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					Information Technology Solutions (ITS) –
Business Information Strategic Support (BISS)


TORFP #111:
EPA IT Architectural Planning Support


August 5, 2008
                                     Table of Contents
            • Introduction                                                                            2
            • Technical Approach                                                                      4
            • Schedule of Milestones and                                                             17
              Deliverables
            • Customer and Stakeholder                                                               19
              Feedback
            •   Staffing Approach                                                                    20
            •   Task Level Experience                                                                24
            •   Performance Measures                                                                 28
            •   Quality Assurance                                                                    29
            •   Summary                                                                              30


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                                   Introduction
                            Understanding the Objective
            “ … provide support for the planning, development, documentation, and
            ongoing support of the EPA Information Technology Architecture
            function.”

                                Goals Underlying this Objective
       • Support Program Management processes
       • Support the development and maintenance of critical architecture artifacts
       • Facilitate the communication and documentation necessary to manage the
         program‟s outreach
       • Provide in-depth expert analysis for new and evolving technology
         mandates




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                               Introduction
                        Understanding the Objective
               Value of the SRA Team                                                              Themes for Realizing
                                                                                                       SRA’s Value
   • No learning curve is required                                                       Build on what is already developed
   • SRA has “hands-on” experience with EPA‟s                                            Produce “living” artifacts
     infrastructure and its policies and procedures                                      Leverage SRA’s resources and
                                                                                          presence in other EPA IT areas
   • We can bridge the gap between technology                                            Apply knowledge gained through hands-
     and policy                                                                           on EPA experience with:
                                                                                            Wiki development
   • Our team cohesiveness minimizes risk
                                                                                            Portal design and development
   • ITS-BISS cross-contract coordination and                                               Collaboration tools
     support brings a broad perspective                                                     Business Intelligence products
   • Support for PMO, HPO and ITILOB has been                                               Identity Management solutions
     ongoing since inception                                                                Lotus Notes email implementation
                                                                                               plan
   • In-house expertise augmented with sub-                                                 Geospatial tool suites
     contractor specialties brings depth and breadth

                          Our commitment to the partnership allows
                        you to fulfill your agreements with stakeholders

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                            Technical Approach
                 Statement of Work: Overview of Task Areas


                                                                     Stakeholder Community
                                                                   Offices and Regions, Programs and Labs

                                                                              Governance
                                                                                                  OTOP
                                                                              Committees



                                                   TASK AREA 3:                      Task 1:
        TASK AREA 1:                               Outreach and Communication        IT Architecture Web Site Management
        Program Management                         Communicate architecture          Task 2:
                                                   to stakeholders                   Stakeholder Communication
        Facilitate program
        management processes
        Task 1:                                   TASK AREA 2:
        Stakeholder Requirements                                                       Task 1:
                                                  IT Infrastructure Analysis           Infrastructure Requirements Analysis
        Analysis                                  and Architecture Development
                                                                                       Task 2:
                                                  Support development                  IT Architecture Development
        Task 2:                                   of architecture artifacts
        Change Management
        Process Improvements
                                                  TASK AREA 4:
        Task 3:                                   Special Studies                Task 1:
        Governance Committee                      and Analyses                   Collaboration, Communication, and Content Technologies Study
        Support                                                                  Task 2
                                                  Provide in-depth               Technology-Specific Studies
                                                  expert analysis


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                            Technical Approach
                     Task Area 1: Program Management

   • Task 1: Gather and Analyze
     Stakeholder Requirements
            – Consult with Agency program
              officials and IT practitioners to
              understand their strategies,
              business requirements and plans
            – Help ensure that the IT
              Architecture accommodates
              stakeholder needs
            – Ensure that proposed                                                           Achieving the Goals
              infrastructure optimally supports                                       Map existing business
              the Agency‟s business, data and                                          requirements to architecture
              applications                                                            Collect additional requirements
                                                                                      Conduct gap analysis
                                                                                      Propose solutions to fill gaps



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                            Technical Approach
                    Task Area 1: Program Management (2)
    •       Task 2: Develop Change Management
            Process Improvements                                                                    Achieving the Goals
             – Identify and document the principles                                    Task 2
               upon which EPA‟s IT infrastructure
               change is based                                                          Review QTS action items for IT
             – Develop, document and recommend                                           Standards Committee
               improvements to the IT Architecture                                      Recommend approach for
               change process
             – Assist in administering those processes                                   architecture change management
                                                                                         based on OTOP requirements and
    •       Task 3: Provide Administrative and                                           constraints
            Subject Matter Support for Governance
            Committees                                                                  Document approved process
             – Prepare proposals and presentations to                                  Task 3
               be delivered to Agency IT governance
               bodies and other senior management                                       Leverage pool of experts for
               officials or groups                                                       subject matter expertise
             – Provide administrative support and
               subject matter expertise to the Quality                                  Follow meeting support best
               Technology Subcommittee (QTS) of the                                      practices
               Quality and Information Council (QIC)
                                                                                        Make best use of graphics team
             – Provide administrative support and
               subject matter expertise to the IT                                       Incorporate IT Technology
               Standards Committee                                                       branding as appropriate
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                            Technical Approach
                    Task Area 1: Program Management (3)

