Technology Services 2 RM3804

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Crown Commercial Service Technology Services 2 - RM3804

This agreement has been developed in collaboration with the Government Digital Service (GDS). It is an enabler for our customers to take significant steps towards the “Digital by Default” agenda. The frameworks primary purpose is to provide technology services to central government, local authorities and NHS trusts.

Lot 1 – Technology Strategy & Services Design
Lot 2 – Transition and Transformation
Lot 3a – Operational Services – End User Services
Lot 3b – Operational Services – Operational Management
Lot 3c – Operational Services – Technical Management
Lot 3d – Operational Services – Application and Data Management
Lot 4a – Programmes and Large Projects – Government Official Security Classification

Benefits

  • Reduced timescales and costs for the procurement of services
  • Ease of use – The agreement is easy to use, with expert commercial advice available from us
  • Alternative solutions to longer term contracts and helps to ensure services and solutions are scalable for future service models, responding to business demand, enabling you to take advantage of the benefits of new and changing technologies
  • A multi-vendor supply base environment taking advantage of the benefits available in the wider market and supporting the UK growth agenda through opening market opportunities to specialist small businesses
  • Legality – The agreement is fully compliant with EU procurement regulations, EU procurement rules introduced in 2006 specifically recognise framework agreements as a legitimate route to market. This reduces procurement risk for you and reduces bureaucracy in the procurement process
  • Assured supplier standards – Providers appointed are ‘prequalified’ as to their general suitability. This means when buying services you are assured that they can meet their specified requirements
  • Pre-defined terms and conditions – Terms and conditions of contract have been established and all suppliers have signed and accepted this agreement and terms and conditions of call-off. You are able to propose your own special terms provided there is no material amendment to the agreement terms
  • Collaboration – suppliers are able to collaborate to provide a cross organisational services by way of the collaboration agreement