An ICT benchmarking service designed specifically for smaller local authorities.
The new ICT Benchmarking Lite option from Socitm is designed with the needs of the smaller councils in mind – low cost, more streamlined, and with practical support to deliver service improvement.
Priced at £3750 per annum, here’s what you get:
Business Case for Social Care IT System
Socitm Consulting helped the London Borough of Sutton (LBS) to transform its Adult and Children’s Social Care IT Service to meet the needs of the Transforming Social Care Agenda.
LBS recognised that to meet these requirements, they needed to ensure that the IT service provided to both Adult and Childen’s Social Care Services was adequate for current and future needs. There was some dissatisfaction with the current system and support and doubt that it would be able to help them meet the agenda.
Many IT services have undergone major cuts and restructuring in recent months, often resulting in the loss of some of the best people, and of the source of much of the detailed knowledge that helps to make the ICT service perform.
We have the skills and the tools to help you achieve a website that delivers for your council - that is a website that gives real value in terms of the services it delivers to your customers and the savings it makes for the council. We cover all that is needed, summarised below:
Creating an effective website for your council is not easy - and certainly isn't something you can leave to the IT service, or to corporate communications section to deliver for you. Creating a website that delivers real value to the organisation, and real savings in cost takes a corporate effort and requires the following essential elements:
The cost of the desktop, when multiplied by the number of devices in use in a council, is a very significant expense. The variability shown from the Socitm Benchmarking data on desktop costs shows the extent of the savings that are possible - and these are only touching the surcface. Driving down the cost to 50% of its current value is certainly not out of the question.
To be clear about what the costs of the desktop consist of, the costs are made up of: