Tender to Supply Enterprise Architecture Tool

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

2019/S 200-487253

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate
Glasgow
G33 6FB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Katherine Darroch
Telephone: +44 1414830745
E-mail: katherine.darroch@scottishwater.co.uk
NUTS code: UKM
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

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-Glasgow:-IT-software-package./9HP9M94VN6
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/9HP9M94VN6
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Enterprise Architecture Tool

Reference number: SW19/TI&T/1243

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48517000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

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

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland

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.2.5)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: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

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

Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

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

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

List and brief description of conditions:

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

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

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)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Bidders must comply with modern slavery act and operate an ethical supply chain.

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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

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
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: 11/11/2019
Local time: 17:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 02/12/2019

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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Glasgow:-IT-software-package./9HP9M94VN6

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9HP9M94VN6

GO Reference: GO-20191011-PRO-15464111

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate
Glasgow
G33 6FB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1414830745
E-mail: katherine.darroch@scottishwater.co.ukInternet address: https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate
Glasgow
G33 6FB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1414830745
E-mail: katherine.darroch@scottishwater.co.ukInternet address: https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review 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

Scottish Water
6 Buchanan Gate
Glasgow
G33 6FB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1414830745
E-mail: katherine.darroch@scottishwater.co.ukInternet address: https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/10/2019