Chief Information Officer – Solutions and Partners 3 (CIO-SP3) Small Business Contract Holders have developed innovative and secure solutions for agencies across the federal government and initiatives as diverse as Cloud Computing, Cyber Defense, and Health IT. The NIH has a requirement to provide health- and biomedical-related IT services to meet scientific, administrative, operational, managerial, and informational requirements. These contracts include a multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) GWAC and a CIO-SP3 Small Business GWAC. Each GWAC will offer a wide range of IT services, with a particular focus on health-related IT services.
CIO-SP3 Statement of Work – Task Area Descriptions
CTIS has been awarded all ten task areas:
- Task Area 1 – IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare: The objective of this Task Area is to support Biomedical Research, Health Sciences, and Healthcare by performing studies and analyses and providing operational, technical, and maintenance services for the systems, subsystems, and equipment, some of which interface with, and are extensions to, information systems throughout the federal government.
- Task Area 2 – Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support: The objective of this Task Area is to support Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in implementing laws, regulations, and polices and to facilitate evolving CIO practices.
- Task Area 3 – Imaging: The objective of this Task Area addresses systems and services that support the collection, storage, and retrieval of digital images. Digital images can include scanned documents, medical images, geographical information systems, videos, and photographs.
- Task Area 4 – Outsourcing: The objective of this Task area is to provide the IT infrastructure and services required to assume management and operations of government IT resources and business functions.
- Task Area 5 – IT Operations and Maintenance: The objective of this Task Area is to support the operation and maintenance of IT systems, keeping IT systems viable with supported vendor releases or off-the-shelf applications software upgrades. Operations and maintenance on IT systems shall include all software and hardware associated with mainframes, client/server, web-based applications, and networking.
- Task Area 6 – Integration Services: The objective of this Task Area is to support the development and deployment of integrated information systems, which includes the integration of technical components, information technology components, organizational components and documentation. Integration projects can support a wide range of agency functions. In the healthcare and research domain, medical imaging systems, patient management systems, clinical management systems, and laboratory management systems are often provided via integration of commercial components with existing infrastructure.
- Task Area 7 – Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance: The objective of this Task Area is to support the protection of critical infrastructure, assurance of agency information, and operations that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability, restoration, authentication, non-repudiation, protection, detection, monitoring, and event react capabilities.
- Task Area 8 – Digital Government: The objective of this Task area is to support government services that are provided through digital, electronic means, creating a transparent interaction between government and citizens (G2C – government-to-citizens), government and business enterprises (G2B – government-to-business enterprises) and government interagency relationships (G2G – government-to-government).
- Task Area 9 – Enterprise Resource Planning:The objective of this Task Area is to support the implementation of enterprise management applications and systems in the federal environment, which are integrated software applications used to control, monitor, and coordinate key business activities across an enterprise. These applications generally fall into the following categories: Financials, Human Resources, Logistics, Manufacturing, and Projects.
- Task Area 10 – Software Development:The objective of this Task Area is to develop customized software applications, database applications, and other solutions not available in off-the-shelf modular software applications.