|RFx ID :||20490644|
|Tender Name :||EQC Office 365 Design, Implementation and Support Services|
|Reference # :||A00037-00-00|
|Open Date :||Wednesday, 28 November 2018 4:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)|
|Close Date :||Wednesday, 19 December 2018 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)|
|Tender Type :||Request for Proposals (RFP)|
|Tender Coverage :||Sole Agency [?]|
|Required Pre-qualifications :||None|
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EQC is embarking on the design and implementation of a Modern Workspace in order to deliver to the EQC People and Location Strategy. The Modern Workspace will enable the best employee experience and ensure that the organisation can operate during a natural hazard event, as it will enable authorised access to corporate information from anywhere at any time.
EQC intends to transition to Microsoft Office 365 in two stages during 2019. The Investigate stage will complete planning activities and includes the development of employee personas, requirements confirmation, high level design and the completion of a Final Business case for the implementation and support.
A final business case will require approval in order to progress the implementation of the Modern Workspace.
EQC requires a partner to deliver the design, implementation and support of our Microsoft Office 365 Platform. The Partner will be a leader in their field and must have a full catalogue of capabilities to support delivery.
This supplier will be a Microsoft partner and has had experience in:
• The design, enhancement and delivery of an Office 365 offering,
• Office 365 hosting and development patterns,
• Change Management,
• implementation of records management solutions using SharePoint, including:
a) an understanding of the NZ Public Records Act;
b) experience in implementing solutions that meet these requirements.
EQC also wants to ensure the supplier is well placed to take advantage of Office 365 features and a new ways of working. EQC is seeking a supplier that;
• can assist in the identification and implementation of new capabilities and;
• can provide opportunities for new ways of working.
The successful supplier must be available to start providing input into the development of the business case in March 2019. The agreement for this service will be for an initial 2.5 year term with a 2 year right of renewal at EQC’s discretion.
This tender has been awarded to