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PIL Boot Camp - July 2019 Guidelines The PIL provides a framework and safe space to test new ideas and to share lessons-learned and best practices, supporting a continuous feedback cycle and the necessary culture change for innovation and managed risk-taking.
FCW - Okay: Fair Opportunity Explained Guidelines Questions and answers regarding Fair Opportunity
Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) Guiding Principles For Fair Opportunity Selection Under Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 16.505(b)(1) Guidelines Understanding the difference between FAR 16.5 fair opportunity competitions compared to the FAR 15.3 source selection process; Possible FAR 16.505(b)(1) fair opportunity competition ordering strategies for team consideration as they employ the CO’s “broad discretion” to develop appropriate ordering procedures for their situation.
Creating Effective Cloud Computing Contracts for the Federal Government - Best Practices for Acquiring IT as a Service Guidelines Provides Federal agencies more specific guidance in effectively implementing the “Cloud First” policy and moving forward with the “Federal Cloud Computing Strategy” by focusing on ways to more effectively procure cloud services within existing regulations and laws.
General Services Administration CONNECTIONS II Fair Opportunity Guidance for Ordering Contracting Officers (OCOs) Guidelines This document serves as guidance and advice for ordering contracting officers under GSA's Connect II IDIQs
The Acquisition that Helped the Department of Veterans Affairs Modernize Its Claims Appeals System Guidelines This case study provides the following information: How a coding exercise was used to select a vendor; How a digital service team met the need for additional development support services; Lessons learned from conducting this type of acquisition; Documents used in the solicitation
CIO-SP3 Ordering Guide Guidelines The CIO-SP3 Ordering Guide provides an overview of the ordering procedures for CIO-SP3.
Standard Laptop, Desktop, and Tablet Specifications v5 Guidelines The Laptop and Desktop Standard Specifications v5 details the standard configurations for NITAAC GSS (Government-Wide Strategic Solutions).
Transforming the Marketplace: Simplifying Federal Procurement Guidelines Transforming the Marketplace: Simplifying Federal Procurement outlines the actions agencies should take  to strengthen Federal acquisition practices to improve efficiency, reduce red-tape, and provide greater benefit for taxpayer dollars.
Standard Laptop, Desktop, and Tablet Specifications v3 Guidelines As part of the Governmentwide Strategic Solutions (GSS) for Desktops and Laptops Initiative, NITAAC offers online purchasing tools for federal agencies to purchase standard desktop and laptop configurations.
Standard Laptop Desktop, and Tablet Specifications v4 Guidelines The Laptop and Desktop Standard Specifications v4 details the standard configurations for NITAAC GSS (Government-Wide Strategic Solutions).
Assisted Acquisitions Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Guidelines The Assisted Acquisitions Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) establishes minimum levels of management duty and responsibility for NITAAC.
EIT Standards and Section 508 Compliance Guidelines The EIT Standards ensure that Federal employees with disabilities have access to and can readily use information and data that is comparable to the access and use by Federal employees without disabilities.
OMB Memo Guidelines The OMB Memo details the immediate steps agencies must take to meet category management objectives, as established by the Category Management Leadership Council.  
CIO-CS Executive Agent Designation Guidelines The Executive Agent Designation recognizes CIO-CS as the replacement for the Electronic Commodity Store GWAC.
OMB Category Management Policy Memo & FAQs Guidelines The OMB Memo details the immediate steps agencies must take to meet category management objectives, as established by the Category Management Leadership Council and answers frequently asked questions about category management. 
GSS Laptop and Desktop Standard Specifications v2 Guidelines The Laptop and Desktop Standard Specifications v2 details the standard configurations for NITAAC GSS.
CIO-CS Ordering Guide Guidelines The CIO-CS Ordering Guide provides an overview of the ordering procedures for CIO-CS.
CIO-CS Past Performance Evaluation Guidelines The past performance evaluation form provides a quick and easy template for gathering information regarding prime contractor past performance on other federal awards.
CIO-CS Statement of Work (SOW) Template Guidelines The CIO-CS Statement of Work (SOW) template assists agencies by providing guidance on items that should be considered in a scope of work in order to meet project objectives, costs, deliverables, timeliness, and other expectations. Use of the template is encouraged, but not required.
CIO-CS Fee Cap Memorandum Guidelines The CIO-CS Fee Cap Memorandum details the fee cap for all orders under the CIO-CS GWAC in the amount of $70,000. The fee cap applies to any order base or optional period (not to exceed 12 months) with funding in excess of $20 million.
CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP3 Small Business Fee Cap Memorandum Guidelines The Fee Cap Memorandum details the NIH Contract Access Fee (NCAF) for Task/Delivery Order Requests (TORs) released on or after January 5, 2016.
Requirements Package Checklist Guidelines The requirements package checklist is used by NITAAC when reviewing Statements of Work (SOW) and other requirements package documents.
CIO-SP3 Statement of Work (SOW) Template Guidelines The CIO-SP3 Statement of Work (SOW) template assists agencies by providing guidance on items that should be considered in a scope of work.
Postaward Debrief Guidelines This tool provides tips and a sample email debrief for ordering contracting officers to consider as they prepare to give feedback to NITAAC contract holders.
Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) Template Guidelines The Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP) template can be used to assist with creating a QASP.
Technical Evaluation Template Guidelines This tool provides guidance for Technical Evaluation, as the Technical Evaluation assesses the Offeror's proposed approach to satisfy the Government's requirements specified in the Order Request.
Re-representation of Business Size Memorandum Guidelines The Re-representation of Business Size Memorandum provides guidance to NITAAC GWAC holders who need to re-represent their business size on the CIO-SP3 GWAC.

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