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File #: 1928-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2021 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/22/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology to enter into contract with Talend for services and support related to the on-going Data Management Platform project; to authorize the expenditure of $441,865.55 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating and Capital Funds, and to declare an emergency. ($441,865.55)
Attachments: 1. RFSQ_StatementOfWork2021_talend_20210526 (3), 2. Talend_OrderForm, 3. TalendResponeToRFSQ, 4. 1928-2021EXP, 5. Talend_DMPScope_2021, 6. Talend_SOW
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology to enter into contract with Talend to enable acquisition of services, technical support and training to enhance/expand its Talend platform. The Department of Technology (DoT), through the utilization of a Request for Statement of Qualification process, received two (2) responses to RFQ018898 on June 18 2021. Following review of each submission, a five-person evaluation committee recommended that the award go to Talend. The scores of each proposal are as follows:
· Talend: 81.6
· Artha: 77.2

In 2019, The City of Columbus procured a Data Management Platform (DMP) that consists of two platforms: Talend and Cloudera. DoT is developing the DMP under the auspices of the Data and Analytics Services (DAS) Section of the DoT. The DAS section's mission is to enable and encourage City departments to manage, share, and publish data that unleashes public and private sector innovation with open data and empowers data driven decision-making throughout the City.

Talend Data Fabric is the City’s enterprise data integration tool that enables DoT Data Engineers to develop real-time and batch data integrations between existing lines-of-business applications deployed by various city departments. Talend Data Fabric streamlines the process of designing, developing, and deploying data integration jobs, web services, and data quality routines. DoT now wishes to acquire additional services as part of a planned enhancement/expansion.

Because this is a multi-year phased and time-consuming project, and because the end date is not known, the term of the contract authorized by this ordinance will begin on the date of a confirmed purchase order(s) by the City Auditor’s Office and end at the conclusion of the project. It is not subject to renewal.

Finally, this ordinance authorizes the expenditure of $441,865.55 for the above-described purpose.

Funds to cover the costs of the services associated ...

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