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University of Illinois at Chicago
SoleSource #482JCM
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Friday April 14, 2017
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Thomson Reuters Inc.
Amount: An estimated $72,000
Renewal: 2nd or 2, 5/14/2017 through 5/13/2018
Pricing Changes: 
The estimated annual amount has changed from $65,000 to 72,000.
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes, remains a sole source. The proprietary subscriber access is a valuable tool widely used by the College of Business staff and students.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The buyer for this procurement is now Janielle Graham, (312) 413-2816.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday April 8, 2016
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Thomson Reuters Inc.
Amount: An estimated $65,000
Renewal: 1st of 2, 5/14/2016 through 5/13/2017
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
Yes, remains a sole source. The proprietary subscriber access is a valuable tool widely used by the College of Business staff and students.
Potential Future Renewals: $65,000
Comments: The access modules, SDC Platinum™ ; I/B/E/S; Mutual Fund Ownership and DataStream Professional have been integrated into the student instructional business education classes.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Thursday April 30, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Thomson Reuters Inc., Carlsbad, CA
Amount: An estimated $65,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 5/15/2015 through 5/13/2016, 12 months
Renewals:
2 twelve-month
Potential Future Renewals: $130,000
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Thursday April 30, 2015
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The University awarded a contract for financial modules from Thomson Reuters to Thomson Reuters Inc., Carlsbad, CA, for an estimated $65,000.
Continual subscriber access to four Thomson Reuters modules namely: SDC Platinumâ?¢ ; I/B/E/S; Mutual Fund Ownership and DataStream Professional for College of Business student instructional education classes.

Thomson Reuters does the footwork to create these integrated applications and licenses into the proprietary stream of data that is unique to any other professional profile. The students can access and download the modules to complete their homework assignments, prepare for examinations and perform various research projects.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

Date:
April 30, 2015
Time:
1:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

If you cannot attend the meeting in-person at the primary location, you may attend via audio teleconference. Email or call the Hearing Contact for details.

Alternate Location(s):
James R. Thompson Center
Room 9-036
100 West Randolph
Chicago, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
April 24, 2015
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 558-3050
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 482JCMPart1.pdf (346 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 482JCMPart2.pdf (56 KB)