REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONOF INTEREST (EOI)
A startup firm in Canada is seeking a service provider to execute the launch of its business activity in the education sector.
The development of a search engine platform (web/app) that simplifies the complex processes involved in seeking admission to study in universities and colleges abroad. The system is expected to be user-friendly and easy to use.
How the Platform Should Work
Using prospective student’s CGPA, work experience, skills and other qualifications, the platform would advise on whether he/she may be eligible for admission to an institution, if not, other options are provided that he/she may be eligible for admission. Other related details to be provided are information on tuition, scholarship, accommodation and application documents checklist and processes involved. These would be displayed on the platform in a fixed generic format, but content would be based on each user’s unique query and credentials. This helps to narrow down users’ options and provide the recipient institution with the best of candidates.
Project Implementation Solution
The project will utilize appropriate IBM Bluemix Enterprise Services which can be integrated to suit our objective.
Service Provider Skillset: Programmer/Web/App Developer/Web Tool Specialist with previous experience in implementing IBM Bluemix solutions and the relevant programming languages. A service provider without knowledge and experience in IBM Bluemix would not be considered.
Interested Service Providers should send a brief EOI stating the following:
a. their understanding of the project
b. demonstration of experience, expertise in IBM Bluemix solutions
c. references to jobs completed using IBM Bluemix
d. proposed time frame to accomplish the project
e. Cost (a fixed price fee is preferred and not hourly billing)
A service provider with skills and experience in data mining, artificial intelligence and machine learning is an added advantage.
The selected service provider would be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement before full disclosure of the project is made.