Special Item Numbers for (MOBIS)
SIN 874-1 Consulting Services
SIN 874-2 Facilitation Services
SIN 874-3 Survey Services
SIN 874-6 Privatization Services
1. SIN 874-1 Consulting Services
Some examples of Consulting Services includes but is not limited to: Strategic,
business and action planning, Systems alignment, Cycle time, High performance
work, Performance measures and indicators, Process and productivity improvement,
Organizational assessments, Program audits and evaluations
- Electronic Commerce (FACNET)
WCA key-personnel acted as Advisors, Consultants, Evaluators, Information Technology (IT) Technical Representatives, Accountants, Auditors, Instructors, and Administrator of the implementation of the DoD Base Realignment and Closures of military facilities. They also acted in the same capacity in the implementation of the Electronic Commerce (FACNET) regulations to automate the procurement of small purchases using (IT) resources (hardware, software, infrastructure, training, and support services).
They assisted in establishing the methodology, developing schedules and milestones, establishing performance measures, implementing daily operations, creating policies and procedures, monitoring progress, controlling cost, addressing internal control issues the implementation of the (BRAC) and (FACNET) projects. They also complied with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) A-76 guidance, Chief Information Officer Act, and Chief Financial Officer Act when it was appropriate to achieve the project objectives.
2. SIN 874-2 Facilitation Services
Some examples of Facilitation Services includes but is not limited to: Use of problem solving techniques, Defining and refining the agenda, Providing a draft for the permanent record, Recording discussion content and focusing decision-making, Debriefing and overall planning, and Convening and leading large and small group briefing and discussions
- Hotline-type issues, protests and inter-agency disputes
WCA staff members can address hotline type issues, criminal investigations, protest and inter-agency and agency-wide, community and government, and labor disputes. WCA will prepare the official and unofficial entrance and exit conferences, and report the in-process results to debrief the auditee staff and top management and in some situations meet with public sector managers and community leaders.
3. SIN 874-3 Survey Services
Some examples of Survey Services include: Planning survey design, Defining and
refining the agenda, administering survey using various types of data collection
methods as appropriate production of reports to include but not be limited to:
description and summary of results, (with associated graphs, and tables: descriptions
of data collection and survey administration methods; discussion of sample characteristics
and representative of data: analysis of non-response; and briefing of results
to include discussion of recom-mendations and follow-up actions), sampling survey
development, database administration, Analyses of quantitative and qualitative
survey data, protest/pilot surveying, and assessing reliability and validity.
- Reports to Management, Congress and Inspector General
WCA staff key-personnel have given written and oral testimony before Congress and assisted the IG preparation of survey result reports.
Each audit/review/evaluation, will include project specific milestones, objectives,
approach, or anticipated results. WCA staff will also prepare a detail report
that contains at least a background of the review, scope, methodology, monetary
benefits, findings, recommendations, universe or sample, and management comments.
report result will be prepared in a official or unofficial presentation format
that can be used as a entrance/exit conference or issued as a final report to
Congress, (IG), (CFO), (CIO), Program Managers, or Comptrollers.
4. SIN 874-6 Privatization Support Services and documentation (A-76)
Some examples of Privatization Support Services and documentation (A-76) include: Strategic, tactical, and operational level planning support , Comparison of in-house bids to proposed inter-service support agreement (ISS) prices, Development of Quality Assurance and surveillance plans (QASP), Administrative appeals process support, and Performance of management studies to determine the government Most Efficient Organization (MEO).
The federal government management strategy to reduce the size of government means government staff competes with private industry to achieve the government functions. Accordingly, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is responsible for establishing the alternative source selection guidelines, i.e the Most Efficient Organization (MEO) "Competitive Source Selection" studies known as Management Organization Business Improvement Services (MOBIS), or OMB A-76.
- Improvements in Information Technology (IT)
WCA staff key-personnel were involved in the beginning stages of this government strategy and contributed to the success of the IT programs and projects up to this point in its development.
IT resources required studies, analyses, assessments, and evaluations of the existing legacy systems. Emphasis was place on how to manage, operate, compliance, and Funding IT resources.
Other legislation followed that focused on specific government functions for example "The Federal Acquisition Streamline Act (FASA)" required government procurement of small purchases using electronic commerce and electronic data interchange. The government management strategy was to make procurement of small items a paperless, more efficient way of doing business with the general market.
- Electronic Commerce/ Electronic Data Interchange (EC/EDI)
- Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC) process.
Wingate, Carpenter and Associates (WCA) key-personnel were on staff at the several Inspector General Offices, Comptrollers Offices, Contract Advisors and Information Technology Specialist and Evaluations, Auditors, Financial Advisories and Consultants.
They assisted the CFO, CIO, and IG to achieve their annual congressional assignment. They assisted federal government budget, financial, information technology staff, and procurement officials implementation of the Electronic Commerce/ Electronic Data Interchange (EC/EDI) government-wide procurement system and government-wide licensing of Value Added Network (VAN) under this projects Information Technology infrastructure. They assisted in the implementation of the DoD-wide automation of the commissaries (military dependents grocery stores) program. They also assisted in the implementation of the Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC) process.