             Relevant Accomplishments
                                                                                             Critical Success Factors
   •        Supported IT and Security
                                                                                   Stakeholder requirements are mapped to
            Architecture Task Order 15 from
                                                                                    IT Architecture
            9/2005 to 9/2007
                                                                                   Underlying principles for IT Change
   •        Supported the formulation of IT
                                                                                    Management are documented
            Standards Committee and assisted
            with meetings                                                          IT Change Management is represented
                                                                                    by process diagrams
   •        Facilitated IMO and IRM data calls for
            OEI IT strategic planning                                              Procedures are developed for administering
                                                                                    change management principles
   •        Providing QTS meeting assistance
            since 2002                                                             Proposals and presentations clearly
                                                                                    articulate the purpose of the communication
   •        Providing program management
                                                                                    and deliver the intended message
            support for other technology programs
            such as PMO, BIAC                                                      Materials are produced on-time and, when
                                                                                    necessary, delivered in advance of the
   •        Conducted ITIL maturity assessment
                                                                                    meetings
            for NCC
                                                                                   Meeting agenda, presentations, minutes and
   •        Proven use of industry leading
                                                                                    attendee lists are published to the
            expertise for special studies (e.g.,
            wireless)                                                               Web site

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                                    Technical Approach
                            Task Area 2: IT Infrastructure Analysis
                               and Architecture Development

       •    Task 1: Analyze Infrastructure
            Requirements and Make
            Recommendations
             – Analyze the set of technologies
               currently implemented within EPA to
               identify trends, issues and opportunities
             – Evaluate current, planned and
               prospective IT infrastructure
                                                                                                   Achieving the Goals
               components and their interrelationships
             – Recommend specific courses of action                                         Document technology
               with respect to technology acquisition,                                       requirements using SRA’s
               implementation, integration or                                                Requirements Traceability Matrix
               retirement                                                                   Use experts from the SRA Team to
             – Study specific IT infrastructure issues                                       advise on technology issues
               in detail and recommend specific
                                                                                            Update Standards Profile
               courses of action to OTOP
                                                                                            Deliver White Papers and
   Rely on our proven ability to collaborate with                                            Alternatives Analysis with
   other EPA contractors and coordinate with                                                 recommendations on specific
   the EA team                                                                               technology questions
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                                    Technical Approach
                            Task Area 2: IT Infrastructure Analysis
                              and Architecture Development (2)

       •    Task 2: Develop IT Architecture
                                                                                                        Achieving the Goals
             – Devise and/or improve the
               architectural models and                                                      Develop model/framework for IT
               frameworks used to describe and                                                Architecture based on TRM and
               plan EPA‟s IT infrastructure                                                   Standards Profile
             – Develop and maintain
               documentation related to the EPA                                              Identify delta between existing IT
               IT architecture, including baselines,                                          standards and requirements
               targets, plans, reference models                                              Develop “living” architecture that
               and standards profiles
                                                                                              is pro-active, not reactive
             – Develop a vision of the future state
               of EPA‟s IT infrastructure that                                               Ensure conformance to applicable
               reflects the plans and requirements                                            EA requirements
               of EPA senior management
                                                                                             Conduct a pilot of mapping the
             – Identify gaps or shortcomings in
                                                                                              technology layer and applications
               EPA‟s existing infrastructure and
               describe the changes in the
                                                                                              layer of the architecture for a
               Agency‟s IT needed to overcome                                                 single program
               them


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                                   Technical Approach
                           Task Area 2: IT Infrastructure Analysis
                             and Architecture Development (3)

            Relevant Accomplishments
                                                                                                 Critical Success Factors
       •     Supported IT and Security
             Architecture Task Order 15 from                                             EPA IT Architecture contains a set
             9/2005 to 9/2007                                                             of technologies that addresses
                                                                                          EPA technology needs
       •     Supported development and
             documentation of Technical                                                  Recommendations are clear,
             Reference Model and Standards                                                concise and present specific
             Profile                                                                      actions to address emerging
       •     Supported numerous technology                                                requirements
             assessments (e.g., MS Office,                                               Documentation clearly and
             Portal, ETL, WAM, Linux, NOS)                                                concisely describes the vision for
       •     Provided architecture support                                                the EPA IT Architecture
             across Agency (e.g., EA, RSA,                                               The EPA IT Architecture addresses
             OPPT, OAR, Applications                                                      the requirements of key EPA
             Architecture)                                                                stakeholders
                                                                                         The EPA IT Architecture is not
                                                                                          “shelf-ware” but a “living” entity

