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Northern Illinois University
RFP #kef82918

Request for Proposal: Conversational AI (chatbot) Mobile Messaging Servs

Renewal Info
Published Tuesday May 26, 2020
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Ivy.ai Inc.
Amount: An estimated $91,500
Renewal: 2nd of 4, 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2021
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $188,550
Comments: Note to Awardee: No work shall proceed without the authorization and/or correspondence from the Procurement Services and Contract Management office or receipt of a Purchase Order and/or Contract.
The buyer for this procurement is now Annette Reyes, (815) 753-6180.
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Carla Carreno.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Monday June 17, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Ivy.ai Inc.
Amount: $91,500
Renewal: 1st of 4, 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $280,050
Comments: 20% BEP Goal Incorporated - Waiver Approved
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Carla Carreno.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday December 11, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Ivy.ai Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC
Amount: $45,750
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2019 through 6/30/2019
Renewals:
4 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $371,550
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 2
Comments:
Ivy.ai Inc. BEP waiver 20%
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Carla Carreno.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday September 5, 2018
Addendum 1 has been issued to respond to vendor questions.
First published Thursday, August 23, 2018
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Tuesday September 18, 2018:
At the following address:
Purchasing Office
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Conversational Artificial Intelligence (chatbot) Mobile Messaging Services
This solicitation includes two (2) documents to be downloaded.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Katherine Frank
Northern Illinois University
Procurement Services & Contract Management
590 College Avenue
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-6138
FAX: (815) 753-6800
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • BEPParticipation-UtilizationPlanRFPkef82918ExhibitB.pdf (540 KB)
  • RFPkef82918ConvAIMobileMsgAddendum19518.docx (29 KB)
  • RFPkef82918MobileMesg.docx (186 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • RFPkef82918OpeningForm91818.pdf (59 KB)
Waiver Document
  • BEPFY21WaiverIVYAIIncMay212020.pdf (223 KB)
  • FY20BEPIVYAIkef82918WaiverLetter61419.pdf (53 KB)