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Presentation given to the South Est Wales Partnership on Tuesday 6th October 2009

Presentation given to the South Est Wales Partnership on Tuesday 6th October 2009

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  • 1. RFID Procurement ..and a few other things Mark Hughes Head of Collections Swansea University
  • 2. Agenda slide 1.0 The initial questions 2.0 Knowing what you want - the specification 3.0 Options, options everywhere 4.0 The procurement process 5.0 Choosing a supplier 6.0 Implementation 7.0 What happens next?
  • 3. 1.0 The initial questions - WHY?
        • ..because it's 'cool'?
    http://www.zazzle.com/being_cool_is_not_trying_to_be_cool_button-145252130673154207 http://z.about.com/d/politicalhumor/1/0/x/M/iraq_checklist.jpg
  • 4. 1.0 The initial questions - WHY?
        • ..because everyone else has it?
    http://junya17.wordpress.com/2009/03/
  • 5. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/library/images/news/VC.jpg 1.0 The initial questions - WHY?
        • Self Service?
  • 6. 1.0 The initial questions - WHY? Stock Management? http://www.attractionmindmap.com/photos/akashic_records_library.jpg
  • 7. 1.0 The initial questions – HOW do I start?
    • Think wider focus:
        • Staff (!!) ‏
        • Customers
        • Library layout
        • Who'll do the tagging?
        • How long will that take?
        • ..and cost?
        • Long term strategy
    http://smallandbig.blogspot.com/2007/08/my-cartoon-collection-17.html
  • 8. 1.0 The initial questions – HOW do I start?
    • Talk to other libraries that have gone before
    • Find the relevant email lists / blogs
    • Go to relevant events e.g. RFID in Libraries COnference
    • TALK to everyone you can
    • ..including the suppliers!
    • Identify your budget
    • ..consider a Consultant
    http://blog.patientslikeme.com/tag/electronic-health-records / http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_cy8UuSySuB8/SggrebBjWtI/AAAAAAAAABk/OJKMJy0Gn_c/s1600-h/copywriting_and_speaking_advice.jpg
  • 9. 2.0 Knowing what you want – the specification
    • Comprehensive (as possible) ‏
    • Clear
    • Functions as well as Items
    • Focus on function NOT process
    • Standards (ISO 28560!) ‏
    • ..the most critical part of the process..
    http://www.donationcoder.com/Reviews/Archive/WordProcs/Screenshots/06-word07-spec.jpg
  • 10. 2.0 Knowing what you want – the specification
    • If you don't know where to start...
    • Here's one prepared earlier..
    • And you can have it for FREE
    • ..honestly!
    http://groups.google.com/group/ORILS
  • 11. 3.0 Options, options everywhere
    • Depending on the budget..
    • 'Preferred Supplier'
    • '3 Quotes'
    • European Tender
        • Open
        • Competitive
    • Talk to your procurement department
  • 12. 3.0 Options, options everywhere - Tenders
    • Competitive
        • PQQ
        • 'Shortlist'
        • Initial Tender & replies
        • ..then supplier discussions
        • Final Invitation to Tender
        • ..evaluate & pick a winner
        • BUT complex, long, some Procurement Depts not keen
    http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/c/competitive_tendering_process.asp
  • 13. 3.0 Options, options everywhere - Tenders
    • Open
        • PQQ maybe
        • 'Shortlist'
        • Possible 'Supplier pre-tender briefing'
        • Invitation to Tender
        • Final Tender replies
        • ..evaluate & pick a winner
        • ..the standard option
    http://www.buckscc.gov.uk/assets/content/bcc/images/procurement/tendering_process--JPG%20%28200x0%29.jpg
  • 14. 4.0 The procurement process
    • Evaluating your suppliers
        • PQQ can be a shortened version of the full Specification
        • Supplier demonstrations are a MUST.
        • Involve ALL levels of staff where possible
        • Ask awkward questions
        • Pose written clarifications
        • ..get written answers
    http://www.cartoonstock.com/directory/b/business_negotiation.asp
  • 15. 4.0 The procurement process - Evaluation
    • Tips
        • Equal
        • Fair & Transparent
        • Be prepared to give feedback
        • ORILS has example matrices
        • Look at overall project & lifetime cost
    http://www.cartoonstock.com/cartoonview.asp?search=site&catref=forn703&MA_Category=&ANDkeyword=scoring&ORkeyword=&TITLEkeyword=&NEGATIVEkeyword=
  • 16. 5.0 Choosing a supplier
    • Tips
        • References & Site Visits
        • Long term 'partnership'
        • Future development
        • Longevity (equipment & company) ‏
        • Standards compliance (again!) ‏
        • Cheap is not always good, most expensive not always best
  • 17. 6.0 Implementation
    • Final steps
        • Disruptive
        • Plan with the supplier
        • Test, test, test
        • Security Gates = final install
        • Prepare your staff
        • ..and your customers – SIGNAGE, support
        • Don't be afraid to tinker
    http://www.sussex.ac.uk/library/refurbishment/plans.php
  • 18. 7.0 What happens next
    • For you
        • It doesn't stop here...
        • 'Educating' users
        • Supporting staff
        • Snagging list / 'Tinkering'
        • Probably stock management
        • Future Development
    http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/blogs/maplewood/posts/cartoon14-480.jpg
  • 19. 7.0 What happens next
    • For RFID in General
        • 'Smart Shelving'
        • Improved stock management
        • Innovative user interaction
        • Interoperability
        • Greater LMS integration
        • Falling costs
        • Shrinking supplier market
        • Acceptance as core library provision
  • 20. Useful Reading
    • LIB RFID UK mailing list
    • https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=LIB-RFID-UK
      • BIC / CILIP e4libraries
        • http://www.bic.org.uk/e4libraries/11/RFID-/
      • Mick Fortune's Blog
        • http://www.mickfortune.com/Wordpress/
      • ORILS website
    • http://groups.google.com/group/ORILS
  • 21. Thank You & Questions Mark Hughes [email_address] http://twitter.com/Mark_H_Swansea http://www.slideshare.net/Mark_H_Swansea