“The briefing also outlined the details of the first order for BPA, a $100 million effort to transfer six old IT contracts to a common management services platform. The largest contract of the six is perspecta Inc.s to provide customer support and network management through the DHA Global Service Centre, a mission on CIO-SP3 that has generated $150 million since November 2015. The other five contracts together generated $62 million, which began in September 2015… Read the full article here. DHA recently stated in an industry day presentation that the first contract under the BPA Enterprise IT Systems Integrator is valued at $100 million and aims to consolidate six IT contracts for companies. “The Health Defense Agency has offered new details for a $2 billion initiative to consolidate IT functions on a single managed IT service contract, according to details in a slide presentation for a December 10 industry-wide. “To facilitate the transition, DHA is looking for a single Enterprise Computer Systems Integrator (EITSI) that takes responsibility for a number of important IT functions and helps the Agency standardize processes and work more efficiently.” The DHA intends to adopt an award decision in April 2021. The Health component of the Ministry of Defence plans to issue a draft appeal this week, before the release of a final listing application in January 2021. “DHA officials announced that, according to an April 2020 press release, the EITSI competition would be a framework agreement for the purchase of individual awards (BPA) for the General Services Administration`s Multiple Award Schedule. This is the first time that DHA agents have put an official price tag on the EITSI BPA: $2 billion over 10 years, depending on the day of December. Interested suppliers must, through the GSA eBuy portal, hold seats in the single contract vehicle for the General Services Administration`s multiple premium plan in order to be able to offer products and services. Source: Defense Health Agency outlines 2000 billion IT Transition Plan – By Chris Cornillie, December 10, 2020. Bloomberg government.
The Health Defense Agency plans to grant a $2 billion lump sum purchase agreement to provide systems integration and managed IT services over a 10-year period, the Bloomberg government reported Thursday.