Bristol examines options for revenue and benefits
Council to look at cloud, on-site and as-a-service options
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Bristol City Council (BCC) wishes to explore a range of options for a new revenue and benefits platform.
The authority has kicked off an early-engagement exercise through which it hopes to find out what “revenues and benefits solutions [are] available” on the market currently.
“This will feed into the development of BCC's ongoing strategy in this area,” the council said.
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It added that it was open to investing in its own platform – either a proprietary in-house system or one hosted in some form of cloud environment – or an outsourced service.
“Any solution will need to integrate into BCC's existing systems, [such as] finance, security, ICT, [and] Active Directory,” the council added.
Any potential suppliers wishing to take part in the market-testing exercise should register their interest in doing so by 11 January. The council stressed that the process will not necessarily ultimately result in a full procurement exercise.
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