NITAAC obtains 801 Certification: DOD Assisted Acquisitions Now Much Easier

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NITAAC has obtained 801 certification

NITAAC has obtained 801 certification for fiscal year 2022. This certification will enable NITAAC to support Assisted Acquisition Services for the Department of Defense (DoD). Prior to this, the DoD could only make direct awards on NITAAC’s three Best in Class (BIC) Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts, and each purchase required a waiver. With this new 801 certification, that will no longer be the case.

Update on CIO-SP4 Award and Extension Plans for CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP3 Small Business

CIO-SP4 awards will be announced before November 1, 2022. In addition, NITAAC plans to extend the current CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP3 Small Business contracts for up to one year as needed while CIO-SP4 Contract Holders are onboarded. Extensions will be issued in 3-month increments. This means your customers will have additional time to award task orders under these contracts. Final details will be released as they become available.

Health IT in the Age of COVID

With COVID-19 dominating the headlines for the past two years and now, the foreseeable future, there’s no question that Health IT is at the top of the President’s agenda. Learn more about Health IT here.

Global Supply Chain Issues

The IT Industry is experiencing shortages of microprocessors and key components of many types of IT equipment due to global supply chain issues.  This is causing delays for end items and the performance of some services and orders.  NITAAC urges customers to review their IT needs and anticipate slower than normal delivery and delayed performance of their requirements.  We suggest placing orders as soon as possible for mission-critical needs and expecting longer lead times for products and services.  NITAAC is working with our contract holders and original equipment manufacturers to resolve these issues to assist our government customers.  Please call NITAAC with any questions or problems.

NITAAC can help...

NITAAC can help any federal agency buy information technology faster, more easily and more affordably

Whether you're buying direct or with help from Assisted Acquisitions, NITAAC Best in Class (BIC) Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) can support every federal information technology (IT) mission. 

With more than 137 labor categories and 10 task areas, the CIO-SP3 GWAC is designed to support federal agencies with streamlined ordering for a wide range of IT services and solutions.

With over 300 small businesses, this GWAC levels the playing field for small business looking to compete, and federal agencies looking to innovate.

For agencies needing commodities or as-a-service solutions, this GWAC opens the door to today's most innovative solutions at fair and reasonable prices.

If your agency needs help buying information technology (IT), our Assisted Acquisitions team can support you. NITAAC becomes your Contracting Officer guiding you in accordance with your agency’s policies and the Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR).

NITAAC Government-Wide Strategic Solutions (GSS) is one of the three preferred Office of Management and Budget sources for federal agencies looking to obtain desktops, laptops, monitors and hardware at a competitive price.

We provide a review of document requirement factors which can affect the quality of responses you ultimately receive.



Best in Class GWACs

Our Best in Class Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts give federal agencies a streamlined way to procure information technology commodities and services from industry leading providers.

Streamlined Procurements with built in FAR 16.5 Guidance

Our pre-competed contracts give Contracting Officers broad latitude to customize evaluation procedures based on the complexity of the procurement.

Reduce Administrative Time and Costs

With no need to synopsize requirements on (aka FedBizOpps) and the ability to manage the entire acquisition online, NITAAC lifts much of the reporting burden from customer agencies.

Dedicated Customer Service

NITAAC Support is staffed by live humans, and backed by a team of FAC-C Level III Digital Service Certified Contracting Officers. We answer questions within the hour, turn around assessments within 12 business hours, convert Technical Refreshment Proposals within 24 hours and average 45-day Procurement Action Lead Times (PALTs).

Complimentary Scope of Work Assessments

Enhance the quality of responses your agency receives with a well-written Statement of Work (SOW), Statement of Objectives (SOO) or Performance Work Statement (PWS). NITAAC will assess your package at no cost and alert you to suggested changes within 12 business hours.

Assisted Acquisitions Support

If you’re short on Contracting Officers for any reason, NITAAC can serve as your agency’s Contracting Officer for a small 2% fee.

e-GOS Homepage

Compete and award orders with ease in eGOS

The Electronic Government Ordering System (e-GOS) enables customers to comply with fair opportunity in a streamlined manner.

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Events and Training

Events and training

NITAAC is always on the go and constantly seeking ways to educate agency partners on how to streamline their IT procurements.

June 8, 2022 - All day
Trade Show

Tradeshow: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement Forum

June 8, 2022 - All day
Trade Show

Tradeshow: AFCEA-GMU CRI Center Symposium

June 13 - 16, 2022 - All day
Trade Show

Tradeshow: Department of Energy Cybersecurity and Technology Innovation Conference 2022

Portland, OR
June 14, 2022 - All day
Trade Show

Tradeshow: USDA Technology Expo

Washington, DC
Training Sign Up

Sign up for your free personalized training

We offer free training, both at the NIH and at customer sites, to educate agencies about the value they can achieve by using CIO-SP3, CIO-SP3 Small Business or CIO-CS. Attendees earn 2 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs).

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