Contract Summary

  
Business Analysis    Two-Tier   
Contract#:  06915   Replaces: 32206    

Business Analysts are tasked with helping the business meet its objectives and goals. Understands how work is being conducted, and through analysis, determine solutions to the issues. The solution could include training, process changes, and modifications to business rules, modifications to or implementation of new technology, or a combination of all four. The Business Analyst may work with stakeholders to conduct a feasibility study and possibly a business case to justify an investment in change. The person conducting this work may not have the title “business requirements analyst” but the activities they engage in are business analysis.



***What are 2-Tier Contracts?***
DES manages multiple 2-Tier Contracts for non-IT professional services. These non-IT 2-Tier Contracts work like this:
• Tier 1: General (wide) category scope procurement is posted and completed by Enterprise Services to Pre-Qualify Bidders with in a category (example Facilitators & Facilitation Services, Organizational Development)
• Tier 2: Detailed (specific) scope project procurement posted and completed by the Purchaser to award work to one (1) or more Pre-Qualified Bidders/Contractors as established in Tier 1.

***2nd Tier Process***
When it comes to the Tier 2 process, purchasers have 2 options, depending on the size of the project. It is important to follow the process outlined below to ensure that competition is happening as required by RCW 39.26.

Option 1: Rapid Selection – For small projects under $10,000 (excluding sales tax) or $13,000 (excluding sales tax) if the purchase is being made from a microbusiness, minibusiness or small business as defined by RCW 39.26.010, Purchasers can complete a Rapid Selection Award (no competition required). You can also find more information by reviewing Policy # DES-125-03.
Option 2: Tier 2 Solicitation– For larger projects (over the $10k & $13k ceilings explained in Option 1) purchasers must complete a Tier 2 Solicitation. Details on the 2nd Tier solicitation can be found in the Tier 2 Handbook (under Resources).


Current Term Start Date: 02-01-2016 Award Date: 02-01-2016 Est. Annual Worth: $33,303
Current Term Ends On: 01-31-2022 Final Term Ends On: 01-31-2022 Commodity Code(s): 918-20, 918-21, 958-16
Diversity: 0% WBE  0% MBE # of Bids Received: 81
Contact Info: Roni Field at (360) 407-7949 or veronica.field@des.wa.gov
Secondary Contact Info:  Ryan Johnson at (360) 407-8528 or ryan.johnson@des.wa.gov
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ContractorsOMWBEVeteranSmall Business
ACCEL BI CORPORATION - W17060MNY
ADEKOYA BUSINESS CONSULTING LLC - W44969MNY
ANALYSTS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (AIC) - W391 NN
ANTHRO-TECH, INC. - W5430WNY
ARMSTEAD CONSULTING, INC. - W27956WNY
BALLISTA CONSULTING, LLC - W22590 NY
BERK CONSULTING INC. - W3983 NY
BERRY DUNN MCNEIL & PARKER, LLC - W15200 NN
BG INNOVATIVE SERVICES LLC - W53607 NY
CAMBRIA SOLUTIONS, INC. - W19536 NY
CASCADIA STRATEGIES - W51550 NY
CASE ASSOCIATES INC. - W9 NN
CEDAR RIVER GROUP, LLC - W6797 NY
CGI TECHNOLOGIES AND SOLUTIONS INC. - W6634 NN
CIBER, INC. - W7 NN
CLARK NUBER P.S. - W16726 NN
CLOUD CONSULTING SERVICES INC - W53578 NY
CLOUDPWR - W35136 NY
COULOIR CONSULTING - W6317 YY
CRE8, INCORPORATED INDEPENDENT CONSULTANTS - W7317 NY
DATAMANUSA, LLC - W17960MWNY
DELOITTE CONSULTING LLP - W3144 NN
DIAMOND CONSULTING - W53026 NN
DJT ENTERPRISES - W51162 NN
DYE MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC. - W266 NY
ECO RESOURCE GROUP - W14659WNY
ELEGANT ENTERPRISE-WIDE SOLUTIONS, INC. - W36736 NN
ELYON ENTERPRISE STRATEGIES, INC. - W40555 NN
ENTERPRISE PALS, INC. - W50808 NY
ENVISION CONSULTING - W3971 NY
FCS GROUP, INC. - W4693 NN
FRAMEWORK LLC - W8580WNY
GARTNER - W387 NN
GLOBAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, LLC - W51662MNY
GROUNDWORK TECH, LLC - W48090 NY
HTAK CONSULTING LLC - W55100 YY
IKNOW, LLC - W45445 NN
IMPAQ INTERNATIONAL, LLC - W46876 NN
INFORMATIX INCORPORATED - W4206MNY
ISG PUBLIC SECTOR - W32697 NN
ISOFTSTONE - W19974 NN
KNIGHTVANTAGE CONSULTING, LLC - W22021WNY
LIBERUM - W26388 NY
MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY GROUP, L.L.C. - W218 NY
MARSH USA INC. - W9491 NN
MATHTECH INC. - W16357 NN
MAX IT - W436 NY
MAXIMUS, INC. - W538 NN
MAXISYS, INC. - W14343 NN
MCKINSEY & COMPANY, INC. WASHINGTON D.C. - W50988 NN
MILLER & MILLER CONSULTING SERVICES, P.S. - W645 NY
NEW COMPASS CONSULTING - W52441 NY
NORTH HIGHLAND - W50535 NN
NORTH HIGHLAND COMPANY - W52975 NN
OPEN WINDOW CONSULTING, LLC - W53981 NY
OTB SOLUTIONS GROUP - W16733 NY
PEAK VIEW PERFORMANCE SOLUTIONS, LLC - W53061 NN
PFM GROUP CONSULTING LLC - W4354 NN
PRORIE ADVISORY, LLC - W53218MWNY
PUBLIC CONSULTING GROUP, INC. - W7015 NN
PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE, LLC - W919 NY
RELEVANT STRATEGIES, LLC - W8770 NY
SCHUMAKER & COMPANY, INC. - W4983 NN
SERENITY INFOTECH INC. - W1202 NN
SIGHTLINE, LLC - W28127WNY
SJOBERG EVASHENK CONSULTING, INC. - W5236 NN
SLALOM LLC - W4895 NN
SLI GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, LLC. - W4965 NN
SOLVINGTON LLC - W44191MWNY
SPARROWHAWK CONSULTING COMPANY, INC. - W5909 YY
SPARTAN PROJECT MANAGEMENT - W48254 NY
STELLAR ASSOCIATES, LLC - W53583WNY
STRATEGICA, INC. - W10806 NN
TEKSYSTEMS, INC. - W4196 NN
TERESA KENNEY - W54278MWNY
THE CORAGGIO GROUP - W20791 NN
TOP TIER TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT, INC. - W35417 NN
TREINEN ASSOCIATES, INC. - W2780 NY
TRUSTED PARTNER, LLC. - W45660 NY
WATSON & MCDONELL, PLLC - W41469WNY
M=OMWBE Certified Minority Owned W=OMWBE Certified Women Owned MW=OMWBE Certified Minority Women Owned
Information about the number of bids received is included to show:
  • Vendors which contracts would benefit from more competition.
  • Assure our customers that we sought the best overall value through as many competitive bids as possible.
Two Tier Contract:
A Two-Tier Contract is a prequalified bidder pool arranged in specific categories. The first tier creates the pool of qualified vendors. The second tier is a competition that includes a specific Statement of Work, final vendor selection, and contract.