Digital Signage Platform

Agency: Iowa State University
State: Iowa
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541511 - Custom Computer Programming Services
  • 541512 - Computer Systems Design Services
  • 541519 - Other Computer Related Services
Posted Date: Apr 17, 2024
Due Date: Apr 26, 2024
Solicitation No: RFQ-1000986
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Bid Information
Type Request for Proposal (Public)
Status Issued
Number RFQ-1000986 Addendum 1 (Digital Signage Platform)
Issue Date & Time 4/1/2024 09:27:03 AM (CT)
Close Date & Time 4/26/2024 12:00:00 PM (CT)
Notes
Iowa State University of Science and Technology (ISU) is soliciting information from qualified contractors to provide the goods and/or services described herein. Contractors should read all materials carefully and note the due date. Contractors must submit all questions in the "Questions" tab related to this bid opportunity.
Bid responses will ONLY be accepted online via ISUBid. Please allow adequate time to review and submit your response prior to the deadline.
Contact Information
Name Jake Miller
Address 1340 Administrative Services Building
2221 Wanda Daley Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1004 USA
Phone
Fax
Email millerja@iastate.edu

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RFQ-1000986 Addendum 1
Digital Signage Platform
Issue Date: 4/1/2024
Questions Deadline: 4/11/2024 12:00 PM (CT)
Response Deadline: 4/26/2024 12:00 PM (CT)
Contact Information
Contact: Jake Miller
Address: 1340 Administrative Services Building
2221 Wanda Daley Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1004
Email: millerja@iastate.edu
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Deadline: 4/26/2024 12:00 PM (CT)
RFQ-1000986 Addendum 1
Event Information
Number:
RFQ-1000986 Addendum 1
Title:
Digital Signage Platform
Type:
Request for Proposal (Public)
Issue Date:
4/1/2024
Question Deadline: 4/11/2024 12:00 PM (CT)
Response Deadline: 4/26/2024 12:00 PM (CT)
Notes:
Iowa State University of Science and Technology (ISU) is soliciting information from
qualified contractors to provide the goods and/or services described herein.
Contractors should read all materials carefully and note the due date. Contractors
must submit all questions in the "Questions" tab related to this bid opportunity.
Bid responses will ONLY be accepted online via ISUBid. Please allow adequate
time to review and submit your response prior to the deadline.
Bid Attachments
ISU Instructions.pdf
Download
Review the instructions for important information. REVISED APRIL 2022
ISU General Terms & Conditions.pdf
Download
Review the general terms and conditions carefully and any exceptions should be listed in the "Attributes" section.
REVISED APRIL 2022
Insurance Language - Professional Services & Software Dev (Off Campus) 09-
2021.pdf
Download
Insurance Requirements - Professional Services & Software Dev (Off Campus) 09-2021
hecvatlite304.xlsx
Download
Higher Education Community Vendor Assessment Toolkit (HECVAT) Lite Version Download, complete and attach under
the "Response Attachments" tab with your proposal.
Requested Attachments
Completed HECVAT
(Attachment required)
Attach completed Higher Education Cloud Assessment Tool (HECVAT)
Completed VPAT
(Attachment required)
Attach completed VPAT form. https://www.section508.gov/sell/vpat
Compatability list
(Attachment required)
Provide a list of hardware and/or display devices proposed platform supports.
Quote
(Attachment required)
Attach itemized quote that includes all setup, integration, training, maintenance, travel, and any other related costs.
This should also include cost to Iowa State University for optional additional years.
Additional Proposal Attachment
Attach any additional information if needed.
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Deadline: 4/26/2024 12:00 PM (CT)
RFQ-1000986 Addendum 1
Bid Attributes
1 Overview
Iowa State University invites proposals from experienced vendors for the provision of a comprehensive digital
signage software platform. We are a large educational institution dedicated to enriching the campus experience for
students, faculty, staff, and visitors through effective communication and information dissemination.
The primary objectives of this RFP are as follows:
- To acquire a feature-rich, scalable, and user-friendly digital signage software platform.
- To streamline and centralize content management and distribution across our diverse campuses.
- To enhance engagement and communication through dynamic, interactive, and real-time digital content.
- To ensure compatibility with our existing hardware and future expansion needs.
The initial term will be either 3 or 5 years with optional annual or multi year renewals at end of the initial term. Any
award of this RFP is subject to the completed of a security and accessability review completed by Iowa State
University.
2 Evaluation Criteria
The evaluation of this RFP may be based upon, but not limited to:
Total cost of ownership to Iowa State University
Ability to meet required Specifications
Ability to meet preferred specifications
Ease of use and visual appeal
Availability of support
Quality of references and/or past experience
Exceptions taken to RFP Terms and conditions
Any award will depend on the successful completion of a security and accessibility review.
Read and understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
3 ----------IMPLEMENTATION AND SUPPORT----------
4 Supplier presentations
If requested, are you able to provide a presentation, at no cost to the University, demonstrating your proposed
solution? Dates and times will be mutually agreed upon, but are anticipated between April 22nd - April 26th.
Yes, we are able to provide a demonstration.
(Required: Check only one)
No, we are unable to provide a demonstration.
5 Timeline
Implementation to be begin early May.
Read and Understood
(Required: Check if applicable)
6 Minimal need for IT support from ISU technology team outside initial implementation
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
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RFQ-1000986 Addendum 1
7 Technical support
Describe in detail your technical support options available.
(Required: Maximum 1000 characters allowed)
8 Implementation and training
Describe the implementation and training provided including approximate timelines for completion.
(Required: Maximum 1000 characters allowed)
9 Service Levels
Describe in detail your service levels, and if you provide a guaranteed up-time percentage.
(Required: Maximum 1000 characters allowed)
1 IMPLEMENTATION AND SUPPORT - Comments
0 Please list any items of importance including alternate dates if you are unable to meet the implementation deadline
or are unavailable during the presentation window. (optional)
(Optional: Maximum 4000 characters allowed)
1 ----------REQUIRED SPECIFICATIONS----------
1
1 User-friendly web-based interface for content creation and management.
2
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
1 API Integration
3 Support for various content types (images, videos, text, RSS feeds, social media feeds, etc.)
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
1 Content scheduling with date and time controls.
4
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
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1 Role-based access control for multiple users or departments.
5
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
1 Support for growth and easy integration with additional screens and hardware.
6
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
1 Compatibility with a wide range of display devices and operating systems
7 A compatability list must be uploaded under Response Attachments
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
1 Support for diverse screen orientations (landscape, portrait).
8
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
1 Support for HTTP content delivery (built-in browsers on displays, Mersive Solstice, etc.)
9
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
2 Support for direct integrations with CBORD, EMS, Microsoft365 (Outlook), 25Live, and Rave
0 Emergency Notification System
All service and fees to enable and support these integrations mustbe included in total cost of your response
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
2 Real-time data integration for event updates, weather, news, and emergency notifications
1
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
2 Pre-designed templates for easy content creation
2
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
2 Customizable templates to match the university's branding
3
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
2 Automatic content adaptation to various screen sizes and resolutions
4
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
2 Real-time monitoring of screen status, connectivity, and content playback
5
Yes No
(Required: Check only one)
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RFQ-1000986 Addendum 1

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