Dear Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council,

Under the freedom of information act 2000, I’m writing to obtain the following information:

1) How many employees are working in the council?
2) What is your annual IT budget?
3) What is your annual Intranet budget?
4) What is your current Intranet solution and how long has it been in use?
5) Do you use Open Source applications, such as Drupal or Wordpress?
6) Who is responsible for managing your Intranet?
7) Who is responsible for the procurement of your Intranet?
8) Who is responsible for managing your IT Team?
9) Do you use any other SaaS (Software as a service) applications?
10) Who are your main software vendors?
11) Do you use Azure / Amazon Web Services or Office365?
12) Do you have a digital workplace strategy?

Yours faithfully,

Joanna Tsonou

FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Tsonou,

Thank you for your request for information (783896) submitted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which has been given the above mentioned reference number. Please quote this on any correspondence regarding your request.

Stockport Council will respond to your request within 20 working days from the date of receipt. If there will be a charge for disbursements e.g. photocopying in order to provide the information, we will inform you as soon as possible to see if you wish to proceed; however such charges are usually waived if they amount to less than £10.

Yours sincerely,
Fahmida Firdaws
Advanced Apprentice
Information Governance, Stopford House (UG South)
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, SK1 3XE
Tel: 0161 474 3350

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FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Tsonou,

 

I am writing in response to your request for information (FOI 783896).

 

The relevant Council Service(s) has searched for the requested information
and our response is as follows:

                                  

1) How many employees are working in the council?

Council Staff:                     2390

School Support Staff:     1694

Teaching Staff:                  1575

 

2) What is your annual IT budget?

£4.8M Net

 

3) What is your annual Intranet budget?

N/A

 

4) What is your current Intranet solution and how long has it been in use?

In House – Approx 10 years

 

5) Do you use Open Source applications, such as Drupal or Wordpress?

No

 

6) Who is responsible for managing your Intranet?

Internal IT Department

 

7) Who is responsible for the procurement of your Intranet?

N/A

 

8) Who is responsible for managing your IT Team?

Interim Head of IT, Phil Welch

 

9) Do you use any other SaaS (Software as a service) applications?

No

 

10) Who are your main software vendors?

We have a significant number of Software Vendors

 

11) Do you use Azure / Amazon Web Services or Office365?

Azure/O365

 

12) Do you have a digital workplace strategy?

No

 

 

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Information Commissioner’s Office

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Wilmslow

Cheshire

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0303 123 1113

Yours sincerely,

 

Danial Farooq

Freedom of Information Officer

Information Governance, Stopford House (2^nd floor South)

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, SK1 3XE

Tel: 0161 474 2388

 

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