number of things the vendor needs to do yet fixing some of the things
found to make sure they are working properly. Validation
One thing that comes to mind is the
process; it is a
process actually on-line for
with the new workstation.
agencies that have purchased
service for the new network and are waiting for us to cutover. call
The final phase that we
“Acceptance” will begin sometime in mid-April and run for approximately
sixty (60) days. That’s purchased has delivered and
a period of time to make sure everything that was been working operational, before we actually accept the
hardware and software as part of the IDACS project. agencies sometime in mid-April.
We will start bringing on local
A question from the audience to Mr. Smith regarding the Indianapolis
Police Department was about support of the old system. support of the Legacy system through February 2004.
Mr. Smith assured
Dan Meno asked about clusters of agencies on line as a cost savings. Mr. Smith stated Chairman Meek has conducted a survey of those people who are on network through his Division people, as to the impact on the lines.
Gerald Gagne asked if the “acceptance testing” would be just for the
Posts? Mr. Smith answered it would be of time they will be able to establish
for sixty (60) days; during that
how the new system supports the
process, they are able to easily
over lines and new circuits,
The Posts are going to be up and operational at the same time we do
physical cutover. We’ll green screen device and also
be operating in duo mode, they will still have their
their DataMaxx workstation at the Post and they will
able to use both of those during workstation works as well as how the
this cutover period to see how both
into the real acceptance period, operators will be allowed interchangeably. Once we get down the road in the cutover process, workstation
will be using