DIR DBITS Vendor - Project Management



Apex Contact

Scott Kennedy
Phone: 512.879.6095
Fax: 512.879.6096

Apex Systems is an approved DIR DBITS vendor to provide eligible customers with Project Management Services.



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:



DIR Resources

Information about Apex Systems contract number DIR-TSO-4080: 


DIR Co-op Contract Program Overview: 



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


SOW Process and Placing Purchase Orders

  1. Refer to the SOW process here
  2. Upon SOW award, generate a purchase order made payable to Apex Systems, LLC., dba Virginia Apex Systems, LLC:
    • Reference the DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-4080 on your purchase order.
    • E-mail or fax your purchase order and quote form to your designated vendor sales representative.


Out-of-State Customers: Click here for information

To obtain a quote, place a purchase order with, or seek warranty information with Apex Systems for services under the DBITS contract, please contact Shea Cuthbertson, Account Manager, 512-879-6095, Email: scuthbertson@apexsystems.com

Purchase orders may be sent to: scuthbertson@apexsystems.com


DIR contract number – DIR-TSO-4080