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The British Library is seeking to purchase a broad featured ECM system, as well an implementation partner to assist with its installation, configuration, and roll-out over 12-18 months in two substantial pilot projects. The purpose of ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

000863 RFI - ECM system.

Reference number: 000863
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48783000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The British Library is seeking to purchase a broad featured ECM system, as well an implementation partner to assist with its installation, configuration, and roll-out over 12-18 months in two substantial pilot projects.

The purpose of this RFI is to establish indicative pricing, hosting models, licensing structures, and procurement routes, so as to allow the Library to seek bids that most closely match the Library's needs in the most efficient way possible.

When submitting information, all organisations should note that this is not currently a tender opportunity, but is part of a market consultation exercise aiming to ensure that the procurement route selected and the options ultimately developed for the procurement are properly informed. The British Library is inviting potential providers to comment and informally discuss options and possible business solutions. At this stage, no final decision has been taken on the precise procurement route to be followed.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72212783
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Library is seeking to purchase a broad featured ECM system, as well an implementation partner to assist with its installation, configuration, and roll-out over 12-18 months in two substantial pilot projects.

The purpose of this RFI is to establish indicative pricing, hosting models, licensing structures, and procurement routes, so as to allow the Library to seek bids that most closely match the Library's needs in the most efficient way possible.

When submitting information, all organisations should note that this is not currently a tender opportunity, but is part of a market consultation exercise aiming to ensure that the procurement route selected and the options ultimately developed for the procurement are properly informed. The British Library is inviting potential providers to comment and informally discuss options and possible business Solutions. At this stage, no final decision has been taken on the precise procurement route to be followed.

Suppliers interested in submitting information on the services they can offer in relation to this Prior Information Notice (PIN) should 1) Browse to https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk 2) Click on View Current Opportunities and Notices 3) Follow the instructions to register on the eTendering potal. 4) Download the Attachment - 000863 RFI - ECM System. Follow the instructions in the document to submit an expression of interest, your company details and an initial response to the PIN At the conclusion of this market engagement exercise, The British Library will review all the information received. Should additional information be required, or further briefing deemed necessary, any such additional requirements will be communicated to you as soon as possible.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/02/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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:

Suppliers interested in submitting information on the services they can offer in relation to this Prior Information Notice (PIN) should 1) Browse to https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk 2) Click on View Current Opportunities and Notices 3) Follow the instructions to register on the eTendering potal. 4) Download the Attachment - 000863 RFI - ECM System. Follow the instructions in the document to submit an expression of interest, your company details and an initial response to the PIN At the conclusion of this market engagement exercise, The British Library will review all the information received. Should additional information be required, or further briefing deemed necessary, any such additional requirements will be communicated to you as soon as possible.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/07/2017