The Chief Information Officer—Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) is a premier IT services contract that includes a broad array of services, including cloud computing, cyber defense, and health IT solutions. This GWAC/IDIQ is open for use by all federal departments and agencies. CIO-SP3 has a ceiling of $20 billion and expires in 2022. NCI is proud to be an awardee of this GWAC. We are ready to serve the federal community with innovative IT solutions and our interdisciplinary experience in health IT and informatics.
CIO-SP3 is a multiple-award, government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC) sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC). This 10-year contract allows Team NCI to provide IT services and solutions to both defense and civilian agencies under the following 10 task areas:
- Task Area 1: IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences and Healthcare
- Task Area 2: Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support
- Task Area 3: Imaging
- Task Area 4: Outsourcing
- Task Area 5: IT Operations and Maintenance
- Task Area 6: Integration Services
- Task Area 7: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance
- Task Area 8: Digital Government
- Task Area 9: Enterprise Management Systems
- Task Area 10: Software Development
Key Features of the Contract
- 10-year, $20 billion multiple-award GWAC
- Available to all federal agencies for use
- Multiple contract types, including hybrid
- 1% contract access fee; no additional charge for value-added services
Advantages of CIO-SP3
- Rapid Awards: CIO-SP3 plans to award some of their task orders within 30 days of proposal submission, allowing for an efficient and timely procurement process that starts customer programs on time
- Defined Task Orders: Utilization of clearly defined task areas allows for both the customer and NCI to focus on tailored solutions
- NITAAC Program Support: Free comprehensive requirements assessments within 24 hours, cradle-to-grave support from the NITAAC Customer Support Center, and easy-to-use online ordering systems are just a few of the benefits
NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Informed by over 30 years of experience solving its customers’ most important and complex mission challenges, NCI has been at the forefront of operationalizing AI methodologies and numerical algorithms for the U.S. government, particularly in the areas of workforce enablement, digital transformation and advanced analytics. From its Scaling Humans with Artificial Intelligence (Shai®) philosophy to accelerate AI adoption in the public sector, the company recently launched the NCI Empower platform™. NCI Empower is an open-architecture platform to provide secure, containerized access to deploy AI solutions and produce a government workforce that is exponentially more creative and productive. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and operates at locations across the globe. For more information, visit www.nciinc.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to our solid base of the aforementioned IT services, NCI will specifically leverage its deep and diverse skill base in health IT services to serve the federal community. We will apply our talent and expertise from our resource pool of public health experts, healthcare administrators, investigators, nurses, physicians, statisticians, network engineers, medical trainers, bioenvironmental engineers and aerospace physiologists.
CIO-SP3 Contract and Company Information
NCI CIO-SP3 Contract #HHSN316201200035W
NCI DUNS #62-086-4504
Business Size: Large
NCI is registered in the System for Award Management (SAM), and our company information can be obtained by inserting our CAGE Code (0MX49).
NCI Contract #HHSN316201200035W
Full Contract Period of Performance: May 20, 2012 – May 21, 2022 (10-years)
Business Size: Large
Payment Terms: Prompt Pay
NCI DUNS #62-086-4504
CAGE Code: 0MX49
Rate and LCATs to be utilized:
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The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) is an innovative agent that administers GWACs for the procurement of information technology (IT) products. NITAAC prides itself on the use of CIO-SP3, a new GWAC that can be used to fulfill critical IT requirements. CIO-SP3 takes a new and flexible approach to contracting in an effort to accommodate traditional and hybrid contract types that cover a wide spectrum of IT requirements. NITAAC carries on the National Institutes of Health Information (NIH) goals of providing high-end medical IT solutions and programs that will revolutionize the medical field.
NIH’s creation of NITAAC has helped with both iterations of the CIOSP contract and will continue to do so with new methodology and large amounts of reach-back support.
NITAAC’s mission is “Fast and Flexible.” Customers can buy quickly, selecting quality awardees in as little as 30 days. Their online system streamlines the acquisition process with features, such as automatic distribution, built-in FAR guidance and more. NITAAC program benefits range from free comprehensive assessments within 24 hours to free training on GWACs, FAR 16 and NITAAC online ordering systems. They are an agent desiring to educate and aid their customer.
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NCI carefully selected our high-performing, award-winning CIO-SP3 team to meet the diverse and unique IT needs of the federal community. Our team is comprised of highly qualified and certified professionals, managed by top-notch senior program managers. Our team provides expert communication with our clients and has proven capabilities to solve complex solutions on time and within budget. Our NCI team has outstanding small business partners. We understand the needs of the small business community, the impact they have on the American economy, and the value they bring to our government. Following is a list of our teammates. For additional information, click on the links to their corporate websites.
Any federal civilian or DoD agency can use CIO-SP3 to meet its scientific, health, administrative, operational, program management and information management requirements. CIO-SP3 has a $20 billion ceiling, no minimum order, flexible contract types and the ability to award in modular increments. Task order requirements are submitted through NITAAC where a review is conducted within 24 hours to assure qualified responses. There is no fee for SOW or PWS scope reviews. RFPs are uploaded within minutes into eGOS, an automated competition and management system. The e-GOS system automatically distributes the RFP or RFI to qualified contract holders. Further, e-GOS is designed so the end user and the contracting officer are both involved through the entire procurement process. Awards can be made in as little as 30 days. The NITAAC Customer Support Center is available to provide help at any time throughout the acquisition process.