Application Development Framework Government Procurement Service

Application Development Framework Government Procurement Service

Government Procurement Service intends to set up an application development, delivery and support services framework.

UK-Norwich: software implementation services

2012/S 20-032481

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Government Procurement Service
Rosebery Court, St Andrews Business Park
For the attention of: Sarah Hardy
NR7 0HS Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3454102222
E-mail: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.buyingsolutions.gov.uk

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Other: Public procurement
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Application development, delivery and support services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 7: Computer and related services
UK.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Government Procurement Service intends to set up an application development, delivery and support services framework to cover the following requirements:
Multidisciplinary IT service providers.
Systems implementation – ERP, sourcing & procurement, finance management, human resources, customer relationship management, project and portfolio management, information management and business intelligence, business intelligence & reporting systems, data discovery and mining, data integration tools, data quality tools, data warehouse and data management systems, big data, master data management, enterprise content management, electronic document and records management, web content management, workflow and case management, geographic information systems and services, geographic information systems (data provision), geographic information systems (data manipulation), geographic information systems (systems and technology).
Services implementation – support and maintenance, third line support for enterprise applications, second line support for legacy applications.
Application development – agile, waterfall, formal methods, multiple approaches.
Integration.
Consultancy and delivery for security requirements – CLAS consultancy, security, security testing, security investigative services, security planning and design.
IT intelligence and benchmarking.
Escrow.
Software asset management.
The framework will incorporate a number of lots as detailed below.
The framework will provide a route for Government to access software services and systems, aligned to the Government ICT strategy. It will replace, the Government Procurement Services’ current frameworks Software application solutions and ICT consultancy and delivery and the expired geographical information systems.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 000 and 1 500 000 000 GBP
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72263000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Although the potential lot descriptions have been included in this document, suppliers should be aware that Government Procurement Service may change both the scope and the structure of the framework as a result of market and customer engagement. Government Procurement Service cannot guarantee that a call for competition will definitely take place.
All potential value figures stated in this document are estimates.
The Contracting Authority intends to hold a supplier event on 16.2.2012 at the contact address above. Suppliers interested in attending should register using the email address softwareapplications@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Government Procurement Service, due to space limitations, may limit the number of attendees. If so, a record of the event will be made available to all interested parties on the Government Procurement Service web site www.buyingsolutions.gov.uk.

Government Procurement Service would appreciate the markets views on this procurement and there are 2 requests for information available upon request which provide more detailed information on the required services. The first entitled “Application Development, Delivery and Support Services” asks questions regarding the whole procurement and the second entitled “Application Support” asks specific questions on support services. Suppliers are welcome to complete both.
The request for information entitled “ Application Development, Delivery and Support Services” can be obtained from: Software Category Team, Government Procurement Service, Rosebery Court, St Andrews Business Park, Norwich NR7 0HS, UNITED KINGDOM, softwareapplications@gps.gsi.gov.uk, telephone: +44 1603704798.

The request for information entitled “Application Support” can be obtained from: Application Support Project Team, Software Category Team, Government Procurement Service, Rosebery Court, St Andrews Business Park, Norwich NR7 0HS UNITED KINGDOM, softwarelicensing@gps.gsi.gov.uk, telephone: +44 1603704967.

Service provider response to the request for information should be received by 16.2.2012.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:27.1.2012