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                          Technical Approach
               Task Area 3: Outreach and Communication
       •    Task 1: Manage IT Architecture
            Web Site
             – Maintain a Web site that conveys
               relevant information on EPA‟s IT
               technical reference model, IT
               standards, infrastructure overviews,
               and architectural plans to Agency
               stakeholders
             – Update the existing prototype Web site
               to include information that has become                                             Achieving the Goals
               available since its development and to                                      Implement Web Site changes
               ensure that its look and feel complies                                       based on new requirements
               with OTOP requirements for Intranet
               Web content                                                                 Coordinate with OTOP staff to
       •    Task 2: Communicate with                                                        deploy application
            Stakeholders                                                                   Build second phase of Web Site to
             – Communicate the purpose, principles,                                         incorporate “living” architecture
               components and value of the Agency
               IT Architecture to Agency program                                           Prepare templates for
               officials and IT managers                                                    communications materials
                                                                                           Prepare communication materials
                                                                                            as requested
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                          Technical Approach
             Task Area 3: Outreach and Communication (2)

            Relevant Accomplishments
                                                                                             Critical Success Factors
       • Developed prototype IT
                                                                                     The IT Architecture Web Site is
         Architecture Web Site
                                                                                      updated to include the most recent
       • Developed interactive Standards                                              information
         Profile based on the Technical                                              The IT Architecture Web Site
         Reference Model                                                              conforms to OTOP requirements
       • Developed EPA Portal                                                        The IT Architecture Web Site
         applications                                                                 allows the chief architect to
                                                                                      communicate with EPA
       • Developed ColdFusion                                                         stakeholders
         applications for EPA and IRS
                                                                                     Communications materials clearly
       • Led communications efforts for                                               and concisely deliver the IT
         offices across EPA                                                           Architect’s message
                                                                                     Communications materials conform
                                                                                      to OTOP standards


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                                                 Technical Approach
                                         Task Area 4: Special Studies Projects
                                                      Start
                     Statement of Work
                       Requirements




                                              Establish Objectives



                                             Evaluation Objectives
                                              List of Stakeholders



                                               Select Evaluation
                                                    Criteria


                                                                                 Loop Back
                               Reference                                   Revise evaluation criteria
                               Documents                                   or methods if inadequate
                                                                                for evaluation

                  Evaluation Criteria
                                              Identify Alternatives
                        Tools



                                           List of Leading Alternatives
                  Evaluation Criteria
                  Evaluation Methods
                   Scoring Approach
                                                                                                      Loop Back
                                                                                              Identify more alternatives
                                                                                                                           •   Process serves as SRA‟s standard,
                         Tools
                                              Evaluate Alternatives                            if the objectives can not
                                                                                                      be satisfied             CMMi® Level III approach for technology
                  Evaluation Criteria          Evaluation Results
                                                                                                                               analysis and business case services
                  Evaluation Methods
                   Scoring Approach
                         Tools
                       Rationale
                                                                                                                           •   SRA will modify the approach based on
                                               Decide on Solution

       Peer Review Records
                                                                                                                               the specific requests of the study
              CM Records
     Certification / Release Form                                                 Loop Back
                                                                             Re-analyze decision if
                                                                                                                           •   Ensures a consistent methodology to
                                                                          it does not meet customer
                                                                                 expectations                                  streamline the management of studies
          Analysis and
     Recommendations Report                        Present
     Recommendations Briefing                  Recommendation



           Client Approval




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                         Technical Approach
                Task Area 4: Special Studies Projects (2)
       •    Task 1: EPA Strategic Directions                                     •      Burton Group will utilize the
            for Collaboration, Communications                                           Collaboration and Content
            and Content                                                                 Management Reference
             – Conduct Requirements Verification                                        Architecture
               Interviews
                 •   Baseline Environment
                 •   Business and Technical Requirements
                 •   Assumptions and Constraints
             – Perform Gap Analysis of Current
               Environment
             – Develop and Assess
               Recommendations
             – Deliver Summary Presentation
                 •   Executive Summary
                 •   Introduction - Project Scope and
                     Objectives
                 •   Baseline Environment Description
                 •   Key Business Drivers and Detailed
                     Requirements
                 •   Recommended Architecture, Migration
                     and Deployment Strategy
                 •   Potential Vendors and Ability to Meet
                     Architecture Requirements
                 •   Summary and Conclusion


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                     Technical Approach
            Task Area 4: Special Studies Projects (3)




