Apex |PagesTX-DBITS Apex Contact Scott Kennedyskennedy@apexsystems.comPhone: 512.879.6095Fax: 512.879.6096 DIR DBITS Vendor - Project Management CONTRACT: DIR-TSO-TMP-253 Apex Systems in an approved DIR DBITS vendor to provide eligible customers with Project Management Services. Project Management Definition: 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 at the following url:http://www.dir.texas.gov/management/projectdelivery/projectframework/pages/framework.aspx Deliverables-Based IT Services (DBITS) DBITS contracts provide deliverables-based, outsourced systems integration or application development projects, requiring acceptance of Statement of Work (SOW) and authorization for payment of milestone tasks. The value of any one SOW may not exceed $5 million for state agencies (or $10 million for non-state agency DIR customers, including institutions of higher education) including all extensions, renewals, and change orders. DBITS benefits to Texas state and local government agencies and vendors: Shortened lead times in procuring and contracting Reduced cost Flexibility to meet individual customer needs Obtaining Quotes and Placing Purchase Orders For product and pricing information, view this website or contact Scott Kennedy at 512-879-6095. Generate a purchase order made payable to Apex Systems, LLC dba Virginia Apex Systems, LLC: Reference the DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-3564 on your purchase order. E-mail or fax your purchase order and quote form to your designated vendor sales representative.