2014 Report details for project: Spine 2

Project name: Spine 2 - there are 2 reports for this project: 2014, 2015
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Organisation: DOH (D12) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2014 (data is from Sept 2013)
Category: ICT - see all reports for this category
Description: The Spine 2 programme covers the work required to develop Spine 2 services, their transition from the existing Spine services plus Spine 2 operation and support services, covering the period 1st April 2012 to 31st March 2018 The main objectives of the Spine 2 programme are to: • Maintain continuity of Spine service from the end of the current contract, through any transition of change of supplier(s), to the end of the period covered by the business case • Increase the number of external organisations able to connect and develop services on behalf of health and social care providers. • Reduce the cost and timescale of introducing changes to the Spine services • Reduce the annual cost of providing the service
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: The most recent MPA delivery confidence assessment recognised the programme faced challenges in: • completing the development work for data migration • ensuring that the owners of all interfacing systems complete their testing • successfully completing the rehearsals for the transition and cutover • securing effective resourcing for the transition and for live operation • agreeing the strategy for future development • creating an approach to requirements definition, approvals and procurement that enables the realisation of the benefits of an open and agile environment As a result of the assessment, the programme is taking action: • Finalised the date for delivery of the development work for data migration • Reviewing the approach to stakeholder communications to increase stakeholder confidence • Streamlined PPM processes to ensure the highest quality in those that contribute most to managing for success •Whilst it is anticipated that Core, IAM and SUS will be delivered in 2014, it is prudent to consider the contingency options with the Cabinet Office and the supplier • Develop the requirements definition, governance, decision making and communications approach for the future development and exploitation of the new capability
Start date: 2010-05-10
End date: 2018-03-30
Schedule text: The programme remains on course to deliver Core Spine Services and Identity Access Management before the end of 2014. In order to ensure safe data migration and a seamless service transition, the delivery of Core Spine Services is now anticipated in July 2014.
Baseline: £204.00m
Forecast: £28.95m
Variance: -85.81%
Variance text: The Spine 2 SOC was approved by HMT on 2nd February 2012 which estimated a total cost of £857M commencing FY 13/14 through to FY 23/24, and a budget for FY 13/14 of £204m. Subsequently in developing the Full Business Case the scope and approach of Spine 2 has changed significantly with a reduction in scope (the removal of SUS), and the business case duration is now from 12/13 through to FY 17/18, resulting in a reduced whole life budget cost of £205.71m and 2013/14 budget of £31.31m. The Full Business Case was approved on 17th February 2014. The Budget was set against the Strategic Outline Case and Forecast is against the new scope of the Full Business Case. The variance for FY 13/14 reflects the change in scope between the two stages of business case.
Whole Life Cost: £857.00m
WLCost text: The Spine 2 SOC was approved by HMT on 2nd February 2012 which estimated a total cost of £857M commencing FY 13/14 through to FY 23/24. Subsequently in developing the Full Business Case the scope and approach of Spine 2 has changed significantly with a reduction in scope (the removal of SUS) , and the business case duration is now from 12/13 through to FY 17/18, resulting in a reduced whole life budget cost of £205.71m and 2013/14 budget of £31.34m. The Full Business Case was approved on 17th February 2014, and the variation in whole life costs reflects the change between the two stages of business case.
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Sourcefile: IPA_2014.csv

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