The following is a summary of our expectations/requirements for a software
We are looking for a company to develop a custom software package for an
analytical piece of laboratory hardware. Software will manage between 6
and 12 digital and/or analog input signals from various devices, 6 and 12
digital and/or analog output signals to control various aspects of the
hardware, and up to 2 RS-232 type devices. Software must be designed in
an open architecture so that end user can custom configure individual
"studies" - selecting components to be used and defining various critical
functionalities. Study configurations must be stored for recall and use
at later times, and reviewable for comparison of results. GLP/ 21CFR Part
11 compliance and experience required. Final product must include report
generation capability, and user and computer activity logs.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).
* * *This broadcast message was sent to all bidders on Friday Jan 7, 2005 6:12:43 PM:
Please look at the updated zip file, it contains a FAQ, some detail about the flow controllers used and a spec about the existing layout, and adjust your bids accordingly.
* * *This broadcast message was sent to all bidders on Thursday Feb 17, 2005 10:49:57 AM:
We wi ll begin filtering through bid proposals in the next few days and will answer your questions and post more questions to narrow down proposals to companies and individuals who can actually complete this complex project.
* * *This broadcast message was sent to all bidders on Friday Mar 11, 2005 1:23:16 PM:
We have been delayed a couple of weeks and will start the review in about 4 weeks and will be contacting you individually.
open to discusssion