Contract Holder: Defense Solutions Group


ENCORE III provides IT solutions for the development, installation, fielding, training, operation, and life-cycle management of components and systems in the operational environments of Combatant Commands and their subordinate components, the military services, Defense agencies, OSD, and other Federal agencies. This includes providing assistance with the procurement of various products, including but not limited to, hardware, software, and licenses, as applicable, when such products are incidental to the implementation of the solution. Areas that must be supported include Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) and Mission Support areas, as well as all elements of the Joint Information Environment (JIE). The JIE is the globally interconnected, end-to-end set of information capabilities, associated processes, and personnel to manage and provide information on demand to warfighters, policy makers, and supporting personnel.  It will enhance combat effectiveness through greatly increased battlespace awareness, improved ability to employ weapons beyond line-of-sight, employment of massed effects instead of massed forces, and reduced decision cycles.  It will also contribute to the success of non-combat military operations.

Task Areas

The 19 performance areas included in the ENCORE III performance work statement are:

• Enterprise IT Policy and Planning
• Integrated Solutions Management
• Process, Performance, and Strategic Benchmarking
• Business Process Reengineering
• Requirements Analysis
• Market Research and Prototyping
• Information and Knowledge Management
• Custom Application Development
• Product Integration
• Test and Evaluation
• Asset Management
• Network Support
• Cyber Security Assessment, Authorization, and Authorization
• Information Communications Technology
• Computer-Telephony Integration
• Web Services
• Operations Support
• IT Support Services
• Cloud Professional Services

Joint Ventures

Solutions By Design II, LLC is the financial manager and founding member of the Project Management Office (PMO) for Defense Solutions Group, LLC a joint venture established specifically for the provision of services under DISA's ENCORE III Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract. The joint venture was formed through a Contract Teaming Arrangement (CTA) comprised of 6 industry leading small business members that offer best-of-the-best capabilities across all the task areas, ensuring our ability to provide high caliber support services and adequate resources for surge requirements as well as multiple simultaneous tasks spanning across global locations.

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05/12/2019 - 05/11/2024; 05/12/2024 - 05/11/2025; 05/12/2025 - 05/11/2026; 05/12/2026 - 05/11/2027; 05/12/2027 - 05/11/2028; 05/12/2028 - 05/11/2029



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