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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
Date: August 27, 2016
Topic Detection • Analysis of Internet and social media to identify and trend beneficiary issues in real time: Message boards, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc. • Scan the Internet for data, called posts, based on a certain keyword or set of keywords.
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.
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.
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.