Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Training Opportunities
The Inventory Assurance Workshop and Transition Order Sequencing Workshop recordings are now available on our EIS Informational Videos Playlist. Review steps and tools to assist agencies with transitioning inventory from expiring GSA contracts, recommendations and important factors to consider regarding sequencing EIS orders.
Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) provides training and certifications to contracting officers (COs), telecommunications program managers, contracting officers' representatives (CORs), lead transition managers (LTMs), transition ordering contracting officers (TOCOs), other agency users of EIS, and contractors.
Find the following types of training below:
- EIS Transition Training Sessions;
- EIS Self-Paced eLearning Courses;
- EIS Informational Videos; and
- EIS Interact Training Community (Full Service recorded sessions).
EIS Transition Training Sessions
GSA has created an outreach strategy where training opportunities are continuously identified, developed, and presented based on emerging needs throughout the EIS transition. Each session was recorded, full presentations are able to be accessed by clicking the links below. Contact your GSA Telecommunications Solutions Broker (SB) if you have any questions.
The content (especially Schedules) of EIS Training materials are as current as of the day the materials were presented and/or recorded and may not reflect the most current information.
|EIS In-Scope Review Process/Best Practices (8-9-18)||Covers GSA's in-scope review process, including terms and conditions, technical reviews, pricing reviews, and best practices for each. Provides information on Task Order evaluation criteria and how to obtain GSA assistance.|
|Inventory Assurance Workshop (3-27-19)||Review steps and tools to ensure inventory is transitioned from expiring contracts, agency feedback on best practices, and lessons learned.|
|Transition Order Sequencing Workshop (4-25-19)||Recommendations and important facts to consider regarding sequencing EIS orders, and an overview of the complexity and criticality associated with services planned for transition.|
|OTS Workshop: EIS Use Case Reviews – Approaches for Fair Opportunity Solicitations (5-17-18)||Provides information to assist agencies in preparing solicitations designed to award task orders to multiple contractors; award diverse, redundant, or back-up services as part of a single solicitation to a single contractor; and award diverse, redundant, or back-up services as part of a single solicitation to multiple EIS contractors.|
|Workshop No. 6: Industry Perspective on Providing High Quality Proposals (5-31-18)||Includes topics of solicitation complexity categorizations, timeline of proposal creation activities, “wild card” agency requirements and their impact on proposal development, and industry recommendations.|
EIS Self-paced eLearning Courses
The content (especially schedules) of EIS Training materials are as current as of the day the materials were presented and/or recorded and may not reflect the most current information.
|Telecommunications 101 and Introduction to EIS Pricing Structures **||Presents fundamental telecommunications services and EIS pricing structures provided under the GSA EIS contract.|
|Delegation of Procurement Authority (DPA) Training *||Covers requirements for all OCOs and authorized officials in order for GSA to grant permission to obligate funds against the EIS contract. Follow instructions here to Request an EIS DPA.|
|Fair Opportunity and Ordering Guide**||Reviews the Fair Opportunity process as prescribed by the FAR to EIS Task Order solicitations.|
* This link will take you directly to the Defense Acquisition University (DAU).; At this time you will need to search the DAU's website for DPA training.
** This link will take you to the IT Acquisition University (ITAU) website.
EIS Informational Videos
Learn information quickly and easily by visiting our EIS Informational Videos playlist.
Individual EIS Service Guide Videos are listed below:
- EIS Service Guide: An Overview of EIS Services
- EIS Service Guide: Circuit Switched Voice Services
- EIS Service Guide: Ethernet Transport Services
- EIS Service Guide: Internet Protocol Voice Services
- EIS Service Guide: Managed Network Services
- EIS Service Guide: Online Resources
- EIS Service Guide: Selecting Services and Understanding Factors to Making a Good Decision with EIS
- EIS Service Guide: Toll Free Services
- EIS Service Guide: Virtual Private Network Services
- EIS Agency Pricer Overview