CIO-SP3 Small Business; More options than any other vehicle in it's class

Welcome to next generation small business competition.

Cutting-edge technology. A large and diverse pool of small business innovators. Streamlined acquisition and fast provisioning. These are among the advantages of choosing CIO-SP3 Small Business, a new Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) from NITAAC that can be used by any federal civilian or DoD agency to fulfill a broad range of mission critical IT requirements and socioeconomic goals.

CIO-SP3 Small Business enables you to choose between the socioeconomic categories below. To seach Contract Holders by set-aside category and task area(s), please click here.

With a $20 billion ceiling, flexible contract types and the ability to award in modular increments and incorporate performance-based features, CIO-SP3 Small Business allows for streamlined planning, acquisition and deployment of large-scale IT program requirements while leveling the playing field with more meaningful small business competition.

Free customer support and training deliver best value.

Submit your task order requirements through NITAAC, and our Contract Specialists will perform a comprehensive assessment for scope, clarity and other factors within 1 day to assure qualified responses. Once your RFP is ready, upload it into our secure, web-based electronic-Government Ordering System (e-GOS) for automated task-order competition, set-aside, management, awardee selection and notification. RFIs and Q&A’s can also be accomplished within the system, which can then be used as an agency’s database of record.

Contact the NITAAC Customer Support Center for help at any time throughout the acquisition process. Our team is available to answer questions and/or train you and your contracting staff to get the most out of CIO-SP3 Small Business. Try the system by clicking Log In at the top right, or schedule a training here.

NITAAC program benefits.

  • Easy-to-use, secure web-based e-GOS ordering system for automated task order competition, set-aside, management, awardee selection and notification
  • No special "Delegation of Procurement Authority" is required by NITAAC
  • Customer Support Center provides 1-hour response to any contractual, technical or procedural question
  • 1-day turnaround on free, comprehensive SOW/PWS assessment for every task order assures quality responses
  • Free training on GWACs, FAR 16, NITAAC contracts and NITAAC online ordering systems; certification for 2 CLPs awarded

GWAC benefits.

  • Streamlined ordering and procedures under FAR Subpart 16.505 save time, money and resources
  • 8(a) competition allows for sole source awards without additional competition or justification under FAR Subpart 19.804-6 (b)
  • Task orders placed directly by agency with end-to-end management by procuring CO
  • Task order competition drives rates even lower
  • Customized terms, conditions and labor categories easily added at the task order level

Faster. Easier. Cost Competitive.

CIO-SP3 Small Business Contract Holders have gone through a comprehensive review process prior to award, which includes dimensions such as technical capabilities, past performance, price and cost. This enables CO's to use simplified evaluations at the task order level, resulting in significant savings in time, money and resources.

Ceiling rates were negotiated at the Master Contract level to be the best available. When your agency places a task order, you are already starting with the most cost competitive rates, and competition will drive them even lower.

NITAAC’s online system streamlines the acquisition process even further with automatic distribution, built-in FAR guidance and more.

Every IT service you can think of. Any IT solution you can imagine.

CIO-SP3 Small Business Contract Holders have developed innovative and secure solutions for agencies across the federal government and initiatives as diverse as Cloud Computing, Cyber Defense and Health IT.

With ten task areas that meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements, CIO-SP3 Small Business has the depth and breadth of scope that complex solutions require.

The objective of this task area is to support Biomedical Research, Health Sciences and Healthcare by performing studies and analyses and providing operational, technical, and maintenance services for the systems, subsystems, and equipment, some of which interface with, and are extensions to, information systems throughout the federal government.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Health Sciences Informatic and Computational Services
  2. Health Communication Support Services and Enhancements to Facilitate Integration and Data Exchange at the Federal, State, and Local Level
  3. Integration of Health Systems Across Federal Agencies and Public and Private Healthcare Systems
  4. Modernization and Enhancement of Existing Health IT Legacy Systems
  5. Automation of Administrative and Clinical Processes
  6. Biomedical Information Services
  7. Biomedical Modeling, Visualization, and Simulation
  8. Biosurveillance and Disease Management Support
  9. Scientific Computing Services
  10. IT Clinical Support Services
  11. Telemedicine (e.g., mobile health/mHealth)
  12. Healthcare Payment Processes and Fraud and Abuse in Medical Claims
  13. Health Emergency Preparedness and Response to Include IT Support for Epidemic and Bio-Terrorism Simulations, Emergency Response Training, Exercise Support, etc.
  14. Security of Healthcare and Biomedical Research Systems
  15. IT Service Management
  16. Healthcare Systems Studies
  17. Natural Language Processing Software and Services (Biology/Medicine Focus)
  18. Medical Computer-based Training
  19. Standards Development for Health IT Services 

