Supply Business Intelligence Tool

Supply Business Intelligence Tool

Contract value: £0 – £55,000. NERC require a Business Intelligence (BI) tool to report from our Changepoint Professional Services Automation environment.

Business Intelligence Tool for NERC

Reference number:UK SBS IT150002

Deadline date:30/01/2015

This deadline is for…The final day for submision of completed bid responses is 11:00am Friday 30/01/2015

Contract value: £0 – £55,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:SwindonTo register on our e-sourcing portal click on and follow the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. To express your interest in this opportunity email .

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:UK Shared Business Services Ltd.

Description of the contract

Introuction NERC require a Business Intelligence (BI) tool to report from our Changepoint Professional Services Automation environment (see Mandatory Requirements This tool must be able to: Produce customisable management reports from Changepoint including: • Tabular reports • Graphical reports e.g. pie charts, doughnut charts, bar graphs and gantt charts • Dashboards • Portlets which can be displayed within Changepoint ? Allow analysis of data using filtering, grouping and conditional formatting ? Be capable of analysing large data volumes ? Export reports as Excel workbooks, PDFs and HTML ? Allow scheduling of reports to run at pre-arranged times ? Enable reports to be distributed by email ? Support access from mobile devices ? Enable reports to be saved and then viewed while offline ? Respect the Changepoint security model ? Be able to access the Changepoint extensible data structure (UDFs) ? Be capable of running in a Windows Server environment. ? The client application needs to be able to run in Windows, Linux and Mac environments and support current versions of at least the following browsers: • Internet Explorer • Chrome • Firefox • Safari (on Macs) The BI tool must be an established product with product support arrangements already in place. It must not be a bespoke development although up to five days installation and configuration would be acceptable. About UK Shared Business Services Putting the business into shared services UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our customers improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. It is our vision to become the leading provider for our customers of shared business services in the UK public sector, continuously reducing cost and improving quality of business services for Government and the public sector. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. Core services include Procurement, Finance, Grants Admissions, Human Resources, Payroll, ISS, and Property Asset Management all underpinned by our Service Delivery and Contact Centre teams. UK SBS is a people rather than task focused business. It’s what makes us different to the traditional transactional shared services centre. What is more, being a not-for-profit organisation owned by its customers, UK SBS’ goals are aligned with the public sector and delivering best value for the UK taxpayer. UK Shared Business Services Ltd changed its name from RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd in March 2013. Our Customers Growing from a foundation of supporting the Research Councils, 2012/13 saw Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) transition their procurement to UK SBS and Crown Commercial Service (CSS – previously Government Procurement Service) agree a Memorandum of Understanding with UK SBS to deliver two major procurement categories (construction and research) across Government. UK SBS currently manages £700m expenditure for its Customers, our growth projections anticipate this will rise to £1bn in 2013/14. Important information From the 2nd April 2014 the Government is introducing its new Government Security Classifications (GSC) classification scheme to replace the current Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect of this is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All potential suppliers should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the website provides information on the new GSC:

Classification of the contract

72221000Business analysis consultancy services

72212482Business intelligence software development services

72212480Sales, marketing and business intelligence software development services

72212400Business transaction and personal business software development services

48482000Business intelligence software package

48480000Sales, marketing and business intelligence software package

48400000Business transaction and personal business software package

48000000Software package and information systems

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:12 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameProcurement T

Organisation nameUK Shared Business Services Ltd.

AddressNorth Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1FF


Extension number:


How to apply

UK Shared Business Services eSourcing As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS can use the CCS eSourcing Suite for future procurements. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the registered Bidder; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Sourcing documents can then be accessed on the eSourcing Suite at: using the instructions detailed in the Specification documents within Contracts Finder. As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk : Telephone: 0345 010 3503 Training documents to support Bidders utilise Emptoris CCS eSourcing are available in the Contracts Finder Tender documents section.


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