Optimal Awarded Governmentwide Acquisition Contract – OASIS

Date: September 22, 2021

Optimal was awarded the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) – Small Business (SB) Pool 1. OASIS is a General Services Administration (GSA) government-wide best-in-class procurement vehicle that provides flexible and innovative solutions for complex professional services. It encompasses a broad set of offerings covering everything from program management services, management consulting services and financial services to logistics services, engineering […]

Study Finds 8(a) Program Benefits Businesses By Obtaining Prime Federal Contracts

Date: August 25, 2021

The federal government established the 8(a) program to improve the capacity of small businesses owned by the socially and economically disadvantaged members of society by creating a level playing field for providing goods and services to the federal government and increasing the supply base of qualified businesses owned by such members of society. The Small Business Administration partnered with Optimal […]

Study Finds Underrepresentation of Women-Owned Small Businesses Depends on How Disparity Ratios Are Measured

Date: August 25, 2021

Women face a wider variety and a greater severity of challenges in starting and growing their business ventures than men. Difficulties obtaining government contracts represents one of the largest hurdles faced by women-owned firms. Congress approved the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program to provide greater opportunities for small businesses to win federal contracts. The Small Business Administration partnered […]

Optimal Will Provide Data Tool to Better Understand Changes in the U.S. Manufacturing Sector

Date: August 18, 2021

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) offers tools, solutions, and resources to address manufacturer’s diverse challenges and opportunities. Optimal Solutions Group LLC (Optimal) will provide access to a manufacturing data analysis and modeling tool or service . This tool/service will put dynamic and relevant manufacturing data in the hands of the MEP Centers, which helps […]


Optimal Will Present Findings on the Effects of Federal Government Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses at APPAM Research Conference

Date: March 27, 2022

Four representatives from Optimal Solutions Group LLC (Optimal) will present research papers on the effects of federal contracting opportunities for small businesses at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s (APPAM) 43rd Annual Research Conference in Austin, Texas, this March.

Opportunity to Participate in a Telehealth Study

Date: January 11, 2022

On behalf of the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC), an independent regulatory agency that works to inform health care decision-making and increase access to affordable care, NORC and Optimal Solutions Group are recruiting participants, ages 18 and up, for a study on telehealth.

Optimal Researchers Present Findings on Equity in Federal Government Procurement at Economic Research Conference

Date: January 8, 2022

Optimal researchers will be presenting two papers on equity in federal government procurement at the National Economic Association (NEA) Allied Social Science Association meeting on Saturday, January 8, 2022.

iAccessible (powered by Revelo Software) accepted into GSA IAAF

Date: October 6, 2021

Revelo’s accessibility testing, analytics and reporting platform, iAccessible, has been accepted to be featured at the 2020 Interagency Accessibility Forum!  The event takes place October 6 & 7.


Office of the Medicare Ombudsman brief

Date: August 27, 2016

About the Office of the Medicare Ombudsman Optimal provides support to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Office of the Medicare Ombudsman (OMO) to assist in improving Medicare for beneficiaries. Optimal produces the annual Report to Congress (RTC) using real-time storyboarding in support of this contract.

Feed the Future Liberia brief

Date: March 28, 2015

Historical Background • Liberia has undergone a long period of bloody civil war that shattered its economy. • Its principal sector of activity, agriculture, has been damaged and is plagued by low crop yields.

Medicare Part D brief

Date: September 28, 2014

Website Assessment Tool • Developed organizational website content assessment tool to include all Part D content requirements. • Identifies areas where plans are compliant or need further clarification of posted information.

Office of National Drug Control Policy Brief

Date: July 13, 2012

Youth and Social Media • 95% of youth are online and 80% of those use social media. • Conversations on drug-related behavior take place more on micromedia using different slang terminology than used in person.



Logo of Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) which shows 25 years. Quality Improvement, Innovation, and Dissemination (QI2D) Collaborative System.
Learning, Evaluation, and Analysis Project (LEAP)
Office of the National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)