Arlington, VA December 12, 2016 — The General Services Administration (GSA) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) awarded Arc Aspicio the Human Capital and Training Solution (HCaTS) Small Business contract on December 7, 2016. This Multiple Award, Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) is a government-wide contract that was awarded to vendors in two different pools. Arc Aspicio’s contract is in Pool 2, which supports customized human capital strategy services and organizational performance improvement.
“It’s unwise to pay too much, but it’s worse to pay too little. When you pay too much you lose a little money, that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing you bought was incapable of doing the thing it was bought to do. The common law of business balance prohibits paying a little and getting a lot – it can’t be done. If you deal with the lowest bidder, it is well to add something for the risk you run. And if you do that, you will have enough to pay for something better.” – John Ruskin, 1819-1900
The General Services Administration (GSA) awarded Arc Aspicio a five-year option extension on the Information Technology (IT) Schedule 70 Government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC). IT Schedule 70 is the largest, most widely used indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracting vehicle in the Federal government.
These days, the homeland security mission moves fast… and acquisition lead times just do not support the speed to mission that agencies need to stay ahead of the threat. Acquiring information technology support services such as data analytics, cybersecurity, information sharing, and IT strategy and transformation must happen faster than ever before – yet bring more innovation and lower risk at the same time.