Methods successful in winning a place on the Digital Services Framework IV for the BBC

By Tara O'Connell19 October 2020

Methods has been successful in winning a place on the Digital Services Framework IV for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). This framework went live in October 2020 and will run for 2 years.

This contract will give us the opportunity to provide bespoke digital services and solutions across the BBC’s digital portfolio such as Children & Education, News, Sports, and iPlayer to create internally and externally facing products and applications.

Methods will be providing services across six following categories:

1. Backend Development

For building server-based ‘backend’ services that can be used to power rich websites, designing databases, and implementing rich data APIs.

2. Data Science and Machine Learning

For handling diverse data including transforming, modelling, and summarising the data to meet a certain need. This category also includes creating or adapting machine learning models to spot patterns or derive better understanding of content.

3. Design and UX

Creating accessible user experiences for responsive web, apps and connected TV.

4. Host and Operate

Hosting a service (e.g. a website or a backend system) so that it is usable by the relevant audience. This can include full-stack hosting or existing website hosting.

5. Mobile App Development

This category is for native iOS and Android app development, testing apps to ensure quality and hybrid app development using common application frameworks.

6. Web Development

This includes creating new web sites that are responsive and interactive, developing existing websites and building rich and dynamic web-based JavaScript applications.


For more information about the Frameworks we are on, please visit our page.


Further information  

If you would like more information on any of Method’s frameworks, please contact