SOURCES SOUGHT: D–RFI – Modernized Financial Management System ONRR
1. The break out of the 1000 MRMSS Community user count is as follows:
The rough estimate for the internal number of users in MRMSS is 1,000 since the application contains many ancillary functions and capabilities that have been developed through the years. However, the PeopleSoft financial and industry reporting component of MRMSS has 270 internal ONRR users, 70 of which have read only access.
a. There are approximately 200 users for Read/Write transactions (direct access to view, enter, or update Receivables, Payables, GL, or Collections data etc.).
b. There are approximately 70 users for Reporting only users (ability to run reports/analytics directly within the application).
2. Please note the types of information the 3,000 external industry users will need to access within the application is stated under the general requirements and the reporting aspect under section 10.2. Following (a thru c) are the requirements from the General section:
a. Ability to accept payments from external stakeholders on obligations recorded in the system.
b. Ability to export/import data in various formats to support accounting financial transactions, and information sharing with external Stakeholders.
c. Ability for fund recipients to have access to disbursement/distribution data. Ability for stakeholders to access account activity, history and initiate communication or make payment.
3. The SOO refers to the US Department of the Treasury for ONRR’s system requirements. Please refer to Sections 9.1.4, 9.1.7, and other areas of the SOO document for information.
4. The SOO at section 3.d. Current Environment, Page 6, lists several existing systems with which the new Cloud Financial Management System must interface. Assume ONRR will be able to use an Application Programming Interface or a web service for the exchange of information with other systems in the Department of the Interior.
Modernized Financial Management System for the Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR)
1) Review and comment on Draft Statement of Objectives;
2) Complete Vendor ONRR Financial Management RFI Survey Response and
3) Provide in vendor format a response with additional information and feedback specific to this IT modernization requirement.
This Request for Information (RFI) is issued solely for information and planning purposes – it does not constitute an invitation for bid, request for quotation, request for proposal, or an obligation on behalf of the Government or a promise to issue a solicitation in the future. The Government is not seeking proposals and will not accept unsolicited proposals at this time. Vendors responding to this notice are advised that the U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this RFI; all costs associated with responding to this notice will be solely at the interested party’s expense. Not responding to this notice does not preclude participation in any future solicitation, if issued. Interested parties are responsible for CLEARLY MARKING proprietary or competition sensitive information contained in their response. No classified, confidential, or sensitive information should be included in your response. Please be advised that all submissions become Government property and will not be returned. Marketing brochures and/or generic company literature will not be considered and shall not be sent in response to this notice.
Purpose of RFI:
The purpose of this RFI is to utilize industry feedback to assist the Government, here to referred to as “ONRR” in the improvement of its Statement of Objectives (SOO) document (Attachment 1) and development of the acquisition strategy for a potential solicitation for the ONRR Financial Management and Reporting System.
This RFI will be used to:
1) Obtain industry experience, best practices, recommendations, and lessons learned from performance in a single vendor environment for scope similar to ONNR’s requirement.
2) Better understand potential solutions available to meet ONRR’s needs
3) Finalize the Government’s requirements documents.
4) After reviewing the results of the RFI, the Government may meet with a limited number of potential industry partners to gather additional market information.
Scope of Financial Management Solution:
Provide a total commercial platform solution to include development and operations and maintenance (O&M) support services in a cloud-based hosted environment that includes Platform as a service (PaaS) and/or Software as a service (SaaS) which shall be FedRAMP authorized on the cloud FedRAMP Marketplace.
ONRR’s strategy for acquiring cloud migration services aligns to OMB¿s 2018 Federal Cloud Computing strategy, Cloud Smart. This policy from OMB supplants 2010’s Cloud First strategy and the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI), covered in OMB Memo 16-19. It emphasizes the need for federal agencies to:
a) ensure that cloud computing technology is a good fit that will provide better mission-focused outcomes and
b) intelligently account for the procurement, security, and workforce implications of cloud migration by leveraging industry best practices and cross-government knowledge.
This work shall include software development, integration, test, maintenance, audit support, system analysis, business analysis, impact analysis, documentation, reports, training, and progress monitoring using reporting procedures and measures of performance in accordance with best practices of the IT industry. The goal is to implement applications utilizing agile processes that achieve results through continuous capability enhancements, minimal downtime, prompt response, demonstrated reliability, and optimized performance with resource utilization minimized.
If you are interested in participating in this market research activity, you are requested to review the draft SOO attached to this announcement and provide comments within the document. You may also include additional comments utilizing an editable MS Word Document. The Government is very interested in industries¿ feedback and encourages industry to provide specifics and details of additional information that may be required to improve the SOO and allow industry to adequately propose to a potential future requirement.
The Government anticipates a hybrid price arrangement.
a) Development: Firm Fixed Price (Deliverable based)
b) Operations and Maintenance: Labor Hour
c) Platform as a service (PaaS): Firm Fixed Price
d) Software as a service (SaaS): Firm Fixed Price
e) Travel & Time and Material (T&M) / Not to Exceed (NTE)
Anticipated Award Date: September 16, 2023
Period of Performance: One 12-month base period and 6, 12-month option periods.
To provide an acceptable response to this RFI, respondents are requested to submit the following documents:
a) SOO with comments/issues/concerns indicated by `comment’ utilizing MS Word ‘insert/comment’ commands in the SOO document.
b) Vendor Financial Management RFI Survey Response limited to 25 pages
c) Vendor response with additional information and feedback to include specifics and details of information that may be required to improve the SOO to include documentation, MRMSS System introduction, industry experience, best practices, recommendations, time frames required to respond, period of performance, and lessons learned from performance in a single vendor environment for scope similar to ONNR’s requirement. Recommended COTS/Cloud solutions and/or products that would meet ONRR requirements with other known federal implementations of such/similar solutions (if any). Vendors must identify any proprietary information submitted in response to this Request for Information. The proprietary information must be clearly marked as proprietary. The government will not treat any other information as proprietary. This response is limited to 15 pages.
The Government reserves the right to contact, or not contact, any party responding to this notice in order to obtain further information for market research purposes. The government will not notify respondents of the results of the information received and will not return submittals to the sender.
All interested sources must respond to any potential future solicitation announcements separately from responses to this RFI.
Interested sources that believe they have the ability to provide the solution and perform the services listed herein should submit the information requested electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Please reference RFI DOIDFBO220075 ONRR Financial Management in the email subject line. No telephone, mail, or fax responses will be accepted. Inquiries for additional information and/or a request for a meeting to discuss this RFI will not be accepted. Responses must be received by Noon Eastern Time on 10/03/2022. No extension in the response date will be granted. Please be advised that it is the responders’ responsibility to ensure the Government receives your RFI submission on or before the specified due date.
Editable MS Word documents are provided (Draft SOO and RFI Survey) for your response back to the Government.
1. RFI – All Documents (PDF)
2. Draft SOO (MS Word)
3. Vendor ONRR Financial Management RFI Survey Response (MS Word)
- Original Set Aside:
- Product Service Code: DA01 –
- – BUSINESS APPLICATION/APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT SERVICES (LABOR)
- NAICS Code: 541519 – Other Computer Related Services
- Place of Performance: VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network 508 Fulton St