Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Continued access to Idox software is essential to the delivery of a range of services; Planning, Environmental Services, Asset Management, Licensing, Housing Management. Following a market review and consideration of best value for the Council, we seek to continue the use of this software through a new contract
a) That the Chief Digital and Information Officer agreed that a new contract with Idox plc be entered into to cover the continued use and development of the system The contract will be for an initial period of five years with two possible one year extensions, at a cost of £164,000 per annum.
b) An Idox Improvement Group will manage the governance and the future enhancement and use of the system.
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Extensive internal consultation has been ongoing for a number of months. The Idox project board has been overseeing the process – it’s members are the 4 Chief Officers who’s services are involved and the Head of Digital Change – City and Community hub from DIS.
Chief Planning Officer
Chief Officer Environmental Services
Chief Officer Asset Management & Regeneration
Chief Officer Elections & Regulatory
Chief Officer Housing Management
Head of Digital Change - City and Community Hub
Chief Digital and Information Officer
ICT Strategic sourcing
Head of Application Development
Idox system users and service leads
Contact: David Whittaker, Business Partner Manager 07891 378 7472 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 27/08/2019
Date of decision: 04/09/2019
Effective from: 12/09/2019