Statewide IT Procurement Office The Statewide IT Procurement Office establishes processes, specifications, and standards for IT products and services that are purchased, licensed, or leased by state agencies and educational entities. Our goal is to deliver efficient, responsive, and cost-effective IT procurement services while providing government entities with technology that meets their needs. The Office develops and manages statewide contracts that can be used by all State agencies and governmental entities, and approves contracts applicable to individual business needs of the State. Each year, we review hundreds of solicitations and authorize government organizations to award technology goods and services that help them serve the citizens of North Carolina. This process helps organizations get the best value for their purchases, allows the State to aggregate demand, and supports vendors in competing for business opportunities. The Statewide IT Procurement Office also provides training to government procurement professionals on IT procurement laws and best practices to help them perform their job duties in keeping with all related rules, policies and procedures. Exceptions In cases where current or future information technology operations cannot achieve compliance with established information technology laws, policies, standards, or practices, an exception must be documented, submitted, and receive prior approval pursuant to NCGS § 143B-1320(c)-(d). These guiding authorities include, but are not limited to, North Carolina General Statutes, Session Laws, Executive Orders, North Carolina Administrative Code, the Statewide Information Security Manual, North Carolina Procurement Manual, Statewide IT Term Contracts, and standards set through authority granted to the SCIO. Exception Forms & Resources All the forms needed to complete the exception process Exception Process Training Presentation IT Project Management Foundations Training Contracts & Bidding Statewide IT Contracts Current IT contracts available to the State of North Carolina Short-Term Staffing Contract Information for agencies and vendors NC E-Procurement System An innovative, cost-saving, and efficient method of purchasing Bids/NC Interactive Purchasing System (IPS) Search bids by category or department, open bids or bid number Forms & Other Resources IT Procurement Records Center (Authorized Access Only) IT Procurement Forms & Templates Forms, templates and instructions IT Procurement Training Training opportunities for staff who are involved in the procurement of IT goods and services IT Volume Purchasing Standard PC configurations and ordering information Vendor Engagement Resources Information, resources and forms for vendors Policies & Procedures IT Procurement Rules Title 9 of the NC Administrative Code contains the Information Technology Procurement Rules IT Procurement Policies & Procedures Manual A reference guide for State of North Carolina purchasing personnel U.S. General Services Administration Contract Purchasing Procedures Procedures apply to purchases under U.S. GSA Consolidated Schedule 70 IT Procurement Process Overview An overview of the IT Procurement process How to Submit a Request Option # 1 - Enter a requisition in E-Procurement User (or your Purchasing Dept.) will need to add "Statewide IT Procurement" to the eProcurement Approval Flow. Must attach the Statewide IT Procurement Checklist for Agencies form and checklist specified documents to the requisition. The draft Bid document must be in a Word document format. Option # 2 - Email your request to: submit2.StatewideIT@its.nc.gov In the Email Body include: Name of your Agency, Institution or Entity Estimated Dollar Amount: <$000> Funding Source Must attach the Statewide IT Procurement Checklist for Agencies form and checklist specified documents to the requisition. The draft Bid document must be in a Word document format. Contact Us Name Position Phone Number Patti Bowers DSCIO / Chief IT Procurement Officer (919) 754-6335 Statewide IT Procurement Office Andrea Pacyna Deputy State IT Procurement Officer (919) 754-6669 Leroy Kodak Deputy State IT Procurement Officer (919) 754-6665 Sherwood Creech Team Lead (919) 754-6668 Releata Jones Team Lead (919) 754-6666 Melinda Williams Team Lead (919) 754-6414 Grant Braley IT Contract Specialist (919) 754-6677 Nick Edwards IT Contract Specialist (919) 754-6687 Jennie Elias IT Contract Specialist (919) 754-6615 Ngoc Nguyen IT Contract Specialist (919) 754-6631 Sandra Rosser IT Contract Specialist (919) 754-6672 Linda Waterman IT Contract Specialist (919) 754-6614 Ryan Longmire IT Contract Specialist (919) 754-6552 TBD IT Contract Specialist (919) 754-0000 Strategic Sourcing Division Kristen Burnette IT Contract and Vendor Manager (919) 754-6678 Allison Howard IT Strategic Sourcing Specialist (919) 754-6670 Monica Olsen IT Strategic Sourcing Specialist (919) 754-6673 Debbie Patterson IT Strategic Sourcing Specialist (919) 754-6619 Short-Term IT Staffing Nick Edwards Short-Term IT Staffing Manager (919) 754-6687 Procurement Teams View DIT Procurement Team Agency Assignments Addresses Email to Submit Requisitions: submit2.StatewideIT@its.nc.gov Fax: (919) 715-8549 E-Procurement Help Desk: (888) 211-7440 DIT Service Desk: (919) 754-6000 Mailing Address: 4105 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4105 Physical Address: Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 Related Sites Agency Purchasing Officers Carolina Association of Governmental Purchasing Correction Enterprises Debarred Vendors: North Carolina Federal Department of Administration Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses Department of Administration Purchase and Contract Department of Administration State Surplus Property Department of the Secretary of State Electronics Management Program Registered Manufacturers List Institute for Supply Management Carolinas - Virginia National Association of Educational Procurement National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc.