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File #: 2508-2016    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2016 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 10/3/2016 Final action: 10/7/2016
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to enter into an agreement and establish a purchase order with Fusion Alliance LLC for technology staff augmentation services utilizing a State of Ohio term contract STS-033/schedule number 534175-2; and to authorize the expenditure of $300,000.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($300,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2508-2016 EXP, 2. Fusion Alliance - CIty of Columbus Data and Reference Architect SOW.pdf, 3. Data and Reference Architect SOW Cover letter.pdf, 4. State CT Doc.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology to enter into an agreement and establish a purchase order with Fusion Alliance LLC, (7602 Woodland Dr. Ste 150, Indianapolis, IN 46278-2715, F.I.D: 47-1499702 ) for technology staff augmentation services by utilizing State of Ohio contract STS-033/schedule number 534175-2 with an expiration date of June 30, 2017; authorized for the City's use by Ordinance No. 582-87. Total funding cost of this service is $300,000.00 for staff augmentation services to be provided as described in the department’s proposal request and the vendor’s statement of work (SOW). The vendor's remittance information is: Fusion Technologies-East LLC/440 Polaris Parkway Suite 500, Westerville, Ohio 43082/ F.I.D. #:20-1958302).

The Department of Technology requires staff augmentation resources to assist but not limited to the design of the city’s open-data architecture that will be used by the city and the Smart Columbus program and will coordinate the design efforts with the city’s staff, business, grant and information technology partners including among others: Smart Columbus Program Office, U.S. Department of Transportation, the Columbus Partnership, Amazon Web Services, IBM, and the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission.

The staff augmentation resources will work with DoT to collaboratively lead the design, development and implementation of open-data architectures for current city initiatives, including re-design of the city’s current data architecture around an open-government platform and the Information Data Exchange (IDE) component of the Smart Columbus grant.

This company is not debarred according to the Federal excluded parties listing or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State unresolved findings for recovery certified search.

EMERGENCY:
Emergency action is requested to expedite authorization of this contract in order to acquire technology staff ...

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