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According to Government Technology Magazine Survey, (March 2018), "About one third of State IT Systems are Old and Broken."
More than ever, Oregon agencies need to understand the various steps and time frames in building an RFP and in Contract negotiations. It is important for agencies and teams to know where to focus their time (and valuable resources) on the areas where the most value (and risk mitigation) is located.
Failing to focus on earlier critical steps may mean lengthy negotiations in later steps, --or losing the critical edge in the negotiation processes. This overview will provide a roadmap for agencies to use in exploring their own replacement options.
About the Presenter
Nell Klumph (Principle, RK Technical Associates), has over 20 years’ experience building RFP’s for the State of Oregon and City of Portland. Nell recently completed an engagement with DAS Fleet and Parking Services to build the foundational documents and RFP to replace their DAS-FPS State Parking System. The PFMS Project has been a multi-year, team effort. She is currently working with DAS-FPS to deploy the selected system, which is scheduled for deployment by the end of 2018. PFMS Team members will also be in attendance to share their experiences as well.