The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) has issued additional amendments to its Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). Although the deadline to submit a proposal for this contract was back in August of 2021, NITAAC has issued multiple amendments in response to industry criticism and confusion about requirements.

There have been 23 protests of NITAAC’s CIO-SP4 acquisition, a five-year Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract has a $50-billion ceiling value and a five-year option. In November, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) sustained a protest, in part, regarding NITAAC’s handling of mentor-protégé joint ventures.

Since then, NITAAC has issued Amendments 12, 13, and 14. The latest deadline for adhering to changes in these amendments is Friday, January 28.

If you want fresh eyes to look over your proposal to make sure your updates reflect all the updated requirements, call us. OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm, and we have been working with clients on CIO-SP4 for more than a year now. We know the requirements inside out, and we can help you to make sure your proposal is fully compliant.

OST Global Solutions is a professional business development consulting firm. We provide capture and proposal teams to develop winning proposals. Or we can provide consultants on a case-by-case basis to fill gaps on your business development team, including running your color team reviews. Our services consist of capture management, proposal management, orals coaching, proposal writing, graphics support, editing, desktop publishing, and cost volume development.

Reach out to us to discuss how we can help you develop a winning proposal.

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