Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve the Modernising Back Office Systems
(MBOS) Outline Business Case for replacement of the SAP Finance
system, Human Resources and Procurement systems.
13.1 The Cabinet considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer together with a further report containing exempt information set out in a later agenda item.
13.2 It was RESOLVED to:
1) approve the procurement of a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) system to replace the current SAP solution, and an implementation partner to support the configuration and roll-out of the new system;
2) delegate authority to the Lead Member for Resources to consider the response to the procurement exercise and to award a contract; and
3) note the additional information on indicative costs and benefits contained in a separate report later on the agenda (Part II).
13.3 The Cabinet considered indicative costs and benefits to progress a procurement exercise to upgrade or replace the Council’s existing corporate system, which manages the organisation’s business critical finance, HR, Payroll and Purchasing processes.
Report author: Richard Lundie-Sadd
Publication date: 26/03/2021
Date of decision: 23/06/2020
Decided at meeting: 23/06/2020 - Cabinet
Effective from: 01/07/2020