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The Requirement. The Groups principal Care business activities are to provide a range of care and support services to people in need across central Scotland. An exercise is underway as part of a pre-procurement process to identify potential solutions ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Wheatley Housing Group Limited
25 Cochrane Street
Glasgow
G1 1HL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412745785
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.wheatley-group.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10306

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Request for Information - Provision of Care IT Platform.

Reference number: RFI001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72222000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Requirement.

The Groups principal Care business activities are to provide a range of care and support services to people in need across central Scotland.

An exercise is underway as part of a pre-procurement process to identify potential solutions for a replacement of the Group Care IT platform.

Currently there are 750 employees providing care and around 3 000 supported service users. For licensing requirements we would look for indicative costs for the above and also consider future growth of 200 % within 1- 2 years.

Between the two primary Care organisations within the company there are 2 separate solutions currently in use, an on premise application and the other a cloud hosted solution.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72222200
72222100
72267100
50312600
50312610
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Groups principal Care business activities are to provide a range of care and support services to people in need across central Scotland.

An exercise is underway as part of a pre-procurement process to identify potential solutions for a replacement of the Group Care IT platform.

Currently there are 750 employees providing care and around 3 000 supported service users. For licensing requirements we would look for indicative costs for the above and also consider future growth of 200 % within 1- 2 years.

Between the two primary Care organisations within the company there are 2 separate solutions currently in use, an on premise application and the other a cloud hosted solution.

This market consultation exercise is an exciting opportunity for Suppliers to participate in finalising the WHG's procurement strategy and gain insight into the proposed contract strategy.

Noting interest is required for the purposes of participating in the market research only.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
24/07/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Questionnaire Query.

As per the attached documents to this PIN, the questionnaire is required to be downloaded by all Suppliers who note interest. WHG require completed questionnaires to be submitted to Kenneth Beaton - by close of business on 13.3.2017.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=484100

(SC Ref:484100).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/02/2017