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ICT Overview

Our ICT function is split into 5 Directorates:

PMO & Governance

The ICT PMO provides the governance to allow  the selection, prioritisation and control of ICTs projects and programmes in line with its  strategic objectives and capacity to deliver. The goal is to balance change initiatives and  business-as- usual while optimising return on  investment. This governance of the ICT  portfolio provides an opportunity to improve  the management of projects and programmes  consistently.

ICT Strategic Business Partner

ICT has 3 Strategic Business Partners, one  aligned to each of the Council’s directorates.  The SBP role leads and directs the Information  Communication Technology (ICT) for the  appropriate Directorates, ensuring the ICT  Strategy is aligned to the delivery of the City’s  strategic priorities and enables its services to  effectively deliver. The ICT SBP is responsible  and accountable for all ICT related business  within the Directorate for which they are  responsible.

Delivery and Test

Delivery and Test are responsible for delivering  all aspects of the ICT programmes/projects  from requirements gathering through to  testing the end product, and are responsible  for ensuring ICT initiatives align with the ICT Strategy and Directorate priorities. Key projects for 2017 onwards include: Move to  Google (Collaboration), PSN to further gain  accreditation, new Social care system and SAP  transformation. The team consists of  Programme Managers, Project Managers, Test  Manager, Business Analysts, Test Analysts,  and Delivery Analysts

Service Operation

Service Operations manage the network, computers and systems that support internal  and external Council services.

The ICT Service Operations team comprises  five distinct functions, which are all headed by Service Delivery Managers:

  1.   Service Strategy & Planning
  2.   Service Management
  3.   ICT Operations
  4.   ICT Network
  5.   ICT Security

Enterprise Architecture

Our overall intent as an Enterprise Architecture practice is to  determine how, as an organisation, we can most effectively  achieve our current and future objectives through the right  investment and appropriate adoption of technology.

Our overall intent as an Enterprise Architecture practice is to  determine how, as an organisation, we can most effectively  achieve our current and future objectives through the right  investment and appropriate adoption of technology.

We are here to ensure that technology investments provide  business value and that the overall technology landscape is  compatible and sustainable for the council.We are aligned to the directorates with an Enterprise Architect  assigned to each of the respective directorates and we work in  an integrated manner to provide an holistic response with  technology solutions where synergies exist to ensure maximum  value creation through technology investments.

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