Alliant Small Business, VETS and OASIS SB contracts.
AAS's focus on financial management ensures a customer agency’s money will be spent in accordance with appropriation, authorization and bona fide need. AAS also ensures compliance with all applicable Federal Acquisition Regulations, including agency specific acquisition and financial management policies.
How to get started
We need a PWS, Signed Interagency Agreement, Independent Government Cost Estimate (IGCE) and a MIPR, once items are received a Project Manager and Contract team including a Contract Specialist and Contracting Officer will be assigned. They are your personal team for the life of your contract.