2016 Report details for project: Digital Services at the Border (DSaB)

Project name: Digital Services at the Border (DSaB) - there are 5 reports for this project: 2015, 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 Digital Services at the Border (DSaB) Programme was launched to deliver a new generation of Border Security Systems including replacing the Warnings Index (WI) and Semaphore (S4). The primary benefits of delivering DSaB are to: enhance the security of the UK; gather and act on data from those people and entities crossing the border, both inbound and out; and provide timely and accurate data to those who need to access/use it.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The May Programme Assessment review identified encouraging signs of progress and since then, further substantial progress has been made in addressing the recommendations raised.
Start date: 2014-02-12
End date: 2019-03-31
Schedule text: The Programme remains on track for its pilot phase. Recognising the Amber/Red assessment, efforts are being directed towards further validating the forecast delivery timescales.
Baseline: £16.67m
Forecast: £17.89m
Variance: 7.32%
Variance text: The variance is on account of additional costs identified during discovery along with an increase in the scope of the programme.
Whole Life Cost: £307.93m
WLCost text: The DSaB financial model includes Optimism Bias, VAT, inflation and business as usual costs. The whole life costs include the post delivery running costs for 1 year post delivery (2019-20). There is a change in costs due to a comprehensive bottom-up costing exercise which increased the accuracy of the total cost estimates.
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Sourcefile: IPA_2016.csv

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