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The biggest govtech deals of the week (03/02/20)

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: Ordnance Survey
The lowdown: Britain’s official mapping agency, the Ordnance Survey, has unveiled plans to procure digital mapping services. The notice is light on detail, but the agency is to reveal more information at a meeting with suppliers in March. Prospective bidders can find out more here.
Title: Pre-tender for geospatial digital mapping services
Deadline for registering interest: 21 February 2020
Value: £30m

The best of the rest

Buyer: Scotland Excel
Title: Pre-tender for a social care case management system solution
Deadline for registering interest: N/A
Value: £20m

Buyer: Northern Ireland Statistics Research Agency
Title: Pre-tender to replace Integrated Business Survey System
Deadline for registering interest: 17 February 2020
Value: £4m

Buyer: Network Rail
Title: Pre-tender for the provision of a planning and administration software
Deadline for registering interest: N/A
Value: £N/A

Buyer: Navy Command
Title: Pre-tender for a product lifecycle management tool and a data search and rendering capability
Deadline for registering interest: 14 February 2020
Value: £N/A

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: Joint Forces Command
Title: Tender for a cost effective, flexible and scalable Automation DevSecOps team that exploits investment in MODNeT and the Microsoft Power Platform
The lowdown: One of the biggest tenders of the week comes from the Joint Forces Command, which is looking to spend up to £7.6m on establishing a DevSecOps team. The contractor, the notice states, “will help grow and support the in-house capability in delivering automated solutions to Defence, with a key focus, but not limited, to the Microsoft PowerPlatform using links from existing and new data sources”.
Deadline: 12 February 2020
Value: £7.6m

The best of the rest

Buyer: Velindre University NHS Trust
Title: Tender for a national Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) service to underpin the development of NHS Pathology Services in Wales
Deadline: 12 February 2020
Value: £22m

Buyer: Leicester Council
Title: Tender for corporate dark fibre wide area network
Deadline: 28 February 2020
Value: £4m

Buyer: Home Office
Title: Tender for a data service to help deliver a Data Governance Programme in support of the Border Force data strategy
Deadline: 17 February 2020
Value: £2m

Buyer: Cardiff University
Title: Tender for an expense management solution
Deadline: 26 February 2020
Value: £2m

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Supplier: Phoenix Software
: Microsoft CSP and EA licence agreements
The lowdown: Southend University Hospital has issued one one of the largest contract awards of the week: a £10.9m deal to acquire new Microsoft enterprise licenses. The deal was handled by Phoenix Software and will remain in place until 2023.
Award date: 28 January 2020
Value: £10.9m

The best of the rest

Buyer: Joint Information Systems Committee
Supplier: Various
: Multi-supplier framework contract to replace the existing multi-supplier framework for routing and switching equipment
Value: £120m

Buyer: Hampshire Council
Supplier: NSL
: Provision of on-street civil parking enforcement and services including a back-office IT software
Award date: 28 January 2019
Value: £30m

Buyer: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Supplier: Redrock Consulting
Title: CPRD delivery management services
Award date: 28 January 2020
Value: £8.8m

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