New Service Helping Contractors 'Do Homework' on Major Federal Programs

Capture Intelligence Service Delivers Detailed, Ongoing Intelligence on Programs Valued at More than $100 Million

Jun 10, 2010, 12:38 ET from INPUT

RESTON, Va., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Capture Intelligence, a new solution that delivers up-to-the-minute, balanced, non-public insights and actionable intelligence into large-scale strategic federal programs was launched by INPUT. The subscription-based service focuses on defense and civilian program opportunities valued at more than $100 million, and provides timely and detailed research, analysis, and advice before a request for proposal (RFP) is issued. The service also advises subscribers on all aspects of an opportunity, including key considerations that may impact bidding decisions, and the challenges, risks, and potential outcomes of the procurement process. Information is delivered in a secure online portal, http://CI.INPUT.com.

"Competition for federal contracts is tighter than ever, and keen and early insight can provide companies with the edge they need to enable them to win," said Daphne Zweifel, vice president, Capture Intelligence at INPUT. "With this new service, INPUT is helping the industry 'do their homework', by providing continuously-updated knowledge about the federal customer, its environment, the evolving acquisition strategy, and the competitive landscape. We empower our subscribers with additional intelligence and an independent perspective that increases their probability of winning major federal opportunities. Our offering is truly unique in this marketplace, and its non-exclusive nature enables us to remain neutral and objective. Our ultimate goal is to provide value to industry and government."

Capture Intelligence leverages what INPUT is known for — tracking nearly $2 trillion in federal opportunities and maximizing its knowledge of thousands of federal contacts and partnerships — and delivers an active, dynamic, fully-engaged research service designed to aid contractors in the development, customization, and validation of a contract win strategy.

Capture Intelligence includes a one-stop online portal that delivers:  

  • Intelligence Reports — Comprehensive, "deep-dive," presentation-style reports with critical pre-RFP content, updates, and analysis
  • Updates — Periodic updates related to the entirety of the report and opportunity throughout its life cycle
  • Alerts — Real-time notifications from report initiation until the RFP is released
  • On-site Debrief — One-on-one confidential due diligence with the Capture Intelligence team  
  • Library — Access to all reports from program inception for subscribers

One example of a new Capture Intelligence offering currently available to subscribers includes:

The Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology (T4) Program—This program will provide the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with an internal contract vehicle encompassing, but not limited to software and IT products incidental to the solution, in conjunction with all services needed to integrate a system, network, or other IT service, in order to meet a client's mission requirements. Capped at $12 billion, T4 will be the primary IT services vehicle utilized by the Technology Acquisition Center and VA.

Capture Intelligence provides in-depth analysis of primarily non-public information about this must-win opportunity. Subscribers receive ongoing insight into who is developing the requirements for the T4 opportunity, their strategies, and how the various internal stakeholders and political environment within VA are shaping the opportunity. The report also delivers details on the VA T4 schedule, including risks to the schedule that may accelerate or delay the procurement. INPUT's analyst team will also present and analyze data for teaming considerations.

For more information about Capture Intelligence, visit http://CI.INPUT.com/, or contact the Capture Intelligence sales team at CISales@INPUT.com; 1-888-99-INPUT.

Comment Available: Timothy Dowd, CEO of INPUT, and Daphne Zweifel, vice president, Capture Intelligence, are available for media inquiries.

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