As a woman-owned small business, small disadvantaged business and SBA-certified 8(a) firm, WTI qualifies for small business set-asides and provides government agencies and teaming partners with the acquisition alternative of sole source contracting available under the SBA Certified 8(a) program.
8(a) Sole Source Contracts
The SBA 8(a) business development program sole source vehicle enables agencies to engage in direct-buy contracts with certified contractors. Participants can receive sole source contracts up to a $4 million ceiling.
Small Business Set-Asides
As an SBA-certified 8a, Woman-Owned Small Business(WOSB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), WTI qualifies for solicitations set aside for small business per FAR Subpart 19.5. This allows government agencies and prime industry partners to meet their small business contracting goals.
WTI has Socio-Economic Classifications as a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified 8(a), Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), and Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB).
Primary North American Industry Classification System Codes: 541511, 541512, 541513, 541519, 541611, 541618, and 541990 (see SAM for additions).
DCAA Accounting System Audit
WTI’s cost accounting system has been favorably audited by Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).
WTI has been appraised at CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)® ratings of Level 3 for Development and Level 2 for Services.
WTI qualifies to work as a prime contractor, subcontractor, or teaming partner in support of Federal contracts requiring that IT contractors possess an adequate level of maturity in their organizational processes in accordance with the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integration® model. Contractor compliance with CMMI® maturity standards and methodologies signifies a greater level of effort and capability to perform software and systems engineering, program and organizational management, and service delivery in a repeatable, consistent, high-quality manner.
WTI has been appraised at CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)® ratings of Level 3 for Development (CMMI-DEV v1.3) and Level 2 for Services (CMMI-SVC v1.3). The appraisal was performed by ProcessWorks, Inc. and covers the organizational unit of Software Development and Program Management Services.
WTI’s independently audited CMMI ratings evidence a positive benchmark of commercial and defense industry best practices, further validating the company’s favorable ranking as a high-quality and low risk federal contractor.