Xentity has been awarded a 5 year IDIQ for providing national data and geospatial support services to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS)

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (FS) has an ongoing multi-decade requirement for National Geospatial Services. The National Geospatial Services Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is a government-wide agency support contract administered by Geospatial Technology and Application Center (GTAC) based in Salt Lake City, UT. The National Geospatial Services contract is also an enterprise-level contract vehicle that has met the geospatial requirements of FS units, which in turn has decreased the administration of multiple support contracts. This has resulted in reducing duplicated effort, improved FS unit interoperability, cross-functional geospatial technology development and training, and a reduced over cost to the Government. This contract was awarded to two organizations, one of which being Xentity Corporation.

  • Individual task orders under the National Geospatial Services contract vary, may be issued by multiple FS units of varying size and complexity and are performed at geographically separate locations
  • The level of effort may change from year to year, depending on government funding and program priorities
  • Types of supported projects include addressing critical resource management issues involving forest vegetation management, rangeland monitoring, recreation, wilderness, watershed, wildlife, fisheries, ecosystem management, fire and fuels management, forest health, minerals and geology, engineering, climate change, and international forestry

A sampling of some of the recent tasks concluded are:

  • Web based and mobile geospatial programming development for the USFS IVM 2.0 application
  • The identification and reporting of all human created or influenced linear features from existing LiDAR DEM datasets
  • Processing data obtained from multiple platforms including unmanned aviation systems using PhoDAR and Structure from Motion methodologies
  • ArcGIS Server data maintenance and administration
  • Landscape wildfire risk assessments
  • Geodatabase development, query, and retrieval of scanned aerial photography for use in forest plan revision activities
  • Support services to the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)
  • Development and enhancement of interactive maps
  • Photogrammetry and cartography support
  • Provide integration of geospatial services
  • Identify:
    • Opportunities to further standardize and/or improve geospatial platforms across the FS
    • Synergies across individual tasks ordered to reduce redundancy
    • Means of sharing data and resources across FS units
    • Best practices and implement for multiple GTAC programs

Services Available on the IDIQ Vehicle

Xentity achieves these objectives through the following established approaches and activities available for order on the IDIQ:

Data Management Services

  • Project Management
  • Data Services Reporting
  • Data Management
  • Data Publication
  • Data Analysis and Product Generation
  • Data Application Development
  • Data Technical Support

Geospatial Support Services

  • Geospatial Analysis
  • Cartography, Mapping, Assessment and Monitoring
  • Geospatial Data Management
  • Spatial Database Administration – SQL Server, Oracle
  • Web Hosting Administration
  • Geospatial Web and Mobile Application and Tool Development
  • Geospatial Helpdesk Support
  • GUI Design
  • Geospatial Training Development/Instruction

IDIQ Facts and Figures

Contract NameNational Geospatial Services
Contract Number1284JC18D0003 – FBO.gov Permalink
Contracting Office

Point of Contact

Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, WO-AQM, 1400 Independence AVE SW, MS-1138, Washington, District of Columbia, 20250-1138, United States

Mary Shinney, Phone: 801-975-3783 , mshinney@fs.fed.us

Contract Ceilings $ 25,000,000
Period of Performance
  • Base Year: 11/01/2017 – 10/31/2018 plus 4 Option Years thru 10/31/2022
Contract Type

NAICS

Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ); Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Task Orders; Labor Hour  Task Orders (LHTO)

541990 — All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

Prime ContractorXentity Corporation

For information on other Xentity contracting vehicles visit http://xentity.com/contracts/  or contact us at sales@xentity.com

Additional News Coverage:

http://blog.executivebiz.com/2017/09/asrc-federal-xentity-land-spots-on-forest-service-geospatial-support-idiq/

https://washingtontechnology.com/articles/2017/09/27/geospatial-forest-service-award.aspx