Mayer Brown - Enterprise Search Readiness, Requirements and Market Assessment

Events

Project Initiation & Kick Off

December 1, 2015 - December 11, 2015
  • Project initiation, discussion and background information collection
  • Project resource planning with task and timelines
  • Focus initial meeting on Technical and Business Requirements
  • Scope confirmation

Technical Stream - infrastructure, systems, & applications

December 10, 2015 - December 24, 2015
  • Review of infrastructure
  • Review of systems and applications
  • Data review begins

Business Stream - use case review, previous PoC review

December 10, 2015 - December 24, 2015
  • Review of previous enterprise search PoC
  • Review of business requirements (Firemen use cases)

Technical and Data Review (cont...)

Approx. January 4, 2016 - Approx. January 15, 2016
  • Continued review of systems and data
  • Discussions on data flow and relationship models
  • Discussion on infrastructure requirements

Business Requirements, Business Case Development, Vendor Information Requests

Approx. January 4, 2016 - Approx. January 15, 2016
  • Prioritization of requirements
  • Search business case development
  • Practice and Admin group requirements discussions
  • Initial vendor contracts

Technical: Data Analysis & Remediation Guidance

Approx. Jan 16, 2016 - Approx. January 31, 2016
  • Data analysis
  • Development of data remediation recommendations

Business Requirements Finalization & Prioritization

Approx. Jan 16, 2016 - Approx. January 31, 2016
  • Finalization of business requirements
  • Finalization of search business case

Vendor Assessment and Shortlist, Data Report

Approx. Feb 1, 2016 - Approx. February 9, 2016
  • Review and assess target vendors, develop shortlist
  • Final data readiness report

Search Readiness & Market Report

Approx. Feb 10, 2016 - Approx. February 15, 2016
  • Search readiness, requirements, and market report presentation