The Texas Department of Information Resources (Texas DIR) offers Deliverables-Based IT Services (DBITS) to public entities (State, Local and Educational), both within Texas and outside the state through DIR’s Cooperative Contracts Program.
Integris Applied provides services in the category of IT Procurement Assistance
Definition: Information Technology Procurement Assistance services may include assistance in IT Statement of Work (SOW) and/or Request for Offer (RFO) development. Procurement assistance activities may include requirements gathering, scoring criteria development, and evaluation criteria development.
Examples of included services: specification development, Statement of Work (SOW) development, and RFO development for IT products and services.
Contract Information –
DIR TSO 4276
How DIBITS Ordering Works
Step 1. Customers must complete a Statement of Work (SOW) that must be in the DIR Format see DBITS Contacts and Services web page
Step 2. Customers should send the Statement of Work to at least three (3) vendors that offer the Technology Category requested.
Step 3. Vendors provide a written response.
Step 4. Customers and vendors work together to improve the SOW, negotiate pricing of deliverables and negotiate terms and conditions.
DIR’s Cooperative (Co-op) Contracts program is a streamlined cooperative purchasing program for state and local government, public education, and other public entities in Texas, as well as public entities outside the state. Advantages of buying from a Co-Op contract: save time and money, and have access to vendors with expertise in the services you need. Additional Information: https://dir.texas.gov/View-About-DIR/Landing.aspx