Request for information about the DBS Information Communication Technology (ICT) expenditures.
Under the current terms of the Freedom of Information Act please can you provide me with the answers to the following questions - where possible including any recharge costs to a central budget and ICT expenditure occurred through public finance initiatives that are currently off balance sheet.
1 - The total budgeted ICT expenditure (capital and revenue) for your organisation for 2013-14 and 2014-15.
2 - A breakdown of the actual / budgeted or estimate for 2013/14 and 2014/15 according to the following categories for your organisation
Where possible for asterisked categories, please indicate the current percentage of spend which is delivered “as a service”. SaaS and PaaS are instances of applications and deployment environments that are hosted by the software vendor. IaaS is hosting which is purchased on flexible terms with minimal usage commitments.
3 - Please provide a list of all the ICT projects that you are undertaking; the cost of these projects and the estimated completion dates for these projects. If it is not possible to provide this under the current FoI limits I am happy to accept a listing of your most up to date schedule of contracts or other record of contracts.
4- Please provide a list of public sector organisations (either organisations which you fund, or shared service partners) that are included within the total ICT spend you have provided.