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28/06/2014    S122

United Kingdom-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2014/S 122-217992

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Postal address: Broadcasting House, Portland Place
Town: London
Postal code: W1A 1AA
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Maureen Gore

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: Broadcasting
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Provision of Digital Testing Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: BBC sites across the United Kingdom.


II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The BBC requires a single supplier of deliverables and/or services to deliver and support the testing of digital products/applications/services (“Digital Products”), or parts thereof ,owned by or licensed to the BBC and, where applicable, its affiliates.
The Digital Products will include applications and websites that run on digital and broadcast platforms, for example desktop computers; mobile devices; the cloud; integrated digital TV; internet protocol TV; terrestrial, cable, satellite TV; and the web, in any combination and/or stages of their product development. Devices may be provided by the BBC and/or the supplier and may be located at BBC premises and/or the supplier's premises and/or third party premises.
Testing will include functional testing, non-functional testing and test management; manual/exploratory/automated modes of acceptance/integration/load/unit testing; test design/delivery/analysis; project and programme management; and associated services.
The BBC expects testing to take place on-site at any of the BBC's premises and/or at the supplier's premises and/or at third party premises in the UK or a combination of the UK and abroad. The supplier's testing staff will be required to be suitably trained in order to be capable of being deployed flexibly at short notice and on demand into BBC testing projects and BBC testing teams including multi-geographically located, cross-functional project teams.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support, 72212985 Debugging software development services, 72200000 Software programming and consultancy services, 72212984 Program testing software development services, 72400000 Internet services, 72254000 Software testing, 72226000 System software acceptance testing consultancy services, 72500000 Computer-related services, 72254100 Systems testing services, 72225000 System quality assurance assessment and review services

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Management and operational efficiency. Weighting 15
2. Test capabilities. Weighting 20
3. Support (weighting 7.5 %)
4. Test tools (weighting 7.5 %)
5. Cost effectiveness. Weighting 50
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 185-319508 of 24.9.2013

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
Number of offers received by electronic means: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: MindTree Limited
Postal address: Global Village, RVCE Post, Mysore Road
Town: Bengaluru
Country: India
Telephone: +44 2037633300
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
Estimated value GBP 15 m to GBP 25 m.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: