Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval for procurement of a replacement software system for Revenues and Benefits function.
1. the procurement of a replacement Revenues and Benefits Software System and replacement of IT Infrastructure.
2. the Director of Finance, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance & Performance, to:
a) procure the Northgate solution from the approved Data and Applications Solutions framework for a term of up to 7 years;
b) procure 3 other ancillary Revenues and Benefits systems for term of between 4-7 years from G-Cloud and Kent Reseller Framework;
c) approve the implementation of additional modules and other change activities to support the rationalisation of systems (estimated to be a one off cost of approximately £225k, of which £120k to be funded from the Line of Business Reserve).
3. the Director of Digital Transformation, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Governance & Performance, to:
a) Procure a replacement platform (servers and operating system) for the transition of the core Revenues and Benefits system to an alternative, more robust platform;
b) transition other referenced systems to the cloud (IDOX LLPG, IDOX TLC and ESRI ARC GIS), or data archive solution (Kana Lagan and Legacy Housing Management system OHMS)
4. that the costs in 3 above were estimated to cost approximately £530k and were fully funded from the Line of Business Reserve.
Report author: Denise Murray
Publication date: 04/02/2020
Date of decision: 04/02/2020
Decided at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet
Effective from: 13/02/2020