Supply Content Management System

Supply Content Management System

VisitBritain currently have a number of legacy platforms (including 4 CMS, 6 customer databases) to support online and customer marketing activity.

593-886 Digital Transformation – CMS

Reference number:593-886

Deadline date:21/09/2014

This deadline is for…Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value: £50,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Visit Britain

Original source

Description of the contract

VisitBritain currently have a number of legacy platforms (including 4 CMS, 6 customer databases) to support online and customer marketing activity.Primary driver for this programme is to refresh the ageing technology estate with a single, modern and fully cloud-based technical platform under which also delivers the following advantages:Open API – To enable partners to more easily use our content in their platformsPersonalisation – Tailored content to segments / individuals rather than at country level presentlyResponsive Design – To cater for mobile and tablet devicesFull language support – Arabic Right-To-Left, Chinese, etc.Responsiveness globally – Site works in a timely fashion from China, New Zealand, Brazil, etc.Single Brand – Look like a single joined up organisationSpeed to Market – Messages and content will be able to be delivered much quicker than they can todaySecondary Driver is cost saving. By the end of the programme (end March 2017), the ambition is to have delivered a operational IT technology saving of £500k (1) per annum. VisitBritain Board has approved an outline budget of £1.8M over the three financial years. Return on investment achieved within 4 years of Programme completion.



Classification of the contract

72212780System, storage and content management software development services

48783000Content management software package

48780000System, storage and content management software package

72212783Content management software development services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – 26

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:17/09/2014 – 16/09/2016

Who to contact

Contact nameAs per point 12 of this Contract Notice’

Organisation nameVisit Britain

AddressSanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith Street, London, London, SW1P 3BT


Extension number:



Web address

How to apply

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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: respond to this opportunity, please click here: Response Address: As per point 12 of this Contract Notice’