State of Texas: Department of Information Resources

State of Texas: Department of Information Resources

DBITS: Deliverables Based IT Services Contract Contract NO. DIR-SDD-2510

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Contract Specifics

Contractor: KPMG LLP
Contract Number: DIR- SDD-2510
Vendor ID: 1135565207100

KPMG is pleased to be able to provide services to State and Local government agencies under the Department of Information Resources Deliverables-Based IT Services Contract (DBITS). This contract vehicle benefits users by eliminating the request-for-proposal requirement and accelerating service delivery via this fully competed contract mechanism. The process saves your organization time and money allowing for KPMG to contract directly eligible entities, including Texas state agencies, public institutions of higher education, public school districts, or other local government entities. Please refer below to find additional information about the services offered and how to place an order using this contract vehicle.

Technology Categories

(KPMG is able to offer services under the following technology categories.)

Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V)

Definition

IV&V focuses on mission critical software by conducting reviews and in-depth analyses of products that carry the highest level of risk and checks that a product, service, or system meets specifications and that it fulfills its intended purpose.

Examples of Included Services

  • Validation of software design to meet system needs/requirements
  • Traceability of critical business & technical requirements
  • Design analysis of selected critical algorithms

Information Technology Planning and Assessment:

Definition

IT Assessments and Planning may include IT effectiveness, maturity, governance, project management and architecture. Strategic planning activities may include mission statement development, visioning and goals, objectives, and strategy development. Tactical planning may require that actionable plans and roadmaps be provided.

Examples of Included Services

  • IT assessments, including enterprise architecture
  • Staff knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) assessments
  • Strategic and tactical planning
  • IT Risk Assessment
  • IT Benchmarking study
  • Requirements analysis

Project Management:

Definition

Project Management service providers may perform any or all of the project management processes identified by the Project Management Institute as published in Table 3-45 of the PMBOK® Guide, Third Edition or most recent.

Examples of included services

  • Utilizing the Customer’s tools and processes
  • Using off-the-shelf tools
  • Using Vendor’s own proprietary tools and processes to manage a project

Technology Upgrade/Migration:

Definition

Technology Upgrade/Migration may be required to increase business functionality, reengineer a business function, keep current with vendor upgrades or when upgrading existing technology. Technology Transformation may be accomplished by converting/migrating legacy applications to new technology either with or without new business functionality or it may include introducing new technology into the enterprise. Technology Upgrade/Migration may also include providing website content accessibility compliance.

Examples of included services

  • Assessments of the current application portfolio
  • Evaluation of the technology assets before beginning technology transformation and Business Case development for justification of an initiative.
  • Technology transformations, which may include, appropriate Return on Investment (ROI), benchmarks and milestones.
  • Planning
  • Analysis
  • Requirements development
  • Proof of concept
  • Deployment
  • Implementation
  • Integration
  • Remediation
  • Data migration
  • Documentation
  • Application programming and support services
  • Training support

How to place an order

The Process

The value of any one SOW may not exceed $10 million including all extensions, renewals, and change orders. Inorder to be awarded a Purchase Order hereunder, Vendor(s) must respond, in writing, to a Statement of Work (SOW) for services as issued by Customers (State Agencies, Government Entity), consistent with the Terms and Conditions of the DIR DBITS Contract. Vendor(s) shall only respond to SOWs for Technology Categories which Vendor(s) have been awarded in the DIR DBITS Contract.

The following is a step by step process for executing a State of Work from the DIR DBITS contract:

  1. Customer creates an SOW for release to vendor(s). The SOW must be complete, signed by an authorized representative of Customer and must be in the form contained in Appendix C.
  2. Customer Releases SOW to one or more approved DBITS vendor(s) of their choice in the selected category. Response timeline is at the Customers discretion.
  3. Customer evaluates response(s) and selects a vendor.Customer issues a Purchase Order.
  4. Vendor understands that no work under any SOW issued by Customer shall commence until receipt of Purchase Order.

Some additional notes on the delivery and negotiation process:

  • Service provided under this Contract shall be based on the Statement of Work form set forth in Appendix C.
  • Customers may negotiate the terms and conditions of a SOW to suit their business needs, so long as the SOW terms and conditions do not conflict with or weaken the terms of the DIR DBITs Contract. Vendor shall perform its work in compliance with the DIR DBITS Contract and the agreed upon Statement of Work with Customer.
  • Customers purchasing services under the DIR DBITS Contract shall negotiate pricing directly with the Vendor in accordance with the Customer's Statement of Work.

For Quotes, Purchases and Warranty Information please contact KPMG.

Amanda Campbell
KPMG LLP
111 Congress, Suite 1900
Austin Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 970-9403
Fax: (512) 532-0615
Email: amcampbell@kpmg.com

Charles Collier
KPMG LLP
111 Congress, Suite 1900
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 320-5280
Fax: (512) 853-2111
Email: ccollier@kpmg.com

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