STANDARDS BIT has established standard practices for development, processing and services
  • Rules and regulations are essential to any well managed organization. Standards are valuable to our clients because of the cost savings, faster support and reliable technology infrastructure. They serve to establish uniform practices and common techniques used as guidelines to measure performance.

    For example, with one standard email system, a small number of administrators can maintain a system supporting all of state government. If the state had two email systems, the number of administrators and support staff would double with no corresponding benefit in functionality. The same principle applies to system designs, writing programs and setting up operations in a data processing center. All of which require certain individual skills, standard policies, procedures and equipment.

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  • Vendors who are actively pursuing IT business opportunities with the State of South Dakota must also comply with the Information Technology Security Policy. For security purposes, this content is not for public consumption, however a modified version is available for you here.
FINANCE BIT Finance Office
BIT Rates and Information
  • Development >
    Analysis, design, programming, implementation and maintenance of the state’s information systems.
  • Data Center >
    Provides enterprise computer processing services for state government agencies, higher education, constitutional offices and the Unified Judicial System (UJS)..
  • Telecommunications >
    Provides all support for hardware/software, Active Directory accounts required for access to network, telephone access, videoconferencing, and more.

Finance Information

Billing and Purchasing

The BIT Finance Office is responsible for procuring supplies, services and capital equipment for BIT employees located statewide. 

Commodities include:
  • Mainframe computer hardware and software,
  • PC's and software,
  • Networking hardware,
  • Telecommunications equipment,
  • Mobile radio and dispatch equipment,
  • Broadcast and distance learning equipment, and
  • Office supplies and equipment. 

Contracts and Bids

BIT utilizes state contracts for purchasing needs. Items not on state contract are bid either by the South Dakota Office of Procurement Management (OPM) or by utilizing local purchase authority. Terms and conditions are also managed by OPM.

Local bids are solicited through email. Local purchase orders are sent as an email message or as a PDF attachment.

Bid Categories and Results
Bid Category Opens at 2pm on Bid Document
AV Miscellaneous 04/18/2018 Bid 3304
Cable 04/13/2018 Bid 3303
AV Miscellaneous 04/11/2018 Bid 3302
AV Miscellaneous 04/09/2018 Bid 3301
AV Miscellaneous 03/14/2018 Bid 3300
Wiring Miscellaneous 03/01/2018 Bid 3299
Tower Rigging 02/23/2018 Bid 3298
AV Miscellaneous 02/14/2018 Bid 3297
Electronics Miscellaneous 02/09/2018 Bid 3296
Wiring Miscellaneous 1/12/2018 Bid 3295
Electronics Miscellaneous 1/5/2018 Bid 3294
Electronics Miscellaneous 12/21/2017 Bid 3293
AV Miscellaneous 12/15/2017 Bid 3292
AV Miscellaneous 12/15/2017 Bid 3291
AV Miscellaneous 12/07/2017 Bid 3290
Computer Miscellaneous 12/07/2017 Bid 3289
Electronics Miscellaneous 12/04/2017 Bid 3288
AV Miscellaneous 12/01/2017 Bid 3287
Electronics Miscellaneous 11/28/2017 Bid 3286
Electronics Miscellaneous 11/27/2017 Bid 3285