|Contract Name||Maryland Consulting and Technical Services (CATS) + Contract|
|Point of Contact|
Andrew Mannetti – Business Development Lead
ANALYTICA is a State of Maryland Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) that specializes in providing consulting and information technology solutions under the Maryland Consulting and Technical Services (CATS) + Contract. The company holds a Maryland CATS+ contract as a prime contractor and supports other contract holders as a Maryland MBE subcontractor. The Maryland CATS+ contract allows the state government to obtain IT consulting and technical services in a timely and cost-effective manner.
In accordance with the Maryland CATS+ contract Task Order Request for Proposals (TORFP) Preparation, Solicitation and Award Process all solicitations go through a lengthy process that encompasses the organization of the TORFP, review of the TORFP, TORFP Solicitation, and lastly award of the TORFP. These steps are taken to ensure transparency, promote competition, reach the most favorable outcome for the end customer, and foster MBE participation.
The objective CATS+ MBE/ SBE/ VSBE participation goals are to establish reasonable and attainable MBE and VSBE goals for each task order. The overall CATS+ Master Contract MBE subcontractor participation goal is 20 % with sub-goals for Women-owned of 8 %, African American-owned of 7 %, and Hispanic American-owned of 2 % for the aggregate of all task orders awarded.
MBE goals must be evaluated on an individual task order basis, with the objective to establish a reasonable and attainable MBE goal, given the specifics of the TORFP scope of work and other factors as discussed below. Establishing an appropriate MBE goal will minimize the need for waivers, a benefit to both State agencies and Master Contractors.
Under the CATS + contract, ANALYTICA can support the following functional areas:
- Web and Internet Systems
- Geographical Information Systems
- Software Engineering
- Systems/Facilities Management and Maintenance
- Information System Security
- IT Management Consulting Services
- Business Process Consulting Services
- Documentation/Technical Writing
ANALYTICA also provides software through the Commercial off-the-shelf Software (COTS 2012) contract vehicles.
For more information on MD CATS +