Financial Management Systems – Soft Market Testing Exercise
Provision an up to date, modern, and robust, financial management system.
*SOFT MARKET TESTING EXERCISE* Financial Management Systems
The Council wishes to collect information relating to the provision of FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS and help it in determining how the market would respond to a formal competitive tender for provision of services that would deliver the following objectives: • Provision an up to date, modern, and robust, financial management system; • Maximise the opportunity for further scalability, flexibility and development including adding additional modules should the Council consider expansion of further shared working / selling of services; • Aim to improve financial processes in line with best practice standards and to achieve efficiencies in consistent business processes and reporting; • To deliver efficiencies through ease of use, improved business processes, maintenance and development; • Be Digital by Design (i.e. accessible, allow ease of integration to other platforms outside of the core scope). • The application must be Cloud based, the preference being Software as a Service including a full disaster recovery service The Council would like organisations to respond to this soft market test by answering the questions set out in the response document at Appendix C. Please do not provide additional information or brochures and limit your responses to 500 words per question. If you believe this may be something you can contribute to please formally “Express your Interest” and complete the questionnaire below by 5th July 2019. These responses will be used for information only and will not form part of any subsequent procurement exercise.
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Carlisle City Council
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From 13/06/2019 15:00 to 05/07/2019 12:00