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The biggest govtech deals of the week

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. In partnership with GlobalData, we’ve drilled down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…

The top prior information notices

This week’s featured PIN

Buyer: West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Title: Software package and information systems
The lowdown: West Yorkshire Combined Authority has unveiled plans for a new integrated corporate system worth £3m. The system will support a range of functions from finance to HR and payroll. The deadline for registering interest in the award is 31 October.

The best of the rest

Buyer: South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service
Title: Dynamic cover management tool
Deadline for registering interest: 22 October 2020
Value: £N/A

Buyer: University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Title: Medical software package
Estimated publication date: 22 October 2020
Value: £N/A

Buyer: UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Title: Framework: future selection options (FSO) project
Estimated publication date: 13 October 2020
Value: £N/A

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Title: Strategic implementation partner for the implementation of organisational design
The lowdown: Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council has issued one of the largest tech procurement opportunities of the week: an £18m contract for consultants to design a new organisational model. According to the tender notice, the contractor will “support the council in identifying the required technology to deliver the organisational design model”. The deadline for applications is 16 November.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Herefordshire Council
Title: Fastershire community broadband grant
Estimated publication date: 20 November 2020
Value: £12m

Buyer: Education Authority NI
Title: Computer-related services
Estimated publication date: 9 November 2020
Value: £10m

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Jisc Services
Supplier: Multiple providers
Title: Framework: internet and intranet software package
The lowdown: Netsweeper, Lightspeed Systems and Software Box are among the businesses to have secured deals under a new framework to provide cloud-based services to Jisc, a provider of IT solutions to British universities.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Caerphilly County Borough Council
Supplier: Computacenter
Title: Framework: office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages
Award date: 9 January 2020
Value: £N/A

Buyer: Academies Enterprise Trust
Supplier: ISS Facility Services
Title: Preventive maintenance services
Award date: 29 September 2020
Value: £5m

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