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Closed Contract notice

Codification is the process of capturing key data attributes for 'Items of Supply' and 'Items of Production' used within Defence in a structured and standardised way across multiple systems and with the other NATO members.

The project is seeking to procure a proven, NATO-compliant solution/service, which supports both:

- NATO Specific data: These are agreed under NATO governance and shared with all member nations,
- Supply Management Data (SMD): Country specific data used to assist in the...

Codification is the process of capturing key data attributes for 'Items of Supply' and 'Items of Production' used within Defence in a structured and standardised way across multiple systems and with the other NATO members.

The project is seeking to procure a proven, NATO-compliant solution/service, which supports both:

- NATO Specific data: These are agreed under NATO governance and shared with all member nations,
- Supply Management Data (SMD): Country specific data used to assist in the management and supply of items across the UK's Defence Support Network.

The authority is procuring an end-to-end managed service, including application, service management, interfaced with existing logistics applications and wider service management arrangements.

Option: See Section II.2.2)

Out of scope: The project is only looking at Codification Information Services to support business processes. The Codification activity itself is not covered by this project.

The deliverables MOD is expected to achieve through this project include:

1. A NATO-compliant, cost-effective Information solution/service to support Logistics Codification activities
2. Strengthened Master Data Management and reduction in data quality issues within logistics Information Systems
3. An 'evergreen' solution/service, open and supportable into the future, aligned with the MOD Defence Information Strategy

The anticipated service will provide:

1. Proven NATO-compliant capability to support the codification of NATO data (i.e. a solution currently in use in a NATO member country for the codification of logistics data). The system must be licenced for:
i. Approximately 300 Codification users (MOD including sub-contracted Contractor Logistics Support .
ii. Approximately 15,000+ query / requestor users (MOD and Industry). User searching to items, requesting a NCAGE, etc.
iii. 6,000,000 NSNs.
iv. 40,000 annual growth.
2. Configuration of a UK specific solution for UK national data codification requirement (SMD) (circa 50-100 data entities).
3. Integration to approximately 5 existing MOD inventory management and engineering systems.
4. Service management for 2nd and 3rd line support 24/7 operation, with MOD providing 1st line support.

The MOD will be seeking a single provider to deliver all capabilities.

The MOD shall provide hosting on an MOD accredited, JSP 604 compliant, UK-based data centre with 99.8% availability.

The MOD will not accept requests to extend the PQQ response period.

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Contract status:

Contract notice - closed

Contract value:

£4M - 8M

Contract can renew:

No

Contract type:

Services

Contract sector:

  • Database services
  • Database services

Contract locations:

  • East Midlands
  • East Of England
  • London
  • North East
  • North West
  • East Midlands
  • East Of England
  • London
  • North East
  • North West
  • South East
  • South West
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire And The Humber
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Framework contract:

No

Contract suitable for SME:

Yes

Contract suitable for VCO:

No


Contract notice published:

17 January 2019

Contract tender deadline:

17 February 2019

Contract start:

16 August 2019

Contract end:

15 August 2024

Contract duration:

5 years