ICT and Technology Framework

Lot 6: Software

FTS: 2022/S 000-027921

This lot enables you to procure hardware under the following sub-lots:

Sub-lot 1: General and Educational Software

For the procurement of educational and general software either by subscription or as licensed software. Includes locally installed and cloud-based software. Includes operating systems, productivity tools, design and technology, music and audio/visual, curriculum software, computing and programming, systems management, library systems, communications tools, educational literary resources (ebooks), security, anti-virus and anti-malware, licensing & licensing as a service, and software portfolio management.

Sub-lot 2: Cloud Software

For the procurement of software applications that are hosted on the Internet.

Sub-lot 3: Administration Software

For the procurement of software used for administrative puposes, either installed locally or hosted on the Internet. Includes productivity tools, systems management, finance software, HR software, payroll software, asset management, CRM systems, communications tools, licensing & Licensing as a Service, and software portfolio management.


Further Competition Timescales

A further competition for Lot 6 would typically take between 5 – 11 weeks, depending on the size of your order and the complexity of your requirements.

Requirements gathering phase: Gathering requirements for bid documentation 1 – 3 weeks

Bid document creation: Drafting and approving further competition tender pack 1 – 3 weeks

ITT phase: Bidders respond to tender 1 – 3 weeks

Evaluation phase: Customer evaluates bid submissions 1 – 3 weeks

Stand-still period: Legally required 10-day pause before contract signing 10 calendar days

Contract signing: Signing the contract with the preferred bidder 1 – 3 weeks

There are templates for each lot and every scenario to make it easy for you to use our framework.

Our comprehensive templates and processes ensure that ITT (Invitation to Tender) documents can be completed with ease and to a consistent standard saving the customer and the supplier time and money.

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