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Publication - FOI / EIR Release

Corporate software: FOI release

Published: 13 Jul 2017
Directorate:
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01276
Date received: 8 June 2017
Date responded: 5 July 2017

Information requested

  1. Enterprise Resource Planning Software Solution (ERP) -this is the organisation's main ERP system and may include service support, maintenance and upgrades.

  2. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Solution-this is the organisation's main CRM system and may include service support, maintenance and upgrades. Example of CRM systems the organisation may use could include Microsoft Dynamics, Front Office, Lagan CRM, Firmstep

  3. Human Resources (HR) and Payroll Software Solution-this is the organisation's main HR/payroll system and may include service support, maintenance and upgrades. In some cases the HR contract maybe separate to the payroll contract please provide both types of contracts. Example of HR/Payroll systems the organisation may use could include iTrent, Resourcelink,

  4. The organisation's primary corporate Finance Software Solution-this is the organisation's main finance system and may include service support, maintenance and upgrades. Example of finance systems the organisation may use could include E-Business suite, Agresso (Unit4), eFinancials, Integra, SAP

In some cases you may come across contracts that provides service support maintenance and upgrades separate to the main software contract, please also provide this information in the response following the requested data below.

For each of the categories above can you please provide me with the relevant contract information listed below:

  1. Software Category: ERP, CRM, HR, Payroll, Finance

  2. Software Supplier: Can you please provide me with the software provider for each contract?

  3. Software Brand: Can you please provide me with the actual name of the software. Please do not provide me with the supplier name again please provide me with the actual software name.

  4. Contract Description: Please do not just state two to three words can you please provide me detail information about this contract and please state if upgrade, maintenance and support is included.Please also include any modules included within the contract as this will support the categories you have selected in question 1.

  5. Number of Users/Licenses: What is the total number of user/licenses for this contract?

  6. Annual Spend: What is the annual average spend for each contract?

  7. Contract Duration: What is the duration of the contract please include any available extensions within the contract.

  8. Contract Start Date: What is the start date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY.

  9. Contract Expiry: What is the expiry date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY.

  10. Contract Review Date: What is the review date of this contract? Please include month and year of the contract. If this cannot be provide please provide me estimates of when the contract is likely to be reviewed. DD-MM-YY or MM-YY.

  11. Contact Details: I require the full contact details of the person within the organisation responsible for this particular software contract (name, job title, email, contact number).

If any of the information is not available please can you provide me with the notes on the reasons why?

Response

I can offer the following response to the questions relating to the the Scottish Governments contracts for:

  • Enterprise Resource Planning Software Solutions (ERP)

  • customer Relationship Management (CRM) Solutions

  • Human Resources (HR) and Payroll Software Solutions

  • Finance Software Solutions:

  1. The Scottish Government has not implemented a corporate ERP or CRM solution and therefore for does not have contracts for these applications.

  2. The Scottish Government uses the Oracle E-Business Suite to provide its HR and Payroll and its Finance System.

  3. The responses to your questions about the contracts relating to these applications are given in the attached spread sheet.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response, by writing to:

Director Digital
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

or emailing DirectorDigital@gov.scot.

Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 40 working days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result, within 20 working days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner. More detailed information on your appeal rights is available on the Commissioner's website at: (http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourRights/Unhappywiththeresponse/AppealingtoCommissioner.aspx.)

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FOI-17-01276.pdf

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
13 Jul 2017
Corporate software: FOI release