2016 Report details for project: Home Office Biometrics (HOB) Programme

Project name: Home Office Biometrics (HOB) Programme - there are 4 reports for this project: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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Organisation: HO (D16) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2016 (data is from Sept 2015)
Category: ICT - see all reports for this category
Description: The HOB Programme will deliver a single replacement service for current biometric capabilities including enrolment, verification, search, identification, matching, record retrieval, deletion data searching and watch list management. The new single service will speed up border management and improve the identification of persons of interest, allow for the faster solving of crime through quicker identification of suspects, provide more accurate and verifiable identifiers leading to reduced fraud and counterfeiting, speed up immigration user checks and help prevent terrorism.
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: The Programme has successfully extended fingerprinting contracts for the police and immigration. It is also now progressing development of the key Biometric Services Gateway capability which will provide a common platform for future biometrics services. The leadership is strong, capable and coherent, and is well regarded by stakeholders.
Start date: 2014-04-01
End date: 2019-11-30
Schedule text: Difference in original baseline compared to latest approved baseline date is down to a more defined scope for the future.
Baseline: £63.70m
Forecast: £63.70m
Variance: None%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%.
Whole Life Cost: £640.30m
WLCost text: HOB finance and benefit data was reviewed as part of the Programme Business Case submission in September.
Notes1: Budget variance less than 5%.
Sourcefile: IPA_2016.csv

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