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.

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 MeasurementRateGroupComment(s)
G701IT and Telecommunications Procurement Consulting*Hour$126.00Consulting
G702IT and Telecommunications Procurement Consulting*Hour$126.00Consulting

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.