Tender to Supply Enterprise Architecture Tool
Scottish Water is looking to refresh the tooling used to deliver enterprise architecture capabilities across the business.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: IT software package
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name and addresses
6 Buchanan Gate
Contact person: Katherine Darroch
Telephone: +44 1414830745
NUTS code: UKM
Section II: Object
Enterprise Architecture Tool
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Scottish Water is looking to refresh the tooling used to deliver enterprise architecture capabilities across the business, including business architecture, data modelling, application roadmaps and technology infrastructure. These tools provide business process modelling capability, relationship management, object and artefact reuse, version control, reporting and visualisation of architectural outputs, all within the controls provided by built-in standards for architecture best practice, such as TOGAF9, BPMN-2, etc. Total Contract Value estimated to be between 300K GPB and 500K GBP.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Scottish Water is looking to refresh the tooling used to deliver enterprise architecture capabilities across the business, including business architecture, data modelling, application roadmaps and technology infrastructure. The enterprise architecture tool must provide business process modelling capability, relationship management, object and artefact reuse, version control, reporting and visualisation of architectural outputs, all within the controls provided by built-in standards for architecture best practice, such as TOGAF9, BPMN-2, etc. Scottish Water currently uses the iServer architecture tool by Orbus Software and has done for over 6 years but to satisfy procurement rules now needs to go out to the market to procure a new cloud hosted enterprise architecture tool to ensure ongoing business fit, value for money and use of the latest technologies where appropriate. We invite specialist software suppliers who offer the latest and best enterprise architecture tooling to respond to this advert with details of how these solutions will meet our requirements and help us take enterprise architecture practice within Scottish Water to the next level.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Subject to the commercial offer Scottish Water is looking for a 5 year term followed by up to 3 further extensions of at least 12 months.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
All applicants will be required to complete a subsequent pre-qualification questionnaire to assess technical capacity of applicants. For example proven relevant experience, innovation, whilst meeting and exceeding customer needs as deemed applicable the requirements.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: All applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire, signed Race Relations Form, signed eligibility/non disqualification of Director Certificates.
The pre-qualification and forms referred to above are to be obtained electronically from the above e-mail address quoting the notice ref. in title/subject.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Applicants will be expected to be of sufficient financial and economic standing to support the anticipated contract value. All applicants must complete the financial questions within the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents. Financial standing relevant to the anticipated contract value will be determined by Scottish Water based on the response to the pre-qualification questionnaire and any further financial checks deemed necessary.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
Scottish Water reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
All prices quoted shall be in Sterling (UK) and all payments shall be made in Sterling (UK). Payment shall be made on the basis of completed services in accordance with the agreed contract rates, schedules and conditions of contract.
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
In the event of a group of companies submitting an accepted offer it will be necessary for each member of the group to sign an undertaking that each company in the group will be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Bidders must comply with modern slavery act and operate an ethical supply chain.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Scottish Water will not accept the ESPD. We will only accept a completed Scottish Water PQQ document. This Notice does not preclude Scottish Water from issuing other notices for specific requirements. Responses to the OJEU Notice will be evaluated and only successful applicants following PQQ evaluation will be invited to submit a tender. Scottish Water reserves the right to divide the scope of the contract into lots at tender and contract award stages as it deems appropriate. Applicants who fail to supply all of the information requested in response to this Notice or any resulting tender exercise may risk elimination.
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GO Reference: GO-20191011-PRO-15464111
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Scottish Water will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into.
Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required please use the contact details in section I.1, quoting reference SW19/TI&T/1243.
If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved the Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations (SSI 2006 No. 2) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rule to take action in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: