Requirements
  • Initial Meeting
  • Q&A of Business Expectations and Requirements
  • Identification of Major and Minor Stakeholders
  • Identify Success Criteria
  • Identify High Level Timelines
Discovery
  • Environmental and Application Data Gathering
  • Customer SLA Requirements
  • Identify BC/DR and Backup Requirements
  • Identify Potential Vendor Partners and Send Sanitized Environment Totals for First Pass Quoting
  • Review Quotes for % of Savings to Validate Moving to Next Steps
Analyze
  • Vendor/Partner(s) Sign Customer NDA
  • Send Detailed Environmental and Application Data to Vendor/Partners for Second Pass Quote Prep
  • Schedule Whiteboard Sessions with Customer for Deep Dive Discussions
  • Semi-Final Proposal Submission with Timeline Validation
Recommend
  • Review Semi-Final Proposals Against Success Criteria
  • Vendor/Partner Down Selection
  • Final Proposal Prep and Presentation
  • Initial Contract Negotiations
  • Customer IT Presents Recommended Solution to Customer Executive Leadership/Decision Maker(s)
Execute
  • Customer Executes MSA with Vendor/Partner
  • Project Planning Begins According to Validated Timeline
  • Vendor/Partner Deep Dive Environment Discovery
  • New Environment Build Out and Validation
  • Test Migrations
  • Cut-over & Go Live

Tier4 Advisors

Jake Sherrill founded in 2013. Tier4 delivers cutting edge solutions to optimize procurement processes resulting in gold standard satisfaction and trusted client relationships. #ITProcurementRedefined

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