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United Kingdom-London: Software package and information systems
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Business Intelligence System — Information Analytics
This notice is a request for suppliers to express an interest in the possibility of supplying the NHS Counter Fraud Authority a commercial off the shelf software solution relating to business intelligence for fraud analytics data.
This is market engagement and a request for information from market operators who supply a tried and tested business intelligence system that can meet the needs of the NHS Counter Fraud Authority in relation to information analytics.
Business intelligence system requirements
We require data analytics products with capabilities as follows:
— integrate with various data sources including (but not limited to) oracle databases, excel spreadsheets, SQL databases,
— extract data from one source (e.g. NHS Trust data, in a variety of file types), transform the data into a standardised format and store the data in another database,
— provide a range of data cleansing and preparation tools,
— perform data matching,
— perform data merging,
— applying pre-defined business rules to datasets,
— variety of data visualisation tools for exploring and displaying data in a paper based and electronic format,
— ability to provide “dashboard” style online visualisations, providing real time analysis of complex data in customised formats,
— provide a range of summary and descriptive statistics,
— build, configure, administer and deploy static and dynamic web based reports,
— customisation of the web based portal with organisational branding,
— produce management information reports and dashboards for strategic and tactical purposes,
— ideally the system should allow reports to be customised by the user,
— filter and query large datasets,
— analyse, model & profile data to identify trends, patterns & anomalies,
— manipulate, manage, merge and extract parts of free text,
— text mining to model structured and unstructured data,
— statistical modelling including but not limited to cluster analysis, decision trees, neural networks, linear regression and association analysis,
— scalable in support of additional data sources,
— ability to analyse large quantities (millions) of records /terabytes of data in a timely manner,
— integration with Microsoft office applications to be able to export data or graphics to Microsoft excel or word,
— functionality which allows for interaction with our existing ESRI mapping toolkit,
— maintain an audit trail of all user activities and this information must be accessible to NHSCFA staff,
— password protected and customisable access for users, allowing data and content views and manipulation rights in role based conditions.
Please refer to the covering RFI letter on the e-tendering website referenced in this PIN notice for further information regarding requirements.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Please note the deadline for responding to this request for information is 12:00 noon UK time on Friday 7.9.2018.