Usability Testing Contract for Government Digital Service

Usability Testing Contract for Government Digital Service

Contract value:£20,000 – £25,000. This testing will enable GDS to identify and address user experience issues and to drive the design and development of the Assurance position.Identity Assurance Sample for Iterative User Testing Contract

Reference number: RM 1191 SB 054

Deadline date:15/02/2013

This deadline is for… The Tender Response Date. Please see “How to apply instructions to suppliers” for more information

Contract value:£20,000 – £25,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London Occasional working at Aviation House, WC2A, London will be necessary. No travel expenses will be paid for by the authority.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Government Procurement Service (on behalf of Government Digital Service)

Description of the contract

GDS is looking to procure a sample of participants to take part in the usability testing of the IDA and the facilities in which to hold these testing sessions. This testing will enable GDS to identify and address user experience issues and to drive the design and development of the Assurance position.

 

Classification of the contract

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

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: 4 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Spot Buy Team

Organisation name Government Procurement Service

Address Room 2Y92 Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8QQ

Telephone 01633 811600

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How to apply

To participate in this procurement, Potential Providers must first be registered on the Government Procurement Service e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for GPS e-Sourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so at the Invitation to Tender stage. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender Once you have registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, you will need to express and interest for the RM 1191 Identity Assurance Sample for Iterative User Testing Contract This is done by emailing ExpressionOfInterest@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: • the name of this procurement Identity Assurance Sample for Iterative User Testing Contract and the RM reference number RM 1191; • the name of the registered supplier; and • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Government Procurement Service will then process this email and assign your organisation to the opportunity. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Invitation to Tender will be issued on Tuesday 5 February 2013 13:00PM GMT and therefore suppliers can register on the eSourcing Suite between the issue date of this Contracts Finder advert and the above deadline date. It is advised however that Potential Providers register as soon as practically possible in order to receive the Invitation to Tender and have a sufficient amount of time to respond. For technical assistance on use of the eSourcing Suite please contact the Helpdesk: Freephone: 0345 010 3503 Email: supplier@gps.gsi.gov.uk