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File #: 3216-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2018 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to modify and enter into year 2 of a contract with Axway, Inc. for mobile applications services and licensing and support; to authorize the expenditure of $150,000.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund. ($150,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 3216-2018 EXP, 2. 3216-2018 - Axway, Inc - City of Columbus SoW 2019 v2, 3. 3216-2018 - Axway Appcelerator 2019 Renewal Quote Licenses
Explanation

BACKGROUND:
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology (DoT) to modify and enter into year two (2) of a 3 year contract with Axway, Inc. for mobile application development services and licensing support, at a cost of $150,000.00. The Department of Technology has a need to purchase services to support the Mobile Application Upgrade project. This contract term cost will include $102,600.00 for Remediation and Enhancement Services which includes a modification to shift $57,600.00 from Mobile app monthly support and an additional increase of $32,400.00 to Remediation and Enhancement services needed for the Mobile App. with a term period of April 3, 2019 through April 2, 2020 and $15,000.000 for Appcelerator Licensing renewal for the term period of 3/31/19 through 3/30/2020. This agreement is not subject to automatic renewal. However, upon mutual agreement, the services may be continued for one (1) additional one-year terms.
The MyColumbus mobile application enables the City to better communicate with residents and visitors, who increasingly access information using mobile devices. MyColumbus for the iPhone was released to the public in July 2011, and a Droid version of MyColumbus was released in October 2011. The Department of Technology continues to receive requests to enhance MyColumbus with additional information and features. This agreement will provide needed services to complete those enhancements.

The app was created to centralize city services into a single app so the city does not have multiple mobile apps that constituents need to remember which app is for what purpose. The services included in this are necessary for the management and development of the system and assist DoT in the developing expertise with and governance of the solution. The MyColumbus mobile application provides hundreds of services to constituents, such as refuse, yard waste, and recycling collection reminders, which allow a resident to ent...

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