Statewide Technology Procurement

The Statewide Technology Procurement Division (STPD) conducts independent project oversight for state project acquisitions of information technology (IT) and telecommunications goods and services. STPD is responsible for developing innovative procurement approaches for highly complex IT projects (Public Contract Code 12100 and 12120).

STPD consulting services include formal acquisitions, contract reviews, addendums, and non-competitively bid contracts. Consultants review and recommend approval of project proposal requests and planning documents; create project oversight reports; escalate risks and issues; and assist in developing appropriate risk and issue mitigation strategies.

The STPD consulting staff is knowledgeable and experienced in performing statewide telecommunication procurements and complex IT project acquisitions, including policy and procedures. The STPD team works with departments to streamline the intricate and time-consuming procurement process and helps to promote successful project outcomes. By applying lessons learned, consulting staff assist customers to:

  • Reduce the time and cost needed to conduct procurements
  • Increase transparency and vendor competition
  • Improve the quality of the solution or service being procured
  • Foster collaboration between department decision makers and program administrators
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Project Planning

STPD consulting staff work closely with customers to ensure project proposals and plans are well thought out and clearly indicate programmatic benefits. Part of this process, involves the consideration of feasible alternatives which address the identified needs and benefits consistent with statewide strategies, policies, and procedures.

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Project Oversight

STPD offers the unique ability to leverage statewide experience to coach and guide customers through the many challenges that are often encountered in state procurement projects. STPD staff partner with departments to help plan and monitor projects and to bring projects to successful deployment. Consultants focus on ensuring that the scope, schedule, and costs associated with each project are adequately defined, planned, and monitored.

For State Departments Only:

STP INTAKE PORTAL:

Please use the STP Intake Portal if you are looking to execute a new contract, amend an already existing contract, acquire oversight over a stage gate, or have general questions; options are provided once inside the portal.
The portal requires you to register using your department’s registration code. If you do not have one, please email TechnologyProcurements@state.ca.gov requesting a code. An onboarding e-mail will be provided to you containing instructions on how to access the STP Intake Portal.

NCB PORTAL:

This portal is for all Non-Competitively Bid (NCB) requests for goods and/or services that are part of an Information Technology (IT) non-delegated project or Telecommunications Acquisition.
To access the California Department of Technology’s NCB portal, users must first create an account with the Department of General Service’s NCB portal.
Once your user account is created and approved by DGS, our CDT portal will automatically import the account. DGS credentials will NOT work in the CDT Portal.
Please email technologyprocurements@state.ca.gov for a password reset and onboarding information to access the CDT Portal.

AB971

If this is in regard to AB971, send your STD971 to Form971@state.ca.gov. No further action is needed after submission.

For Vendors:

EVAQ

If you are interested in participating in future solicitations with California Department of Technology. Please complete the Electronic Vendor Application of Qualifications (eVAQ) form.

The Electronic Vendor Application of Qualifications (eVAQ) is a continuous application process and is the first phase of California Department of Technology (CDT), Statewide Technology Procurement’s (STP) effort to elicit information technology and/or telecommunications pre-qualified vendor participation in solicitations.

CAL E PROCURE

If you are interested in receiving bid notifications from the state then please register with Cal e Procure. Bid opportunities are posted in the California State Contracts Register (CSCR).

This offering is classified as a Current Service.

Subscriptions to this service are available and can be referenced in the CDT Rate Schedule.

Service CodeService DescriptionUnit of MeasurementRateNotes
G701IT Procurement ConsultingHour$126.00
G702Telecommunications Procurement ConsultingHour$126.00

Services are billed directly through the customer’s monthly invoice and payment for these services are processed via direct transfer.

The CDT Account Lead can assist customers with opening a Service Request.