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                          Technical Approach
                 Task Area 4: Special Studies Projects (4)

                                                                                                    Critical Success Factors
   • Relevant Accomplishments                                                                   All studies include participants
            • Active Directory Study                                                             pulled from SRA’s ITS-BISS
            • ICIS Alternatives Analysis                                                         Team with specific experience for
            • Portal Vendor Evaluation                                                           the identified subject
            • Microsoft Office Evaluation                                                       Proposed solutions address the
            • TRI Technology Assessment (Gartner)                                                specific situation at EPA and
                                                                                                 include implementable next steps
            • Identity Management (Burton)
                                                                                                The approaches align with all
            • Extract, Transform & Load
                                                                                                 known tangential IT projects at
              Assessment (Mimno, Myers & Holum)
                                                                                                 EPA
            • OPM Network O&M Support
                                                                                                The results speak to impact to
                                                                                                 the end users




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                              Technical Approach
                     Schedule of Milestones and Deliverables

                    Deliverable Number and Name                                                Version                             Date*

  1. Work Plan                                                                                    Draft           August 28, 2008
                                                                                                  Final           Within 10 working days of receipt of
                                                                                                                  comments
  2. IT Architecture Web Site                                                                     Draft           October 1, 2008
                                                                                                  Final           Within 10 working days of receipt of
                                                                                                                  comments
  3. EPA Information Technology Target Architecture                                               Draft           November 1, 2008
                                                                                                  Final           Within 10 working days of receipt of
                                                                                                                  comments
  4. Study and Analysis: EPA Strategic Direction for                                              Draft           April 14, 2009
     Collaboration, Communication, and Content
     Technologies                                                                                 Final           Within 10 working days of receipt of
                                                                                                                  comments
  5. Technology-Specific Studies, Analyses, Guidance and                                          Draft           To Be Determined
     Plans
                                                                                                  Final           To Be Determined



  *Deliverable due dates assume a Task Order award date of August 12, 2008. Due Dates will be adjusted accordingly if Task Order is awarded after
  August 12, 2008.

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                                Technical Approach
                          Task Area Products and Outputs

       •    Task Area 1: Program                                                 •      Task 3: Outreach and
            Management                                                                  Communications
             –   Gap analysis identifying infrastructure                                  – Ongoing Web Site updates
                 gaps                                                                     – Phase 2 Web Site incorporating
             –   IT Architecture change management                                          Target IT Architecture
                 process flow diagrams                                                    – Communications materials templates
             –   Roles and Responsibilities matrix for
                 IT Architecture change management
                                                                                 •      Task 4
                                                                                          –    Study Scope Document
       •    Task 2: IT Infrastructure Analysis                                            –    Draft Study Report
            and Architecture Development                                                  –    Final Study Report
             –   Requirements Traceability Matrix                                         –    Additional products as outlined in the
             –   Updated Standards Profile                                                     approved scope document
             –   Specific technology recommendation
                 white papers
             –   IT Architecture draft framework




