Xentity Has Been Awarded A 5-Year (Base Year Plus 4-Option Year Vehicle) For Providing Enterprise And Solution Architecture Services To The USGS

Xentity has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by United States Geological Survey (USGS). This blanket contract vehicle enables any and all USGS mission areas and programs to gain access to Xentity’s services through Firm Fixed Price task orders. This particular contract vehicle has established terms and conditions that allow task orders to be issued without any further competition or sole-source justification. And, since Xentity is an 8(a) certified small disadvantaged business, task orders for this IDIQ contribute to USGS goals for small disadvantaged business contracting.

Services Available On The IDIQ Vehicle

The scope of work that can be performed through this IDIQ include the full range of enterprise architecture (EA) and solution architecture services, such as:

  • Building a holistic view of an organization’s strategy, processes, information and IT assets
  • Linking the mission, strategy and processes of an organization to its IT strategy
  • Documenting architectural models that show how an organization’s future needs will be met
  • Connecting the enterprise architecture to the application/solution architecture

Xentity achieves these EA objectives through the following established approaches and activities:

Architecture Design and Analysis

  • Operational Concept Modeling
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Business Process Re-Engineering
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Solution Architecture Alternative Analysis
  • Architecture Prototypes/beta Development (i.e. cloud, database, frameworks, applications)
  • Requirements Development
  • EA Blueprints and Roadmaps
  • EA Information Management (Collection, Maintenance, Reporting)

Architecture Change and Project Management

  • EA Governance Activities
  • Analysis Workshops and Facilitation
  • Decision Workshops and Facilitation
  • Compliance Support Activities (CPIC/OMB-300)
  • Change Management
  • Communications Planning
  • Strategic and Multimedia Communications
  • Program Management Office (PMO) Administration

IDIQ Facts and Figures

Contract NameEnterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture Services
Contract NumberG12PS00307
SponsorUnited States Geological Survey (USGS)
Contract Ceilings$3,000,000 / $4,000,000 (Max if modified)
Period of Performance
  • Base Year: 06/01/2012 – 5/31/2017 (Tasks thru 12/15/2016 hit ceiling)
Contract TypeIndefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ); Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Task Orders
Prime ContractorXentity Corporation


Task Order History

Xentity has performed a number of task orders on this IDIQ vehicle to date.

  • USGS Land Remote Sensing Program Architect
  • USGS Information Management, Architecture & Analysis Services
  • USGS Office of Enterprise Information (OEI / CIO Architecture/PMO Services
  • USGS Architecture National Geospatial Programs and Nationalmap.gov
  • USGS Core [Geo]Science Systems Efficiencies Team Blueprint
  • USGS Community for Data Integration
  • USGS NGTOC Agile Project Management & Training

Related tasks not on IDIQ, but executed in parallel:

  • USGS Science Publications Warehouse Systems and Electronic Conversion/Scanning Specialist
  • USGS Geospatial Communications Strategy
  • USGS Historical Topographic Map Scanning
  • USGS National Geospatial Program Video Production
  • USGS Product Management Training

For more information on other Xentity contracting vehicles visit http://www.xentity.com/contracts/. This Contract Performance Assessment Report System(CPARS) was made by previous USGS Contract Officer responsible for this IDIQ and multiple of Xentity USGS Contracts.

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