This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Friday 21 April 2017
Genomics England Limited

Model Catalogue Hosting, Support and Development

6 Incomplete applications

3 SME, 3 large

2 Completed applications

2 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Published
Friday 7 April 2017
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 14 April 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 21 April 2017 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Summary of the work
Maintain the live service of the Genomics England Limited data models stored in the MetaData Model Catalogue. Provide hosting, development and support live releases.
Latest start date
01/05/2017
Expected contract length
Location
London
Organisation the work is for
Genomics England Limited
Budget range

About the work

Why the work is being done
Maintain the live service of the Genomics England Limited data models stored in the MetaData Model Catalogue or equivalent. Provide hosting, implement software updates to the model catalogue and server software to ensure a constant live service. Provide development and design consultancy to the Genomics England Limited data modelling team. Support the delivery of data model releases including publication of catalogue products and documentation.
Problem to be solved
Maintain the live service of the Genomics England Limited data models stored in the MetaData Model Catalogue or equivalent. Provide hosting, implement software updates to the model catalogue and server software to ensure a constant live service. Provide development and design consultancy to the Genomics England Limited data modelling team. Support the delivery of data model releases including publication of catalogue products and documentation.
Who the users are and what they need to do
You will be working with the data modelling team and the Director of Clinical Data, who are responsible for the updates to the data model contents
Early market engagement
Any work that’s already been done
Existing team
You will be working with the data modelling team and the Director of Clinical Data, who are responsible for the updates to the data model contents
Current phase
Live

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Genomics England Limited, Queen Mary University London, Dawson Hall, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ
Working arrangements
Ensure live service of the Model Catalogue for Genomics England Limited and the 100,000 Genome Project Genomic Medicine Centres via an N3 network accessible website. Ensuring the system is live for office hours that is Monday to Friday, between 8am and 6pm. Providing consultancy on its development to extend the functionality of the model catalogue or the Genomics England data models. Ensure Model Catalogue and Server software and virus protection and security controls are all up to date.
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of hosting live web service using open source software to be used via N3 network by multiple organisations of NHS and academic nature.
  • Ability to setup and install working historical and live data models from Genomics England, working components and documentation for access by multiple organisations
  • Proven ability to ensure a secure service that meets the requirements of NHS Information Governance Toolkit level 3
  • Experience of developing and extending data modelling tools that catalogue data models and the components, enabling disparate users to build against the data model including: XML, XSD, JSON delivery specifications,
  • Ability to provide consultancy on developing the MetaData model catalogue to extend its functionality and improve its delivery of data model components
  • Proven experience of building integrated clinical data models for clinical research in the field of genomic medicine
  • Proven experience of automated testing, Groovy/Rails, and Javascript with Angular.js.
  • Proven experience of developing and integrating updates into existing OpenSource software libraries to ensure a secure and functional tool.
  • Give evidence of regular update plans, unit and system testing routines and go-live process
  • If the supplier proposes to use another Open Source tool other than MetaData Model Catalogue, provide details how you will do this, chosen tool, and timescale for delivery
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Proven experience of developing data models using the MetaData model catalogue, in particular the Genomics England data models
  • Proven experience of the NHS data dictionary and its clinical data sets, including: COSD, SACT, HES, RTDS in particular
  • Experience of working with clinical research academic organisations and on clinical research projects would be a distinct advantage

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many suppliers to evaluate
3
Proposal criteria
  • Experience of hosting live web service using open source software to be used via N3 network by multiple organisations of NHS and academic nature.
  • Ability to setup and install working historical and live data models from Genomics England, working components and documentation for access by multiple organisations
  • Proven ability to ensure a secure service that meets the requirements of NHS Information Governance Toolkit level 3
  • Experience of developing and extending data modelling tools that catalogue data models and the components, enabling disparate users to build against the data model including: XML, XSD, JSON delivery specifications,
  • Ability to provide consultancy on developing the MetaData model catalogue to extend its functionality and improve its delivery of data model components
  • Proven experience of building integrated clinical data models for clinical research in the field of genomic medicine
  • Proven experience of automated testing, Groovy/Rails, and Javascript with Angular.js.
  • Proven experience of developing and integrating updates into existing OpenSource software libraries to ensure a secure and functional tool.
  • Give evidence of regular update plans, unit and system testing routines and go-live process
  • If the supplier proposes to use another Open Source tool other than MetaData Model Catalogue, provide details how you will do this, chosen tool, and timescale for delivery
Cultural fit criteria
  • Experience of working with clinical research academic organisations and on clinical research projects.
  • The ability to work in a fast moving cutting edge research and development environment where new solutions will be sought with a rapid turnaround
  • The ability to work with academics with differing opinions and expertise and provide expert advice for solution finding
Payment approach
Time and materials
Assessment methods
Written proposal
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

35%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

45%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Please could you give an indication of the contract length and budget.
Once awarded the contract is expected to be operational until 31 December 2018. The budget for the contract is in the range £200, 000 - £300,000.