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Dear Cardiff and Vale College,

Dear FOI Team,

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the below questions.

1. Digital Transformation Strategy - Please provide an online or PDF copy.

2. Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) System/Support. The details we require are:
2.1 Incumbent Suppliers for onsite / remote hardware & Support Maintenance Services.
2.2 Contract value.
2.3 Chosen Framework/contract (& any sub lots)
2.4 Start date & duration of contract.
2.5 End date / duration / extension option of contract
2.6 Please provide any details of any new epos related technology deployment in 2021/22
2.7 Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

3. Public Guest Wi-Fi:
3.1 Do you have a guest Wi-Fi portal and which company manages this for you?
3.2 If not, are you planning to add this service and any branded content?
3.3 Footfall – How do you currently measure this within town centres as part of the Gov Funded regeneration grant.
3.4 Do you currently require a Wi-Fi survey to improve service performance?

4. Cabling: CAT5 / CAT5e / CAT6 / Fibre
4.1 Who is your current contractor for the above?
4.2 What is your chosen framework to tender for Cabling projects?
4.3 Do you have any forthcoming cabling tenders or projects in 2021/22?

5. Smart Cities: Next Generation Customer experience
5.1 IoT – Are you implementing/planning on any of the following: Interactive Kiosks, Digital Signage, Cashless parking, Machine to Machine Telemetry, Remote Machine Monitoring
5.2 5G/ SD WAN/ Wireless WAN
5.3 What are the digital technologies your authority is planning to deploy in relation to smart cities in the next 1-3 years?
5.4 Mobility – Fleet/Vehicle & Pop-up connectivity – Do you currently use remote digital connectivity for your fleets what contracts for hardware do you have in place?
5.5 If not to above, are you planning to use in future? Please state each Department i.e. Refuse rubbish collect and analytics reporting.
5.6 COVID-19 – what plans from an IT perspective do you have for return to work – i.e. what proportion of the work force do you think will return to the office.
5.7 Branch – primary and secondary fail over in buildings/offices etc utilising 4g and 5g (5g smart cities) plus Working from Home/Home Office
5.8 COVID-19 – do they support pop up testing and vaccinations?
5.9 Branch Connectivity – what contracts in place for inbuilding networking/Wi-Fi – who provides signage and P.O.S connectivity.

6. Contacts: Please provide the name, email, telephone contact for the senior IT staff within your organisation responsible for:
6.1 IT Services
6.2 IT Infrastructure/Operations
6.3 Digital Transformation
6.4 IT Procurement

Thank you for your help,

Yours faithfully,

-Steven

Evan Davies, Cardiff and Vale College

1 Attachment

Dear Stephen

Please find attached the response to your FOI request

1. Digital Transformation Strategy - Please provide an online or PDF copy.

I have attached your Technology Enhanced Learning Strategy

 

2. Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) System/Support. The details we require
are:

2.1 Incumbent Suppliers for onsite / remote hardware & Support Maintenance
Services.

No Contract in place

2.2 Contract value.

2.3 Chosen Framework/contract (& any sub lots)

2.4 Start date & duration of contract.

2.5 End date / duration / extension option of contract

2.6 Please provide any details of any new epos related technology
deployment in 2021/22

2.7 Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for
this contract?

3. Public Guest Wi-Fi:

3.1 Do you have a guest Wi-Fi portal and which company manages this for
you?

Yes - Circle

3.2 If not, are you planning to add this service and any branded content?

N/A

3.3 Footfall – How do you currently measure this within town centres as
part of the Gov Funded regeneration grant.

N/A in Wales

3.4 Do you currently require a Wi-Fi survey to improve service
performance?

No

4. Cabling: CAT5 / CAT5e / CAT6 / Fibre

4.1 Who is your current contractor for the above?

Flexcomm

4.2 What is your chosen framework to tender for Cabling projects?

CPC / NPS

4.3 Do you have any forthcoming cabling tenders or projects in 2021/22?
No

5. Smart Cities: Next Generation Customer experience

5.1 IoT – Are you implementing/planning on any of the following:
Interactive Kiosks, Digital Signage, Cashless parking, Machine to Machine
Telemetry, Remote Machine Monitoring

5.2 5G/ SD WAN/ Wireless WAN

Wireless WAN

5.3 What are the digital technologies your authority is planning to deploy
in relation to smart cities in the next 1-3 years?

N/A in Wales

5.4 Mobility – Fleet/Vehicle & Pop-up connectivity – Do you currently use
remote digital connectivity for your fleets what contracts for hardware do
you have in place?

N/A

5.5 If not to above, are you planning to use in future? Please state each
Department i.e. Refuse rubbish collect and analytics reporting.

N/A

5.6 COVID-19 – what plans from an IT perspective do you have for return to
work – i.e. what proportion of the work force do you think will return to
the office.
80%

5.7 Branch – primary and secondary fail over in buildings/offices etc
utilising 4g and 5g (5g smart cities) plus Working from Home/Home Office

N/A

5.8 COVID-19 – do they support pop up testing and vaccinations?

No

5.9 Branch Connectivity – what contracts in place for inbuilding
networking/Wi-Fi – who provides signage and P.O.S connectivity.
N/A

6. Contacts: Please provide the name, email, telephone contact for the
senior IT staff within your organisation responsible for:

For all Evan Davies, [1][email address], 02920250440

6.1 IT Services

6.2 IT Infrastructure/Operations

6.3 Digital Transformation

6.4 IT Procurement

Regards

Evan Davies

CAVC welcomes correspondence in Welsh or English. If Welsh is your
preference please let us know; it won’t lead to a delay.

Mae CAVC yn croesawu gohebiaeth yn y Gymraeg neu yn Saesneg. Os mai’r
Gymraeg ydych chi’n ei ffafrio, cofiwch roi gwybod i ni. Ni fydd hynny’n
arwain at unrhyw oedi.

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