Perform a Privacy Impact Assessment and review with your Bureau/Department Privacy Officer for approval.
Perform a Security Categorization of Information System and review with your Bureau/Department Security Officer for approval.
Perform market research to ensure that there are FedRAMP certified services or service provider that can provide you the general type of service you are requesting.
Work with your Budget team to ensure that there is funding available and that they are familiar with Inter Agency Agreements and policies.
Ensure that you have Authorization to proceed with procurements from outside agencies. Download and complete SOW and IGCE templates from FAQ page.