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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.

Multiple Protests for CIO-SP4

As anticipated, numerous pre-award protests have already been levied related to this GWAC initially intended to provide Government agencies a mechanism for quick ordering of IT solutions and services at fair and reasonable prices, to give qualified small businesses a greater opportunity to participate in these requirements, and to give Government agencies a mechanism to help meet their socio-economic contracting goals. The post Multiple Protests for CIO-SP4 appeared first on G2Xchange Health, a service of MileMarker10.

Multiple Protests for CIO-SP4

As anticipated, numerous pre-award protests have already been levied related to this GWAC initially intended to provide Government agencies a mechanism for quick ordering of IT solutions and services at fair and reasonable prices, to give qualified small businesses a greater opportunity to participate in these requirements, and to give Government agencies a mechanism to help meet their socio-economic contracting goals. The post Multiple Protests for CIO-SP4 appeared first on G2Xchange Health, a service of MileMarker10. The post Multiple Protests for CIO-SP4 appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

SmallGovCon: CIO-SP4 Amendment 4: Undoing Amendment 3? Sort Of

“Last night, NITAAC released Amendment 4 to the CIO-SP4 RFP. The amendment removes the language expressly restricting the use of first-tier subcontractors past performance, capabilities, and experience, which was previously added by Amendment 3. Let’s take a closer look.” “We have been following NITAAC’s treatment of first-tier subcontractors’ past performance, capabilities, and experience under the CIO-SP4 RFP since day one. […]

PilieroMazza: New CIO-SP4 Modification – An Undue Restriction on Competition and a Violation of...

“On June 22, 2021, the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) issued its third modification to the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) Request for Proposals (RFP). Among other things, NITAAC made significant changes to how subcontractors and mentors in Small Business Administration (SBA) approved mentor-protégé programs are treated […] The post PilieroMazza: New CIO-SP4 Modification – An Undue Restriction on Competition and a Violation of SBA Regulations? appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

JD Supra webinar: CIO-SP4 is Ready to Launch: Is Your Business Equipped to Compete?

“CIO-SP4 may be one of the most significant opportunities for both small and large government contractors, particularly those in the healthcare space. The Coalition is pleased to host Cy Alba and Meghan Leemon of PilieroMazza’s Government Contracts Group on May 28, 2021 as they dissect the potential impacts of CIO-SP4 for the government contracting community.” […] The post JD Supra webinar: CIO-SP4 is Ready to Launch: Is Your Business Equipped to Compete? appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

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