Step 6: Execute the Strategy


6.1 Issue request for proposal (RFP) or MIPR
6.1.1 Conduct pre-award peer reviews
6.2 Conduct source selection
6.2.1 Analyze proposals/select the right contractor Compete the solution use best-value evaluation and source selection Use oral presentations and other opportunities to communicate Competitive Range Determination or Award without Discussion Emphasize past performance in evaluation and due diligence
6.2.2 Decision brief to Source Selection Authority (SSA)
6.2.3 SSA Award Decision
6.3 Finalize Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan
6.3.1 Have the contractor propose metrics with their quality assurance plan
6.3.2 Select only a few meaningful measures on which to judge success
6.3.3 Finalize Performance Measures
6.3.4 Finalize Performance Baseline
6.3.5 Ensure CORs have designation letters and have been trained
6.4 Congressional notification (if applicable)
6.5 Contract award
6.6 Debrief unsuccessful offerors
6.7 Post Award implementation/transition
6.7.1 Communicate implementation/transition strategy and business rules to stakeholders
6.7.2 Conduct required training/education Educate customers and any new contract administration personnel
6.7.3 Conduct implementation kickoff meetings
6.7.4 Monitor and manage contract transition