ERP/Finance Systems

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Dear East Sussex County Council,

Please could you provide the following information regarding your ERP / Finance system:

1. What ERP (Enterprise Resource Management) or Finance system is currently used at the council?

2. When does your contract expire?

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

4. Are you planning to go to market for a different ERP/ Finance system? If so, when?

5. How many users / licenses of the system do you have at the council?

6. Who is the person responsible for your ERP / Finance system? Please provide full name, title and contact information if possible.

Kind regards,

Katie Green.

Date 10/06/2015

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Dear Ms Green

 

FOI Request ref: 5705 / Enterprise resource management / Finance system

 

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Amilia Holland

Customer Information Adviser

 

East Sussex County Council

Communities Economy and Transport Directorate

W1D, County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

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Dear Ms Green

 

FOI Request ref: 5705 / Enterprise resource management / Finance system

 

Thank you for your request for information about the above, which has been
dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your
request and our response are set out below. Please note that any
information we provide is subject to the copyright and reuse of
information terms and conditions set out at the bottom of this email.

 

REQUEST

 

1. What ERP (Enterprise Resource Management) or Finance system is
currently used at the council?

 

2. When does your contract expire?

 

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

 

4. Are you planning to go to market for a different ERP/ Finance system?
If so, when?

 

5. How many users / licenses of the system do you have at the council?

 

6. Who is the person responsible for your ERP / Finance system? Please
provide full name, title and contact information if possible.

 

RESPONSE

 

1. SAP ECC6.0.

 

2. Perpetual licences with SAP.

 

3. There are no planned upgrades of the software at present, but we may
apply Sap Enhancement Packs to the system in 2015/16’

 

4. A review of our ERP strategy is in place following a joint business
services partnership with Surrey County Council.

 

5.

The number of SAP Licenses held at ESCC is:-

 

SAP licences  
ESS/EBP (Employers Self Service and Enterprise Buyer
Professional) 1983
MSS (Manager Self Service) 800
Ltd professional 544
Professional 175
Developer 4
Schools 26
Schools Budget manager 57
Compliance calibrator 1
Payroll engine 40
DB2 1

           

6.         Matt Scott – Assistant Director, ICT
 [1][email address]

Marion Kelly – Chief Finance Officer, Finance
[2][email address]

 

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

Amilia Holland

Customer Information Adviser

 

East Sussex County Council

Communities, Economy and Transport

W1D, County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

Phone: 01273 482913
Fax: 01273 481208

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