Deliverables Based IT Services (DBITS) Contract


The Texas Department of Information Resources (Texas DIR) offers Deliverables-Based IT Services (DBITS) to Texas governmental and public educational entities through DIR’s Cooperative Contracts Program.


iSphere Innovation Partners is an approved Texas DIR DBITS vendor. We bring extensive government experience and we are authorized to provide Texas DIR customers with services in the following categories:


Project Management
Technology Upgrade/Migration and Transformation


DIR DBITS Contract Information


Contract: DIR-TSO-3919

How to Buy

Complete instructions can be found here. In short, Texas DIR requires two items to be completed before work can begin:


A Statement of Work (SOW)
A Purchase Order (PO)


Please e-mail [email protected] or call 1-800-210-3215 ext. 18 and one of our DBITS project managers will work with you to complete the SOW. Once the SOW is completed and executed, you can request a PO from your purchasing department to be submitted to iSphere. As soon as we receive the PO, we will begin work on your project.


iSphere is an approved DIR Cooperative Contracts vendor. The Cooperative Contracts Program allows customers to purchase items directly from a DIR-contracted vendor. Customers contact the vendor for product and pricing information. They also send their purchase orders, with the DIR contract number, and payments directly to the Cooperative Contracts vendor, not to DIR. This streamlines the order process so customers receive their products & services quickly!

For Quotes, Purchase Order,
Warranty information contact:

Cathy Ball
Phone: 800-210-3215 ext 18
Fax: 877-381-5449
E-Mail: [email protected]

Project Management

Project Management service providers may perform any or all of the project management processes identified by the Project Management Institute as published in the PMBOK® Guide, Fifth Edition or most recent.


Examples of included services: utilizing the Customer’s tools and processes, using off-the-shelf tools, using Vendor’s own proprietary tools and processes to manage a project and using the Texas Project Delivery Framework. Information about the framework tool can be found HERE.

Technology Upgrade/Migration

Technology Upgrade/Migration 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.

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