Dear Kent County Council,

I am requesting information under the freedom of information act. could you please provide information as following?

1. does your local authority use a bespoke IT software system to record/manage social care activities i.e. case management system for adult & children services ?
2. if no, is there ongoing planning to purchase a bespoke software system or develop in house system in the near future?
3. Describe the brief information of the current software system in use ?
4. what is the name of the software system (product name) and which company is it purchased from?
5. is this software system purchased outrightly or on contractual basis ? specify details.
6. what was the total capital cost of purchasing or developing this software system ?
7. What are the ongoing development and maintenance costs since purchase (annually)?
8. what is the structure of technical team managing this software system ?

Yours faithfully,

V Choksi

Kent County Council

Dear Sir or Madam

 

Thank you for your email below.

 

Kent County Council acknowledges your request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Assuming KCC holds this information, we
will endeavour to supply the data to you as soon as possible but no later
than 15^th December 2017 (20 working days from date of receipt).

 

We will advise you as soon as possible if we do not hold this information
or if there are exemptions to be considered and/or any costs for providing
the information. Please quote our reference - FOI/17/1987 - in any
communication regarding this particular request.

 

Best regards,

 

Peter Wylie | Information Access Officer | Information Resilience &
Transparency Team | Room 2.71, Sessions House, Maidstone | Tel 03000
415563 | Fax 03000 420303 |
[1]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...

 

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Kent County Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Sir or Madam

 

Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) 2000, relating to software. Please accept my
sincere apologies for the slight delay in responding to you. I appreciate
that KCC has failed to comply with statutory timescales on this occasion.
I am pleased to provide the response below:

 

1. does your local No No No
authority use a
bespoke IT software
system to
record/manage social
care activities i.e.
case management system
for adult & children
services?
2. if no, is there No No No
ongoing planning to
purchase a bespoke
software system or
develop in house
system in the near
future?
3. Describe the brief Adult Social Children’s Social Children’s
information of the Care case Care case management Social Care case
current software management system management
system in use? system system
4. what is the name of Swift Liberi supplied by Lifespan Pathway
the software system supplied by LiquidLogic supplied by
(product name) and OLM Ltd LiquidLogic
which company is it
purchased from?
5. is this software Contractual Contractual Contractual
system purchased
outrightly or on
contractual basis?

specify details.
6. what was the total £1,870,646.97 £1,331,539.23 £149,200.00
capital cost of
purchasing or
developing this
software system?
7. what are the £167,024.36 £96,102.06 per annum £20,540.00 per
ongoing development per annum annum
and maintenance costs
since purchase
(annually)?
8. what is the Please see the attached structure chart
structure of technical
team managing this
software system?

 

 

If you are unhappy with this response, and believe KCC has not complied
with legislation, please ask for a review by following our complaints
process; details can be found at this link
[1]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...
on our website. Please quote reference FOI/17/1987.

 

If you still remain dissatisfied following an internal review, you can
appeal to the Information Commissioner, who oversees compliance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Details of what you need to do, should
you wish to pursue this course of action, are available from the
Information Commissioner’s website [2]http://www.ico.org.uk/concerns.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Kirsty-Leigh Robertson| Information Access Officer | Information
Resilience & Transparency Team | Room 2.87, Sessions House, Maidstone |
Tel 03000 418301 | Fax 03000 420303 |
[3]http://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council...

 

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