Request For Proposal
RFP PS20201024 - ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE MANAGEMENT TOOL
Questions & Answers
October 23, 2020
All enquiries regarding the RFP must be addressed to:
Diana Chan, Contracting Specialist
All enquiries must be made in writing and are to be directed only to the above contact person. In-person or telephone enquiries are not permitted. Any communication from potential Proponents to City staff other than the contact person regarding the content of this RFP may lead to disqualification of the Proponent from this RFP process, at the City’s sole discretion.
Deadline for Enquiries: 3:00pm on October 27, 2020
[Please specify proposal document number, proposal title and purchasing agent's name when sending email.]
Questions will be accepted, and answers posted, ONLY IF they are submitted in writing five working days prior to the bid closing date
CLOSING DATE & TIME
3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Tuesday, November 3, 2020
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Proposals must be received by the City on or before the time and date specified in the
bottom row of the table in Section 2.1 above (the “Closing Time”).
Each Proponent should submit its Proposal by email in accordance with the following:
Subject of the file to be: PS20201024 – Provision of an enterprise architecture management tool – Vendor name.
Document format for submissions:
-RFP Part C in PDF format – 1 combined PDF file,
-Appendix 3 (pricing tab) in Excel format, and;
-Any other attachments if necessary
Zip the files to reduce the size or email separately if needed.
Send your submissions to Bids@vancouver.ca do not deliver a physical copy to the City of Vancouver. Do not email submissions to the Contact Person.
Submitting the files via Drop box, FTP, or similar programs, is not acceptable.
To be considered by the City, a Proposal must be submitted in the form set out in Part C (the “Form of Proposal”), completed and duly executed by the relevant Proponent.
Proposals received after the closing time may be returned unopened.
Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
Please visit our Bidding Procedures page for additional information.
General Description of Requirement
The City is advancing its Enterprise Architecture (“EA”) practice, and seeks an EA tool that will:
- Support highly collaborative interaction between business teams;
- Create and share EA artefacts and models;
- Auto-create & update documents from templates;
- Develop business processes;
- Define and visualize an end-to-end view of the City’s application, solution, and technology landscape;
- Support definition of data and integration models and visualizations;
- Provide linkages to implemented technical patterns and standards;
- Support dashboards, reports, and other visualizations; and
- Integrate with the City’s ServiceNow enterprise management platform.
Qualified proponents are invited to submit a proposal that meets or exceeds the City’s requirements, which include the procurement of software licenses, implementation services, and ongoing support services. The City estimates a Q4 2020 initial deployment.
No information meeting at this time.
Downloading the Document
Proponents must not electronically alter any portion of downloaded documents with the exception of adding the information requested. To do so will invalidate your bid.
No amendment at this time.
No addendum at this time.
Questions and Answers