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State of Texas: Department of Information Resources
DBITS: Deliverables-Based IT Services
Informatix, Inc. is proud to be contracted with the Texas Department of Information Resources DIR Cooperative Contracts Program. This program allows Informatix to provide Information Technology services to the DIR and DIR customers.
Technology Categories Offered
Informatix, Inc. offers the following services under the DBITS contract:
Technology Categories Specifications
Application development means the development of new applications which may be server, network-based, web-based or a combination. The requirements for new applications may require interfaces to existing applications.
Examples of included services: researching; analyzing; gathering requirements; designing; programming; testing; documenting and implementing; applying changes to the software language and/or database in which the application is written; providing corrections for production or any changes needed and participation in disaster recovery planning and documentation.
Application Maintenance and Support
Application Maintenance and Support includes the skills and requirements for supporting application systems, including troubleshooting, modifying, maintaining and enhancing legacy systems. Application Maintenance and Support also applies to applications running in a production environment.
Examples of included services: research, analysis, design, programming, testing, documenting and implementing maintenance changes; correcting software errors; modifying reports and ensuring accurate report runs; making modifications to the applications and documentation; writing ad hoc queries; loading and applying changes to the software language and/or database in which the application is written; providing corrections for production or any changes needed and participation in disaster recovery testing, planning and documentation. Services may need to be available 24/7 or on an on-call basis.
Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)
Verification and Validation are independent procedures that are used together for in-depth analysis by checking that a product, service, or system meets requirements and specifications and that it fulfills its intended purpose.
Examples of included services: Validation of software design to meet system needs/requirements; traceability of safety critical requirements; design analysis of selected critical algorithms; and code analysis of mission-critical software components.
Information Technology Assessments and Planning
IT Assessments and Planning may include IT effectiveness, maturity, governance, project management and architecture. Strategic planning activities may include mission statement development, visioning and goals, objectives and strategy development. Tactical planning may require that actionable plans and roadmaps be provided.
Examples of included services: IT assessments, including enterprise architecture; staff knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) assessments; and strategic and tactical planning.
Project Management service providers may perform any or all of the project management processes identified by the Project Management Institute as published in Table 3-45 of the PMBOK®Guide, Third Edition or most recent.
Examples of included services: utilizing the Customer’s tools and processes, using off-the-shelf tools or using Vendor’s own proprietary tools and processes to manage a project.
Technology Upgrade/Migration and Transformation
Technology Upgrade/Migration and Transformation may be required to increase business functionality, reengineer a business function, keep current with vendor upgrades or when upgrading existing technology. Technology Transformation may be accomplished by converting/migrating legacy applications to new technology either with or without new business functionality or it may include introducing new technology into the enterprise. Technology Upgrade/Migration may also include providing website content accessibility compliance.
Examples of included services: assessments of the current application portfolio, evaluation of the technology assets before beginning technology transformation and Business Case development for justification of an initiative. Also included are: technology transformations, which may include, appropriate Return on Investment (ROI), benchmarks and milestones. The following activities may also be included: planning, analysis, requirements development, proof of concept, deployment, implementation, integration, remediation, data migration, documentation, application programming and support services, and training support.
Informatix Contact Information
For quotes, Purchase Orders and Warranty information please contact:
Chief Operating Officer
2485 Natomas Park Drive, Suite 430
Sacramento, CA. 95833
Phone: (916) 830-1400
Facsimile: (916) 830-1403
Please contact us for more information about our services and how to place an order.
About the DIR Program
For more information regarding the DIR program, please visit the DIR Cooperative Contracts Program website
About the DIR Contract
To view the contract between Informatix Inc. and the DIR for Deliverables – Based IT Services #DIR-SDD-2119, please visit: https://www2.dir.texas.gov/ict/contracts/Pages/Details.aspx?dir_contract_number=DIR-SDD-2119.