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Consultancy Contracts

Volume 131: debated on Wednesday 13 April 1988

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will list each management or computer consultancy contract awarded by the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency in 1987, giving in each case the name of the consultancy firm and the subject of the assignment;(2) if he will list each management or computer consultancy contract awarded by Her Majesty's Treasury in 1987, giving in each case the name of the consultancy firm and the subject of the assignment.

[holding answer 30 March 1988]: The following management or computer consultancy contracts were awarded by Her Majesty's Treasury in 1987. With the exception of the first six, all were placed by the Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency (CCTA):

Firm

Subject of assignment

BIS Applied SystemsEmployment of a Technical Author
Logica Consultancy LimitedPreparation of an IBM Company profile
C. J. MakemsonGOSIP (Government OSI Profile) virtual terminal profiles
EPI Limited (Electrical Power Interface)Study of Power supply to DHSS Birkenhead
Butler Cox and PartnersUser System Interaction Study
EFD Limited (Electronic Facilities Design)MITSY Evaluation Project
The Instruction Set LimitedCommon Applications Environment for Government
BIS Applied Systems LimitedStudy on Video Teleconferencing in Government (Vitesse)
Oasis LimitedStudy to produce a plan for standards
Model Systems LimitedAd hoc support to SSADM Implementation Field Trials
Data Dictionary Systems LimitedAd hoc support to SSADM Implementation Field Trials
Model Systems LimitedReview of Computer assisted support environment (CASE)
Coopers and Lybrand plcQuality Assurance on Terms of Reference for PROMPT Enhance Project
National Computing Centre (NCC) LimitedEnhancement to PROMPT II Methodology
Knudsen Computer SystemsDatabase Conversion
Kermon Associates LimitedConsultancy for Government Data Network (GDN) Project
N Way AssociatesReview of Contracts Handbook
J Kenny Microelectronic ServicesProvision of consultancy services for MITSY Project
Advance Management LimitedSecurity in IT Turnkey Systems
Lorien Computer Services LimitedProvision of consultancy for Programme and Data Management Branch
Online People IncorporatedDevelopment of Proteo demonstrator
Metron Technology LimitedDevelopment of a protype interface between SSADM and a capacity planning tool
PA Computers and TelecommunicationsConsultancy Support for the Government Data Network (GDN) Project
Systems Designers ScientificNetwork security consultant
Systems Designers ScientificDistributed Secure Systems Technology Demonstrator
ICL (Defence Technology Centre)Project SPACE
Logica Space and Defence SystemsAudit Trail Analysis
Praxis System plcDevelopment of Computer Aided Support Environment (CASE)
Nolan Norton and CompanyInvestigation into Function Point Analysis (FPA)
Babelease LimitedERA Model of SSADM Implementation in COBOL and Quickbuild
Babelease LimitedComputer Supported Process Logic Definition
ICL (UK) LimitedKnowledge Engineering Consultancy
Learmonth and Burchett Management Systems (LBMS)SSADM Consultancy Support
EOSYS LimitedIntegrated Information Systems Study
Learmonth and Burchett Management Systems (LBMS)Development of Compact Support Tools
Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co.Production of an IT Management Guide on Fault Tolerant Systems
PA Computers and TelecommunicationsConsultancy support for the Government IT Infrastructure Management Methodology (GITIMM)
Computer Sciences Company LimitedConsultancy support for the Government IT Infrastructure Management Methodology (GITIMM)
IBM (UK) LimitedConsultancy support for the Government IT Infrastructure Management Methodology (GITIMM)
ICL (UK) LimitedConsultancy support for the Government IT Infrastructure Management Methodology (GITIMM)