Presentation on theme: "State Purchasing Information Technology Hardware State Term Contract Public Meeting October 24 th, 2007."— Presentation transcript:
State Purchasing Information Technology Hardware State Term Contract Public Meeting October 24 th, 2007
Agenda Welcome and Introduction Ground Rules and Meeting Format Overview of Solicitation Process MyFloridaMarketPlace Registration Vendor Bid System Diversity Initiative Question and Answer Forum
Department of Management Services Service Motto We Serve Those Who Serve Florida Service Vision Engaged Employees; Satisfied Customers Service Mission Providing Smarter, Better, Faster Services
Welcome and Introduction Charles Covington Director, State Purchasing
Ground Rules and Meeting Format Stu Potlock Bureau Chief – Technology Sourcing, State Purchasing
Ground Rules and Meeting Format Hold Questions until the Q&A Forum, there will be ample time for questions. Only one questions at a time. State you full name and company for the record. Nothing we say here today is binding.
Overview of the Solicitation Process Vision Best in class State Term Contract(s) for the purchase of: PCs, (desktops, laptops and monitors) Servers Connectivity Devices Peripherals
Overview of the Solicitation Process Phased Strategic Sourcing Approach Phase I – Desktops, Laptops and Monitors Phase II – Servers Phase III – Connectivity Devices Phase IV – Peripherals
Overview of the Solicitation Process Phase I – PCs and Monitors ITN with Reverse Auction Targeting Top Tier Manufacturers Possible Quarterly Aggregate Purchase program and OEU or Agency RFQs
Overview of the Solicitation Process Phase II – Servers ITN Modeled after Phase I approach. Targeting Top Tier Manufacturers. More demand for Multiple Award in this category due to diversity of State Agency distributed network infrastructure.
Overview of the Solicitation Process Phase III – Connectivity ITN format to be determined Possible inclusion of PABX and VoIP solutions
Overview of the Solicitation Process Phase IV – Peripherals ITN targeting major Value Added Reseller companies with full IT product line, online ordering and major discount capabilities. Award based on best value criteria. Lower prices, better contract management and spend visibility.
Overview of the Solicitation Process Timeline Current plan is to have Phases 1 – 3 completed prior to July 31, The timeline for Phase 4 is TBD.
MyFloridaMarketPlace (MFMP) All phases will be conducted using the States e-Procurement System, MFMP. Registration Helpdesk
Vendor Bid System System of Record Public Notices Agency Decisions Courtesy Notices
Diversity Initiative Patricia West Director, Office of Supplier Diversity