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                            Technical Approach
                     Customer and Stakeholder Feedback
      • Maintain ongoing customer and stakeholder involvement
            – Deliver meeting minutes, analysis of stakeholders‟ input and
              responses to stakeholder questions in a timely manner to maintain
              ongoing dialogue
            – Produce “Deliverable Requirements Specification” document for each
              contractual deliverable and other significant Task Order products
      • Introduce new opportunities for IT Architecture stakeholder input
            – Validate customer requirements through iterative process
            – Include feedback page for IT Architecture Web site
            – Develop collaborative workspace for asynchronous discussion of
              ongoing topics
      • Schedule regular status reports with TOPO
            – Establish recurring meeting schedule with TOPO to discuss the status
              of current sub tasks and planned future tasks
            – Plan monthly meetings with TOPO to discuss financial status reports
      • Adhere to a “Draft – Review – Finalize” deliverable process with
                                                       Draft is delivered
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                                            Staffing Approach
                                                 Overview
   • Key Personnel                                                                    SRA combines an unmatched
            – Project Manager:                                                         knowledge of EPA with a significant
              Stephanie Cammarata                                                      depth of EPA qualifications
            – Technology, IT Architecture, and                                        SRA ensures no learning curve as we
              Communications Lead: David Ahern                                         continue to provide core resources
            – Special Studies Manager:                                                 that have supported the technology in
              David Matta                                                              the past
            – Collaboration, Communication, and                                       Specialized dedicated expertise will
              Content Analysis Lead: Karen Hobert                                      augment the key staff for technology-
                                                                                       focused studies, analyses and
   • Specialized Core Staff
                                                                                       planning
            – Solution Architect: Jerry Bennett
                                                                                      Teaming partners such as Burton
            – Communication and Outreach                                               Group and Gartner further augment
              Specialist: Kate Sijthoff                                                SRA’s access to industry leading
   • Team of Industry Leading Subject                                                  experts
     Matter Experts                                                                   SRA staffs core competency personnel
                                                                                       to an appropriate level of management
   • Pool of Mid-Level and Junior                                                      and support activities
     Analysts
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                                                    Staffing Approach
                                                      Key Personnel
             Key Personnel                                                                  Experience
   Stephanie Cammarata                      Supporting EPA Business Intelligence and Analytics Center in the areas of requirements management,
       SRA Project Manager                  outreach and communication, application administrative support, strategic business planning
       Senior Management Analyst           Conducted ITIL modeling of NCC Strategic Plan and managed Maturity Assessment of NCC IT Service
       30 years experience                  Management processes
       B.S., M.S.E, Ph. D.                 Conducted analysis and provided meeting support for IMO and IRM Branch Chief Work Group to produce IRM
                                             Strategic Plan
                                            Facilitated and provided meeting support for EPA‟s IT Standards Committee
                                            Designed structure and developed content for IT Architecture Web site
                                            Supported development of the Technology Architecture component of EPA‟s EA submission to OMB, including
                                             Baseline TA, Target TA, Technical Reference Model (TRM), Standards Profile and Sequencing Plan
   David Ahern                              Developed prototype of IT Architecture Web Site
       SRA Technology, IT Architecture     Part of development team that developed application for HPO and ITILOB data collection
          and Communications Lead           Proficient with application development in several programming languages, database development, business
       Management Analyst                   intelligence systems, Windows and Unix platform administration, and desktop support
       9 years experience                  Developed PMO activities for Business Intelligence and Analytics Center
       B.S.                                Developed OMB 300 submissions for several EPA offices, including OEI, ORD and OW
   David Matta                              Experienced design, implementation and management of large scale IT systems
       SRA Special Projects Manager        Provides program support for multiple EPA programs
       Senior Software Engineer            Extensive experience with EPA‟s current technologies
       15 years experience                 A strong understanding of the direction of future Agency trends
       MS Certified Processional           Development of high-level vision and goals, mid-level business requirements and processes, and detailed
       B.S.                                 technical specifications
                                            Development of functional prototypes and production systems
                                            Full system testing, including integration, system and user acceptance testing

   Karen Hobert                             Collaboration and content management platforms, application interfaces, enterprise data management, and
       Burton Group Lead Collaboration      business process workflow analysis
          Communication & Content           Experienced within the software and collaboration applications industry
          Consultant                        Application development; J2EE, Microsoft SharePoint and .NET
       Senior Consultant                   Enterprise data management, and server technologies
       18 years experience                 Consultant on application platform collaboration, IT strategy, and IT planning
       B.A.




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                                            Staffing Approach
                                           Specialized Core Staff

                 Specialized Core Experts                                                                Expertise
    Jerry Bennett                                                   Provided project management and architecture analysis and development
        Solution Architect/Technologist                             support for EPA‟s Research and Science Architecture (RSA)
        15 years experience                                        Experience leading large-scale information systems analysis, design,
        B.S., M.S.                                                  development and implementation efforts
                                                                    PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Information
                                                                     Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations
                                                                    Extensive work as a systems engineer and architect
                                                                    Program Manager for a major reengineering and systems renewal effort for a
                                                                     Wall Street Securities Clearance and Settlement house
    Kate Sijthoff                                                   Experience in designing and managing communication and outreach efforts for
        Communications & Outreach Specialist                        environmental and information technology initiatives
        10 years experience                                        Adept at developing, implementing and evaluating strategic communication and
        B.S., M.S.                                                  outreach efforts
                                                                    Skilled at conveying complex environmental and information technology
                                                                     information to general audiences
                                                                    Supported organizational strategic planning efforts for EPA‟s Office of
                                                                     Environmental Information and the Land Revitalization Team




