Intention of this project is a management reporting and data analysis system for internal use in the company. It will be used to present management weekly with up-to-date aggregated sales data. The system also needs to provide advanced data analysis functionality on account management level. The project consists of choosing appropriate reporting software, layout and planing of the system, custom modiﬁcations as needed, coding of custom parts and user interface design of the system. Some basic reports build on the choosen reporting engine are also part of this project. All information given within this brieﬁng is conﬁdential and only to be used for this project.
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).
Basic server architecture is Linux/Apache. The system is to be build using commercially available open source applications, frameworks and classes. Commercially licensed code may be used if needed and agreed on BEFORE usage. Custom programing is prefered to be in object oriented PHP with MySQL database backend, but other solutions can be considered and used if appropriate. If PHP is choosen, all website output should be done with the Smarty templating system, unless a better ﬁtting solution is agreed on. All output is to be valid xhtml with CSS markup.