Software

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Victoria Taylor

Dear Bedford Borough Council,
Please could you provide the following information regarding your current Software System:
1. What Software Systems are currently used by the Council for Planning, Building control and Public Protection/Licencing/Environmental Health?
2. When does each contract expire ?
3. Do you have any planned upgrades of the software? If so, when?
4. How much does each system cost annually?
5. Are you planning to go to market for a different Software System? If so, when?
6. How many users / licenses for each system do you have?
7. Who is the person responsible for your Software System? Please provide full name, title and contact information if possible.

Yours faithfully,

Victoria Taylor

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Dear Victoria Taylor

 

Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No.13042

 

I refer to your recent enquiry for information held by the Council under
the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 concerning software
systems. Under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, the
authority must state whether or not the information exists and I can
confirm that we do hold the information you requested which has been
answered below. 

 

Please find your request and our response below: 

 

1.    What Software Systems are currently used by the Council for
Planning, Building control and Public Protection/Licencing/Environmental
Health?

Directory Software System
Planning IDOX Uniform & Objective EDRMS
Building Control IDOX Uniform
Public Protection IDB & Civica (APP)
Environmental Health Civica (APP) & Objective EDRMS
Licensing Lalpac

 

 

 

 

2. When does each contract expire ?

Software System Contract Expiry Date
IDOX Uniform Rolling Contract
Objective EDRMS Rolling Contract
 Civica (APP)   31^st March 2019
IDB  Regional intelligence database fee for access payed
annually 
Lalpac  31^st March 2019 

3. Do you have any planned upgrades of the software? If so, when?

 

 

Software system Planned Software Updates
IDOX Uniform Recently had an application upgrade. Database being
upgraded September 2018.
Objective EDRMS No.
 Civica (APP)   No planned upgrade at present.
Not that we are aware of; this is something that we access
IDB  externally via the internet with upgrades etc. determined
and managed within the company.
Lalpac  No.

 

4. How much does each system cost annually?

 

Software System Cost per Year
IDOX Uniform £44,904.61 (annual maintenance)
Objective EDRMS £46,350 (annual maintenance)
IDB £1,600
Civica (APP) £26,823.61 (annual maintenance)
Licensing £12,050

 

5. Are you planning to go to market for a different Software System? If
so, when?

Software System Plans to change Software System
IDOX Uniform No
Objective EDRMS This system will be reviewed as part of the Digital
Operating Model - no timescale for the review currently
IDB No
Civica (APP) Tender/Rolling Contract
Licensing No

 

6. How many users / licenses for each system do you have?

Software System No. of Users/Licences 
IDOX Uniform 60.
Objective EDRMS 132 licences in Planning and 51 licences in Environmental
Health.
IDB Cost is not linked to number of users.
Civica (APP) 61.
Lalpac Approx 12.

 

7. Who is the person responsible for your Software System? Please provide
full name, title and contact information if possible.

 

Software System Person Responsible for the Software System
Rughbir Singh - Chief Officer for Technology
IDOX Uniform
[email address]
Rughbir Singh - Chief Officer for Technology
Objective EDRMS
[email address]
IDB Bedford Borough Council don’t manage this system, access
is managed Via EETSA Ltd.
Rughbir Singh - Chief Officer for Technology
Civica (APP)
[email address]
Lalpac Gill Anderson -  Manager for Registration & Land Chargers
[email address]

 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Andrea Bechtle

FOI & EIR Officer - Environment

Bedford Borough Council

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