ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS-ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING (ERP) SYSTEM AND IMPLEMENTATION SERVICES
The City of Lake Elmo, Minnesota seeks proposals from qualified vendors for an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system as well as system implementation services. The scope of this request will include, but is not limited to an implementation project plan, implementation methodology, communication plan, project change management plan, software customization plan, system interface plan, data conversion plan, implementation testing plan, quality assurance plan, pre- and post- implementation support plan, and a training plan. The proposer shall also provide project management resources leading to the successful implementation of the system.
Criteria for selection is based on price, experience, level of fit of the proposed system based on the City’s functional and technical requirements, and implementation approach. The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the Request for Proposals and will be led by in-house project and evaluation teams. Product demonstrations and vendor reference checks will also be used to select a vendor.
The Request for Proposals and Attachments may be obtained beginning Wednesday, August 2, 2017. Interested parties shall submit information as specified in the Request for Proposals to the City of Lake Elmo before 4:00 pm Central Time on September 1, 2017. Further information or questions, please contact: Brian Swanson – Finance Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. There are two files associated with this RFP package.
The City requests interested proposers to provide Notice of Interest to the Point of Contact identified in Table 02 in section 1.11. Notice of Interest is not required.
The City of Lake Elmo City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bid proposals, to waive technicalities, to re-advertise, or to proceed otherwise when the best interest of said Council will be realized herein. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of at least 180 days after the actual date of opening thereof.
Brian A. Swanson, Finance Director