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                             Staffing Approach
                SRA’s Industry Leading Subject Matter Experts
      Technology
                               Expert Resource                                                         Qualifications
     Subject Matter
                           Mike Gotta                    Experienced in unified communications, collaboration, social software and networking, strategies for
Collaboration
                           Burton Group                  collaboration
                           Craig Roth                    Burton Group Vice President; emphases on enterprise portals, collaborative applications, content
Content Management
                           Burton Group                  management, and content globalization
                           Peter Mimno                   Industry‟s leading ETL and Business Intelligence expert; conducts seminars for the Data Warehousing
Data Warehousing
                           Mimno, Myers & Hollum         Institute on Enterprise Data Warehouse, ETL, and BI
Geographic Information     Jeff Burka                    Published dozens of GIS papers; frequent presenter at ESRI conference; lead developer on RCAGIS
Systems                    Indus                         (DOJ) and Geo-One-Stop TP (DOT) projects
Government Security        Daniel Blum                   Internationally recognized expert in the areas of security, directory services, federated identity and
Regulations                Burton Group                  electronic messaging; spearheaded the GSA e-authentication initiative
High Performance           Dr. Roger Foster              Led NASA study on Grid Computing for Earth Science Applications and DARPA feasibility study of
Scientific Computing       HPTi                          HPC virtual ocean simulations; author of more than 75 related papers and articles
                           Randall Gamby                 Regular speaker at Catalyst conferences on ID management and directory services; 20 years of
Identity Management
                           Burton Group                  systems engineering, information security, and ID management experience
                           Alexis Bor                    Extensive experience in implementing directory systems; leadership positions on many standards
Identity Management
                           SRA                           groups; delivered papers and presentations at national and international forums
                           Dan Chandler                  Extensive experience in Information Assurance (IA) and Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) as well
Information Assurance
                           SRA                           as policy and program development, execution and implementation
                           Guy Creese                    Burton Group Vice President; emphases on content analytics, enterprise search, records management,
Infrastructure Architect
                           Burton Group                  and information architecture
                           Jimmy Smith                   Extensive experience in designing, implementing and developing large distributed information systems;
Network & Telecom
                           SRA                           lead telecommunication architect that included a nationwide ATM
                           Homan Farahmand               Experienced in planning Global IT infrastructure and operations; collaboration, content, identity and
Quality Assurance
                           Burton Group                  security management; performance metrics, and IT financial management
                           Irwin Lazar                   CISSP; numerous published articles on VOIP and various other networking topics; regular speaker at
Voice Over IP
                           Burton Group                  Networld+Interop, VoiceCon, SuperComm, and NetworkingDecisions
                           James Berry                   Experienced technical project and network operations manager; manages specifications for hardware,
WAN
                           SRA                           purchasing, testing, and solution implementation; lead Systems Engineer
                           Gene Pfeifer                  Gartner Vice President; emphasis in intranets, extranets, e-business infrastructures, e-business
Web Services
                           Gartner                       transformation and portals; managed all aspects of IT for Frito Lay and Texas Instruments




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                                     Task Level Experience
                                           Overview
       •    SRA has provided Technology Architecture and related analysis and
            assessment support under the ITS-BISS contract and other vehicles
             – SRA began supporting EPA at the inception of the Technology Architecture
               initiative; we understand the history, customer, technology and support
               requirements
             – As the Agency‟s PMO support contractor, we support the evaluation,
               implementation and management of the suite of enterprise tools
             – Through our Creative Services Team, SRA is a leading provider of
               communication and outreach support within OEI and across the Agency
             – Expert periodic consultants augment our core staff for on-demand consultation
               and emerging requirements support

       •    SRA has demonstrated success providing specialized expertise on a
            number of engagements
             – Identity and Access Management (Burton Subject Matter Experts)
             – TRI Assessment (Gartner Subject Matter Experts)
             – ITIL Maturity Assessment (SRA Subject Matter Experts)



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                      Task Level Experience: SRA
            EPA Office of Technology Operations and Planning
     ITS-BISS TO 15 Information Technology and Security Architecture Support
 Office of Environmental Information, Office             Dollar Value: $453K                           Contract Number: EP-W-05-024
 of Technology Operations and Planning,                  PoP: 9/6/05 – 9/30/07
 Mission Investment Solutions Division                   Contract Type: CPIF


 TOPO: Jody Zeugner, OEI/OTOP/MISD, (919) 541-2606

        Size and Scope Relevance                            Complexity Relevance                                     Results Relevance
  Provided support to IT Chief Architect     Developed TRM as a framework to                          Developed Technical Reference Model and
   preparing components of EPA‟s IT            categorize the complexity of all of EPA‟s                 Standards Profile
   architecture                                existing technologies                                    Developed Technology Architecture
  TRM and Standards Profile addressed all    Standards Profile documented existing                     Change Management process
   of EPA‟s current technologies across the    standards for all of EPA‟s technologies                  Developed prototype IT Architecture
   entire Agency                              TACM process addressed managing the                       Web Site
  Technology Architecture Change              evolving complexity of EPA‟s technology                  Provided support for Agency stakeholder
   Management process address program          architecture                                              meetings
   management needs of an evolving                                                                      Prepared a special study on host operating
   architecture                                                                                          systems at EPA, focusing on Network
  Conducted special studies as requested by                                                             Operating Systems
   IT Chief Architect




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                             Task Level Experience: SRA
                        Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
                OPM Analysis, Alternatives, and Recommendations (AAR) Study
  Network Management Group                              Dollar Value: $500K                      Contract Number:
  Office of Personnel Management                        PoP: 9/27/06 – 8/31/07                   TO BPC510600040
                                                        Contract Type: T&M


