Governance & Transformation Cabinet Member – Minutes – 26 September 2016

24  (24)    ICT PROGRAMME OF WORK 2016-17 – The Director of Policy and Resources submitted a report which sought approval to approve the ICT Programme of Work for 2016-17.

On 1 April 2016, a new integrated ICT service was formed between North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire Councils as part of the Northern Lincolnshire Business Connect initiative.

A joint ICT Strategy for 2016-19 was developed and subsequently approved in July 2016.  The strategy reflected the shared IT priorities for the next three years.

The new strategy supported the business transformation needs of both councils as services were remodelled and sized to meet local needs within an increasingly restrained financial environment.  The strategy set out eight strategic outcome based themes which were delivered through a range of identified IT projects.

These projects were set out in a series of directorate ICT plans.  An IT Programme of Work was subsequently produced comprising all of the directorate ICT Plans alongside council-wide IT projects.

The key initiatives for 2016-17, as set out in the Programme of Work, were detailed at paragraph 2.6 of the report.

Projects were managed under a recognised ICT project management framework with progress reported to senior leadership teams and the IT Strategic Client Board as appropriate.

Resolved – That the ICT Programme of Work for 2016-17 be approved.