Decision details

ICT & Digital Strategy 23-26

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To present the new ICT & Digital Strategy for review and approval.


RESOLVED that the IT & Digital Strategy for 2023-26 be approved and implemented.

Reasons for the decision:

·        A strategy is needed to help ensure that there is a clear vision that can be applied to ensure the Council remains at the forefront of digital and technology advancements and that these can applied to the delivery of Council services.

·        The strategy aligns with the Corporate Plan and the activities of the IT & Digital service.

·        The existing strategy is now outdated and no longer fit for purpose.


Alternative options considered:


1)     Approve and implement the updated IT & Digital Strategy 2023-26.

2)     Do not approve or implement the updated IT & Digital Strategy 2023-26 and consider alternative content.


Report author: Ben Meen

Publication date: 11/09/2023

Date of decision: 11/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 11/09/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/09/2023

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