Report of the Chamberlain.
The Sub-Committee received a report of the Chamberlain on the Change and Engagement Update. Members were informed that the IT Transformation has delivered £250,000 in cashable storage savings. To deliver further benefits requires increased adoption of the Office 365 toolset that the City of London has already invested in with Microsoft licence agreement. A further example of benefit from adoption of Office 365 is the Freemen’s School which is are based in Leatherhead and is now able to avoid travel time and cost using Skype for Business video conference with colleagues based at the Guildhall
A Member asked what will happen to the funds saved from the IT Transformation programme. Members were informed that any saving from the programme will go back to the Corporate Funds of the City of London.
Additionally, a Member sought clarification on the benefits of the business case for the programme. While noting the above benefits, it was agreed that, a review will be carried out to explore the additional financial and non-financial benefits of the programme.
RESOLVED – That the Sub-Committee notes the report