Contract Details


Contract Name General Services Administration (GSA) 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resource Services III (STARS III)
Contract Number 47QTCB21D0289
Role Prime Contractor (DUNS: 829820070, CAGE: 5H4Q5):
Information Technology Services (C.1)
Emerging Technology-Focused IT Services (C.2.1)
Point of Contact

Christopher Huang, Contracts Manager

More Information

Analytica holds the GSA 8(a) STARS III prime contract providing services under Information Technology Services (C.1) and Emerging Technology-Focused IT Services (C.2.1, Sub-Area 1).

GSA 8(a) STARS III is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract designed to provide the federal government with innovative information technology services. 8(a) STARS III holds the coveted Best-in-Class designation from the Office of Management and Budget and enables agencies to access top quality 8(a) firms such as Analytica through an established contract vehicle with streamlined ordering procedures. Due to the unique features of 8(a) STARS III, users enjoy significant benefits such as easier access to highly capable 8(a) firms, quicker ordering and award, reduced risk of protest, reduced costs, and greater flexibility. For more information on the benefits of an 8(a) Sole Source and how to establish an 8(a) Sole Source, please review Analytica’s Sole Source Guide.

Task Areas

  • $50 billion program ceiling and five-year base period with one three-year option
  • Sole-source task orders up to the 8(a) competitive threshold
  • Contract types include fixed-price, labor-hour, and time-and-material terms
  • Two focused scope sub-areas
  • Ancillary services and/or equipment are permitted when integral and necessary to the IT services-based solution
  • Access to exceptionally qualified 8(a) Small Business industry partners
  • Pre-competed, easy-to-use contract with streamlined ordering procedures based on FAR 16.505
  • Complimentary scope compatibility reviews
  • No protests on orders under $10 million, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the GWAC

Features and benefits that the GSA 8(a) STARS III contract vehicle brings to its users.

  • Allows for long-term planning of large-scale program requirements
  • Enhances opportunities for 8(a) firms
  • Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
  • Offers access to contractors with demonstrated experience in either emerging technology or performance in an OCONUS location
  • Facilitates integrated IT services-based solutions
  • Enables federal clients to earn small-disadvantaged business (SDB) credit
  • Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time
  • Promotes contract compliance and reduces the risk of adverse audits
  • Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support
The GSA 8(a) STARS III vehicle includes the following types of services, distributed across the vehicle’s primary NAICS code of 541512 and other NAICS codes, including 541511, 541513, 541519, 518210:
  1. Data Management
  2. Information and Communications Technology
  3. IT Operations and Maintenance
  4. IT Security / IT workforce augmentation
  5. Software Development
  6. Systems Design
In addition, the Emerging Technology-Focused IT Services scope sub-area provides access to innovative and emergent technology areas, such as:
  1. Artificial Intelligence (including Machine Learning, Deep Learning/Neural Networks, Natural Language Generation)
  2. Autonomic Computing
  3. Blockchain / Distributed Ledger
  4. Quantum Computing
  5. Robotic Process Automation
  6. Technological Convergence
  7. Virtual Reality (including Augmented Reality, Extended Reality, Mixed Reality)

Analytica is a leading consulting and information technology solutions provider to public sector organizations supporting health, civilian, and national security missions. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Washington D.C., the company is an established SBA certified HUBZone and 8(a) small business that has been recognized by Inc. Magazine each of the past three years as one of the 250 fastest-growing companies in the U.S.  Analytica specializes in providing software and systems engineering, information management, analytics & visualization, agile project management, and management consulting services. The company is appraised by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at CMMI® Maturity Level 3 and is an ISO 9001:2008 certified provider.


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