GSA BEST IN CLASS
Best in Class (BIC) means that something has been designated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as a preferred governmentwide solution that:
Allows acquisition experts to take advantage of pre-vetted, governmentwide contract solutions
Supports a governmentwide migration to solutions that are mature and market-proven
Assists in the optimization of spend, within the governmentwide category management framework
Increases the transactional data available for agency level and governmentwide analysis of buying behavior
8(a) STARS III, a small business set-aside GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a large, diverse pool of 8(a) industry partners. This next-generation GWAC builds upon the framework of 8(a) STARS II and expands capabilities for emerging technologies and outside the continental United States (OCONUS) requirements.