Issue details

DIS Corporate Applications Portfolio Programme

Incur capital expenditure of £1,991,400 on Phase 1 of essential work required to the Council’s 251 key business applications and 000’s of Access databases to ensure they are complaint with legislation (GDPR, PSN and PCI) corporate ICT infrastructure upgrades (ESP) for 2018/19.  This significant investment in the Cyber agenda will help ensure that the ongoing threat to our information and systems is minimised.  Expenditure will allow the council to retire and replace end of life and non-compliant critical corporate reporting capabilities as well as ensuring council applications will run successfully on the new Windows 10 operating system being implemented under the Essential Services Programme (ESP).  It will also allow the council to have a planned programme of application consolidation, refresh and retirement which will afford the potential for financial savings in hardware, software, support and maintenance costs.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Decision status:

Wards affected: Various;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/02/2018

Decision due: 5 Mar 2018 by Director of Resources and Housing

Lead director: Director of Resources and Housing

Department: Resources and Housing

Contact: Claire Grundy, Head of Application Development, Training & Support 0113 37 84812 Email:

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