SC Law No. 04-CC-ConsultRFPRequest for Proposals for Consultant
Advertised: May 27, 2004Services, Software and Hardware and
source code changes. Respondents will indicate all areas where customizations are required (to the exclusion of interfaces to county systems, which will be addressed separately).
g.Systems will be phased in and implemented in a time frame that minimizes the impact of interfacing and bridging to legacy systems.
h.The implementation must minimize the disruption to college operations. Respondents must indicate how they plan to minimize disruption that can result from the impact of interfacing and bridging to legacy systems.
i.Standardized business processes will be developed college-wide.
j.The system will support all degree, non-degree, non-credit, specialized and certificate programs.
Respondents will indicate, unless the contrary is the case, that their proposed solution can be applied to administer and manage the above.
3.Configuration of the College Implementation Team
Given the assumption the College will issue more than one contract, the College envisions an implementation environment consisting of members of the College’s implementation team, software/hardware consultant(s)/vendor(s) and the project manager contracted by the College to facilitate the implementation.
a.Software/hardware consultant(s)/vendor(s) will indicate their experience in working with such an arrangement and identify any problems with such an arrangement.
b.Software/hardware consultant(s)/vendor(s) will indicate if they do not agree to the above.
4.The Implementation Environment
The College is committed to establishing an implementation environment that will facilitate project success. In this context, respondents must know the following:
a.The College will suspend modifications to its legacy systems, during the implementation process, unless they involve mandatory state or federal regulatory changes.
b.Cost is a major constraint, and the contracted amount cannot be exceeded.
c.Timeframes will be established and must be met.
d.Project implementation will be a priority, and all conflicts must be discussed and resolved in a timely manner.
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