Program Management and Deployment of electronic duty stamps (eKolok)https://www.aspiro.sk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/sposta2.png394273ASPIROASPIROhttps://www.aspiro.sk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/sposta2.png
Program management and successful deployment of a major governmental solution for implementing electronic duty stamps in Slovakia.
The goal of the eKolok project is to eliminate paper-based duty stamps in Slovakia and replace them with electronic receipts which are tracked in the eKolok system. The project was defined by the Slovak government and its goal is to eliminate fraud transactions with duty stamps.
Aspiro was providing project management services, test management services, managing deployment within different government departments and preparation of the provider organization to provide and support the eKolok solution.
Activities of Aspiro included:
Program management of eKolok
Management of the program
Managing communication with stakeholders (government departments – users, vendors, Ministry of Finance as the project sponsor)
Creating a new approach to the project
Creation of test strategy and acceptance criteria to handover the solution to operations
Coordination of stakeholders involved in testing
Managing user acceptance tests and communication with the systems integrator to resolve problems
Solution deployment, preparation and support of operations
Design of the operations model for eKolok
Design of processes for eKolok operations at the service provider Slovak post
S&M contract signing support
Preparation, management and coordination of pilot and production operations of eKolok at the Slovak post, coordination of deployment activities to pilot and production operations
Operations support – incident and problem management, definition of rules for solution operations
Support of preparation and coordination of trainings
managing the deployment of eKolok kiosks to authorities
Managing the deployment of various scenarios based on the revised project approach to government departments
Release preparation and planning
Stakeholder management related to releases
About the client:
The Slovak post is the official provider of postal services in Slovakia. Currently the Slovak post is striving to become a leading provider of current communication, distribution and payment services on the local market and create logistical conditions to operate in central and eastern Europe as well.