Specifications include, but are not limited to: The City of Minot is requesting qualification submittals for project management and implementation services for an upgrade from Central Square Sungard/Naviline software to Tyler Munis.
The project will consist of advising the City on best practices to achieve the desired outcome, evaluating current processes and recommending change to achieve the desired results. The consultant will also act as a project manager and intermediary between the City and the vendor.
The general scope of work is as follows:
1) Preliminary assessment
a) Evaluate current practices to identify change management opportunities
b) Review current chart of accounts and account codes used in the current system and make recommendations for establishing a chart of accounts in the new system. The City prefers to utilize the GFOA account structure.
c) Review project accounting currently utilized and assist with recommendations to enhance & make the data available to appropriate users.
d) Assist with internal control set up
e) Compile a list of expected outcomes
f) Evaluate current data and make recommendation on how much data should be converted
2) Implementation Services
a) Advise the City on best practices to achieve the desired outcome
b) Act as a point of contact for the project
c) Evaluate the skill and expertise of the implementation team and make appropriate recommendations
d) Recommend and evaluate end user training
e) Evaluate and assist with data conversion/testing
3) Post implementation services