[rfc-i] Draft RFC Production Center RFP for Community Comment

Ray Pelletier rpelletier at isoc.org
Thu May 7 14:55:22 PDT 2009


On May 7, 2009, at 4:49 PM, Jim Schaad wrote:

> I am a bit confused.  Section A is talking about the RFC Editor not  
> the RFC
> Production Center.

Not any longer!

Ray

>
>
> Jim
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: rfc-interest-bounces at rfc-editor.org [mailto:rfc-interest-
>> bounces at rfc-editor.org] On Behalf Of Ray Pelletier
>> Sent: Thursday, May 07, 2009 12:47 PM
>> To: RFC Interest
>> Subject: [rfc-i] Draft RFC Production Center RFP for Community  
>> Comment
>>
>> The IAOC intends to issue an RFP for the RFC Production Center
>> function no later than
>> 22 May 2009. To that end we seek your review and comments to the  
>> draft
>> RFP.  The draft RFP can be found at:
>> http://iaoc.ietf.org/rfpsrfis.html
>>
>> Comments should be submitted by 15 May to ensure consideration.
>>
>> The 22 page draft RFP contains the following elements:
>>
>> Section I General Procedural Information
>> Section II Specifications
>> Section III Summary of Work Statement
>> Section IV Service Levels
>> Section V Proposal Format
>> Section VI Selection
>> Section VII Other Terms and Conditions
>> Section VIII Offeror Checklist
>> Section IX Signature Page
>>
>> Some items of interest include:
>>
>> 1. Term
>> The IAOC is looking for a long-term relationship commencing on  
>> January
>> 1, 2010 of up to six (6) years with a successful contractor.
>> Accordingly, it is looking to structure a six (6) year term with
>> contract review points at the two-year mark and again at the four- 
>> year
>> mark to evaluate the success of the contractor within an RFC Series
>> model.
>>
>> 2. Bidders Conference
>> A bidders conference will be held on June 3, 2009 at ISI in Marina  
>> del
>> Rey California
>>
>> 3. Statement of Work Subject to Change
>> The SOW is subject to modification as a result of changes to the RFC
>> Editor Services model, <draft-iab-rfc-editor-model-04.txt>.
>>
>> 4. Tests
>> Tests may be required to demonstrate the necessary skills.  Tests may
>> include, for example, copy editing for editing, formatting, and
>> compliance with the RFC Style Manual.
>>
>> 5. Best Value Contract
>> The IAOC is looking for the best value combination of performance and
>> cost; not necessarily the lowest bidder.
>>
>> 6. Timeline
>>
>> 22 May 	RFP Issued
>> 3 June		Bidders Conference
>> 5 June		Questions and Inquiries deadline
>> 12 Jun		Answers to questions deadline
>> 19 Jun		Addenda & Corrigenda deadline
>> 29 Jun		Proposals due
>> 30 Jun - 29 Jul	Initial Proposal Evaluation Period
>> 29 Jul		IAOC selects vendor to conduct negotiations
>> 29 Jul - 15 Sep	Negotiations
>> 17 Sep		Contract Award
>> Oct - Dec	Vendor transition
>> Jan 1, 2010	Contract(s) commence
>>
>> Your comments have been of enormous assistance in the past. Please
>> direct them to the RFC Interest list at rfc-interest at rfc-editor.org.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Ray Pelletier
>> IETF Administrative Director
>>
>>
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