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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Huntingdon: Data and Digital Services Framework
Document Ref:
440953-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Negotiated procedure
Published By:
Anglian Water Services Ltd
Date Published:
18 September 2020
Deadline Date:
19 October 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

This is a framework for a digital and data services framework, the scope can be broken down into 2 areas:Resource augmentation – providing appropriately skilled resources to work collaboratively within multi party/multi disciplinary teams working to develop information management and governance excellence, innovative, advanced data driven models, algorithms, dashboards and visualisations and implement new business applications, services and associated processes as well as delivering changes to existing applications and associated infrastructure, using the skills and capabilities listed in II.2.4) below.Thought Leadership within the areas identified in II.2.4) below.

Notice Details

Contract notice – utilities

Directive 2014/25/EU - Utility Directive

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Anglian Water Services Ltd

Lancaster House, Lancaster Way

Huntingdon

PE29 7DU

UK

Contact person: Kate Jordan

E-mail: kjordan@anglianwater.co.uk

NUTS: UKH12

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://anglianwater.co.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://esourcing.scanmarket.com/publicevents/list?comId=3004&ccsum=57aa08f02740e2c172f509ae0fa4807a&type=all


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.6) Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Data and Digital Services Framework

Reference number: PA 2019 0175

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

This is a framework for a digital and data services framework, the scope can be broken down into 2 areas:

Resource augmentation – providing appropriately skilled resources to work collaboratively within multi party/multi disciplinary teams working to develop information management and governance excellence, innovative, advanced data driven models, algorithms, dashboards and visualisations and implement new business applications, services and associated processes as well as delivering changes to existing applications and associated infrastructure, using the skills and capabilities listed in II.2.4) below.

Thought Leadership within the areas identified in II.2.4) below.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72200000

72300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKH

Main site or place of performance:

Huntington, Cambridgeshire.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Anglian Water are procuring a data and digital services framework which encompasses broadly the following requirements:

1) Resource Augmentation: providing appropriately skilled resources to work collaboratively within multi party/multi-disciplinary teams working on areas such as:

Human centred design and design thinking (i.e. design sprints);

UX and UI design (including design pattern development);

Hackathons;

Design and delivery of multi-experience solutions (i.e. mobile, PWA, conversational, immersive and wearables);

Devops and scrum agile management and delivery, Cloud, hybrid (on-prem-cloud) environments, big data cloud and hybrid infrastructures;

low code development platforms and citizen app development;

monitoring and analytics for digital products;

process and workflow automation;

product management and ownership — both data and digital;

API design, delivery and management;

product style delivery of application capabilities packaged as building blocks for app assembly using agile and develops techniques (i.e. microservice architectures using internal libraries or external marketplaces);

Crowdsourcing and crowd solving; Application development in a variety of modern coding languages;

automation and testing tools (security, testing, release management);

information governance frameworks (principles, guidelines, policies, processes, standards, roles and metrics);

data quality (especially automation of);

information security and risk management;

privacy, ethics and data protection guidance;

data and digital literacy including information academy and communities formation and co-ordination;

persistent memory servers;

logical data warehouse and data as a service architectures;

analytics and visualisation tooling e.g PowerBI;

augmented data management;

information management, search and discovery for all data types I.e. time-series, transactional, structured, unstructured, geospatial;

information strategy definition/data driven strategy development;

data and information architecture;

data Supply Chain;

Blockchain;

data fabric;

graph database;

analytics and data sciences (including geospatial, IoT, stream and event analytics, structured and unstructured i.e. voice, image, content etc), NLP, conversational analytics, data modelling, meta and master data management, continuous intelligence;

AI and ML tooling and capability including commercial AI/ML;

explainable AI;

augmented analytics tooling and capability;

data and analytics organisational structure design;

curation of information as an asset;

data driven culture change and data storytelling;

data Ingestion tooling (e.g. Attunity);

2) thought leadership within the areas identified above.

The framework will consist of Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, who can meet the requirements, however it should be noted that the skills which are highlighted within the scope of the framework documentation are given as examples of those areas which are currently identified, however it should be noted that given the nature of technology, these are fluid and will evolve throughout the life of the contract as technologies and thought leadership develops.

This is a framework agreement, and no guarantee of work or spend is or will be given, and will be used to support and enhance our in-house capabilities.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 24 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

This contract is a 48-month contract with the option to extend for a further 48 months — giving a total of 96 months.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 7

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated with call for competition

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/10/2020

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Anglian Water Services

Peterborough

PE3 6WT

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/09/2020

Current Notes