Issue details

GENERAL EXCEPTION NOTICE - Appointment of Digital Transformation Partner

On 21 November 2023, the Policy and Resources Committee approved the procurement of a Digital Transformation Partner, with delegated authority being given to the Director of Finance to appoint the successful bidder.  This report details the appointment of the Digital Transformation Partner.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure impact > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/06/2024

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Microsoft’s financial year end is at the end of this month, and they are incentivising the Council, with free services to the value of £120,000, to sign the contract prior to the end of June. A general exception notice has been authorised to enable the contract to be signed prior to the end of June in order to secure the savings available to the Council

Decision due: Between 1 Aug 2024 and 30 Nov 2024 by Director of Finance

Lead director: Director of Finance

Contact: Peter Moulton Email: