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Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC)


The Strategic Partners Acquisition Readiness Contract (SPARC) – SPARC is a cost-effective, innovative solution for procuring information technology (IT) professional services from a pool of CMS experienced partners


The purpose of this contract is to provide strategic, technical, and program management guidance and support services, to facilitate the modernization of CMS business processes and supporting systems.


SPARC is a multiple award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), performance-based contract. It is available to all components within Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and all Health and Human Services (HHS) Operating Divisions to procure IT System development services, from end to end.


Williams Consulting LLC supports the following available SPARC services: Williams Consulting LLC is a subcontractor on multiple SPARC teams, including SDVOSB, 8a, and HUBZone contractors. We are also open to joining new teams on an opportunity-by-opportunity basis. Our leadership team has provided program management support; capture support, and pricing support for approximately 25 enterprise software development opportunities at CMS. We have also supported the CMS security contract and the CMS Identity management contract; additionally, we have extensive experience in supporting CMS’s fraud, waste and abuse efforts.


  • Initiation, Concept, and Planning

  • Requirements Services

  • Design Services

  • Development Services

  • Testing Services

  • Security Control Assessment (SCA) Services

  • Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Services

  • Support Services

  • Data Request Services

  • Help Desk Support Services


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Contract Benefits

  • $25 Billion contract ceiling


  • Shortened procurement lead time

  • Access to high-quality industry partners

  • Partners offer agile, waterfall, and hybrid methodology

  • Small business set-aside

  • Socioeconomic credit potential

  • Ability to sole source to 8(a) partners for task orders under $4 million


For more information about the SPARC IDIQ, please visit the CMS SPARC IDIQ website.


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