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[Last modified: January 2022]
The Digital Outcomes and Specialists 6 framework is now open. The framework is an opportunity, hosted by the government’s Digital Marketplace.
This particular framework helps more than 1,000 suppliers to provide digital specialist services, including:
For this service, you would provide teams to deliver digital support such as creating a booking system or undertake an accessibility audit.
You would provide specialists to work on specific projects, such as Product Managers or Developers.
To deliver this service, your business would provide the facilities to deliver interviews and usability testing.
This would require you to find participants for research such as interviews and testing.
If your business is already registered on Digital Outcomes and Specialists 5, you must re-apply to the new framework. The previous services will be removed once the new version is live.
However, you can reuse your previous declaration and services.
One of the best things about the Digital Outcomes and Specialists framework is that it’s open to all businesses who are looking to tender for contracts. You don’t have to be a huge corporation to be accepted. This is great news for SMEs and more recently established companies who are looking to build their experience.
Subcontracting is allowed to help you deliver larger projects. Alternatively, you can provide services as a consortium with other suppliers. However, the buyer must agree to either of these arrangements before purchasing your services.
Suppliers are required to meet a set of minimum standards. Only those suppliers who can meet the requirements will be considered for the framework.
You must also confirm the following:
For digital outcomes providers, your services must fit within at least one of the following categories:
In order to list your services on the Digital Outcomes and Specialists framework, you must:
More details regarding each of these requirements can be found on the dedicated page of the government’s website.
If you wish to supply digital specialist services, you must:
The roles your specialists provide must fall under one of the following:
To list your services under the user research studio category, you must provide:
In order to list your services under the user research participants section, you must be capable of:
If you are new to the framework, you will need to create a supplier account. You can do this via the government’s website.
If you feel confident in applying to the framework, simply visit the website to proceed. However, if you require expert support, please feel free to call or email us for a quote. Our team have been supporting digital businesses, globally, for almost two decades.
Friday 14th January 2022 – Applications open and you can start asking clarification questions.
Friday 4th February 2022, 3pm – Deadline for asking clarification questions.
Tuesday 15th February 2022 – Answers to all clarification questions will be published.
Thursday 24th February 2022, 3pm – Applications close.
Friday 17th June 2022 – Successful suppliers will be notified.
Saturday 18th June to Monday 27th June 2022 – Standstill period.
Tuesday 28th June 2022 – Framework award letters issued.
Wednesday 29th June to Tuesday 9th August 2022 – Framework mobilisation.
Wednesday 10th August 2022 – Expected start date for the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 6 framework.
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