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Data & Application Solutions

 

Data and Application Solutions (DAS) opened for applications on Tuesday 3rd July 2018.

We will be creating appropriate contracting routes to meet requirements for software services and ancillary hardware to deliver a solution for Enterprise Data and Application Solutions, Local Government Specific Solutions, Health & Social Care Solutions, Police and Emergency Service Specific Solutions, and Education Specific Solutions.

This competition will be using a restricted procedure and will be a two-stage process, Selection Stage and Award Stage.  Only bidders that are successful at selection stage will be invited to submit a bid at the award stage.

The deadline for selection stage bids is 3pm BST on Monday 6th August 2018.

 

Important links

View the Contract Notice (OJEU)

View Contract Notice

Apply to be on DAS

Note: Suppliers will need to register for our eSourcing suite to apply

Lot Structure

This framework has 14 Lots, which have been organised into 5 groups. The groups and Lots within them are shown below

Group 1

Enterprise Data and Application Solutions

Lot 1a

Resource Planning & Management Solutions including Financial & Commercial

Lot 1b

Workflow & Case Management Solutions

Lot 1c

Data Collection, Storage & Management

Lot 1d

Data Intelligence & Analytics

Group 2

Local Government Specific Solutions

Lot 2a

Business Applications

Lot 2b

Environmental & Planning

Lot 2c

Citizen Services

Group 3

Health & Social Care Solutions

Lot 3a

Enterprise Applications for Health

Lot 3b

Health Information Management

Lot 3c

Community Health & Social Care

Group 4

Police & Emergency Service Specific Solutions

Lot 4a

Blue Light Operations

Lot 4b

Blue Light Data & Information Management

Group 5

Education Specific Solutions

Lot 5a

Learning Applications & Platforms

Lot 5b

Academic Scheduling & Management Solutions

 

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How to apply

Our supplier guide as part of the OJEU notice explains how to apply to DAS.

 

The timetable

Date

Activity

5 July 2018

Data and Application Solutions is published

5 July 2018

Clarification period starts

20 July 2018

Clarification period closes at 3pm (BST)

27 July 2018

3pm (BST) deadline for publishing answers to supplier questions

6 August 2018

3pm (BST) application deadline

21 September 2018

Issue selection stage results to all bidders

27 September 2018

Completion of selection stage standstill period at 11.59pm (GMT)

28 September 2018

Award Stage is released to successful bidders of the Selection Stage

15 October 2018

Clarification period closes at 3pm (GMT)

19 October 2018

3pm (GMT) deadline for publishing answers to supplier questions

29 October 2018

3pm (GMT) application deadline

2 January 2019

Issue intention to award notices to successful and unsuccessful bidders

14 January 2019

Completion of award stage standstill period at 11:59pm (GMT)

15 January 2019

Framework award date

21-23 January 2019

On-boarding meetings for successful suppliers

15 February 2019

Framework goes live for customers

How to ask a question

Now that DAS is open for applications, we’re in the ‘clarification period’. This means that if you would like to ask a question about DAS, you must send it to the Crown Commercial Service through the eSourcing portal.

To make sure the process is fair and transparent, all bidders will be able to see all questions and answers.

Bidders Webinar

On Thursday 12th July at 9:30am and 2pm we hosted a 45 minute webinar to walk through the bid pack

A copy of the slides presented can be found in the attached files below.

If you have technical problems

Email our Service Desk if you have any technical problems accessing our eSourcing tool

 

Customer Webinar - August 7th

As the first technology Framework within CCS to implement the new Public Sector Contract we would like to invite you to attend our initial customer-focused webinar where the team will walk you through:

  • The lotting structure,
  • The route to market (direct award via an online catalogue and further competition) and;
  • How it can be used by you to support your enterprise and local authority software activities.

This initial webinar will scheduled to occur Tuesday 7h August Registration details can be found here

Previous Customer and Supplier Engagement Feedback

The attached files cover the customer and supplier engagement period and are available for reference only.