Due to budgetary constraints, this project is canceled and will be not be awarded.
Amendment #1 provides answers to questions. Respondents should sign and return this amendment with their proposal. The due date and time remain unchanged.
First published Friday, October 3, 2008
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 3:00 PM, Friday October 24, 2008:
616 E. Green Street, Suite 213
The University of Illinois on behalf of its three campuses, Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, and Springfield, hereinafter referred to as the "University", is seeking Proposals from qualified firms to provide requirements gathering, product research and RFP development for the period beginning on or about November 11, 2008 through January 30, 2009 with the option to renew for up to three (3) additional months periods at the same terms and conditions based on satisfactory performance, continuing need and availability of funds.
Specifically, the Utilities Management Group is in the process of integrating its operations for the services provided to the three campuses and their respective customers. As part of that process, it has been identified that an integrated utility operations and cost accounting software installation would greatly enhance the efficiency and ability of this office to achieve its service and financial reporting objectives.
The selected respondent will assist the Utilities Management Group by performing the following services:
- Gathering requirements
- Conducting interviews/focus groups
- Documenting findings
- Performing research
- Completeing RFP documentation
- Creating a product selection scorecard
The University will hold a non-mandatory proposal conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign at 9:30 a.m. on October 15, 2008 at Tech Plaza, Suite 211 located at 616 East Green Street, Champaign, IL. Representatives of the University will be present to answer any questions regarding the services requested or proposal procedures. A maximum of two (2) representatives from each firm may attend. If special accommodations are required for Respondent to attend the Pre-Proposal Conference or the proposal opening, contact the Procurement Division no later than three (3) days before the event.
For additional information, contact:
Submit one (1) original and twenty (20) copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
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.
Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office.
Illinois Department of Human Rights
(IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals.