This page will be used by the IT Staff Augmentation Master Agreement (ITSA) COTR to relay recent updates and announcements regarding the implementation and use of ITSA across the District government.  The current ITSA COTR is Jan Whitener (

Current Positions Now Publicly Available

posted Apr 10, 2009, 6:26 AM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎   [ updated Apr 10, 2009, 6:32 AM ]

Starting April 8, 2009, the District is posting all current open ITSA positions for public review.  Potential ITSA vendors can review this list to get an idea of the type of resources the District is looking for under ITSA.  A signed Subcontracting Vendor Agreement (and necessary certifications) with OST is still required to respond to District staffing requests.

The ITSA positions are available at

January ITSA Payment Processed

posted Mar 10, 2009, 7:23 AM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎

OST confirmed receipt of all ITSA payments for the period ending January 31 on March 9.  The District took 16 business days, which was slightly longer than the expected 15 business day processing time.  The District studied the issues that caused the processing to slow and have corrected the problem.

OST now has 7 calendar days to pay all Subcontracting Vendors.  As always, if you have any questions regarding payment, or if you did not receive payment within 7 days, please contact the ITSA COTR.

Peopleclick Unavailable on 2/14.

posted Feb 13, 2009, 2:57 PM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎

Peopleclick is performing system maintenance on Saturday, February 14th, 2008 from 5:00 am until 12:00 pm.  Vendors will be unable to access the application during this period.  Please contact OST at if you have any questions regarding this outage.

2nd ITSA Payment Processed

posted Feb 6, 2009, 7:49 AM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎

The District succesfully processed the 2nd (December) ITSA invoices within 8 business days, and OST confirmed receipt of payment on 2/2/2009.  OST has 7 days from that date to pay the subcontracting vendors.  If your firm doesn't receive payment, please inform the COTR for resolution.

ITSA Contract Posted

posted Feb 3, 2009, 10:27 AM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎   [ updated Feb 3, 2009, 10:34 AM ]

The actual ITSA Contract is posted in the Public Documents section of this website.  Go there to pull down a copy of the contract for public review.  If you have any questions regarding the contract, contact the COTR or the Contracting Officer.

ITSA COTR Has Changed

posted Jan 13, 2009, 7:30 AM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎

Effective January 8, 2009, the ITSA COTR is Jan Whitener.  Please contact Jan at if you have any questions regarding ITSA.

First ITSA Payments Made

posted Jan 5, 2009, 9:06 AM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎

As promised by the District, all ITSA invoices for the period of 11/7/2008 - 12/6/2008 were processed electronically by the District within 5 business days of receipt from OST.  OST confirmed receipt of the funds electronically on 12/24/2008.  As per the ITSA contract, the Prime Contractor (OST) has seven days to pay all subcontracting vendors who logged hours during this period.  If you are a Subcontracting Vendor which had a resource work during this period and have not received payment, please let either Dan Palmer ( or Jan Whitener ( know for resolution.

ITSA Roundtable Sign-in Sheets and Presentation

posted Dec 12, 2008, 12:19 PM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎   [ updated Dec 12, 2008, 12:51 PM ]

Greetings, all:
The sign-in sheets for the most recent ITSA roundtable on 12/5/2008 are now posted.  Go to the Public Documents page to download a copy in .PDF format.  Also, the presentation from the roundtable is below.

ITSA Datafeed

posted Dec 12, 2008, 12:17 PM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎

The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD), along with Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) and Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), are pleased to announce that the datafeed containing all IT Staff Augmentation Master Agreement (ITSA) awards is now available to the public. 
The datafeed can be viewed at, under the "Popular Downloads" section of the page.  The data file contains information regarding positions filled, Certified Business Enterprises (CBE) vendors that were awarded ITSA purchase orders, hourly rates, and the District program manager that selected the candidate.  The file can be viewed using Microsoft Excel.


Any questions regarding the data can be directed to the Citywide Data Warehouse at


This was originally published on on 11/26/2008.


posted Dec 12, 2008, 7:47 AM by Dan Palmer ‎(OCTO)‎

Greetings!  This page will be used by the ITSA COTR and other DC government staff to provide up-to-date ITSA contract information. 
Please monitor this page for the most recent information regarding the IT Staff Augmentation Master Agreement.

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