Tender for Supply of Enterprise-Wide Reporting Tool

Tender for Supply of Enterprise-Wide Reporting Tool

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has a requirement to replace its current Discoverer reporting tool with an enterprise-wide reporting tool to support its Management Reporting strategy. 

United Kingdom-Norwich: Software package and information systems

2014/S 141-252643

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of East Anglia
Purchasing Office, Earlham Road
For the attention of: S. Whitehead
NR4 7TJ Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603592402
E-mail: s.whitehead@uea.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1603593526

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.uea.ac.uk

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofeastanglia/aspx/Home

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofeastanglia/aspx/Home

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education
Other: Research

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Enterprise-wide Reporting Tool.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of east Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ.

NUTS code UKH13

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has a requirement to replace its current Discoverer reporting tool with an enterprise-wide reporting tool to support its Management Reporting strategy. Currently UEA supports eleven Business units with some 300 standard reports and 1300 user-developed reports. There is an established Microsoft SQL Server data warehouse to support management reporting.
The requirement is for:
— the provision of a suitable tool;
— consultancy to ensure the suitable and successful implementation of the tool into the UEA infrastructure.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has a requirement to replace its current Discoverer reporting tool with an enterprise-wide reporting tool to support its Management Reporting strategy. Currently UEA supports eleven Business units with some 300 standard reports and 1300 user-developed reports. There is an established Microsoft SQL Server data warehouse to support management reporting.
The requirement is for:
— the provision of a suitable tool;
— consultancy to ensure the suitable and successful implementation of the tool into the UEA infrastructure.
The vision for the provisioning of data query and reporting at UEA is:
— To provide an infrastructure that supports the use of a variety of reporting tools, thus allowing users to select a tool that is most appropriate for them whilst ensuring compliance with the UEA Security Policy and Security Standards;
— To provide a standard, web based, reporting tool that can be used by the majority of users;
— To ensure that users can access accurate and consistent data in a simple, secure and timely way, thus providing a “self-service” model for accessing and distributing their own reports.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and Several.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PUR/CON/552

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.9.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

UEA expressly reserve the rights: (i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and (iii) to award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the requirements covered by this notice; and in no circumstances will UEA be liable for any costs incurred by bidders.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.7.2014

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