UK-London: Software package and information systems.

UK-London: Software package and information systems.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Financial Conduct Authority
12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2070660911, Email:
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Provision of a Search and Discovery (Insight Engine) Solution
Reference number: CON-20-050
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
48000000 - Software package and information systems.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.4) Short description:
Premarket engagement for an FCA Search and Discovery (Insight Engine) Solution
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 2,000,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
48000000 - Software package and information systems.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The FCA's objectives and expected outcomes for search and discovery are listed below:

•Give the entire FCA workforce (to varying degrees) access to market leading capability to exploit (search, discover and gain insight from) the diverse data the FCA have access to.

Our SEARCH outcomes include:
•an enterprise search that empowers users to conduct powerful and rich context searches across a variety of data types held in a number of locations (within the organisation)
•the ability to add external sources such as companies house, partner organisation data, open data sets etc.
•the ability to extend and evolve search models over time

Our DISCOVERY outcomes include:
•discovery analytics that provide users with rich context and intelligence within the data e.g. through inexact matching, visualisations, collaboration, notifications, analytics
•the ability to discover new related data sets as part of intelligent searching
II.2.14) Additional information
The event will be via Skype and commence at 9.00 am on the 2nd April 2020. Interested parties must complete the online questionnaire in Delta by the 12:00 on the 1st April 2020. The format of the event will then be confirmed with those registered vendors.

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2020312-PRO-16160770 TKR-2020312-PRO-16160769

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 12/03/2020