E-Discovery Tool Tender
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is looking to replace its existing E-Discovery solution with a Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) package, or an alternative Software as a Service Offering (SAAS).
United Kingdom-London: Software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
25 The North Colonnade
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is looking to replace its existing E-Discovery solution with a Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) package, or an alternative Software as a Service Offering (SAAS) (subject to meeting FCA Security requirements). The FCA is seeing an increase in the volume and complexity of its case data. Therefore, the FCA would like to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its review process by adopting new technology and ways of working.
The scope of this procurement will also include implementation services, maintenance and support services and the migration of data from the FCA’s existing system to the new system.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Enforcement and Markets Oversight division within the FCA has approximately 400 employees, not including contractors, who use the Evidence Management System (EMS) software, which currently stores around 120 000 000 documents. Digital evidence review and analysis are core capabilities required to support regulatory, civil and criminal case work. The quality of these capabilities has a direct impact on the FCA’s ability to undertake effective and efficient enforcement action and to assist the FCA with effective credible deterrence.
The requirement is for a COTS package with the ability to deliver the following outcomes:
*effective evidence management and production of reviewed material,
*appropriate management of sensitive/protected information.
The system must be able to provide the below key strategic functionalities:
*industry standard productions,
*a robust and scalable system.
We are looking for a supplier that can deliver a partnership approach.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
3 years in 1 year increments.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
To register to respond to the SQ 1. Existing users can login to the eSourcing portal: https://fca.bravosolution.co.uk and new users should follow the registration process to receive a username and password. 2. Login to the portal — Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open to all Suppliers’ link. Click on project_18073-ACT-16E-Discovery — Selection Questionnaire to access the content. Click on the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. this will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. You can now access the Supplier Questionnaire. 3 Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’. You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer & seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete — You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button. If you require further assistance contact the Bravo help desk on 0800 368 4850.
25 The North Colonnade
United KingdomInternet address:www.fca.org.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: