Chicago wants wireless Internet
Chicago is looking for a contractor to build and operate a wireless Internet service system for the city. A request for proposal is expected in April. The selected company would recover the construction and operational costs by receiving most of the revenue the system will generate. The city hopes to have the wireless network installed by 2007.Automated child welfare
The Children's Administration of the Washington Social and Health Services Department wants a contractor to design, develop and implement a statewide, automated child welfare information system. An RFP is expected in May. The system should be able to deliver integrated, data-driven decision support to field staff and to measure performance-based outcomes for children and families.Ind. needs victim notification
The Indiana Corrections Department wants a contractor to furnish a statewide, automated victim information and notification system. An RFP is expected in April. The system would help state officials assess victims' interactions with the criminal justice system and help ensure that their legal rights are honored. The system would provide victims information 24 hours a day, seven days a week that they need to participate in the judicial process.Disaster recovery system
The purchasing department of the Alameda County, Calif., General Services Agency wants a contractor to design, build and possibly host a disaster recovery system. An RFP is expected this month. Interested vendors should concentrate initially on designing and providing software that addresses recovery needs of law enforcement applications regarding criminal history, warrants and jail management. Once that requirement is met, vendors could shift to adding open systems and other applications in subsequent project phases.
These opportunities are compiled by Input Inc., a market research firm in Reston, Va. (www.input.com)