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File #: 19-0447    Version: 1 Name: First Amendment to Agreement with Gartner, Inc.
Type: Agenda Item Status: Filed
File created: 4/4/2019 In control: Internal Services
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute Amendment I to Agreement No. 17-459 with Gartner, Inc., to add a staff member to the subscription-based research, executive coaching, and advisory services, effective upon execution with no change in term to August 31, 2022, and increasing the maximum by $120,380 to a total of $1,098,038.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Amendment I to Agreement with Gartner, Inc.
DATE: May 7, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Robert W. Bash, Director, Internal Services/Chief Information Officer

SUBJECT: First Amendment to Agreement with Gartner, Inc.

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute Amendment I to Agreement No. 17-459 with Gartner, Inc., to add a staff member to the subscription-based research, executive coaching, and advisory services, effective upon execution with no change in term to August 31, 2022, and increasing the maximum by $120,380 to a total of $1,098,038.
REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will allow the Internal Services Department - Information Technology (ISD-IT) Division to accommodate the addition of a new executive staff member in its agreement with Gartner, Inc (Gartner). Gartner provides ISD-IT executive staff with support to leverage analyst research, industry best practices, and emerging practices, along with first-hand expertise from a diverse network of IT contemporaries working in the Federal, State, and Local government. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the Board does not approve the recommended action, ISD-IT will not have its entire executive staff included in the agreement. Some executive staff will be unable to stay ahead of emerging technology, and will struggle to complete technology-enabled business initiatives in a timely and cost-effective manner.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The proposed agreement will increase the maximum by $120,380, to a total of $1,098,038 for the term of this agreement. Sufficient appropriations and estimated revenues are included in the Department's Information Technology Services Org 8905 FY 2018-19 Adopted Budget and will be included in future budget requests.

DISCUSSION:

Gartner provides ISD-IT executive-level staff with advisory services, technical expertise and executive coaching. This is valuable input as ISD-IT cont...

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