Synteras, a federal management consulting firm specializing in process reengineering, agile software management and independent verification and validation, has been named as an awardee by the General Services Administration (GSA) for its STARS (Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services) II GWAC (Governmentwide Acquisition Contract), a major small-business IT contract.
Jay Jayamohan, Managing Director of Synteras said, "The achievement of winning GSA STARS II provides us with a powerful competitive advantage to deliver unique solutions to our fast growing federal customer base."
GSA STARS II is a five-year, $10 billion program prequalifying and selecting firms who meet stringent criteria including competitive pricing, technical proficiency, and industry credentials. The result is designed to be a streamlined acquisition process for federal agencies seeking information technology (IT) equipment or services.
Federal agencies can leverage the STARS II contract for services in the following functional areas; Custom Computer Programming, Computer Systems Design, Computer Facilities Management, and Other Computer Related Services. 8(a) STARS II allows for 8(a) socioeconomic credit transferrable to the agency, pre-competed, easy-to-use contracting, with access to proven 8(a) small business technology providers. It has shortened procurement lead times and a low user access fee (0.75 percent) built into contractors' ceiling prices.
The 8(a) STARS II program is reserved solely for certified 8(a) small businesses.
Synteras is a management consulting firm specializing in Transformative Process Optimization (TPO) methodology. Unlike existing labor-intensive, years-to-benefit approaches, TPO helps federal agencies review existing IT strategy, prioritize pain points and focus on critical areas with speed, visibility, and predictability. Synteras is an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC) 8(a) small disadvantaged business and a subsidiary of Akima—a NANA company. For more information, visit www.synteras.com.