DIR Cooperative Contract Number: DIR-SDD-2051

AmberNet Technologies Inc. offers IT Software Services to state agencies, local and county governments and school districts at discounted rates through DIR's Cooperative Contracts Program.

Project Management

Project Management service involves any or all of the project management processes identified by the Project Management Institute as published in Table 3-1 of the PMBOK® Guide, Fourth Edition or most recent.

Examples of included services: utilizing the Customer’s tools and processes, using off-the-shelf tools, using Vendor’s own proprietary tools and processes to manage a project and using the Texas Project Delivery Framework. Information about the framework tool can be found at: Project Delivery Framework

Technology Upgrade/Migration and Transformation

Technology Upgrade/Migration may be required to increase business functionality, reengineer a business function, keep current with vendor upgrades or when upgrading existing technology. Technology Transformation may be accomplished by converting/migrating legacy applications to new technology either with or without new business functionality or it may include introducing new technology into the enterprise. Technology Upgrade/Migration may also include providing website content accessibility compliance.

Examples of included services: assessments of the current application portfolio, evaluation of the technology assets before beginning technology transformation and Business Case development for justification of an initiative. Also included are: technology transformations, which may include, appropriate Return on Investment (ROI), benchmarks and milestones. The following activities may also be included: planning, analysis, requirements development, proof of concept, deployment, implementation, integration, remediation, data migration, documentation, application programming and support services; and training support.

Placing An Order

In order to place an Order, follow these steps:

  • The customer must complete a Statement of Work (SOW) which must be in the form contained in Appendix C.
  • Use the Statement of Work template and include the minimum suggested items such as:
    • Scope of Work
    • Project Risks, Assumptions & Constraints
    • Roles & Reponsibilities
    • Detailed description of Deliverables
    • Acceptance criteria, including testing or period of review
    • Project completion criteria
    • Project schedules to be achieved by vendor
    • Relevant quality processes
  • The customer should negotiate pricing of deliverables directly with vendor.
  • The customer and vendor(s) may work together to improve the SOW.
  • The customer may negotiate the terms and conditions of a SOW to suit their business needs, so long as the SOW terms and conditions do not conflict with or weaken the terms of the contract.
  • The vendor may only provide services in awarded Technology Categories.
  • In order to be awarded a Purchase Order hereunder, the vendor must respond, in writing, to a SOW for services as issued by customers, consistent with the Terms and Conditions of the contract.
  • The vendor may begin work ONLY after receiving:
    • a SOW signed by authorized representatives of both the customer and the vendor
    • AND the Purchase Order
  • To obtain Project Management or Technology Upgrade/Migration & Transformation services, the cutomer must complete a Statement of Work (SOW) and email the SOW to Sales.

The value of any one SOW may not exceed $10 million including all extensions, renewals and change orders.