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DWP's exceptions to spending controls: information communications technology: October to December 2015

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Department Project name Basis for Total Value (£) Total Value (£) Date of Lead Control
expenditure requested Approved approval
approval
Department for Universal Credit Migrate UC Claimant 204459 204459 8th Oct 2015 IT/Digital
Work & (UC) Interview
Pensions (Wynyard Zone 3).
Department for Universal Credit DSC Project - 360403 360403 19th Oct 2015 IT/Digital
Work & creation of an In-House
Pensions ‘Genesys Test Lab’ service.
Department for ATOS-ASIS Year 2 extension 1 year extension of the current Atos AS IS contract. 14400000 14400000 21st Oct. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & This will include the continued support and maintenance of the
Pensions ASIS IT services to support the current Centre for Health &
Disabilities Assessment (CHDA) volumes, changes to the
provisions to support disaggregation of low risk services
(print, Voice Operated IP (VOIP) Telephony and end user
device provisions) and service stability improvements
to assist CHDA meeting their ministerial and
commercial obligations
Department for New State Pension Beta development stage of GMP Micro Service. 1811000 1811000 27th Oct. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & HMRC Guaranteed The introduction of the new State Pension sees
Pensions Minimum Pension the ending of contracting out of the
(GMP) Micro Service State Pension scheme, on a defined benefit basis,
from April 2016.The self-service GMP micro service
will allow all Public and Private Pension Scheme
Administrators, with formerly contracted out
scheme members, the facility to request and receive
GMP and contributions/earnings information securely
from HMRC records, which will include templates
Department for Universal Credit Universal Credit Digital Service (UCDS) - 196700 196700 28th Oct. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Additional resources to meet the
Pensions Minimum Viable Product of the UC .
Data Platform, to support transaction risking,
analytics and reporting.
Department for Universal Credit Application Development - 187944 187944 28th Oct. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Release 11 Design Complete.
Pensions
Department Child Maintenance A number of changes are required in 2016 3023000 3023000 2nd Nov. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Group (CMG) Child to the CMS2012 and Legacy CSCS and CS
Pensions Maintenance systems supporting completion of claim.
System (CMS) 2012 closure and additional system changes .
and Legacy Child required to support integration with UC,
Support Computer ,banking changes and some business
System (CSCS) and process improvements.
Department for Small Services To identify where DWP can improve customer journeys, . 289600 289000 2nd Nov. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Forms Transformation where the process is complex, inefficient and includes
Pensions completion of paper forms. Small Services are
developing a “data gather platform” for DWP paper
claimant forms to be digitalised which will
include templates.
Department for Virtual Machine VME is an ageing, complex, proprietary IT platform, 9714000 8320000 3rd Nov. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Environment expensive to both licence and support, inflexible to
Pensions Replacement change and out of official licenced support from 2020.
(VME-R) The VME-R project will remove the dependency
Tranche 1 on the VME platform from the DWP Technology
Estate.
Department for Universal CIO UC Technology Platform -Accenture CAMLite 259424 259424 4th Nov. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Credit New Service - Volumetric Test Assurance.
Pensions
Department Universal Credit Universal Credit Qualitative and Quantitative research. 192190 192190 4th Nov. 2015 IT/Digital
Work &
Pensions
Department for Universal Universal Credit Live Service - Accenture Release 118803 118803 4th Nov. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Credit 11 Design Completion.
Pensions
Department Customer To deliver the Customer Information System (CIS) 11900000 11900000 11th Nov. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Information System hardware refresh and performance test the
Pensions (CIS) Hosting remediated CIS application.
re-fresh The CIS application is the primary, biographical
customer database in the Department, utilised by
all benefit systems to process claims and changes.
It is one of the most business critical applications .
in the Department and is currently going through
a remediation to address out of support
hardware/software and security waiver/risks covering;
service configuration, patching, intrusion detection
security controls.
Department for Universal Universal Credit Release 10 - 162787 162787 11th Nov. 2015
Work & Credit Build, Test and Implementation.
Pensions
Department for Universal CIO UC Technology Platform - 156464 156464 11th Nov. 2015 IT/Digital
Work & Credit HP CAMLite New Service -
Pensions Volumetric Performance Test
Environment Support Services.
Department for Universal Universal Credit R11 Support HP. 422109 422109 18th Nov. 2015
Work & Credit
Pensions
Department for Universal Universal Credit Live Service 239786 239786 18th Nov. 2015
Work & Credit IBM Release 11 Build.
Pensions
Department for Universal Universal Credit Live Service - 380438 380438 20th Nov. 2015
Work & Credit Accenture Release 11 Build.
Pensions
Department for Universal Universal Credit Live Service Accenture 75980 75980 20th Nov. 2015
Work & Credit Release 10 Build, Test and Implementation.
Pensions Universal Credit Live Service Accenture
Release 10 Build, Test and Implementation.
Department for Universal Work Services Platform (WSP) Production 621222 621222 24th Nov. 2015
Work & Credit Environment for National expansion. The purpose of this .
Pensions contract is to enable the deployment of additional
Work WSP capacity, to support the National
Expansion of Universal Credit.
