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Title: Welsh Government Business Wales Learning Management System Support and Development
Published by: Welsh Government
Publication Date: 20/02/2019
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 01 Prior Information Notice (PIN)
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: This PIN is to provide a brief outline of a possible future contract opportunity split into two lots. A notice with two Lots allows the suppliers to bid for both or just one of the two Lots.
The buyer is open to new ideas from any supplier and would look to work in partnership with a winning bidder to deliver a Moodle learning platform that can provide a valuable learning resource for potential, new and developing businesses in Wales.
CPV: 48190000, 72000000, 72416000, 72261000, 72421000, 48931000, 48000000, 48190000, 48930000, 72212190, 72212930, 72212931, 80420000, 48000000, 48190000, 48930000, 48931000, 80420000.

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Welsh Government

Commercial and Procurement ICT, Cathays Park

Cardiff

CF10 3NQ

UK

Telephone: +44 3000604400

E-mail: ictprocurement@gov.wales

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

I.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Welsh Government Business Wales Learning Management System Support and Development

Reference number: C328/2018/2019

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48190000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

This PIN is to provide a brief outline of a possible future contract opportunity split into two lots. A notice with two Lots allows the suppliers to bid for both or just one of the two Lots.

The buyer is open to new ideas from any supplier and would look to work in partnership with a winning bidder to deliver a Moodle learning platform that can provide a valuable learning resource for potential, new and developing businesses in Wales.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Maintenance, Support and Development Services

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

72416000

72261000

72421000

48931000

48000000

48190000

48930000

72212190

72212930

72212931

80420000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL13


Main site or place of performance:

Sarn Mynach

Llandudno Junction

Conwy

Wales

LL31 9RZ

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

A key component of the Business Wales roadmap is the Business Online Support Service (BOSS) LMS which currently provides free business orientated learning modules online at businesswales.gov.wales/boss and businesswales.gov.wales/cy/boss

The BOSS application has some integration with business.wales.gov.uk web site and the Business Wales internal client support monitoring application.

The BOSS application also uses the “Sign On Cymru” user authentication gateway for users to access a number of different Business Wales online applications aimed at providing support and promoting businesses in Wales.

Business Wales selects Open Source software wherever possible to reduce licensing costs and remove themselves from any constraints related to supplier lock-in. The Open Source Moodle LMS is the Business Wales platform of choice and has been identified as the most suitable for our requirements.

The Supplier will be required to technically maintain and develop a Moodle 3,5 LMS instance in Lot 1.

II.2.14) Additional information

This procurement will be an open procedure and is being led by the Welsh Government.

The Welsh Government does not guarantee that a call for competition will definitely take place as a result of this Prior Information Notice.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Packaging of course material suitable for the BOSS environment

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

48000000

48190000

48930000

48931000

80420000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL13


Main site or place of performance:

Sarn Mynach

Llandudno Junction

Conwy

Wales

LL31 9RZ

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 2 is for the packaging of business orientated learning modules to conform to a standard format and style designated by the buyer. The material content of the courses will be provided to the supplier. The courses will be viewed through the Moodle LMS described in Lot 1, but there may be instances where learning packages are deployed in other environments.

The provider for Lot 2 will be expected to work with the provider of Lot 1 on release management for the learning packages.

All courses will be created bilingually in Welsh and English the buyer will provide content in both English and Welsh.

All resources to be created to buyer specified accessibility requirements.

II.2.14) Additional information

This procurement will be an open procedure and is being led by the Welsh Government

The Welsh Government does not guarantee that a call for competition will definitely take place as a result of this Prior Information Notice.

II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

18/04/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

This procurement will be an open procedure and is being led by the Welsh Government to appoint a supplier for each Lot. This may be the same supplier for each Lot.

Welsh Government intend to use eTenderWales to administer the procurement. All communications will be sent via eTenderWales.

The Welsh Government does not guarantee that a call for competition will definitely take place as a result of this PIN.

NOTE: To receive any further information or announcements please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=89707 and register your interest.

A Meet the buyer event will be held in early March in Llandudno Junction, only those registered suppliers that have recorded an interest in this notice by 28th February 2019 will be invited to attend.

(WA Ref:89707)

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=89707.

(WA Ref:89707)

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

18/02/2019


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
19/12/2019 16:46Learning Management System Support and Development ITT

To all suppliers that registered an interest in the Welsh Government Business Wales Learning Management System Support and Development Prior Information Notice, please be aware the Invitation To Tender has been posted at

https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=DEC319742

Main Contact: ictprocurement@gov.wales
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
72416000Application service providersProvider services
72212190Educational software development servicesProgramming services of application software
48190000Educational software packageIndustry specific software package
80420000E-learning servicesAdult and other education services
72421000Internet or intranet client application development servicesInternet development services
72000000IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and supportComputer and Related Services
48000000Software package and information systemsComputer and Related Services
72261000Software support servicesSoftware-related services
72212930Training and entertainment software development servicesProgramming services of application software
48930000Training and entertainment software packageMiscellaneous software package and computer systems
72212931Training software development servicesProgramming services of application software
48931000Training software packageTraining and entertainment software package

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

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