Decision details

Procurement of a Replacement Revenues and Benefits Software System and Associated Hardware

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval for procurement of a replacement software system for Revenues and Benefits function.

Decision:

Cabinet approved:

1.      the procurement of a replacement Revenues and Benefits Software System and replacement of IT Infrastructure.

 

Cabinet authorised:

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)

 

Cabinet noted:

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

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