Decision details

IT Future State Assessment

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report requests Cabinet approval of the IT Strategy and allocation of funds to this development programme.  This report details the components needed to build on the current IT platforms to ensure a modern, secure, flexible and service-aligned IT service in support of the Corporate Strategy and business drivers/outcomes.


That Cabinet:

1.             Approved the council’s IT Strategy, IT target operating model and the technology and service transition plan as set out in the report.


2.             Approved an additional £7.3m to be incorporated into the Capital Programme over the period of the Medium Term Financial Plan, and transferred from the Council’s corporate capital contingencies.


3.       Assigned £5.1m revenue resources over the period 2018-2021 as factored into the Medium Term Financial Plan for delivery of the Council’s transformation programmes.


4.       Delegated authority to the Director IT in consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member and Chief Finance Officer to take all decisions to implement the IT Strategy and Target Operating Model up to the value of £500k for each decision.


Report author: Denise Murray

Publication date: 03/07/2018

Date of decision: 03/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 03/07/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/07/2018

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