In December 2020 the Cabinet Member for Economy & Corporate Resources approved a proposal via decision ECR04_20-21, to insource and recommission, through new contracts, the services currently provided by Capita through the Information Technology outsource contract.
The Cabinet Member delegated authority to the Director of Finance and Support Services to progress the programme and commence procurement of the Service Desk and End User Compute Services, Networks Management, Hybrid Data Centre and Cloud Hosting. In accordance with the decision procurement exercises are being undertaken. A decision was published in June 2021 (OKD06_20-21) concerning Service Desk and End User Compute Services.
The Director of Finance and Support Services will be asked to award the contract(s) to the successful bidder(s) from June 2021 with initial service transitions to commence in July 2021 and further decisions on the remaining services to follow.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Divisions affected: (All Divisions);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/04/2021
Decision due: December 2021 by Director of Finance and Support Services
Lead director: Katharine Eberhart
Contact: Stewart Laird, Chief Information Officer and Head of IT Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 033022 25310.
Representation can be made via the officer contact in the month prior to that in which the decision is to be taken.
External Consultants SOCITM; Director Law and Assurance
Democratic Services Contact: Suzannah Hill Tel: 0330 222 2551
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