SC Law No. 04-CC-ConsultRFPRequest for Proposals for Consultant
Advertised: May 27, 2004Services, Software and Hardware and
Respondents must provide staff member-specific references for those so indicated, so the College can determine the effectiveness of their performance in the ascribed roles in other, similar assignments.
Project staff must have experience in a variety of enterprise environments including IBM mainframe, Client / Server and web delivered services, and these experiences must be so indicated.
The College reserves and will exercise the right to interview and reject the project manager proposed by the Consultant, and respondent will indicate their approval of this reservation of authority.
Respondents will indicate if they will be assigning temporary staff to this project. If so, they will include details of their supervision and training.
Respondents will provide a list of the contracts entered into in similar engagements, including therein the solution offered, initial contract amount, contract changes (including the rationale for such changes) and total contract receipts.
Respondents will describe the role and experience of key personnel assigned to other similar projects who will be assigned to this project.
Respondents must describe where their professional management assignments have been successful in mitigating the issues described by the College, to include but not be limited to each of the following:
Difficulties clients have had in making decisions,
Problems in executing change management strategies,
Strategies to overcome personnel reluctant to modify workflow,
Approaches used to accommodate users who saw the project as taking away functionality existing under the legacy system as a ‘vanilla’ package is installed.
Respondents must indicate in their proposal that their firm has a large enough staffing footprint to provide easy access to consultation services for implementation and maintenance in technical programming and functional management of the system (i.e., consultants are available and need not be flown in from outside the New York metropolitan area), and if not, respondents must indicate how they would propose to manage the functions noted.
Respondents must identify all employees of the college with whom they had contact in the twelve months prior to the submittal of their response RFP, to include the date and location of such meeting(s) and topics discussed.
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