Software suppliers have an important role to play in supporting progress, but some have been reluctant to incorporate UPRNs and USRNs into their own systems, demanding high charges to make it happen. The solution to this has to be in the procurement process. Public sector bodies need to make it clear that they expect system vendors to meet specific standards that include the capability for a smooth integration and handling of UPRNs and USRNs.
We've put together a number of resources to help local authorities to specify and procure effective systems for integrating the UPRN and USRN into their service delivery.
Below, find a series of guidance and blogs.
Generate procurement criteria for software systems
Try this new procurement support tool. It's a technical criteria-defining tool for address data requirements. It delivers certainty for local authorities in the commissioning and purchase of new local authority systems’ software… and it only takes 3 minutes to use.
Harness the possibilities of connecting with UPRNs and USRNs
Are you thinking of improving your procurement of software? Or enhancing those data integrations? Or perhaps you want to realise the power the data in the same way that other authorities and data-users have done. Find some tips here.