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The biggest govtech deals of the week (26/6/20)

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: Northumberland Council on behalf of Advance Northumberland
Title: Integrated financial management system
The lowdown: Northumberland Council has unveiled plans to spend up to £200,000 on an integrated financial management system. At this stage, there’s no deadline for applications, but the council expects to have awarded the contract by the end of November.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Network Rail
Title: Performance Hub for automating performance assessments
Register interest deadline: 10 July 2020
Value: £N/A

Buyer: West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Title: Provision and implementation of a real-time system
Register interest deadline: 29 June 2020
Value: £N/A

The top tenders

This week’s featured tender

Buyer: Leeds and Various Councils
Title: Cloud based UTMC system
The lowdown: One of the largest tenders of the week comes from Leeds City Council, which is looking to procure a cloud-based urban traffic management and control system. The deal is worth £3m and suppliers have until 5 July to apply.

The best of the rest

Buyer: NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
Title: Framework: Digital solutions
Deadline: 8 July 2020
Value: £5m

Buyer: Cheshire East Borough Council
Title: Framework: NGA broadband infrastructure
Deadline: 7 August 2020
Value: £4.5m

Buyer: NHS England and NHS Improvement
Title: Framework: Clinical communication tools
Deadline: 6 July 2020
Value: £3m

The top awards

This week’s featured award

Buyer: Joint Forces Command (JFC)
Supplier: IBM
Title: External support to DBS fin and commercial capability
The lowdown: IBM has bagged one of the biggest deals of the week: a contract to provide support to Joint Forces Command. As is often the case with military contracts, the award notice is extremely light on detail. What we do know is that the deal is worth £5.5m and supports Joint Forces Command’s commercial capability. It came into effect on 22 June.

The best of the rest

Buyer: Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Supplier: NHS Shared Business Services
: Framework: ICT Services
Award date: 15 June 2020
Value: £250m

Buyer: University of Chester
Supplier: Datrix Training
Title: Online skills training
Award date: 24 June 2020
Value: £27m

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