Intranet Replacement Project

Reference code: 
PCD 194
Date signed: 
02 May 2017
Authorisation name: 
Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor, Policing and Crime

Executive summary

This paper seeks approval for the drawdown of £692,056 capital funding  to complete the Intranet Replacement Project. The funding will allow for the full scope of the project to be delivered including all benefits realisation and ensuring going forward the MPS has a robust, resilient intranet running on current software and is able to meet future MPS needs. Additionally, to agree to delegate approval authority to the Commercial Director for Change Notes up to the value of £500,000 for the intranet contract with CDS Ltd.

Recommendation

The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is asked to:

1.    Approve the drawdown of £692,056 capital funding to complete the Intranet Replacement project.
2.    Agree to delegate approval authority to the Commercial Director for Change Notes up to the value of £500,000 for the intranet contract with CDS Ltd.
 

Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)

1.    Introduction and background

1.1.    The intranet is the main source of MPS information for over 50,000 officers, staff and volunteers. Release 1 of the new Intranet launched in January 2016, with Release 2 due in April 2016 which would have seen the completion of the Intranet Replacement project. The Intranet Replacement project is now due to complete in August 2017.

2.    Issues for consideration

2.1.    The Intranet is a key information tool for the MPS. A number of key centralised systems such as MetBATS, PeoplePages, the Directory, SOPS and MPS policies are all located on the intranet.  

2.2.    See the Part 2 for details.

3.    Financial Comments

3.1.    The MPS requires capital funding of £692,056 to enable the completion of the Intranet Replacement project. This funding is provided for in the capital plan.

3.2.    Further details are discussed in the Part 2. 

4.    Legal Comments

4.1.    There are no legal implications arising from this report.

5.    Equality Comments

5.1.    There are no direct equality or diversity implications arising from this report

6.    Background/supporting papers

6.1.    Report.
 


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