B3 Solutions was founded by contracting individuals with extensive acquisition knowledge in the federal government and Military. Acquisition support was the first core capability of B3 Solutions and continues to lead the company. The Acquisition Management Line of Business is led by a best in breed industry expert in the field of acquisition and contract management. Acquisition support services is part of and integrated in Program Management and Logistics Management which allows our full suite of core capabilities to be complimentary and not competitive.
We perform "life cycle" acquisition support and are uniquely qualified to manage every aspect of the acquisition process. From acquisition strategies to award decisions to compliance audits or contract administration, we provide the thought leadership and deep subject-matter expertise needed to navigate the complex government acquisition life cycle.
Our roster of acquisition experts includes senior procurement specialists, policy analysts, cost and pricing analysts, and contract administration professionals. Our staff is well versed in defense and civilian agency acquisition regulations and their many agency supplements. Many of our staff are published authors in acquisition management best practices.
We can provide your agency or organization with the exact support you need to define your contract requirements, create a strong acquisition package to withstand a protest after award, answer contractor questions during the bidding process and thoroughly evaluate proposals. In additional to our tactical support, we offer strategic services as well. For example, we can help you develop a rational acquisition strategy or recommend process improvements that will help your staff perform acquisition life cycle events more efficiently and effectively.
Our proactive, insightful contract-management approach frees you from the time-consuming aspects of the solicitation process. We can transform a complex set of requirements into a comprehensible RFP. B3 Solutions services do not end once the contract is awarded we also provide contract management and administration through to closeout.
- We provide the full gamut of acquisition support starting with requirements definition and investment planning through contract closeout,
- We develop acquisition and contract policy,
- We provide acquisition expertise to:
- Program offices:
development of acquisition strategies, requirement definition,
investment planning, market research, performance metrics, alternative
analysis, development of CFO, CIO, and investment packages; IGCE
development, BOE development, baseline development, schedule
development, SOW development, evaluation criteria, proposal
evaluation/facilitation, contract/contractor performance management,
liaison with contracting officers
shops: market research, contract type determination, RFP development,
contract development, source selection plans, source selection boards,
pre-award documentation, contract administration, contractor management,
determinations and finding, justifications, modification development,
invoice reconciliation, negotiation strategies and positions, contract
documentation, contract close out, liaison with program officials and
- CORs: contract
administration, funding analysis, budget development and tracking,
integrated schedules, CDRL management, performance monitoring and
management, liaison with program officials and contracting officers.