General Enquiries

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Doncaster Borough Council,

Please could you help answer the following:

• Please may you supply a copy of the Council’s latest Digital Strategy.
• When was the Digital Strategy approved?
• When is the Digital Strategy due to be refreshed?
• Which member of the board is responsible for ICT?
• Please provide an organisation chart for the Council’s ICT department.
• Does the Council outsource some or all of its ICT services to an external provider? If so, please provide details of provider(s) and contract dates.
• Is the council looking to migrate any of its ICT services to the cloud in the next 2 years? If so, please provide details of these services.
• Is the council considering its options for outsourcing / insourcing its ICT services in the next 3 years?
• Does the Council have any plans to review its operating model for ICT services within the next 2 years?
• Does the Council use external consultancy to support ICT initiatives and if so, how are they appointed?

Yours faithfully,

Kyle Preston

Freedom of Information Requests, Doncaster Borough Council

Dear Kyle

Re: Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for your request for information.

I can confirm your request for information has been passed to the relevant department who will endeavour to search for any information held and provide you with a response as soon as is possible. This will be within 20 working days and in any case by the 4th November 2020.

Please note that some service areas within the Council are still working on the response to Covid-19 and therefore may not be available to respond to your request at this time. Should this be the case with regard to your request, please be assured we will contact you to advise you further.

Yours sincerely

Sharon Hudson
Information Governance Officer
Information Governance Team
Corporate Resources
Doncaster Council

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FOI Responses, Doncaster Borough Council

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Dear Mr Preston,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request dated 7^th October 2020
for information about the Council’s digital strategy and ICT. Please find
below Doncaster Council’s responses to the questions you have raised.

 

1)    Please may you supply a copy of the Council’s latest Digital
Strategy.

 

Please find attached – appendix 1

 

2)    When was the Digital Strategy approved?

 

July 2020

 

3)    When is the Digital Strategy due to be refreshed?

 

2021/2022

 

4)    Which member of the board is responsible for ICT?

 

Julie Grant, Assistant Director of Customers, Digital and ICT

 

5)    Please provide an organisation chart for the Council’s ICT
department.

 

Please find attached – appendix 2

 

6)    Does the Council outsource some or all of its ICT services to an
external provider? If so, please provide details of provider(s) and
contract dates.

 

No

 

7)    Is the council looking to migrate any of its ICT services to the
cloud in the next 2 years? If so, please provide details of these
services.

 

DMBC will be migrating its services in to the cloud over the next 2 years
where one or both of the following can be achieved.

                      Business benefit / improvement

                      Reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

 

 

8)    Is the council considering its options for outsourcing / insourcing
its ICT services in the next 3 years?

 

No

 

9)    Does the Council have any plans to review its operating model for
ICT services within the next 2 years?

 

Yes

 

10) Does the Council use external consultancy to support ICT initiatives
and if so, how are they appointed?   

 

By exception, when internal skills and/or resources are not available
within a timescale required for a priority deliverable.

                                a. Where viable using existing vendor
support contracts

                                b. Approved outcome based procurement
framework

                                c. Approved agency framework

 

 

I hope that this information is useful to you.

 

Doncaster Council estimate that it has cost £50 to respond to this request
for information.

 

Reviewing any decisions made:

 

You can ask us to review any decisions made about your request. You do
this by writing to

Freedom of Information Officer,

Doncaster Council

Civic Office

Waterdale

Doncaster

DN1 3BU

 

e-mail: [1][email address]

 

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compliance or otherwise with the Freedom of Information legislation.
Please contact the Commissioner for details on how to do this - telephone
01625 545700, address: Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Internet: [2]http://www.ico.org.uk/

 

Yours sincerely,

Alison Morte

Head of ICT

 

Lisa Shaw

Personal Assistant

Corporate Resources

Doncaster Council

 

Phone: 01302 862501

Address: Civic Office, 1^st Floor, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU

Email: [3][email address]

Website: [4]www.doncaster.gov.uk

 

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