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SmallGovCon: CIO-SP4 Amendment 11 Removes a Small Business Requirement

“A quick update on CIO-SP4. NITAAC has issued amendment number 11 to CIO-SP4. It moves the deadline to August 27, and takes out some confusing language about small business teams. Specifically, it has removed the language saying: ‘The small business prime must demonstrate how they will comply with the LOS by including in their Small Business Teaming Agreement the specific […] The post SmallGovCon: CIO-SP4 Amendment 11 Removes a Small Business Requirement appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Red Team: CIO-SP4 Amendment 9: Deep Thoughts and Practical Tips

“So here we are—Amendment 9 for CIO-SP4 and the updated proposal submission date of August 20th. Before I state the obvious regarding the dramatic twists and turns on this procurement, let me say a few words to share our personal thoughts on this journey. We feel your pain. We know this entire process has been […] The post Red Team: CIO-SP4 Amendment 9: Deep Thoughts and Practical Tips appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Federal News Network Podcast: Sorting out NITAAC’s amendments to CIO-SP4

“The NIH has long operated a series of popular governmentwide acquisition contracts through its Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, or NITAAC. The solicitation for the new vehicle known as CIO-SP4 was barely out before it ran into protests. Since then NITAAC has issued eight amendments to the solicitation and it’s making industry scratch its head. […] The post Federal News Network Podcast: Sorting out NITAAC’s amendments to CIO-SP4 appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

PSC CEO discusses CIO-SP4

“Tom Temin: We’re speaking with David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, and closer to ground level, speaking of contractor competition, there is the seeming dissolution of the CIO-SP4 from NIH, that big GWAC just seems to get further and further from whatever momentum it had in being awarded. David Berteau: PSC, […] The post PSC CEO discusses CIO-SP4 appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Federal News Network: The story of how one small business is barely hanging on...

“The $50 billion IT services and software procurement known as CIO-SP4 reached new lows on July 19 with the National Institutes of Health IT Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) release of amendment seven. Not only did the changes throw bidders into a new frenzy, but continued modifications to the rules to the small business teaming arrangements is putting the entire […] The post Federal News Network: The story of how one small business is barely hanging on to its hopes of winning a spot on NITAAC’s CIO-SP4 appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Red Team Consulting: CIO-SP4 Amendment 7 Impacts and Recommendations

“On Monday, July 19th at 9:00 PM EDT, NITAAC released Amendment 7 of the CIO-SP4 RFP. This amendment extends the due date for proposals to Tuesday, August 3rd at 2:00 PM and includes several changes with impacts on teaming. We’ll break down the RFP changes by how they impact each offeror type/teaming structure. But first, […] The post Red Team Consulting: CIO-SP4 Amendment 7 Impacts and Recommendations appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Red Team: More Insights Into CIO-SP4 Amendment 6

“I want to make sure everyone reads our assessment of the latest Amendment 6 from NITAAC for NIH CIO-SP4. In addition to this summary, my colleague, Tris Carpenter, shared his interpretation of NITAAC’s update on the Mentor Protege Joint Venture (MPJV) experience now allowing two examples.” “As you might have seen from the recent protest […] The post Red Team: More Insights Into CIO-SP4 Amendment 6 appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Federal News Network: CIO-SP4 just gave contractors 50 billion reasons to consider the SBA...

“It is not a revelation to anyone in the IT government contracting universe that the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) released its solicitation for the long awaited Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The five-year IDIQ contract will have a five-year optional period and a $50 billion contract ceiling, […] The post Federal News Network: CIO-SP4 just gave contractors 50 billion reasons to consider the SBA Mentor-Protege program appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Red Team Consulting Blog: CIO-SP4 Amendment 6 Impacts and Recommendations

“It’s time again to review another amendment to the NITAAC CIO-SP4 solicitation. Amendment 6 was released late afternoon on Friday, July 9th. We’ll take a quick look at what changed and how those changes might impact companies’ bids. NITAAC has updated its Limitations on Subcontracting clause in RFP Section I.2 (52.219-14) to be consistent with […] The post Red Team Consulting Blog: CIO-SP4 Amendment 6 Impacts and Recommendations appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Federal News Network: Frustrations over NITAAC’s $50B CIO-SP4 GWAC boiling over

“All of the confusion and consternation over the solicitation for the CIO-SP4 IT services governmentwide acquisition contract finally has boiled over. Five companies filed pre-award protests with the Government Accountability Office after the National Institutes of Health Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) failed to clarify several questions about its request for proposals…” “The five companies […] The post Federal News Network: Frustrations over NITAAC’s $50B CIO-SP4 GWAC boiling over appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

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