The objective of this task area is to support Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in implementing laws, regulations, and polices and to facilitate evolving CIO practices.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. IT Governance Process Development and Management
  2. Workforce Management
  3. Capital Planning and Investment Control Support
  4. Independent Verification and Validation
  5. Agency Information Technology Architecture Support
  6. IT Portfolio Analysis
  7. Risk Management
  8. Program Analyses and Implementation (including Business Cases Analysis, Cost/Benefit Analysis and Cost Effectiveness Analyses)
  9. IT Organizational Development
  10. Program Management Office Support
  11. Advisory and Assistance Services
  12. FEA Alignment Support Services
  13. Market Research 

This objective of this task area addresses systems and services that support the collection, storage, and retrieval of digital images.  Digital images can include scanned documents, medical images, geographical information systems, video, and photographs.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Document Management Systems
  2. Image Conversion
  3. Image Content Management
  4. Medical Imaging, including Picture Archiving and Communication Systems
  5. Document Imaging
  6. Workflow Management for Digital Imaging Functions
  7. Geospatial and Scientific Imaging
  8. Environmental Imaging
  9. Image Analysis
  10. 3D Immersive Visualization
  11. Imaging Related to Laboratory and Test Equipment
  12. Security Imaging
  13. Identity and Access Management

The objective of this task area is to provide the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and IT services required to assume management and operations of government IT resources and IT business functions.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Program Management
  2. Management of Call Centers
  3. Network Operations and Web Management Support
  4. Leasing of Hardware and Software
  5. Tools and Applications (including Application Service Provider)
  6. Hardware/Software Maintenance
  7. Transition Planning
  8. A-76 Studies Specific to IT Operations or Support
  9. Data Base Administration and Data Storage Management
  10. Backup and Recovery Services System Console Operations
  11. Production Control and Management
  12. Asset Management (including Radio Frequency Identification [RFID] Tracking)
  13. IT Acquisition Management
  14. Desktop Computing as a Unified Service
  15. Managed IT Services Support
  16. IT Impact Analyses
  17. Workflow Management
  18. Implementation of Standards (e.g., International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9000, Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), IT Services Management)
  19. Solution Leasing
  20. Software-as-a-service (SaaS)
  21. Cloud Computing

The objective of this task area is to support the operation and maintenance of IT systems, keeping IT systems viable with supported vendor releases or off-the-shelf applications software upgrades.  Operations and maintenance on IT systems shall include all software and hardware associated with mainframes, client/server, web-based applications, and networking.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Operational Support
  2. Software Maintenance and Upgrades
  3. Telecommunications Maintenance (Data, Voice, Images, including Wireless)
  4. Infrastructure Management Services (IMS)
  5. Configuration Management
  6. Network/Hardware Support
  7. Help Desk/IT Support
  8. Resource Management
  9. Backup and Recovery Management
  10. Installation, Configuration, and Tuning
  11. Electronic Software Licensing Services including license: deployment, management, tracking, upgrading, etc.
  12. System Management
  13. IT Training
  14. IT Operation and Maintenance Planning
  15. Data Quality Management
  16. Transformation Services
  17. Continual Service Improvement
  18. Balanced Scorecard for Operations
  19. IT Infrastructure Optimization

The objective of this task area is to support the development and deployment of integrated information systems, which includes the integration of technical components, information technology components, organizational components and documentation.  Integration projects can support a wide range of agency functions.  In the healthcare and research domain, medical imaging systems, patient management systems, clinical management systems, and laboratory management systems are often provided via integration of commercial components with existing infrastructure.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Infrastructure Engineering, Development, Implementation, Integration
  2. Enterprise Application Integration
  3. Gap Analysis and Benchmarking
  4. Data Migration and Integration
  5. Acquisition Support
  6. Risk Assessment
  7. Open Source Integration
  8. Enterprise Data Management
  9. Collaboration Tools
  10. Business Process Reengineering
  11. Test and Evaluation Services
  12. Financial Analysis
  13. Feasibility Studies
  14. Requirements Analysis
  15. System Design Alternative (SDA) Studies
  16. Systems Engineering
  17. Architecture Validation and Verification