Department for Strategic Operations To provide the protective monitoring service 4490300 4490300 8th Dec. 2015
Work & Centre- preferred supplier for the Security Operations Centre – 2 year contract.
Pensions And transitional and delivery costs -
(hosting, connectivity setup & professional services).
Department for Customer Information Sprint 4 activities -The Key elements to be delivered are: 1500000 1500000 8th Dec. 2015
Work & System(CIS)-Remediation Database web application tuning;
Pensions Performance testing of application following code changes;
Build and development of Performance Regression Test
Environment (£158k); and Migration Testing and
code merge activity.
Department for Personal Independent To enable Northern Ireland Social Security Agency 1122560 1122560 8th Dec. 2015
Work & Payment Computer (NISSA) Go Live – (PIP functionality to be switched
Pensions System (PIPCS) Release on to support NISSA cases for the introduction of
Phase 8 PIP in Northern Ireland for early 2016.
The redesign and restructure of PIP
Communications/Notifications to meet the mandatory
requirements outlined in the first independent review.
Changes to system required by 2016 to comply with
the Review. Continuous improvement and expansion
in response to full rollout of PIP and the increase
in volumes.
Department for Personal Independent To deliver the end to end technology and business 386852 386852 8th Dec. 2015
Work & Payment (PIP) Digital products to enable a digital e-channel service into live
Pensions Service Project Document operations.
Repository System (DRS)
Integration
Department for Enhancing Jobseeker Private Beta/transition to live phases to introduce a new 217283 217283 8th Dec. 2015
Work & Services -Digital Claimant improved service based on SMS automation. The system
Pensions Activity & Messaging will be Java based using a postgres database.
System The system will connect to the existing BT Gateway
and send data to generate SMS messages to
generate SMS messages to customer’s mobile phones,
using the current DWP system supplied by HTK.
Department for Procurement of IP Contact To support the transition to the replacement 120200000 137500000 9th Dec. 2015
Work & Centre (IPCC) Services contract and technical infrastructure, an extension
Pensions to the current ICONS contract is required. The DWP’s
Network Services (Connectivity, Telephony, Conferencing
Conferencing Services and Contact Services) enable
mission critical IT and telephony and transactions
to be carried out across the Department. Historically
these services have been delivered through
the Integrated Communications Network Services (ICONS)
(ICONS) contract with BT, which expired in
February 2016. In line with Government ICT Strategy objectives
and Cabinet Office policy DWP has therefore
been disaggregating ICONS into a number of replacement
contracts through independent competitions. This covers
the letting of the Contact Centre Services contract.
The contract and the larger overall Business Case amount were approved, hence
the increase in approval value.
Department for Universal Universal Credit R11 Support HP. 2681299 2681299 9th Dec. 2015
Work & Credit
Pensions
Department for Universal Universal Credit Live Service - 1545950 1545950 9th Dec. 2015
Work & Credit Accenture Release 11 Test &
Pensions Implementation.
Department for Universal Universal Credit Live Service - 493829 493829 9th Dec. 2015
Work & Credit IBM Release 11 System Testing.
Pensions
Department for Universal Software support and maintenance 107352 107352 9th Dec. 2015
Work & Credit renewal for RSA Web Threat Detection
Pensions Software.
Department for Universal Universal Credit – Accenture Release 11 61422 61422 9th Dec. 2015
Work & Credit OPA Decoupling Build and Test.
Pensions
Department for IBM Software Licence To enable: The consolidation of existing IBM Software 36400000 36400000 16th Dec. 2015
Work & Agreement Subscription & Support renewals; The New licence
Pensions acquisition of IBM Curam software against forecast
increased demand for PIP; and The New licence
acquisition to replace those IBM licences currently
by HP through the SSBA Hosting Tower.
Department for Universal Universal Credit Digital Service (UCDS) 2320100 2320100 16th Dec. 2015
Work & Credit - Delivery of Beta UC Data Platform to support
Pensions transaction risking, analytics and reporting.
Department for VME-R Project To enable the: Mobilisation of the operating model 4760000 4143000 18th Dec. 2015
Work & Tranche 2 and infrastructure for Tranche 2; Continuation of the
Pensions Middleware work from Tranche 1 into Tranche 2;
Continuation of the Middleware work from Tranche 1
into Tranche 2; Development and establishment of the
in-house VMR Migration Facility; and commencement
of work on the first two Tranche 2 projects, the Social Fund.
and Jobseekers Allowance systems. Tranche 2 includes
the main complex and large-scale systems which
underpin DWP operational and citizen payments for
example; Jobseekers Allowance Payment System,
Social Fund Computer System, Income Support
Computer System and Pension Service Computer System.
Department for Universal Digital Service Centre 1 Alpha and Beta Delivery Support. 739041 739041 21st Dec. 2015
Work & Credit
Pensions
Department for Secure Communications Private Beta development up to end of March 2016. 250600 250600 22nd Dec. 2015
Work & Project This Includes: Hosting; The procurement of HPES
Pensions provision of Digital Environment; HPES Support for Digital
Environment; HPES Support for Digital Environment;
HPES Support for Digital Environment; Laptops for
developers; and Security Accreditation.