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UK-London: Data services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116824, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk
Main Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-digital-culture-media-sport/about/procurement
NUTS Code: UKI

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity:
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Information Technology - Data Strategies and Delivery
Reference number: 101910

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
72300000 - Data services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: DCMS is seeking to set up a single supplier framework focused on improving and optimising the delivery of the department's IT data strategy.

DCMS requires a supplier to undertake the following methodology for each business requirement/statements of work: Discovery, Design, Develop, Deliver & Support DCMS¿ current business processes, reviewing existing data sources and flows, and uncovering critical areas for improvement; in particular, applying AI/ML techniques, as well as identifying quick wins for immediate implementation.

A supplier is required to develop `data strategies¿, data governance principles, the solution vision and implement the roadmap for an accredited data platform for various DCMS teams. Although largely understood, the landscape of what the supplier needs to support DCMS with is yet largely to be completely defined, as the requirements of departmental teams are at various stages of development, with some lacking maturity.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 1,000,000

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
72313000 - Data capture services.
72315000 - Data network management and support services.
72322000 - Data management services.
72310000 - Data-processing services.


II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKI - LONDON

Main site or place of performance:
LONDON


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: DCMS is seeking to set up a single supplier framework via an open procedure as stated in regulation 27 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015).

The framework will be focused on improving and optimising the delivery of the department's IT data strategy.

DCMS requires a supplier to undertake the following methodology for each business requirement/statements of work: Discovery, Design, Develop, Deliver & Support DCMS¿ current business processes, reviewing existing data sources and flows, and uncovering critical areas for improvement; in particular, applying AI/ML techniques, as well as identifying quick wins for immediate implementation.

A supplier is required to develop `data strategies¿, data governance principles, the solution vision and implement the roadmap for an accredited data platform for various DCMS teams. Although largely understood, the landscape of what the supplier needs to support DCMS with is yet largely to be completely defined, as the requirements of departmental teams are at various stages of development.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Skills, expertise and capacity (general) / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of the Sector / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Project Management and Delivery / Weighting: 5

Cost criterion - Name: Fixed Price / Weighting: 15
Cost criterion - Name: Blended Rates / Weighting: 25


II.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of these options:This includes the option to extend the contract for a further 12 months.

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: Not Provided


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

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
Notice number in the OJEU: 2020/S 78-185496



IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 101910
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Information Technology - Data Strategy & Delivery

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 01/06/2020

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
SoftServe Systems Limited, 07858139
Gresham Legal Central Court, 25 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1AL, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKI
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 1,000,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: 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.

Tenders must be submitted via the Delta e-sourcing portal to be received no later than 12:00hrs (BST), 18th May 2020 (the deadline for receipt of Tender Responses). Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=514007701

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116824, Email: commercial@culture.gov.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 06/08/2020






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