Information Technology Procurement
Looking to get InformationTechnology (IT) goods or service for your government agency or non-profit in Iowa? Participating State of Iowa agencies and other governmental entities may do so by taking advantage of already negotiated government contracts.
It is the mission of the State of Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer, Business Services Division to facilitate the procurement of IT goods and services in consultation with qualifying government agencies and nonprofits.
If you have any questions, check out our Frequently Asked Questions. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us at OCIOprocurement@iowa.gov.
Search for available contracts and learn more about Statewide Master Information Technology Agreements
Learn more about current information technology bid opportunities.
If you are interested in registering to bid on state contracts, viewing current non-information technology bid opportunities, or finding additional information about doing business with the State of Iowa, visit the Department of Administrative Services Procurement site.
You may also elect to receive notifications regarding new and ongoing information technology bid opportunities, by signing up for OCIO Procurement Bid Opportunities emails.
Approval Process for Participating Agencies
Under new Administrative Rules (129--10 Procurement of Information Technology) effective as of Wednesday, January 22, 2020, all participating State of Iowa agencies as defined under Iowa Code Chapter 8B.1(12) must submit for an approval to move forward with any IT procurements or IT projects that meet the following criteria:
- Costs $25,000 or more; or,
- Is projected to involve 750 agency staff hours or more; or,
- Involves substantial information-security concerns, including but not limited to the sensitivity or confidentiality of the data involved; the location of the system, data to be stored therein, or both; or the data involved is subject to state or federal regulatory requirements governing data security, confidentiality, or integrity; or,
- Involves significant compatibility, interoperability, or connectivity concerns.
If you have questions regarding the OCIO Information Technology procurement process, please contact us at OCIOprocurement@iowa.gov.