iPad Device Requirements:
All inspection staff are required to have iPads with 4G service unless otherwise agreed to by the Department.
PennDOT apps are designed to support iPad 4 or newer which are running the latest version of iOS.
iPad's must have a minimum of 16 GB internal storage .
Cost of device and IT support services will be the responsibility of the consultant.
Cellular service costs may be reimbursed if the firm can provide a written policy to ensure direct project costs. This documentation must be attached to the technical proposal for each firm charging cellular service.
The consultant will also need to enroll in the Apple VPP
All custom B2B apps will be made available to business partners through the Apple VPP store. This requires creating a Business Apple ID at deploy.apple.com. To register, you will need to provide a business phone number and email address, Dun & Bradstreet number, valid business address and a tax registration number, if applicable. Once this process is complete, notify PennDOT in accordance with the Apple Business Guide of your Apple ID and Requested Apps. For security purposes, PennDOT iPad apps are provided only to approved business partners through the VPP store. This access is controlled by your Business Apple ID. Once you have registered, provide your business's Apple ID along with the requested apps to PennDOT by contacting the PennDOT IT Service Desk. Once your account has been approved and the apps made available, you will be contacted by PennDOT. For more detail on enrolling in Apple VPP or Downloading and Distributing apps from the VPP Store, please refer to the Apple VPP Business Guide. For any questions related to the PennDOT approval process or ECMS credentials, please visit http://www.dotdom3.state.pa.us/ecms/BP_Reg/index.html
All questions and answers are required to go through ECMS's "Questions and Responses" forum.
The statement of interest, at a minimum, should indicate how the selected firm will accomplish the tasks outlined and provide the services as detailed. The anticipated duration of the agreement is 2 years.
The goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in this agreement shall be 8 % of the total agreement cost. Cost included in a DBE firm's price proposal as direct cost of work and services by others shall not count as DBE participation in this agreement, unless completed by a DBE firm. Additional information concerning DBE participation in this agreement is contained in the General Requirements and Information Section referenced below.
Additional information regarding this Agreement/Advertisement and Statement of Interest requirements are contained in the