HHS Announces Recompete Schedule for $20B IT Contract CIO-SP4

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The National Information Technology Acquisitions and Assessment Center plans to release a draft RFP by March 2020 for the follow-on to a 10-year, $20 billion, IT services governmentwide acquisition contracts CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP3 Small Business. NITAAC announced the schedule at a Dec. 3 quarterly contract holder meeting.

The new vehicle will be called Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners IV and will continue to be managed through NITAAC, a division of the Health and Human Services Department’s National Institutes of Health.

The target date for release of the CIO-SP4 final RFP is October 2020, according to Brian Goodger, associate director of NIH’s Office of Logistics and Acquisition Operations.

CIO-SP4 will rely on a self-scoring evaluation criteria, Goodger said, and may require certifications such as FedRamp or others.

NITAAC Director Bridget Gauer reported that NITAAC awards, which include CIO-SP3; CIO-SP3 Small Business; and CIO-CS (Chief Information Officer Commodity Solutions), totaled $6 billion in fiscal 2019, the highest annual spending recorded to date.

BGOV clients can click here to analyze reported spending on CIO-SP3, CIO-SP3 Small Business, and CIO-CS. CIO-SP4 solicitation alerts can be set when the agency issues documents in March.

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