Services - 305663-2019

02/07/2019    S125    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Database software development services

2019/S 125-305663

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Victoria Quay, Leith
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH6 6QQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312443509

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Digital Evidence Sharing Capability

Reference number: 388514
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72212610 Database software development services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Scottish Government (working in partnership with Police Scotland, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service, and others) will shortly be undertaking the procurement of an IT solution aimed at the secure collection, editing and sharing of digital evidence between multiple organisations. The solution will be required to support the full service pattern, capability catalogue and IT system support for the lifecycle of digital evidence. The service pattern includes the collection of evidence from local authorities, businesses and the public, through to the editing of multimedia assets by both police and prosecution, and onward sharing to other parties such as defence agents and the court system.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48780000 System, storage and content management software package
48610000 Database systems
72212311 Document management software development services
72212783 Content management software development services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for an IT solution to be used across Scotland’s criminal justice system. The solution’s purpose is to enable end users to collect, edit and share digital forms of evidence such as CCTV and other multimedia.

The functionality and capabilities of the solution are expected to include:

— asset storage,

— conversion and transcoding,

— searching and indexing,

— viewing (including video playback),

— editing (including bookmarks and clipping),

— auditing (including chain of evidence),

— support for retention and archive policies and deletion.

Data types to be covered include (but are not limited to) multimedia such as video, images and audio, and documents. The solution should also support reporting and integration with other systems such as crime and case management.

Related services include (but are not limited to):

— system customisation and development,

— application hosting,

— technical support and maintenance,

— helpdesk support, and

— full service management (at least second and third line).

II.2.14)Additional information

The Scottish Government intends to procure the requirement through use of the competitive procedure with negotiation. The Scottish Government intends to award a single contract as a result of the procurement.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Potential suppliers are not required to respond to this notice. No further documentation is available at this stage.

(SC Ref:587853)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: