CSIA Guide for Selecting & Working with a Rev. (00)Control Systems Integrator - Volume 1 October 9, 2000
The objective of the CSIA Guide for Selecting & Working with a Control SystemsIntegrator has three major purposes:
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To provide the client with a method of identifying criteria to evaluateand select a Control Systems Integrator.
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To provide the client requiring a control system with an effectivemethod and guideline for development of a Request for Proposal and theevaluation of the proposals.
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To provide a suggested method to more effectively manage projectimplementation.Industry professionals from various companies, product manufacturers andControl System Integrators have participated in the development of theRegistration Program & Criteria and the Guide to Selecting and Working witha Control Systems Integrator. The Registration Program & Criteria, and theGuide are referred to collectively as the "Documents". The Documentsreflect our view of industry requirements of the various companies involvedwith the implementation of controls systems.These Documents are provided as a tool for selecting a Control SystemsIntegrator, developing a Request for Proposal and managing projectimplementation. The Documents are NOT ALL ENCOMPASSING and cannotbe reasonably or solely relied upon to take into account every uniquerequirement of a project or company.
THE USERS OF THE DOCUMENTS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FORTHEIR OWN CRITERIA FOR THE EVALUATION, SELECTION,DEVELOPMENT AND DRAFTING OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL,PROCUREMENT OF CONTROL SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR SERVICES,MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS. THE CSIAAND ITS PARTICIPANTS DO NOT MAKE OR OFFERREPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OFANY KIND.ANY