  TOPO: Brad Eggers, Contracting Officer Representative, (202) 606-4140 (brad.eggers@opm.gov)
             Size and Scope Relevance                      Complexity Relevance                               Results Relevance
   Design a target technical architecture for    Provided a wide range of architecture          SRA met all of the project goals for
    the OPM network that meets the                 support for the PMO, systems engineering,       networks, network assessments, and
    requirements of the system owners,             operations (network and server), security,      modernization in the first year
    including the Federal Investigative Services   and Federal Investigations Services            SRA‟s modernization plan has met with
    Division (FISD) suite of applications as they Division (FISD) program                          positive review from both the IT
    modernize key applications                    Assessed technologies supporting the “as        organization and FISD
   Ensure that the OPM network and systems        is” architecture and proposed a “to be”        Provided a high-level implementation view
    infrastructure are highly available, secure    architecture for the network and servers to     that met with agreement from both network
    and responsive for all users, in compliance    support OPM‟s FISD program                      engineering and operations at OPM
    with all federal requirements, and scalable  Developed the pilot for change and              The SRA Team was able to compile the
    to meet current and growing program            configuration management that focused on        first comprehensive accounting of IT costs
    needs                                          making improvements to network stability        in support of the FISD at OPM
   Developed, piloted and implemented             and documentation                              All technical recommendations have met
    configuration management and change                                                            with client approval
    management processes
                                                                                                  The CIO has said, “I couldn‟t be more
   Gap analysis of the existing network and                                                       pleased with the work your team has done,
    server infrastructure and development a                                                        not only from a technical perspective but in
    roadmap to move OPM up the ITIL ladder                                                         truly understanding our organization.”
    from 0 to 4



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                          Task Level Experience: Burton Group
                                      BHP Billiton
                                                      Collaboration Architecture
  BHP Billiton (BHPB)                                          Dollar Value: $180K                           Contract Number: Refer to BHP Billiton
  Borke Place                                                  PoP: November 2007- March 2008                Collaboration Architecture for reference
  600 Borke Street                                             Contract Type: Fixed Price
  Melborne, 3000 Australia
  POC:       Ian Hoyle, Chief Architect, jan.hoyle@bhpbilliton.com, +1(61) 3-9609-3015
            Size and Scope Relevance                              Complexity Relevance                                     Results Relevance
  • Over the past several years, BHP Billiton has     • BHP Billiton Limited has approximately 38,000 • The work was completed as promised including
    „standardized‟ much of its enterprise               employees and 80,000 contractors working in          architecture development and answering key
    collaboration and content management                more than 100 operations in approximately 25         questions such as:
    infrastructure on two „super platforms‟: SAP and    countries. As a global company, BHPB occupies          1. How best to integrate SAP, Microsoft and
    Microsoft, as well as EMC/Documentum‟s              industry leader or near industry leader positions          Documentum, when these vendors appear to
    enterprise content management solution. SAP         in major commodity businesses, including                   be competing with one another in certain
    Portal is the enterprise standard platform for      aluminum, energy coal and metallurgical coal,              areas, such as collaboration, content
    global access to enterprise content. Microsoft      copper, manganese, iron ore, uranium, nickel,              management and other areas.
    provides the global infrastructure support in the   silver and titanium minerals, and have                 2. Whether Microsoft‟s SharePoint should
    form of Windows networking, Active Directory        substantial interests in oil, gas, liquefied natural       replace existing solutions.
    and electronic messaging (Exchange).                gas and diamonds.                                      3. Whether to use Java or .Net for application
    EMC/Documentum is the enterprise document • BHPB requested an independent assessment of                        development.
    management solution, also supporting Web                                                                   4. What are the optimal Web content
                                                        its current enterprise collaboration and content
    access to shared folders and content via                                                                       management tools for the BHP Billiton
                                                        management infrastructure                                  environment?
    eRooms.
                                                                                                               5. Determining whether to continue to expand
  • Deployment of these multiple, often competing                                                                  use of the Verity K2 Search engine or to
    platforms and solutions has led to a confusing                                                                 deploy IDOL, FAST, SAP TREX or others.
    strategy with regards to key productivity                                                                  6. How to integrate Documentum with the
    components needed at the enterprise level                                                                      Microsoft Office desktop.
                                                                                                                 7.   What trade-offs exist with various approaches
                                                                                                                      to integrating these environments?




