Intranet queries

Joanna Tsonou made this Freedom of Information request to Tendring District Council

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Dear Tendring District 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

Corporate Information Manager, Tendring District Council

Dear   Ms Tsonou,

 

Thank you for your request for information which was received on
28/08/2018. I can confirm that your enquiry is receiving attention.

 

In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000
you should receive a comprehensive reply to your request by 25/09/2018
unless the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason for
it to be withheld.

 

In certain circumstances, a fee may be payable for determining, locating,
retrieving and extracting information and/or the cost for disbursements
such as photocopying and postage.  If this applies, a Fees Notice will be
issued to you with details of any costs involved and you will be required
to pay this before I can proceed to deal with your request.

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Charlene Haynes
On behalf of Corporate Information Manager

Corporate Services

Tendring District Council

 

Phone: 01255 686512
E-mail: [1][Tendring District Council request email] 

[2]www.tendringdc.gov.uk

Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
CO15 1SE

 

 

 

 

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Corporate Information Manager, Tendring District Council

Dear  Ms Tsonou,

 

Further to your FOI request received on 28^th August 2018, please find
below the answers to your enquiry.

 

 

1)      How many employees are working in the council?

The Council has 760 employees, this includes permanent, temporary, casual
and apprentices.

 

2)      What is your annual IT budget?

The Council publishes its annual budgets on the TDC website each year.
Please see the link below to view the most recent budget year (2018/19)
[1]https://www.tendringdc.gov.uk/sites/defa...

 

3)      What is your annual Intranet budget?

£6000

 

 

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

Interact – Since November 2014.

 

 

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

Yes.

 

 

6)      Who is responsible for managing your Intranet?

Katie Wilkins, HR and Business Manager in conjunction with William Lodge,
Communications Manager

 

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

As Question 6.

 

8)      Who is responsible for managing your IT Team?

John Higgins – Head of IT and Corporate Resilience.

 

 

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

Yes.

 

 

10)   Who are your main software vendors?

Phoenix Software.

 

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

Yes.

 

 

12)   Do you have a digital workplace strategy?

Currently under review.

 

 

I hope this information is of assistance to you. However if you feel that
the Council have failed to deal with your request for information
correctly you can request that the matter is reviewed in accordance with
the Authority's Complaints Procedure. Requests for internal reviews should
be sent to Mrs L Trembath, Corporate Services, Town Hall, Station Road,
Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1SE.  Further details of this procedure can be
obtained from all Council offices or from our website
([2]www.tendringdc.gov.uk).

                                  

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

FOI Compliance Team (complaints), Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF

 

If you have any other queries about this matter then please contact me.

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Charlene Haynes
On behalf of Corporate Information Manager

Corporate Services

Tendring District Council

 

Phone: 01255 686512
E-mail: [3][Tendring District Council request email] 

[4]www.tendringdc.gov.uk

Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
CO15 1SE

 

 

 

 

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