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SW-24954 - USA (Maryland) - Conversion Software - Deadline July 11,2019

Product (RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Etc.) ID: SW-24954

Government authority located in Maryland; USA based organization looking for expert vendor for conversion software.

[A] Budget: Looking for Proposals

[B] Scope of Service:

(1) Vendor needs to provide conversion software that converts NIST reports in Microsoft Word and XML to multiple formats that will be available for public access.
- Publishing software that can convert two types of files,
- Microsoft Word (MS Word) DOCX file,
- International standard for representing word-processing documents, default filetype for MS Word 2007 and later,
- Ability to input NIST report written in a structured MS Word template-where all text and graphics are tagged with MS Word formatting styles using MS Word 2016 and later,
- Filetype 2: National Information Standards Organization Standards Tag Suite (NISO-STS) Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) file,
- Description: American National Standard format for publishing standards and standards-related documents in XML,
- NIST-specific: Ability to input NIST report written in XML where all text is tagged with NISO-STS elements and attributes found in the NISO STS tag library 1.0 and later, Output Files,
- Publishing software that converts inputs listed above to multiple types of files,
- Filetype: Adobe InDesign CC 2018 compatible file,
- Description: InDesign document file that can be opened and edited using Adobe InDesign CC 2018,
- NIST-specific: Ability to do final layout for each NIST report,
- Filetype: Section 508-compliant PDF (PDF/UA) file,
- Description: International standard format for universally accessible PDF files; ensures accessibility for people who use assistive technology to read electronic information,
- NIST-specific: Ability to produce accessible PDF file for each NIST report to Filetype: Print-quality PDF (PDF/X) file
- Description: International standard format for facilitating graphics exchange in print-ready PDFs
- NIST-specific: Ability to produce print-quality PDF file for each NIST report
- Filetype: HTML and accompanying CSS file
- Description: HTML is an International W3C standard markup language for creating web pages, CSS is the style sheet language used for presenting HTML on the World Wide Web
- NIST-specific: Ability to produce HTML file for each NIST report
- Filetype: DAISY Digital Talking Book (DTBook) Extensible Markup Language (XML) file
- Description: American National Standard format for publishing documents in a XML that can be read and understood by those with visual and reading impairments using accessibility software; DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem)
- NIST-specific: Ability to produce DAISY file for each NIST report
- Filetype: e-book (EPUB) file
- Description: International standard format for electronic book/report publication that is optimized for viewing on many devices as it automatically resizes to fit screens
- NIST-specific: Ability to produce EPUB file for each NIST report
Required Workflow
- Publishing software that integrates with current workflow (authoring/formatting in MS Word, final layout and output in Adobe)
- Writing/Formatting of MS Word Input
- Integrates with MS Word to facilitate adding formatting styles to all text
- Final Layout of Outputs
- Integrates with Adobe InDesign to import MS Word report and structured XML report and convert to InDesign file
- Facilitate final layout of the document in Adobe InDesign using customized templates that closely match the NIST Publication format,
- Export Outputs
- Exports the document from Adobe InDesign to multiple outputs listed above; outputs must closely match the NIST Publication format,
- Edit Inputs
- Ability to edit original input and re-do outputs if needed
Professional Services and Setup
- Publishing software that provides the following professional services and implementation:
- Remote or onsite installation, updates, upgrades, and training
- Remote or onsite configuration of software integration with MS Word 2016 and Adobe InDesign CC 2018
- Online or phone helpdesk support
- Remote or onsite troubleshooting of software defects
- Development, testing, and troubleshooting of additional templates needed in order to produce outputs that closely match the NIST Publication format License and Technology
- Single desktop license with no ability to publish to the cloud
- Software to perform on the following desktop: (based on target user's current computer)
- Microsoft Windows 10
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7
- 8GB RAM
- Microsoft Word 2016
- InDesign CC 2018
(2) This bid is set aside for total small business.

[C] Eligibility:

Onshore (USA Only)

[D] Work Performance:

Performance of the work will be Offsite. Vendor needs to carry work in their office location.

Expiry Date : Thursday, 11 July, 2019

Category : Software, System and Application, Data Entry, Scanning, Records and Document Related Services

Country : USA

State : Maryland

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