United Kingdom-Bristol: Software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.jisc.ac.uk
Section II: Object
Learning Analytics Purchasing Service.
Jisc Services Ltd (JSL) is establishing a Dynamic Purchasing System that will enable JSL, Jisc and its members to easily purchase value for money and technically sound Learning Analytics Solutions, Services and Infrastructure.
The scope of the DPS covers purchases by JSL, Jisc and its members. Organisations eligible to use the service are described in section 3.2 of the PQQ document.
Learning Analytics Solutions
Solutions that make use of data or analytics, or the output of analytics, to support student success and improve the student experience. This could include retention, achievement, employability, or improved learning design, for use by tutors, students, support staff or management.
The DPS will run for 3 years from 18.9.2017 to 17.9.2020 with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years.
Learning Analytics Services
Consultancy, training or support services to help institutions understand, implement and make the most of learning analytics solutions. This could include system and data audits, on-boarding support and readiness assessment, support for data services and tailoring of analytics solutions to meet a customer's needs.
The DPS will run for three years from 18.9.2017 to 17.9.2020 with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years.
Learning Analytics Infrastructure
Solutions to support the core Jisc Learning Analytics Infrastructure, including the learning records warehouse, data plugins, and any other components that become part of the core learning analytics service, but excluding Learning Analytics Solutions as defined in Lot 1.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Each interested supplier is required to register its intention to submit a response to this PQQ via the Jisc e-tendering portal at https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk
JSL will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 article 91 provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).