Blog: OpenSky Data Systems GovTech Digital Services Now Available Through Digital Outcomes and Specialists 3

Digital Regulation For Government

By Susanne Mc Cabe

By Susanne Mc Cabe

Business Development Manager

OpenSky Data Systems GovTech Digital Services Now Available Through Digital Outcomes and Specialists 3

GovTech Digital Services

We are very happy to announce this year that OpenSky Data Systems has been awarded with a place in Digital Outcomes and Specialist 3 Framework (DOS3).

Digital Outcomes and Specialist 3 Framework (DOS3) is a digital procurement framework with a specific objective to help public sector agencies buying digital outcomes and specialist resources in an agile way that will improve outcomes and procedure.

Crown Commercial Service has announced recently the approved vendor list on this specialist UK wide procurement framework. The framework is available to all UK government agencies (local, arms length and central) who want to invest in technology teams to deliver improved digital outcomes for services and citizens. OpenSky Data will continue to provide real benefits to help buying institutions through collaborative relationships with Digital government project teams who work in a spirit of co-creation to deploy innovation fast, often and with the unique benefit of a digital partner that understands your agencies language and is a Gold Microsoft Partner with ISO27001 and ISO9001 accreditation.

DOS3 is divided into lots and we are proud to be awarded a place on Lot 1 (Digital Outcomes) and Lot 2 (Digital Specialists).

William Flanagan, Commercial & Technology Director and Co-Founder, OpenSky Data Systems:

“We are delighted to secure our place on DOS3, Lot 1. Given our proven success in delivering Digital Transformation and Digital Outcomes for Government (Local, State Agency and Central) in Ireland and the UK, we look forward to working in a co-creative framework with client teams in the UK. DOS3 firmly removes procurement barriers to real agile design and deployment of government technology systems and places the citizen and the government user centre stage”

What OpenSky Data Systems capabilities can you buy through Lot 1 & 2 on DOS3?


Digital Outcomes-Team Capabilities, Lot 1:

Performance Analysis & Data

What types of performance analysis can we provide?

  • A/B and multivariate testing
  • Data analysis
  • Data Visualisation
  • Performance Framework
  • Statistical Modelling
  • Web Analytics


What types of security can we provide?

  • Security Policy
  • Threat Modelling

Service Delivery

What types of service delivery can we provide?

  • Agile Coaching
  • Agile Delivery
  • Business Analysis
  • Product Management
  • Programme Management
  • Project Management
  • Service Management

 Software Development

What types of software development can we provide?

  •  API Development
  • Cloud-based Service Development
  • Content management System
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Data Development
  • Desktop Application Development
  • Desktop Application Development
  • Front-end Web Application Development
  • Machine Learning
  • Message Queues
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Search
  • System Integration
  • Web Application Development
 Support & Operations

What types of support and operations can we provide?

  • Hosting
  • Incident management
  • Monitoring
  • Network Administration
  • Services desk
  • Systems administration
  • Tooling

Testing & Auditing

 What types of testing and auditing can we provide?
  • Accessibility testing
  • Application testing
  • Data Auditing
  • Load and performance testing
  • Process auditing
  • Software auditing
  • System auditing

User Experience & Design

What types of user experience and design can we provide?

  • Accessibility
  • Brand Development
  • Content Design and Copywriting
  • Cross-Platform Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction Design
  • Prototyping
  • Service Design
  • User Experience and Design Strategy

User Research

What types of user research can we provide?

  • Usability testing
  • User journey mapping

Digital Specialist, Lot 2:

Individual Specialists Roles

  • Business Analysts
  • Data Scientist
  • Designer
  • Developer
  • Performance Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Programme Manager
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Service Manager
  • Technical Architect
  • User Researcher
  • Web Operations Engineer

Crown Commercial Service

Crown Commercial service is committed to work equally with a diversity of suppliers, in particular the SME community, establishing The Digital Marketplace to facilitate the access of contracts in the public sectors in the digital field. According to Ben Gummer, Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General last year “I want to see a revolution in the way we deliver public services – so that people up and down our country feel that government is at their service at every single stage in the journey.

That is why we are today publishing our Government Transformation Strategy, outlining our commitment to reshape government by ensuring millions of people are able to access online the services they need, whenever they need. We will deliver these changes while driving efficiencies wherever possible, making considerable savings for the taxpayer.

Only by transforming the relationship between the citizen and the state – so that the latter serves the former – will we deliver the Prime Minister’s commitment to build a country that works for everyone”….

To provide this Digital Transformation helping UK Gov. small and medium size enterprises, such as OpenSky Data, are proving their capacities by means of digital, data and technology services to the Government to provide cloud computing services.

According to Crown Commercial ServiceCabinet OfficeGovernment Digital Service, Digital Outcomes and Specialist 2

framework proved very popular with Central government with 91% of the total value of services contracted being with a central government agency. Only 9% of transactions was by the wider public-sector community but with improvements in DOS3, this is expected to improve.


About OpenSky 

As Ireland’s Only Govtech digital transformation specialist, we deliver future-proofed citizen access and operational efficiency.  

Our Govtech business expertise has transformed over 50 public sector bodies in Ireland & the UK.  Within transport, waste, housing & health, our systems impact 2.5m people every day & manage 100m digital transactions every month in Government. 

Taking a Customer-Centric approach, we equip government teams with scalable and sustainable citizen platforms, shared digital business process information systems, legacy system modernisation and data management services. 

Our expertise & approach provides our clients with a path towards increased cost-efficiency, reduced risk of investment and superior citizen services. 

Working with the best technologies & MS Gold Certified Partners, we have 15 years of digitising processes, connecting citizens – building a safer nation. 


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About The Author

Susanne McCabe leads Business Development for OpenSky Data. She is responsible for building awareness and interest in our brand, solutions and services, globally. She builds trusted relationships with government business and technology teams which enables us to design and deploy GovTech solutions in a sustainable, scalable and efficient way, maximising value to government buyers.

Susanne’s 20 years plus experience and education in marketing, sales and business development, brings a synergy to her teamwork with the marketing and sales teams at OpenSky Data. Her interests include CSR, Behavioral Economics and Dancing.

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