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BDC Procurement Opportunity

Business Development Bank of Canada (“BDC”) is the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs. It provides access to financing, as well as advisory services to help Canadian businesses grow and succeed. Its investment arm, BDC Capital, offers a wide range of risk capital solutions. For more than 75 years, BDC’s only purpose has been to support entrepreneurs in all industries and at all stages of growth. For more information and to consult more than 1,000 free tools, articles and entrepreneurs’ stories, visit bdc.ca.

Provided below is the information on BDC’s new procurement opportunity:

Title: Strategic Portfolio, Program and Project Management Solution (ref: RFP-0000228312)

Closing date: August 12, 2022

Description: As BDC increasingly focuses on customer experience and digital transformation, the Bank continues to strategically invest on IT projects, process automation and advanced analytics. The successful execution of strategic enterprise-wide investments requires powerful tools and metrics to support BDC’s decision making and help in leveraging new mechanisms to fuel a strategy-to-execution mindset.

Moreover, BDC undergoes an Agile culture shift for which efficient Agile tools, lean processes and improved ways of working are key success factors to continue nurturing BDC’s successful Agile adoption.

The purpose of this tender notice is to select a partner who will be able to provide a Turnkey Strategic Portfolio, Program and Project Management (SPM) Solution with extensive Agile Delivery Capabilities, including integration services to accompany BDC throughout the implementation process.

High-Level Business Needs

  • Increase the maturity of our strategic portfolio management practices.
  • Optimize PMO processes and enhance the customer journey.
  • Manage and report on both traditional (Waterfall) projects & Agile projects.
  • Enhance agile deliveries and enable reporting on progress and expenses related to products.
  • Remove ineffective manual/dual entries to reconciliate with other key systems.

To obtain more information on this process, you can follow this link: http://www.merx4.merx.com/bdc/

Suppliers must have the right level of subscription in order to be able to download and participate in this RFP process. Additional information on subscription levels is available at : https://www.merx.com/English/NonMember.asp?WCE=Show&TAB=1&PORTAL=MERX&State=13&hcode=nYFc8CvG07M5ZlWO2XrZpg%3d%3d

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