Dear Poole 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

Strategy Team - Information, Poole Borough Council

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Dear Joanna Tsonou

 

Information Request – Freedom of Information Act

 

Further to your request for information received on 03/08/2018 please find
enclosed the material that you asked for.

 

Dear Poole 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 ? 2748

 

2) What is your annual IT budget ? 2018 & 2019 - £5.2m (shared across
Bournemouth & Poole Council)

 

3) What is your annual Intranet budget ? Annual Support, Maintenance,
Hosting £7k

 

4) What is your current Intranet solution and how long has it been in use
? ideagen Easysite, since 2011

 

5) Do you use Open Source applications, such as Drupal or Wordpress? No

 

6) Who is responsible for managing your Intranet ? ICT Digital Data
Office, Digital Services and Change Manager, Andrew Milner

 

7) Who is responsible for the procurement of your Intranet ? ICT
procurement is completed by the Contracts & Compliance team

 

8) Who is responsible for managing your IT Team ? ICT Service Director,
Katie Lacey

 

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

 

10) Who are your main software vendors ? This information is publicly
available
[1]http://archive.poole.gov.uk/your-council...

 

11) Do you use Azure / Amazon Web Services or Office365 ? Azure, planning
to use Office 365

 

12) Do you have a digital workplace strategy? Borough of Poole is
currently completing a Digital Transformation programme initiated in 2015.
Further transformational change is now halted as we prepare for Local
Government Re-organisation vesting day April 1^st 2019.

 

 

I hope that this deals with your request satisfactorily.

 

 

If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of the Council’s review you have
the right to refer the matter to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Contact details for the Information Commissioner can be found at:
[2]https://ico.org.uk/

 

Yours sincerely

 

Steve Maher
Information Asset Advisor
ICT Services
T: 01202 458234 W: bournemouth.gov.uk

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