[Chapter 29 pdf]

Chapter highlights:

Purpose: This chapter sets forth required and valuable award and post-award information technology (IT) procurement policies and guidelines.

Key points:

  • Upon completion of negotiations, if applicable, and before awarding any IT contract, the assigned procurement lead must validate the supplier is in compliance with certain critical contractual or statutory requisites.
  • Unless exempted through legislation, before awarding any IT contract valued at $100,000 or greater, or a contract for a major project, agencies must obtain required VITA reviews and approvals. Additionally, the Procurement Governance Review (PGR) process must be followed for any technology investment valued at $250,000 or greater.
  • It is recommended that within 30 days of contract award, a contract kick-off meeting be conducted.


29.2 Types of awards
29.6 Post-award activities