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                                                Performance Measures
         Desired                                     Performance           Acceptable Quality                                               Award Fee
                         Required Services                                                               Surveillance Method
        Outcomes                                       Measure                Level (AQL)                                                  Determination

                                                    Quality of Project   Each project deliverable       TOPO and key                   Two-thirds of Award Fee
                                                    Deliverables         must meet or exceed the        stakeholders review the        are allocated to Quality
                                                                         acceptance criteria and        draft deliverables and         and Timeliness of
                                                                         expectations of the TOPO       document comments on the       Deliverables measures.
                                                                         and his stakeholders           Deliverable Receipt and
                        1. Provide Program                               established for that           Acceptance Form. SRA will    - TOPO will weight the
                           Management                                    deliverable                    prepare final deliverables     priority for each
                           Support for the IT                                                           based upon comments            deliverable for that award
                           Architectural                                                                received from the TOPO on      fee period
                           Program                                                                      the receipt and acceptance   - Award fee will be
                                                                                                        form.                          allocated per deliverable
      OTOP Chief IT     2. Develop architecture                                                                                        based on the assigned
                                                    Timeliness of        Deliverables must be           TOPO reviews the Project       weights
      Architect seeks      artifacts including
                                                    Deliverables         delivered within the           schedule and compares        - If SRA meets both the
      support for the      baselines, targets,
                                                                         scheduled timeframe as         actual delivery date to        Quality and Timeliness
      planning,            plans, reference
                                                                         agreed upon between the        scheduled delivery date        measures for a
      development,         models and
                                                                         SRA PM and the EPA                                            deliverable, it receives
      documentation,       standards profiles
                                                                         TOPO. TOPO may grant an                                       the fee allocated to the
      and ongoing
                                                                         excusable delay if caused                                     deliverable
      support of the    3. Support outreach
                                                                         by events outside of SRA                                    - If it does not meet both, it
      EPA Information      and communication
                                                                         control and if requested                                      forfeits the fee allocated
      Technology           via the IT
                                                                         prior to the scheduled due                                    to the deliverable
      Architecture         Architecture Web
                                                                         date.
      function             Site and other
                           communication            Customer             The TOPO rates SRA at          TOPO completes the SRA         One-third of the Award
                           vehicles                 Satisfaction         least Satisfactory (Score of   Customer Satisfaction          Fee is reserved for an
                                                                         3) on all questions on the     Survey (CSS) at end of         acceptable customer
                        4. Provide special                               SRA Customer Satisfaction      each Award Fee period          satisfaction survey result.
                           studies support in the                        Survey                                                      - If the TOPO rates SRA at
                           form of analyses,                                                                                           least satisfactory in all
                           guidance and                                                                                                categories, it will receive
                           planning                                                                                                    the remaining one-third
                                                                                                                                       of the award fee for that
                                                                                                                                       period
                                                                                                                                     - If not, it forfeits the
                                                                                                                                       remaining one-third of
                                                                                                                                       the award fee

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                                                         Quality Assurance

                                  Project Activities                                                                             SRA‟s corporate
                                                                                                                                 commitment to
                                                                                                                                 quality is reflected
                                                                                                                                 in its Enterprise
            Initiation         Planning                      Execution                         Control              Close-Out    Life cycle
                                                                                                                                 Integration and
                                                                                                                                 Technology
                                Quality Assurance Activities                                                                     Engineering
                                                                                                                                 (ELITE®) Standard
                                                                                                                                 Engineering
            Conduct kick off
              meeting, key
                                  Confirm
                               requirements,
                                                               Work product
                                                                inspection,
                                                                                          Regular schedule    Program library,   methodology, the
                 player                                                                     and budget       document lessons
             commitment &
                               review project
                                    plan
                                                             internal process
                                                                   audits
                                                                                              reviews             learned        basis for our
              involvement
                                                 Submit final to                                                                 independent rating
                                                    client                      Draft Work
                                                               9          1      Product                                         as a Capability
                                      QA Confirms
                                      Client Edits 8
                                                                                    2
                                                                                         Conduct Peer
                                                                                           Review
                                                                                                                                 Maturity Model
                                     Incorporate
                                                                                                                                 Integration (CMMI)
                                                 7
                                        Edits
                                                                                     3
                                                                                         Incorporate
                                                                                            Edits
                                                                                                                                 Level 3 company
                                                Client   6
                                                                                4
                                                Review                              Conduct QA
                                                                    5
                                                                                      Review
                                                              Submit draft to
                                                                 client




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                                                   Summary

       Understanding the Objective
                  … Ensures efficient and focused task order execution
       Technical Approach
            … Articulates a systematic approach to the IT Architecture Program
       Staffing Approach
              … Demonstrates breadth in our staff and depth in our expertise
       Task Level Experience
                     … Shows successful execution of related projects
       Performance Measures
                          … Demonstrate our commitment to succeed


       A partnership with the SRA Team enables you to achieve the vision and
          fulfill the goals of the EPA IT Architecture Program


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