NSW govt streamlines ICT services procurement

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NSW govt streamlines ICT services procurement

The New South Wales government has streamlined how it procures IT services by merging some supplier categories.

NSW ProcurePoint yesterday revealed that the Procurement Technical Standards (PTx) subcategories in its ICT Services Scheme will be merged into existing scheme categories.

PTx subcategories require suppliers to meet a specified level of expertise or competency, in an effort to “achieve consistency in service offerings, improve interoperability and provide better value ICT investment” across the NSW govt, according to ProcurePoint.

Suppliers in the PTx subcategories will also be merged into the corresponding category supplier lists.

ProcurePoint said the change simplifies the procurement process by reducing the number of categories in the scheme.

Below are the scheme categories that will absorb the PTx subcategories:

  • C01 Data centre services or migration to buy.nsw
    • C03PTa GovDC Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • C04PTa GovDC Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • C04PTs Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    • C05PTa GovDC Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    • C05PTs Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    • C06PTa Migration Services and Cloud Readiness
    • C06PTs Migration Services and Cloud Readiness
    • C07PTr GovDC Data Centre Cabling as a Service
    • C08PTs GovDC Cloud Connect Broker
    • Q03PTa GovDC Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Q04PTa GovDC Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • D01 End user computing installation, configuration and maintenance including delivery "as a service"
    • D01PTs End User Computing Services
  • G01 Mobile devices including delivery "as a service"
    • G01PTs Mobile Device and Application Framework
  • M03 Services including electronic document and records management and customer relationship management (CRM) and case management services including delivery "as a service"
    • M03PTs Document Management Solutions
  • M04 Other software services including delivery "as a service"
    • M10PTs Application Programming Interface (API)
  • M05 Information management services including delivery "as a service"
    • M05PTs Analytics and Data Warehousing Solutions
  • M09 Software resellers and software asset management services
    • M09PTs Software Asset Management (SAM)
  • N02 Software applications
    • N02PTs Office Automation (inc Messaging, Collaboration and Unified Communications)
    • Q02PTr Human Capital Management (HCM) and eRecruitment
    • Q05PTa Expense Management Systems (EMS) including Purchasing Cards (PCards)
  • N03 Communications and security software
    • G04PTs Personal Safety Solutions
    • N03PTs Identity Management and Authentication
  • O01 Fixed line voice services
    • O01PTs Telco SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) Standard
  • O03 Mobile services (including mobile data)
    • O03PTs Telco Mobility Standard
  • O05 Management and maintenance services
    • O08PTs Telco Expense Management (TEM)
  • Q01 Professional services
    • Q01PTa Services Aligned to NSW Government Standard Business Processes
    • Q02PTi HCM or eRecruitment Implementation Partners
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