ESAR Case Study: Reducing complexity and increasing visibility to modernize Washington’s eligibility system
Since our involvement on Washington’s Automated Client Eligibility System (ACES) and now on the Eligibility Services & ACES Remediation (ESAR) project, Treinen has successfully partnered with the Washington State Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) to modernize its systems. Our success is due in large part to breaking the large project into more manageable tracks, managing the financial picture as a whole, and integrating organizational change management (OCM) activities into project management activities.
Sending out an RFP? In 17 years of business, we have responded to hundreds of RFPs and work orders. We have seen it all, from RFPs sent that still contained template language (“insert your schedule here”) to RFPs that incorporated all the best practices.
We have put together our best advice for organizations to ensure contractors like us can respond to your RFPs on time and with a thorough response, so you can select the right vendor.
Although there is no single plan that can be used for all acquisitions and implementations, many of the same elements apply and coupling the plan with a sound process will lead down a path to a successful acquisition and implementation. Here’s our key success factors before procurement.
Treinen, an IT and management consulting company based in Olympia, and its subcontractor, Kiehl Northwest of Tumwater, released a new background check application on June 26 that was custom built by the team over more than two years for the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). The Background Check System (BCS) is used by DSHS to perform more than 300,000 background checks every year on people who work with vulnerable adults and children throughout the state.
We sat down with our CBAP-certified consultants to get their advice for preparing and taking the CBAP exam.
Two of our Treinen consultants who earned the IIBA CBAP certification shared their best practices in a free webinar. This will help prepare anyone preparing for the exam or considering the certification. Though they took the CBAP certification exam, these tips will help anyone looking into earning any certification.
Business analysts bridge the divide between business and IT staff to ensure everyone is on the same page with the business needs that the final product should fulfill. Here are seven reasons why you need a business analyst after the requirements are gathered.
Treinen CEO Will Treinen provides an update to clients on 2017 and provide a look into the company’s plans for 2018.
The full recording of this webinar, handout and infographic.
Overwhelmed or unsure of what you need to do to prepare for an Agile project? Information technology projects can be very challenging to begin with, and adopting a new framework can be daunting. Organizations that prepare well have a greater chance of success. Here are some of our recommendations to help you prepare and succeed in your next Agile IT project.