Questions and Answers
Ohio Job Insurance (OJI) Website Design Project
Document #: JFSRLBOIS12015
Question: 1) What is the preferable overall price range for this project? This will help us understand the potential breadth and depth of the campaign(s) and also make appropriate budget recommendations for the criteria listed in the RFP. 2) Also, I would like permission to use the Department of Job and Family Services logo on our proposals, please. For aesthetic purposes, this logo would only be used in the upper right-hand corner of our proposalís cover page. Would this be alright with you? If I must obtain permission for logo use elsewhere, could you please direct me to the appropriate contact?
Answer: 1.) We did not quote a price range for this project. We will accept proposal and review them and award the work according to the criteria as outlined in the RLB. 2.) No....You do not have our permission to use our logo on your proposal.
Question: Is the intended purpose for the optional Phase 2 for user-testing, or other usability studies? If not please describe the intension and/or why this is considered optional.
Answer: Yes, the optional phase two prototype will be used to do further user testing and help support the development team when they move forward to implement the new design.
Question: We have two approaches to this project. Can we submit separate bids?
Answer: Each vendor is limited to 1 proposal. If you have choices in the way you want to proceed on this activity, it is acceptable to offer those choices as a part of your firm's proposal.
Question: The use of language like "templates", ADA compliance, CSS standards, cross-browser compatibility, etc indicate that there is an expectation of an HTML/CSS prototype in Phase I. Is this accurate? If so, what distinction are you making between the HTML/CSS prototype in Phase I versus the optional Phase II deliverable. Thank you for your time.
Answer: The Phase 1 deliverable is a mock up for which all elements can be included in a website consistent with the standards. The Phase 2 deliverable is a demo where all screens must have legitimate destinations and dynamic content must be operational.
Question: Interested in bidding the job. If there is any additional information that could be sent to my email I would greatly appreciate it!
Answer: All information regarding State bidding opportunities is a matter of public record and must be available equally for all interested parties. If you have specific questions regarding this posting, please post the inquiry in this forum.
Question: Is this the same RLB which came out in Feb 2011? if yes did any vendor got selected? If not can you share with us, the reason for not selecting any vendor from earlier submission? Thanks
Answer: This is a very similar RLB to the one that was posted in February. Some very minor changes were made for this version. The previous RLB was not awarded as the result of internal constraints at ODJFS, realized after the RLB was published, that required resolution before the scope of the RLB could be addressed.
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