Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners III (CIO-SP3) Small Business
To provide IT solutions and services as defined in FAR 2.101(b) and further clarified in the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Information Technology Acquisitions and Assessment Center (NITAAC), has created a 10-year, multiple award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle called Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners III (CIO-SP3). CIO-SP3 is a new Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) that can be used by any federal civilian or DoD agency to fulfill a broad range of mission critical IT requirements. The objective of CIO-SP3 is to provide government agencies a mechanism for quick ordering of needed IT solutions and services at equitable and reasonable prices, to give qualified small businesses a greater opportunity to participate in these requirements, and as a result, give government agencies a mechanism to help meet their socio-economic contracting goals.

CIO-SP3 Benefits and Features

  • 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/SOO 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
  • 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


Together with our prime and teaming partners Info Gain Consulting is able to service ALL TEN TASK AREAS under the scope of this contract:

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 Resource Planning
Task Area 10:Software Development

The geographic scope is CONUS and OCONUS

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.

0.75% contract access fee; no additional charge for value-added services

For more details about the CIO-SP3 contract, visit https://nitaac.nih.gov/nitaac/