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Notice Details

Title: Commoditised Software and Software Solutions Framework
OCID: ocds-kuma6s-017208
Published by: Welsh Government - Commercial Delivery
Authority ID: AA27760
Publication Date: 04/11/2014
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Prior Information Notice
Has Documents: No
Has SPD: No
Abstract: The National Procurement Service (NPS) on behalf of the Welsh public sector wishes to establish a framework agreement for the supply of SOFTWARE.KEY AREAS are likely to include but are not limited to:- Commercial Off-The-Shelf Software (COTS)- Security Software- Microsoft Software- Adobe Software- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Solutions- Finance Software Solutions- Human Resources (HR) & Payroll Software Solutions- Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software Solutions- Data Management And Reporting (DMS) Software Solutions- Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Software Solutions- Mobile Application SolutionsFull details of scope and how the requirement will be split will be included in the OJEU Contract Notice. NPS will carry out market engagement to test assumptions behind the above list of proposed services and shape the optimal structure to achieve the commercial aims of this procurement.

PRIOR INFORMATION NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

ICT Category

Zoe Fisher/ Rob Newman

+44 3007900170

NPSICTCategoryTeam@wales.gsi.gov.uk


http://npswales.gov.uk

http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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Public Procurement

Yes

The National Procurement Service is a pan public sector organisation that will deliver 'All-Wales' contracts and frameworks for all public sector organisations in Wales. The current list of organisations signed up to using the National Procurement Service can be found at http://npswales.gov.uk/about-us/customer-member-organisations?lang=en. This list may be subject to change during the life of the agreement. In addition, the agreement will be available for use by All Schools and Town and Community Councils within the City and County Boundaries of Wales. Further details on the organisations that can use the Agreement will be included in the OJEU Notice.

Section II.B: Object of the Contract(SUPPLIES OR SERVICES)

II.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

Commoditised Software and Software Solutions Framework

II.2)

Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

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Various Across Wales

UKL

II.3)

Short description of nature and quantity or supplies or services

The National Procurement Service (NPS) on behalf of the Welsh public sector wishes to establish a framework agreement for the supply of SOFTWARE.

KEY AREAS are likely to include but are not limited to:

- Commercial Off-The-Shelf Software (COTS)

- Security Software

- Microsoft Software

- Adobe Software

- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Solutions

- Finance Software Solutions

- Human Resources (HR) & Payroll Software Solutions

- Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software Solutions

- Data Management And Reporting (DMS) Software Solutions

- Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Software Solutions

- Mobile Application Solutions

Full details of scope and how the requirement will be split will be included in the OJEU Contract Notice. NPS will carry out market engagement to test assumptions behind the above list of proposed services and shape the optimal structure to achieve the commercial aims of this procurement.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=17208.


Yes

II.4)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

48300000
48400000
48500000
48600000
48700000
48800000
48900000
72200000
48000000
48200000

II.5)

Scheduled date for start of award procedures

 01-09-2015

II.6)

Contract covered by the government procurement agreement (GPA)

Yes

II.7)

Additional information

- MARKET ENGAGEMENT: National Procurement Service will engage with suppliers to establish the most appropriate commercial models and contracting terms to deliver best value. In order to do this, market engagement and consultation will take place via a supplier workshop to be held in Wales. You should record your interest in the Notice via the ‘Further Information’ tab, ‘Additional Notice Options’. By recording your interest you will be automatically sent information including invites to Supplier Days, clarifications and deadline date changes etc. Please note that recording your interest does not automatically enter you into the tender process for this notice.

- COMMUNITY BENEFITS: The commitment to deliver ‘community benefit' outcomes from our procurement activity is designed to ensure that wider social and economic issues are taken into account when spending public money. The intention is to achieve the very best value for money in the widest sense.

- National Procurement Service may change both the scope and the structure of this framework procurement as a result of market and customer engagement.

- National Procurement Service does not guarantee that a call for competition will definitely take place as a result of this Prior Information Notice.

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)

Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions regulating them

It is anticipated that payment will be made in Sterling.

III.2)

Conditions for participation

III.2.1)

Reserved contracts

No
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Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)

Contract related to a project and/or programme financed by community fund

No

VI.2)

Additional information

(WA Ref:17208)

VI.3)

Information on general regulatory framework


http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/


https://www.gov.uk/browse/business/waste-environment/environmental-regulations


https://www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people

VI.4)

Date of dispatch of this notice

 04-11-2014

ANNEX A

Additional Addresses and Contact Points

I)

Address and contact points from which further information can be obtained



National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

ICT Category

Zoe Fisher/ Rob Newman

+44 3007900170

NPSICTCategoryTeam@wales.gsi.gov.uk


http://npswales.gov.uk

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
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22/05/2015 15:13Update

Good Afternoon, As means of an update please be advised that we anticipate the opportunity relating to this notice will be published via Sell2Wales/ TED in mid-June 2015. The intention will be to hold a Supplier Event on the 23rd June 2015, further details will follow shortly. Since the publication of this PIN there have been substantial changes to the scope of the proposed Framework. The Scope of this framework is now Common off the Shelf Software, Software Licencing (Corporate and Educational), Hardware (Corporate and Educational), Audio Visual, Solutions and Associated Services. A further tender process will be undertaken to address the requirements that are now no longer included within the scope of this framework. Please note that the opportunity listed on Sell2Wales, IT Equipment & Associated Services Framework (http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=JAN069176) has been merged with this opportunity. Kind Regards National Procurement Service
Main Contact: NPSICTCategoryTeam@wales.gsi.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
48400000Business transaction and personal business software packageSoftware package and information systems
48500000Communication and multimedia software packageSoftware package and information systems
48600000Database and operating software packageSoftware package and information systems
48300000Document creation, drawing, imaging, scheduling and productivity software packageSoftware package and information systems
48800000Information systems and serversSoftware package and information systems
48900000Miscellaneous software package and computer systemsSoftware package and information systems
48200000Networking, Internet and intranet software packageSoftware package and information systems
48000000Software package and information systemsComputer and Related Services
48700000Software package utilitiesSoftware package and information systems
72200000Software programming and consultancy servicesIT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

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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