Notice ID: ED-OCO-Q-23-0001
The U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Communications and Outreach (OCO), has a need to obtain a Web Quality Assurance and Accessibility Tool. ED requires a software program or online service that shall support web content quality assurance and improve website user experience by identifying and fixing common errors like broken links, outdated content, and typos. In addition, the tool shall conduct a web accessibility evaluation to help ED determine if its web content meets accessibility guidelines. To be considered, quoted products must meet ALL the requirements identified below. The period of performance is a 12-month Base Year and one 12-month Option Year.
Web Quality Assurance and Accessibility Tool Requirements
General definition of requirement - SaaS web accessibility assessment and content QA tool with support for multiple domains.
The tool will run a scan at scheduled dates and times (defined intervals).
US Department of Education will be able to define scan intervals.
The tool will record a completion status for an instance of a scheduled report.
The tool will provide the capability for an application administrator to edit the report schedule.
The tool will provide the capability for the owner of a scheduled report to assign users to a report subscription (email).
Tool shall be able to provide a single report for all pages within a single domain (not necessarily including sub domains) irrespective of total site page count.
Tool should provide the ability to group and filter scan results by domain.
Within domains the tool should allow for the grouping of content into different categories based on specified meta tags, page paths, or some combination thereof.
All report views within the interface should be filterable by these defined content groups.
Tool should provide a dashboard to view results of periodic scans with information about accessibility and quality assurance (readability, misspellings, broken links, etc.) as well as the change in these measures over time.
Tool will be able to crawl sites by following seed links, from sitemaps uploaded to the tool, or from ED hosted sitemaps.
All graphical data views should have accompanying exportable reports in formats such as *.csv or *.xlxs.
The tool will provide the capability for application administrators to create and maintain user accounts within the system.
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