Robotics Process Automation Software Solution – Market Research

Robotics Process Automation Software Solution – Market Research

West Lothian Council wish to conduct market research for the delivery of a Robotics Process Automation Software Solution.

United Kingdom-Livingston: Software package and information systems

2020/S 179-433245

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: West Lothian Council
Postal address: West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
Town: Livingston
NUTS code: UKM78 West Lothian
Postal code: EH54 6FF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Anita Bainbridge
E-mail: anita.bainbridge@westlothian.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Robotics Process Automation Software Solution

 

Reference number: CC10611

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000 Software package and information systems

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

 

West Lothian Council wish to conduct market research for the delivery of a Robotics Process Automation Software Solution.

Suppliers are required to complete the attached questionnaire.

This PIN is being utilised for market research purposes only. The council intends issuing an ITT within the next 6 months. It should be noted, the council may utilise an existing framework to obtain the software solution.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

48000000 Software package and information systems
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

West Lothian.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this market research questionnaire is to gather information which will be used to inform the procurement strategy for the procurement of a Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Software Solution. By enabling business process automation based on software robots/artificial intelligence (AI) workers, we believe such a solution will support WLC’s Digital Strategy and wider transformation programme.

 

II.2.14)Additional information

Suppliers are required to complete the attached market research questionnaire. Clarification questions must be received by 23 September, 12.00 noon. Please return your completed questionnaire to Anita Bainbridge by 28 September, 12.00 noon (anita.bainbridge@westlothian.gov.uk)

 

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

01/12/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=629549

(SC Ref:629549)

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/09/2020