Skip to main content

Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS)

The Office of Management and Budget has designated HCaTS as a Best-in-Class contract.

The Human Capital and Training Solutions Small Business (HCaTS SB) set-aside contract is a multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle available to all federal agencies.


The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the General Services Administration (GSA) formed a partnership to jointly award and administer the HCaTS SB. This strategically sourced contract vehicle provides reliable, flexible, fast and efficient ways for federal agencies to obtain best-value, customized solutions using industry best practices.

Scope of Services

HCaTS provides services in three key areas:

  1. Customized Training and Employee Development Services
  2. Customized Human Capital Strategy Services
  3. Customized Organizational Performance Improvement


HCaTS is recognized as being a “good-for-government” purchasing solution. Benefits include:

  • Identifies Highest Technically Rated and Fair and Reasonable contractors that have been prescreened by human capital specialists
  • Offers appropriate pricing strategies
  • Allows ancillary services & other direct costs at the task order level
  • Allows services for CONUS/OCONUS
  • Maximizes small business utilization goals
  • Uses data-driven strategies to change buying and consumption  behavior (i.e., demand management)

Contract/Task Order Types

HCaTS SB allows the maximum flexibility through the following contract/task order types:

  • Fixed price
  • Cost reimbursement
  • Time and materials
  • Labor-hour
  • Hybrids of any contract/task order types

Acquisition Methods

There are two ways to access HCaTS SB:

  1. Direct-Buy Acquisition (by federal Contracting Officers)
  2. Assisted Acquisition (full-service assistance by OPM)
Learn more about Acquisition

Learn more about Ideation’s capabilities

HCaTS Capabilities

For the past 10 years, Ideation has provided innovative, customized solutions for federal clients through strategic planning, technical advisement, training development, training delivery, business process re-engineering, data analytics, and performance improvement. Our capabilities in the three HCaTS key service areas are listed below.

Customized Training and Development Services

  • Training program management support
  • Training delivery support services
  • Training needs analysis
  • Competency-based learning needs assessment
  • Technical skills and knowledge training/learning
  • General skills and knowledge training development
  • Leadership training and development
  • Curriculum development, revision, and sustainment
  • Instructor-led, in-person training
  • Web-conference training
  • Web-based training
  • Blended learning solutions
  • Mobile app development

Customized Human Capital Strategy Services

  • Organizational and position management
  • Talent management
  • Change management
  • Performance management
  • Knowledge and competency management

Customized Organizational Performance Improvement

  • Strategic planning and alignment
  • Facilitation
  • Change management
  • Organizational assessment and transformation
  • Research, studies, and data analytics
  • Business process improvement & reengineering
  • Performance metrics and improvement
  • Stakeholder communications and outreach

Contact Information

Ideation holds the following HCaTS Small Business (HCaTS SB) contract:

Contract No.: 47QREB19D0006, Sept 2019 Mod, Jan 2021 Mod, March 2021 Mod
Contract Base Period: 7/26/2019 – 7/25/2024
DUNS No.: 005806133
Pool: Pool 1
NAICS Codes: 611430: Professional and Management Development Training
611699: All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction
624310: Vocational Rehabilitation Services


For more information about our capabilities and how to contract with Ideation, please contact:

HCaTS SB Corporate Program Manager
JoAnna Wagschal, PMP
Senior Program Manager
Phone: 410-441-1696

HCaTS SB Corporate Contract Manager
Gopal Raja
President & CEO
Phone: 703-597-7592

Transforming ideas into realities through technologies®