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FOI Request - ICT Documents 2023 onward

Request ID: FOI-3224-2223
Date published: 23 March 2023

You asked

Hi FOI Team, I would like to request some information under the freedom of information act. I would like the organisation to provide me with the following departmental documents around ICT and corporate procurement. Many organisations within your region have different document title names: 1. 2023/24 IT Department Documents ;- these types of documents have detailed information on the department's future plans and strategies. These documents include: ICT Strategy/Plan, ICT Department Plan, ICT Financial Plan 2. ICT Org Chart ;- with names and job titles 3. Corporate Procurement Strategy that covers 2023/24 and more. For all the documents I have requested, please provide me with the 2023/24 documents, I only want to only receive documents that are live and valid. If the document is a strategic plan (e.g. 2020-2025) that covers a set number of years, please provide me with the 2023 version. I also require the full version of the documents i have requested, if any parts of the document is missing, please state this in the response If this cannot be provided, please provide me with information on when this version will be available. Please acknowledge this request and thanks for your efforts on this request in advance and for the information that's going to follow.

We answered

Our ref: FOI-3224-2223/GH

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 2 March 2023 asking for ICT documents.

Your request has been considered under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.

Please find attached the Technology & Data (T&D) Roadmap, which includes the senior management structure. Some information has been redacted from this document it is subject to a statutory exemption to the right of access to information under section 24 - national security and section 31(1)(a) - prevention and detection of crime.

Please also find attached the recently approved PIC paper which provides the financial plan for T&D.

Transport for London does not have a ‘Corporate Procurement Strategy’. Our procurement activities are governed by TfL’s Standing Orders, which are available to view on our website here:  https://content.tfl.gov.uk/tfl-standing-orders-november-2022-final.pdf.

In addition, we aim to conduct our procurement and commercial activities efficiently, to the highest ethical standards and in compliance with all legal requirements, UK procurement regulations and industry best practice. Details of which are set out within our Procurement and Contracting Policy (a copy is attached to for reference).

For the procurement of certain commodities (goods/works/services) and/or categories of commodities procured by us, an individual ‘pre-procurement strategy’ may be developed by the Procurement & Commercial lead, in conjunction with the relevant business area(s). This describes what we are procuring, our market engagement approach, how we will achieve value for money on a whole-life cost basis and how different risks will be allocated and managed.

It may be of interest to you that we publish details of our future contract opportunities for all areas of TfL, the GLA and Old Oak Park Development Corporation (OPDC) with an estimated contract value over £500,000 periodically on our website via the link below:
https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/publications-and-reports/contract-opportunities

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for some reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

If you are not satisfied with this response please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely

Graham Hurt
FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

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