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File #: 22-2437    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/10/2022 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 11/9/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize a one-year cooperative purchasing agreement for the purchase of visualization engineering services for the Department of Information and Technology Services with IT Cadre, LLC through the Texas Department of Information Resources General Services Administrative cooperative agreement - Not to exceed $685,972.50 - Financing: 2008A Certificate of Obligation-CIS Fund (subject to annual appropriations)
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance & Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: November 9, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Jack Ireland
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Authorize a one-year cooperative purchasing agreement for the purchase of visualization engineering services for the Department of Information and Technology Services with IT Cadre, LLC through the Texas Department of Information Resources General Services Administrative cooperative agreement - Not to exceed $685,972.50 - Financing: 2008A Certificate of Obligation-CIS Fund (subject to annual appropriations)

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BACKGROUND

This action does not encumber funds; the purpose of a cooperative purchasing agreement is to establish firm pricing for services, for a specific term, which are ordered on an as needed basis.

This cooperative purchasing agreement will provide for the purchase of visualization engineering services for the Department of Information and Technology Services. This agreement is vital to understanding the facts about the City's current technological landscape before developing a plan to improve effectiveness and efficiency. The analysis will produce authoritative documentation of the current state of technology in the City. The analysis will review items such as: mapping of the business services to the technologies used to support them, functional application support areas and the technologies in use in each area, as well as the various versions of the technologies relative to age, and the risks associated with each technology, and the risk level relative to the technical debt.

Once the current state is established, the recommended supplier can assist the City in establishing desired outcomes and goals as an option. An additional available option would be for the recommended supplier to combine the identified desired outcomes and goals with the findings from the current state ...

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