2017 Report details for project: Contracting, Purchasing and Finance

Project name: Contracting, Purchasing and Finance - there are 3 reports for this project: 2016, 2017, 2018
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Organisation: MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2017 (data is from Sept 2016)
Category: Transformation - see all reports for this category
Description: CP&F will provide a single online end to end procurement system for all MOD procurement activity. All other processes especially paper based systems will be either replaced or subsumed.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The latest IPA review was conducted week ending 10 February 2017. An plan to address the 6 recommendations has been prepared. The recommendations primarily relate to ensuring that action is taken quickly to progress the next Release, in terms of scope, resourcing and benefits realisation.
Start date: 2011-12-01
End date: 2018-03-31
Schedule text: IOC, or Release 2, was delivered on 2 December 2016. As an IS enabled change programme this has involved both technical and business change work-streams. The technical delivery has provided a stable platform and the associated business process changes (involving over 10,000 users) have worked well in some areas with residual problems persisting elsewhere due to the complexity of the acquisition system and scheme of delegation. Progress to resolve these issues is yielding improvement. Since the start of system cut-over, £6.4Bn has been paid to suppliers. In the first two months since go live 83,000 invoices, 24,000 requisitions and 23,000 purchase orders have been processed. The new system provides a material improvement to the internal control framework and the foundation for the Release 3 capability. Currently planning is on-going with the Industry Partner to determine approach and timeframe for the delivery of Release 3.
Baseline: £35.88m
Forecast: £30.93m
Variance: -14.00%
Variance text: Baseline figures included an allocation for risk mitigation, but the programme’s allocated control total did not include this and so it was not forecast.
Whole Life Cost: £146.74m
WLCost text: Budgeted Whole Life costs include the up-front investment (demonstration and development) and then on-going support costs e.g. licence and hardware maintenance support costs over the 10 years.
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Sourcefile: IPA_2017.csv

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