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Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 3 Small Business (CIO SP3 SB) Blog Feature
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By: Kevin Lancaster on April 12th, 2016

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Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 3 Small Business (CIO SP3 SB)

Government Business Development | GWAC Series | 4 Min Read


This post is the fourth installment of Winvale’s  ten-part Government Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) series. We’ll be sharing everything you need to know about GWACs, upcoming announcements and answering common questions posed by federal contractors. This week we will discuss CIO SP3 SB.

The Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 3 Small Business (CIO-SP3 SB) contract will be holding an onboarding round this Spring. Contractors looking to acquire the CIO-SP3 SB should look out for an RFP release very soon. 

What Is Chief Information Officer Solutions and Partners 3 Small Business?

CIO-SP3 SB will be totally set-aside for small businesses, including 8(a), Small Disadvantaged Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), HubZone, and Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB). With a $20 billion ceiling, flexible contract types, the ability to award in modular increments and incorporate performance-based features, CIO-SP3 SB allows for streamlined planning, acquisition and deployment of large-scale IT program requirements.

With ten task areas that meet scientific, health, administrative, operational, managerial and information management requirements, CIO-SP3 SB has the depth and breadth of scope that complex solutions require.

CIO-SP3 SB Ten Task Areas:

1 - IT Services for Biomedical Research, Health Sciences and Healthcare

2 - Chief Information Officer (CIO) Support

3 - Imaging

4 - Outsourcing

5 - IT Operations and Maintenance

6 - Integration Services

7 - Critical Infrastructure Protection and Information Assurance

8 - Digital Government

9 - Enterprise Resource Planning

10 - Software Development

This GWAC is open to other agencies, besides the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The top ten funding agencies have spent a combined total of $1,459,858,646 from 2012–2016.

The Top Ten Funding Agencies of CIO-SP3 SB Include:

Top 10 Funding Agency

FY 2012 - 2016 Total

Department of Health and Human Services


Department of Defense


Department of Commerce


Department of Homeland Security


Securities and Exchange Commission


Department of Labor


Department of State


Department of Agriculture


National Archives and Records Administration


Department of Education


Small businesses have had a lot of success on this GWAC, with the top ten performing vendors bringing in a total of $811,769,074. This total shows the commitment that HHS and other CIO SP3 SB users have spent with small businesses.

The chart below shows the total awarded contract values for the top ten performing vendors.

Top 10 Performing Vendor

FY 2012 - 2016 Total

ActioNet Inc


Attain LLC


Medical Science & Computing LLC


NET Esolutions Corp


NES Associates LLC


BKB Data Systems LLC


Blue Canopy Group LLC


Agilex Technologies Inc


ACE Info Solutions Inc


Digital Infuzion Inc


 To learn more about this contract vehicle visit HHS’s CIO SP3 SB website. For assistance with GWAC vehicles, schedule maintenance, acquisition and modifications, contact Winvale to speak with one of our experts.


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Kevin Lancaster leads Winvale’s corporate growth strategies in both the commercial and government markets. He develops and drives solutions to meet Winvale’s business goals while enabling an operating model to help staff identify and respond to emerging trends that affect both Winvale and the clients it serves. He is integrally involved in all aspects of managing the firm’s operations and workforce, leading efforts to improve productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction.

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