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CIO-SP3 Small Business

The Information Innovators Inc. Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) Program Management Office (PMO) provides a streamlined, repeatable process for swift task order evaluations and bid responses. The PMO executes a rapid-response capability for strategic corporate programs, improves responsiveness and effectiveness to customers, partners, and stakeholders.

NITAAC and CIO-SP3 logosThis government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC) is a 10-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract managed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Information Technology Acquisitions and Assessment Center (NITAAC) to permit the institutes and centers of NIH, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and all other federal agencies to acquire a wide range of information technology (IT) solutions and services. NITAAC supports streamlined acquisition across initiatives among Cloud Computing, Cyber Defense and Health IT through 10 task areas that meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial, and information management requirements.

CIO-SP3 offers:

  • CONUS and OCONUS geographic scope
  • Low contract access fee (the current NIH Contract Access Fee is fixed at 0.65% of total funded value) with a cap on fee of $150,000 per a 12-month period
  • Flexible pricing arrangements including Firm-Fixed-Price(FFP), Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee(CPFF), Cost-Plus-Award-Fee(CPAF), Cost-Plus-Incentive-Fee (CPIF),and Time‐and-Materials (T&M)
  • Flexibility to use “hybrid” contract types to fit the needs of unique requirement
  • Cradle to grave support from the NITAAC Customer Support Center
  • Free comprehensive assessment of requirements within 24 hours
  • No special “Delegation of Procurement Authority” needed
  • No protest on orders under $10 million, except on the grounds that the order increases the scope, period, or maximum value of the contract. Protests of orders in excess of $10 million may only be filed with the Government Accountability Office, in accordance with the procedures at FAR Subpart 33.104 This total solution contract offers a full range of IT services, a fast and streamlined ordering process, CIO-SP3 offers total customer involvement in competition, which means:
    • The Customer is in charge of the procurement
    • Additional subcontractors can be added
    • Specialized labor categories can be added to task orders as required

Contract Details:

  • IT solutions for commercial and non-commercial
  • 137 labor categories for task orders in support of everything IT
  • Streamlined ordering of required IT solutions and services at reasonable prices

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Contract Ceiling:
$20 billion

Information Innovators Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Salient CRGT, Inc., is a National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business prime contract holder.

Cutting-edge technology and streamlined acquisition are among the advantages of choosing Information Innovators, Inc. through the CIO-SP3 Small Business contracting vehicle. This contract can be used by any federal civilian or DoD agency to fulfill a broad range of mission critical IT requirements and socio-economic goals. NITAAC’s online ordering system streamlines the acquisition process with automatic distribution, built-in FAR guidance, and more. With a $20 billion ceiling, flexible contract types, 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.

Contract Information

Contract Number

Period of Contract

Prompt Payment Terms
Net 30

GWAC IDIQ Multiple Award
Available to all federal agencies

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Contact Information

We invite you to learn more about how we can help you achieve your goals through CIO-SP3.

Contracts Manager
Debra Vanderhoof

Program Manager
Scott Hartigan

National Institutes of Health
Chief Information Officer (NIH CIO)

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Additional Information

Information Innovators Inc. was awarded the following task areas on the CIO-SP3 Small Business contract:

1. IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare
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.

2. Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support
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.

3. Imaging
The 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.

4. Outsourcing
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.

5. IT Operations and Maintenance
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.

6. Integration Services
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.

7. Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance
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.

8. Digital Government
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).

9. Enterprise Resource Planning
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.

10. Software Development
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.