The objective of this task area is to support  the protection of critical infrastructure, assurance of agency information, and operations that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, restoration, authentication, non-repudiation, protection, detection, monitoring, and event react capabilities.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Cyber Security
  2. Critical Infrastructure Asset Identification and Configuration Management Databases
  3. Information Assurance of Critical Infrastructure
  4. Risk Management (Vulnerability Assessment and Threat Identification)
  5. Facility Protection Planning
  6. Information Systems Security
  7. Security Operations Center Development and Operations Management
  8. Application Security
  9. Disaster Recovery
  10. Critical Infrastructure Continuity and Contingency Planning
  11. Incident Response Planning and Execution
  12. Security Certification and Accreditation
  13. Training and Awareness Programs
  14. Exercises and Simulation
  15. Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Implementation Support
  16. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Implementation Support
  17. Cryptographic Support and Services
  18. Record Management
  19. Public Key Infrastructure
  20. Trusted Internet Connections implementation
  21. Security Review and Analysis of Automated Information Systems
  22. Identity Management and Assurance
  23. Intelligent, Automated Data Collection and Analysis
  24. IT Forensics and eDiscovery

The objective of this task area is to support government services that are provided through digital, electronic means, creating a transparent interaction between government and citizens (G2C – government-to-citizens), government and business enterprises (G2B – government-to-business enterprises) and government interagency relationships (G2G - government-to-government).  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  2. Business Intelligence
  3. Web Development and Support
  4. Electronic Commerce and Electronic Data Interchange
  5. Customer Relationship Management
  6. Knowledge Management (IT-based sharing/storing of agency individuals’ knowledge)
  7. IT –Enhanced Public Relations
  8. IT Strategic Planning
  9. Records/Document Management
  10. Business-to-Government (B2G) Solutions
  11. Communications Management
  12. Accessibility Services (508 and 504 compliance)
  13. Automated Abstraction, Taxonomies, and Ontologies
  14. Deep web and federated searching
  15. Computational linguistics and machine-based translation
  16. Telecommuting Support Services
  17. Interactive Marketing

The objective of this task area is to support the implementation of enterprise management applications and systems in the federal environment, which are integrated software applications used to control, monitor, and coordinate key business activities across an enterprise.  These applications generally fall into the following categories: Financials, Human Resources, Logistics, Manufacturing, and Projects.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. ERP Package Implementation
  2. Integration of Business Systems
  3. Business Consulting Services
  4. Business Transformation and Business Process Reengineering
  5. Business Systems Modernization
  6. IT Software Package Selection
  7. ERP IT Infrastructure
  8. ERP Infrastructure Planning, Installation, and Tuning
  9. Performance Load Testing
  10. ERP End User Training  

The objective of this task area is to develop customized software applications, database applications, and other solutions not available in off-the-shelf modular software applications.  A comprehensive, but not limited, sampling of work to be performed under this task area is shown below:

  1. Requirements Analysis, Design, Coding, and Testing
  2. Production Deployment
  3. Application Prototyping
  4. Multimedia Software for Patient/Staff Education
  5. Program Evaluation Software
  6. Administrative and General Decision Support Software
  7. Business Intelligence and Analytics
  8. GIS-Enhanced Planning and Program Evaluation Software
  9. Web 2.0 Development and Management
  10. Database Development and Management
  11. Clinical Protocol and Quality Assurance Decision

 

Task areas are provided as a guide, and do not preclude placing any IT requirement. Expand the menu below to see sample tasks. If you need help determining where your particular IT requirements fall, contact the Customer Support Center.

Contract Details

  • 10-Year, multiple award indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) GWAC
  • $20 billion contract ceiling
  • For everything ITSM in support of the Federal Enterprise Architecture, the Department of Defense Enterprise Architecture and the Federal Health Architecture.
  • .75% contract access fee capped at $150K on any task order base or optional period (not to exceed 12 months) with funding in excess of $20M
  • No additional charge for value-added services and support