Agencies want fast, unburdened access to next-gen technology, but face significant challenges in acquisition and delivery. Our Marketplace Next was built to deliver leading open source and commercial solutions at mission speed.
The Marketplace combines our domain expertise with flexible contracting vehicles, trusted commercial partnerships, and cleared technical talent so you can quickly get the cloud-based digital-edge technologies to solve your critical mission needs.
Our Marketplace Toolkit
- Flexible Contracting Vehicles
- Cleared SMEs
- Commercial Software Expertise
- IR&D Initiatives
- Industry Days
- Low-to-High Commercial Technology Integration
- Software Benchmarking
- Vendor Mentoring
A relentless pursuit of innovative, best-fit commercial technology:
- Weekly meetings with established and emerging vendors
- Software training
- Commercial and GovCon technical memberships
- High tradeshow/conference attendance
Thorough, tested technology evaluations:
- Return on investment (ROI) potential
- Existence in customer space / FedRamp-ability
- Origin assessment (foreign proprietary or open source)
- Risk vs. reward score of potential deployment
Continuous collaboration to ensure mission fit:
- Multi-disciplinary, expert teams to brainstorm functionality and use cases to current mission needs
- White papers and prototyping for iterative feedback and improvement
We “excel at accelerating” access to Government space:
- Vendor mentorship and industry expertise
- Flexible contracting vehicles (GSA Schedule IT 70, OTA)
- Government business requirements (Facility Clearance)
- Cleared SMEs and technical teams
Shift from traditional buying processes and remove regulatory hurdles and agency-specific supplements. Our flexible OTAs, BAAs, and CRADAs support iterative approaches to mission-critical solutions utilizing open source and commercial technology.
We’re focused on efficiency and affordability in delivery, and have the in-house expertise to leverage versatile buying mechanisms and enable your mission advantage.
We bring digital-edge open source and commercial technology to your mission needs. Our vendor-neutral NEXT Lab evaluates and works with proven and transformative technologies that are easily integrated into any environment. Our SAFe-trained technologists and data scientists hold certifications in all of the major cloud platforms.