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CASA after a single Digital Asset Management solution

by Emily Jones •
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The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has issued a Request For Tender (RFT) for a single solution Digital Asset Management System (DAMS). It is willing to consider to use a set of technologies which a Systems Integrator makes function as a single solution. It is also looking for the supplier to provide  management and/or support services for the entire contract term.

In addition, CASA is looking for scalable, modular solutions where extra functionality and capabilities can be bolted on at a later stage.

The Enterprise Content Management space has traditionally been a poor second cousin in the public sector.  In 2012-13, agencies in the Federal Government sector spent $11.4 million on Content Management software and related services and $8.2million, year-to-date in 2013-14, according to Intermedium’s Analyse IT tool.

 Despite relatively low levels of contracting activity for ECM solutions, increasing emphasis being put on the requirement for good digital assessment management as a foundation for future ‘Digital by Design’ initiatives, as outlined in the Federal Commission of Audit, released on 5 May 2014.

 In December 2013, the New Zealand Government established a whole-of-government panel for Enterprise Content Management as a Service to allow agencies to “store, share, protect and manage their digital information” and “modernise their information management systems”, according to a media statement. Intergen, Team Informatics and Open Text were selected as suppliers under their arrangement.

In Canberra, the Data Centre as a Service panel caters to content management solutions, but has only one pure play supplier ECM supplier on the panel - Objective Corporation.  Hewlett Packard (owner of the Trim Content Management System) is also on the panel.   

The RFT closing date is 20 May.

  • Federal
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • IT Services
  • Transport
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)
  • Data Centre as a Service