ICT Strategy

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Good afternoon,

Hope you are having a good week and enjoying the weather.
Please could you assist me by sending information regarding the following:

• Please can you direct me to the authority's current ICT strategy?
• Does the authority use or is planning to use Azure or any other cloud hosted services?
• If you are currently using, or planning to use Azure, AWS or Google; what are your main drivers and goals?

Yours faithfully,

Sophie Callahan

FOI, Wiltshire Council

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your request for information dated 12 Sep 2019

Your enquiry number is; ENQ11784-REQ001

Your request is being handled under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Your request will now be considered and you will receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined within the legislation which means you will hear from us on or before 10 Oct 2019

Yours sincerely

Wiltshire Council
Corporate Services & Digital
Information Governance
County Hall – 1st Floor,
Trowbridge,
Wiltshire, BA14 8JN

Email: [Wiltshire Council request email]

www.wiltshire.gov.uk/wisc

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FOI, Wiltshire Council

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Dear Ms Callahan,

Freedom of Information Request – ICT Strategy

Thank you for your request for information dated 12 September 2019, in which you asked for the following information:

Please could you assist me by sending information regarding the following:

•Please can you direct me to the authority's current ICT strategy?
•Does the authority use or is planning to use Azure or any other cloud hosted services?
•If you are currently using, or planning to use Azure, AWS or Google; what are your main drivers and goals?

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ('the Act') The Council is obliged to:

• Let you know whether we hold the information you have requested
• Provide you with the requested information, if held, (subject to any exemptions under the Act which may apply).

I can confirm that Wiltshire Council holds the information you have requested. The information you requested is as follows and is attached to this email.

• Please can you direct me to the authority's current ICT strategy?
Attached
• Does the authority use or is planning to use Azure or any other cloud hosted services?
Yes
• If you are currently using, or planning to use Azure, AWS or Google; what are your main drivers and goals?
Possible cost reduction.

Information supplied under the Act may be subject to copyright protection under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You may use the information provided in response to your request under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

If you are dissatisfied with the above response you have a right to request a review of your request for information. Details of the complaints and review procedure are below.

Yours sincerely

Kyle McCormack

Information Governance Officer
Email: [email address]

Freedom of Information Complaints & Review Procedure

Any person who has requested information from Wiltshire Council, which has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act is entitled to complain and request an internal review of their request for information if they are dissatisfied with the response they have received.

Requests for review of Freedom of Information requests must be made in writing (includes email) to:

Freedom of Information Lead
County Hall
Bythesea Road
Trowbridge
Wiltshire
BA14 8JN

Email [email address]

Please include the reference number, date of your request and details of why the review is being requested. Requests for review should be brought to the attention of the Freedom of Information Lead within 40 calendar days of the response to the original request.

Any request for review will be acknowledged in writing confirming the reasons for the review. The Freedom of Information Lead will allocate the review to someone who is independent of the original decision. The person conducting the review will set a target date for a response with the intention to complete the review within 20 working days. In more complex cases the review may take up to 40 working days.

The reviewer will conduct a full review of the handling of the request for information and of decisions taken, including decisions taken about where the public interest lies in respect of exempt information where applicable. The review enables a re-evaluation of the case, taking into account any matters raised by the requestor.

On completion of the review the reviewer will reply to the requestor with the result of the review. If the requestor is still dissatisfied following the review they should contact the Information Commissioner to appeal the decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted using the following details:

Information Commissioner's Office
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Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate)
01625 545 745 (national rate)
Email: [email address]

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