State of Texas: Department of Information Resources

 

Weaver is pleased to serve as an approved provider of the Deliverables based IT Services (DBITS) for the State of Texas, including IT Assessments and Planning services. This page includes more information about our DBITS contract, our technical capabilities, as well as how to obtain a quote or place a purchase order.


Contract Number: DIR-CPO-4966

Vendor ID: 1750786316900

For quotes, purchase orders and warranty information, or if you would like to know more about Weaver’s DBITS contract, please contact us.

Brian Thomas
National Practice Leader, Advisory Services
Weaver
4400 Post Oak Parkway, Suite 1100
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 832.320.3280
Fax: 713.850.1673
E-mail: DIR@weaver.com

 

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Deliverables Based Information Technology Services (DBITS)

Weaver is proud to be an approved provider of DBITS services for IT Assessments and Planning.

DBITS is part of the State of Texas Department of Information Resources’ (DIR’s) co-operative purchasing program.

Benefits of DBITS

A wide array of government entities across the state of Texas, and beyond, rely on the collective buying power made possible by the DIR Cooperative Contracts Program. Any Texas state, county or local government office or public education entity—no matter how small—can participate in the Co-op Contracts program. If your organization has needs relevant to IT Assessments and Planning, then contracting with Weaver can streamline your procurement efforts while ensuring compliance with state and local government procurement requirements.

Why Weaver?

Founded in 1950, Weaver is a national firm that has provided advisory and assurance services to public sector clients throughout Texas for more than seven decades. Weaver is ranked as the largest independently owned accounting and advisory firm in the Southwest and we are committed to helping our government clients meet regulatory requirements while bringing a long-term perspective to help them improve their operations and services.

As a public accounting firm, we bring something different to the DBITS portfolio. Because we are an accounting firm at heart, you can be assured that our deliverables will drive towards technology solutions that have meaningful business or organizational impact.

For more information on the Department of Information Resources program, please visit the DIR Cooperative Contracts program website.


Technology Categories Awarded

Weaver is an approved provider of IT Assessments and Planning services under our DBITS contract.


Our State of Texas: Department of Information Resources services include:

IT 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 and cloud assessments; staff knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) assessments; and strategic and tactical planning.

Technical Capabilities

Weaver’s IT Advisory Services team consists of CPAs, Certified Internal Auditors (CIAs), Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs), Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISAs), SAP-Certified Consultants and a former Information Resource Manager of a major Texas state agency. In addition, we have the ability to add resources as needed to acquire specific skill sets for project needs through our approved DBITS sub-contractors.

Our IT Advisory team’s technical skills include: 

  • Experience with a variety of hosting arrangements including on-premise, co-location, dedicated server and cloud (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) 

How to Obtain a Quote or Place a Purchase Order

The value of any one SOW may not exceed $10 million including all extensions, renewals, and change orders. In order to be awarded a Purchase Order hereunder, Vendor(s) must respond, in writing, to a Statement of Work (SOW) for services as issued by Customers (State Agencies, Government Entity), consistent with the Terms and Conditions of the DIR DBITS Contract. Vendor(s) shall only respond to SOWs for Technology Categories which Vendor(s) have been awarded in the DIR DBITS Contract.

  1. Clients are required to complete a Statement of Work (SOW) following the standard DIR requirements and distribute the SOW to the vendor(s) of their choosing. To access the SOW form, click here. 
  2. The number of vendors contacted and the time requested for a response are the responsibility of the client. 
  3. Work cannot commence until the vendor receives: 
    • A signed SOW (by authorized representatives of both the client and the vendor) 
    • A purchase order (reference DIR contract number DIR-CPO-4966 on your purchase order)
  4. Terms and conditions negotiations, as well as improvements to the SOW, should be clarified and confirmed by the client and the vendor. 
  5. All services provided will be according to the SOW and in accordance with the DIR DBITS Contract. 
  6. Email SOWs and purchase orders to Brian Thomas at brian.thomas@weaver.com or call at 512.609.1980 with any questions. 
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