Data Strategies and Delivery Tender

Data Strategies and Delivery Tender

DCMS is seeking to set up a single supplier Framework focused on improving and optimising the delivery of the department’s IT data strategy.

United Kingdom-London: Data services

2020/S 078-185496

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Postal address: 100 Parliament Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: SW1A 2BQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial@culture.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2072116824

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Data-services./K9YC7UW84E
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/K9YC7UW84E
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Information Technology — Data Strategies and Delivery

Reference number: 101910

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

DCMS is seeking to set up a single supplier framework focused on improving and optimising the delivery of the department’s IT data strategy.

DCMS requires a supplier to undertake the following methodology for each business requirement/statements of work: discovery, design, develop, deliver and support DCMS’ current business processes, reviewing existing data sources and flows and uncovering critical areas for improvement; in particular, applying AI/ML techniques, as well as identifying quick wins for immediate implementation.

A supplier is required to develop ‘data strategies’, data governance principles, the solution vision and implement the roadmap for an accredited data platform for various DCMS teams. Although largely understood, the landscape of what the supplier needs to support DCMS with is yet largely to be completely defined, as the requirements of departmental teams are at various stages of development, with some lacking maturity.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72313000
72315000
72322000
72310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DCMS is seeking to set up a single supplier framework via an open procedure as stated in regulation 27 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015).

The framework will be focused on improving and optimising the delivery of the department’s IT data strategy.

DCMS requires a supplier to undertake the following methodology for each business requirement/statements of work: discovery, design, develop, deliver and support DCMS’ current business processes, reviewing existing data sources and flows and uncovering critical areas for improvement; in particular, applying AI/ML techniques, as well as identifying quick wins for immediate implementation.

A supplier is required to develop ‘data strategies’, data governance principles, the solution vision and implement the roadmap for an accredited data platform for various DCMS teams. Although largely understood, the landscape of what the supplier needs to support DCMS with is yet largely to be completely defined, as the requirements of departmental teams are at various stages of development.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 09/06/2020
End: 31/05/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This includes the option to extend the contract for a further 12 months.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

N/A

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/05/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/05/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

Tenders must be submitted via the Delta eSourcing portal to be received no later than 12.00 (BST), 18 May 2020 (the deadline for receipt of Tender Responses). Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Data-services./K9YC7UW84E

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/K9YC7UW84E

Go reference: GO-2020416-PRO-16381894

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Postal address: 100 Parliament Street
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2BQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial@culture.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2072116824
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/04/2020