How to Use This Tool
- Market Research occurs before creation of an acquisition strategy or solicitation.
- State the Information Technology (IT) need that the acquisition is intended to satisfy (IT product, service and solution) in terms of “What” is required, not in terms of how the IT problem might be solved.
- Describe historical information and significant conditions that drive the need.
Tips on Using This Tool
- Use the table to help determine if commercial items or non-developmental items are available to meet the government’s needs.
- It can also help identify capabilities available in the marketplace to develop the required product or service. Answer the question with Yes, No, or N/A and then provide additional details as needed.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a way to see which contract holders are on each GWAC?
Yes. A complete list of NITAAC Contract Holders can be found by visiting our website at http://nitaac.nih.gov/nitaac. Simply click on the contract of your choice in the navigation bar and select "Contract Holders" on the drop-down menu.
Where can I find labor rates for CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP3 Small Business?
All CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP3 Small Business contract holder on-and off-site rates can be obtained by logging into e-GOS. You can also visit the contract holder information page at the contract holder search: select the contract holder whose rates you want to see and click the link to their individual websites.
Does e-GOS accommodate Requests for Information (RFIs)?
Yes. e-GOS can be used for RFIs and other pre-solicitation activities including sources sought, draft RFPs and special notices.