FSW IT Solutions Limited

Structure Life Cycle Planning Tool

Structures Life Cycle Planning Tool is a web based decision support tool for Bridge Engineers and managers for Life Cycle planning, whole life costing, prioritisation and financial planning. Allows the decision maker to develop what-if scenarios to identify the appropriate level of funding for maintenance ensuring predefined performance targets.


  • User driven analysis for single/group/whole structures stock
  • Develop What-if Scenarios based on Financial/Target Condition Constraints
  • Comes with four pre-defined Maintenance Strategies
  • Support for developing custom maintenance strategies
  • Life cycle planning, Financial planning, Deterioration modelling
  • Element/Component level analysis


  • Intuitive web based user interface is easy to learn
  • Developed based on DfT Structure Asset Management Planning toolkit
  • Supports multi span bridges
  • 13 Standard reports and custom report builder
  • Export to excel and share analysis
  • Present multiple scenarios to stakeholders


£2500 per instance per year

  • Free trial available

Service documents

G-Cloud 10


FSW IT Solutions Limited

Jonathan Wheatley

020 3551 9320


Service scope

Service scope
Software add-on or extension Yes, but can also be used as a standalone service
What software services is the service an extension to BridgeStation, Advanced Bridge Management System
Cloud deployment model Private cloud
Service constraints None
System requirements None

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times One Hour
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility None or don’t know
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Onsite support Yes, at extra cost
Support levels Email support, phone support and support portal is included in the product price. On site support is available at additional costs. Details of the support is specified in service definition document.
Support available to third parties Yes

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Getting started Assistance in importing their existing data.
Onsite Training.
Knowledge base and help guides.
Service documentation Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction Exports to Microsoft Excel.
End-of-contract process Exporting data to MS Excel format at no additional cost.

Using the service

Using the service
Web browser interface Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install No
Designed for use on mobile devices Yes
Differences between the mobile and desktop service Responsive Layout for desktop and mobile devices.
Accessibility standards WCAG 2.0 AA or EN 301 549
Accessibility testing None
What users can and can't do using the API Standard APIs are available to connect/interact with Customer's legacy system ie outlook or GIS etc. These APIs are configured/issued/enabled after consultation with client's requirement at no additional costs. These APIs are not publicly available.
API documentation No
API sandbox or test environment No
Customisation available Yes
Description of customisation The customisation can be done with instructions from buyers at additional costs. Example
1) Developing API to interact with any existing work system,(ie GIS Maps, Outlook, or other software) etc.
2) User Interface (i.e. custom user logo, background colours ),
3) Develop custom maintenance strategy etc.


Independence of resources Dedicated database and application instances,dynamic memory and bandwidth allocation based on demand and performance.


Service usage metrics No


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

Asset protection

Asset protection
Knowledge of data storage and processing locations Yes
Data storage and processing locations United Kingdom
User control over data storage and processing locations No
Datacentre security standards Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency At least once a year
Penetration testing approach In-house
Protecting data at rest Physical access control, complying with CSA CCM v3.0
Data sanitisation process Yes
Data sanitisation type Deleted data can’t be directly accessed
Equipment disposal approach A third-party destruction service

Data importing and exporting

Data importing and exporting
Data export approach Exports option to MS Excel for data tables and PDF/GIF exports for chart images etc.
Data export formats CSV
Data import formats CSV

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between buyer and supplier networks
  • TLS (version 1.2 or above)
  • Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)
Data protection within supplier network IPsec or TLS VPN gateway

Availability and resilience

Availability and resilience
Guaranteed availability 99%
Approach to resilience Available on Request
Outage reporting Email Alerts

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
User authentication needed Yes
User authentication Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels Each user is given a security profile with fixed expiry date for access. All access are logged.
Access restriction testing frequency At least every 6 months
Management access authentication
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password

Audit information for users

Audit information for users
Access to user activity audit information Users contact the support team to get audit information
How long user audit data is stored for Between 1 month and 6 months
Access to supplier activity audit information Users contact the support team to get audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for Between 1 month and 6 months
How long system logs are stored for At least 12 months

Standards and certifications

Standards and certifications
ISO/IEC 27001 certification No
ISO 28000:2007 certification No
CSA STAR certification No
PCI certification No
Other security certifications No

Security governance

Security governance
Named board-level person responsible for service security Yes
Security governance certified No
Security governance approach Internal process
Information security policies and processes Internal Information Security Policy, explicitly outlined and agreed in Service Level Agreement with the buyer.

Operational security

Operational security
Configuration and change management standard Supplier-defined controls
Configuration and change management approach Assertion that the goals are met
Vulnerability management type Supplier-defined controls
Vulnerability management approach Assertion that the goals are met
Protective monitoring type Supplier-defined controls
Protective monitoring approach Assertion that the goals are met
Incident management type Supplier-defined controls
Incident management approach Assertion that the goals are met

Secure development

Secure development
Approach to secure software development best practice Conforms to a recognised standard, but self-assessed

Public sector networks

Public sector networks
Connection to public sector networks No


Price £2500 per instance per year
Discount for educational organisations No
Free trial available Yes
Description of free trial Full access for limited period (one week)


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