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Departmental ICT

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport with reference to the answer of 27 October 2008, Official Report, columns 726-27W, on departmental ICT, what the (a) expected completion date and (b) estimated cost of each of the projects was at their outset. (242179)

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport IT Programme that provides electronic document and record management, electronic content management and secure collaboration was originally expected to be completed by 31 March 2009 and was estimated to cost £1.5 million. The most recent estimate and completion date of each project in tranche 1 of the Royal Parks Agency ICT Change Programme is as follows:

Project name

Projected final cost (£)

Completion date

Expected completion date at outset (ICT Programme Blueprint V2.0, January 2008)

Estimated cost at outset (Programme Definition, Option 4) (£)

Additional risk allowance

Quick Wins

11,903

Completed September 2008

End August 2008

42,300

+/- 10%

Estates Licensing Upgrade

9,129

Completed August 2008

End December 2008

16,250

-50% to +100%

Business Systems Governance

19,398

Completed July 2008

End December 2008

Included as part of overall programme management allowance of £361,438

0

Training/Change Management

142,492

Completion March 2009

End December 2008

As above

+/- 10%

Upgrade Sports Booking system

23,766

Full upgrade deferred in July 2008, remainder now in tranche 2

End December 2008

30,000

+/- 50%

ICT Service improvement

87,785

Completion October 2008

End December 2008

126,059

+/- 20%

Desktop/laptop replacement

323,793

Completed September 2008

End December 2008

129,250

+/- 20%

Remote Working

137,837

Completion April 2009

End December 2008

72,800

-10% to +20%

LAN infrastructure upgrade

86,191

Completed September 2008

End December 2008

117,850

-20% to +25%

Server infrastructure upgrade

268,022

Completed September 2008

End December 2008

Incl. with above

Intranet/Collaboration tool

1,314

Deferred in July 2008, now in tranche 2

End December 2008

62,600

+/- 10%

Telephony

53,358

Completion April 2009

End December 2008

34,650

+/- 15%

Refresh Trim EDRMS

213,992

Completed September 2008

End December 2008

255,000

-25% to +10%

Mobile Working

11,799

Deferred in July 2008, now in tranche 2

Not in scope at that time

Not in scope at that time

Not in scope at that time

Note:

The ‘Projected final cost’ shown for the intranet/collaboration and mobile working projects is the projected final cost of project spend within tranche 1 of the ICT programme. The full cost will be re-estimated as part of the tranche 2 works in 2009-10.