SC Law No. 04-CC-ConsultRFPRequest for Proposals for Consultant
Advertised: May 27, 2004Services, Software and Hardware and
e.Concerns must be raised and resolved quickly; otherwise, the assumption will be that there are no concerns.
f.All interface requirements will be a priority with the functionality of each considered as important as that of the system modules
g.Implementation of the new system is not the time for the initiation and implementation of other new requests, unless specifically delineated within and accepted among the priorities of the project and unless provided within the framework and capabilities of the proposed solution, since the College’s goal is to maximize the use of capabilities inherent in the recommended solution.
h.The College will not entertain changes in source code.
i.The College will adopt best business practices.
a.The College has been actively considering alternatives to its existing administrative systems since 2000.
b.Senior College executives and administrators have participated on the broad review and office personnel and staff have participated in vendor demonstration.
c.The College has done the following:
i.Identified deficiencies in current applications;
ii.Continued to maintain and upgrade its existing systems, to maintain or improve communications management, document imaging and web-based transactions for registration, advisement, bill payment and roster management through the college’s portals;
iii.Made significant investment in a few core applications in terms of effective workflow and direct services to students and faculty;
iv.Recognized its existing software is limited because of constraints on its breadth, weakness in some modules lack of a client-based reporting capability and the continued reliance on old back-end architecture;
v.Evaluated solutions including the packages provided by Banner and PeopleSoft, a rebuild of the home-grown system and a best-of-breed mixture;
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