Assistance to end buyers

1/ Preparing for procurement

How to precisely determine the client’s requirements while leaving sufficient leeway to future designers?

What are the appropriate development and roll-out plans?

How to select a supplier?

2/ Assessing the proposals

How to compare different proposals against criteria which really matter to the end buyer?

How to assess the risks?

How to analyse the value of potential sources of extra costs?

3/ Following up the development of the network

How to control the risks associated with deviations in schedule or functionality?

4/ Qualification and roll-out

How to make sure that the test plan is all-inclusive?

How and when to grant waivers?

How to avoid issues at commissioning time?

Notable missions carried out by COGISYS

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	<li>We organised discussions with potential prime contractors prior to the RFP</li>
	<li>We specified the future system based on the acknowledged technical capabilities of the suppliers</li>
	<li>We provided recommendations for the sharing of responsibility between the MoD and its suppliers for system installation and roll-out</li>
</ul>

Arms Procurement Agency

Cogisys supported the MoD in preparing a programme for the upgrade of airbase MANs

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  • We organised discussions with potential prime contractors prior to the RFP
  • We specified the future system based on the acknowledged technical capabilities of the suppliers
  • We provided recommendations for the sharing of responsibility between the MoD and its suppliers for system installation and roll-out
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	<li>We carried out a technical analysis of functions to be upgraded and of relevant tasks to perform</li>
	<li>We wrote the technical appendices of an RFP</li>
	<li>We analysed tenders</li>
</ul>
Cogisys supported the Gendarmerie in upgrading the core segment of its mobile radio system
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  • We carried out a technical analysis of functions to be upgraded and of relevant tasks to perform
  • We wrote the technical appendices of an RFP
  • We analysed tenders

Regional government

Cogisys supported the government of one of the 18 French regions for the deployment of broadband Internet access solutions, including FTTH
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  • We carried out preliminary engineering studies
  • We participated in drawing up RFPs for industrial contractors
  • We validated the technical studies performed by prime contractors
  • We followed up installation work and conducted on-site acceptance tests