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SBIPS (Solutions Based Informatics Professionnal Services)

Solicitation number EN537-05IT01/I

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/07/24 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
    Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    REQUEST FOR SUPPLY ARRANGEMENTS (RFSA)
     THREE REFRESHES NOTICE FOR SOLUTION-BASED INFORMATICS
    PROFESSIONAL SERVICES (SBIPS)
    
    IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS:
    
    The Government Electronic Tendering Service on
    Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders is the sole authoritative source for
    Government of Canada tenders that are subject to trade
    agreements or subject to departmental policies that require
    public advertising of tenders.
    
    Suppliers interested in submitting a response to this Request
    for Supply Arrangement (RFSA) solicitation can access the RFSA
    documentation directly from this PWGSC Notice of Proposed
    Procurement (NPP) publication at: 
    https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tenders.
    
    Qualified suppliers who received a Supply Arrangement (SA) under
    RFSA EN537-05IT01/H are not obligated to respond to this RFSA.
    
    Suppliers are reminded of the importance of reading the
    Solutions-Based Informatics Professional Services (SBIPS)
    solicitation document carefully before submitting a response to
    the RFSA.
    
    
    SECURITY REQUIREMENT:
    
    Before issuance of a SA the Supplier must hold a valid
    Designated Organization Security (DOS) clearance granted by
    PWGSC CISD.
    
    
    REFRESHES NOTICE:
    
    This is the refreshes notice for the SBIPS SA. 
    
    This RFSA will solicit:
    
    (1) New suppliers to become Suppliers for the Solution Based
    Supply Arrangements under the SBIPS Method of Supply; and,
    
    (2) Suppliers who have a SA issued under RFSA EN537-05IT01/H to
    qualify for additional Streams, regions/metropolitan areas or
    Tier to be added to its Supply Arrangement.
    
    
    BACKGROUND
    
    This document will serve to refresh the RFSA in place for the
    provision of SBIPS and to maintain the current SA awarded under
    EN537-05IT01/H.  
    
    
    REQUIREMENT:
    
    This solicitation is a RFSA to satisfy Canada's requirement for
    the provision of SBIPS to locations throughout Canada, excluding
    any locations in areas subject to any of the Comprehensive Land
    Claim Agreement.
    
    This procurement vehicle includes eleven Streams:
    
    LIST OF STREAMS:
    
    Stream 1.	Business Transformation
    Stream 2.	Enterprise Resource Planning / Customer Relationship
    Management (ERP/ CRM)
    Stream 3.	Electronic Services Delivery
    Stream 4.	Geospatial Informatics Services
    Stream 5.	Information Management/Business Intelligence
    Stream 6.	IT Systems Management
    Stream 7.	Legacy Support and Transition
    Stream 8.	Managed Services
    Stream 9.	Network Services
    Stream 10.	Security Management
    Stream 11.	Systems Integration
    
    
    THREE REFRESHES PERIODS:
    
    After the date of issuance of the SA, a refresh process will be
    initiated which enables the pre-qualification of new suppliers
    and/or further pre-qualification to add streams for existing
    Suppliers already included in the ePortal of the Centralized
    Professional Services System (CPSS).  
    
    The result of an arrangement submitted on the due date of a
    re-compete or refresh period will be replaced when the next
    annual re-competition occurs.  Therefore, all suppliers must
    submit an arrangement before the submission due date of an
    annual re-competition in order to continue to provide services
    under its resulting SA.
    
    
    REFRESH PERIODS:
    
    Period 1:  from January 20, 2015 to March 02, 2015, at 2:00
    P.M., Bid Receiving Unit, 0B2 and DCC
    Period 2:  from March 03, 2015 to June 01, 2015, at 2:00 P.M.,
    Bid Receiving Unit, 0B2 and DCC
    Period 3:  from June 02, 2015 to July 24, 2015, at 2:00 P.M.,
    Bid Receiving Unit, 0B2 and DCC
    
    The refresh periods may require a revision due to operational
    requirement, in which case suppliers will be advised accordingly.
    
    
    SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS:
    
    Part of this procurement may be designated by one or more
    Identified Users as set-aside under the federal government's
    Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB). In these
    specific cases, (i) the procurement is set aside from the
    international trade agreements under the provision each has for
    set-asides for small and minority businesses, and (ii) as per
    Article 1802 of the AIT, the AIT does not apply.
    
    In order to be considered as an Aboriginal Business under the
    PSAB, the Supplier must complete the Aboriginal Business
    certification contained in the Data Collection Component of the
    CPSS.
    
    By executing the certification, the Supplier warrants that it is
    an Aboriginal business as defined in the Set-aside Program for
    Aboriginal Business.
    
    
    LOCATION OF SERVICES:
    
    The document titled "Definitions of the National Zone, Regions
    and Metropolitan Areas" at the following link are incorporated
    by reference into any resulting SA, with the exception that the
    National Zone is to be considered as another Region:
    http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/spc-cps/dznrrm-dnzrma-eng.ht
    ml
    
    The following Regions and Metropolitan areas may receive
    Services under this supply arrangement where a Supplier is
    qualified to do so:
    
    Regions: 
    
    National Zone, Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Western, Pacific,
    National Capital.
    
    Metropolitan Areas: 
    
    Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary,
    Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Victoria, National
    Capital Region.
    	
    OFFICIAL LANGUAGES:
    
    The services to be provided will be delivered in one or both of
    the two official languages of Canada according to the
    requirements of the Identified User a contract against the SA.
    
    
    CENTRALIZED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SYSTEM (CPSS):
    
    All suppliers that want to submit a response to this RFSA will
    have to establish an account in the Supplier Module of the PWGSC
    Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) e-Portal.
    Instructions on accessing the Supplier Module e-Portal
    application are specified in the RFSA document published on Buy
    and Sell.
    
    Suppliers will be required to submit a portion of their
    technical bid through the CPSS e-Portal Supplier Module.
    
    NOTE: As the CPSS e-Portal does not currently accommodate
    digital signatures, Suppliers will also be required to submit
    documents in hard copy format through the Bid Receiving Unit.
    Instructions in the RFSA provide further details.
    
    
    INFORMATION REGARDING THE RFSA:
    
    Information regarding the RFSA can be obtained from:
    
    IMOS / MDAI
    PWGSC / TPSGC
    1-866-930-IMOS (4667)
    RCNMDAI.-NCRIMOS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    procurement.
    
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Bouliane, Manon
    Phone
    (819) 934-4667 ( )
    Fax
    (819) 956-7827
    Address
    11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
    Portage III 0A1 - 1
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    008
    French
    4
    008
    English
    23
    007
    French
    9
    007
    English
    35
    006
    French
    5
    006
    English
    41
    005
    French
    5
    005
    English
    48
    004
    French
    11
    004
    English
    71
    003
    French
    9
    003
    English
    80
    002
    French
    12
    002
    English
    90
    001
    French
    7
    001
    English
    109
    000
    French
    36
    000
    English
    308

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Alberta
    ,
    British Columbia
    ,
    Manitoba
    ,
    New Brunswick
    ,
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    ,
    Nova Scotia
    ,
    Northwest Territories
    ,
    Nunavut Territory
    ,
    Ontario (except NCR)
    ,
    Prince Edward Island
    ,
    Quebec (except NCR)
    ,
    Saskatchewan
    ,
    Yukon
    ,
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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