Library of Congress Awards $2.7 Million Contract For Congress.gov Improvements
The Library of Congress has awarded a Artemis Consulting based in Vienna, Virginia a contract worth $2,748,662.01 for “Web Content Delivery Improvements” of the Congress.gov resource.
The solicitation was first published on October 22, 2014, formally awarded one week ago, and announced on Monday.
Here’s what LC asked for/what Artemis Consulting will provide:
The contractor shall deliver completed web application code for three major releases of Congress.gov, an initial release of administrative tools to support Congress.gov and legislative information processing, systems architecture documentation and plans for two iterative releases of Congress.gov, and provide day-to-day technical product management of the development of Congress.gov.
The contactor shall also provide development of mobile libraries and frameworks to support future mobile development for Library content, and provide overall technical support for content management systems, development tools/environments, web graphics development, mobile applications, and web content integration.< The contractor will work with Library staff to integrate their efforts into the existing Library systems, workflows, and infrastructure. The contractor will work from existing Library specifications and standards for development, coding, content management, and design. The contractor shall follow web development industry standard best practices for scheduling, risk management, requirements management, and project monitoring and control documentation. Congress.gov, the replacement for THOMAS, launched out of two year beta last September.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.