2019 Report details for project: Data Services Platform Programme

Project name: Data Services Platform Programme - there is only one report for this project
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Organisation: DHSC (D12) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2019 (data is from Sept 2018)
Category: ICT - see all reports for this category
Description: The DSP programme will deliver a modern data platform (DSP) to improve how NHS Digital manages, analyses and provides access to data for healthcare planning and research. The investment forms part of the wider Digital Transformation Portfolio in the NHS that is being overseen by the Digital Delivery Board (DDB). The investment in the DSP is key to the transformation of NHS Digital’s Data, Insights and Statistics services. It will enable infrastructure savings and workforce efficiencies and reductions in NHS Digital and Data Services for Comissioning Regional Offices (DSCROs); and it will provide commissioners, providers and researchers with access to better quality, timelier, more linked and new data, enabling efficiencies in the delivery of healthcare services and improved health outcomes.
DCA (RAG): Amber
DCA text: The delivery confidence assessment of amber is from the Gateway 3 programme assurance review in May 2018.  The Gateway review team made ten recommendations.  Nine actions have been completed, including revising the FBC commercial, economic and finance cases, and the remaining action is on track.
Start date: 2015-02-23
End date: 2020-03-31
Schedule text: System development remains on schedule. Approval of the Full Business Case is delayed but progressing.
Baseline: £20.49m
Forecast: £18.64m
Variance: -9.00%
Variance text: Baseline costs are as per the approved Outline Business Case, forecast costs are as per the draft pre approval Full Business Case. Costs have been reduced at FBC stage due to refining of requirements and technical solutions. Contingency and Optimism bias at OBC stage were £18.4m. At FBC stage there is no optimism bias and £4.4m of contingency
Whole Life Cost: £75.25m
WLCost text: The reported Whole Life Costs are as per the approved Outline Business Case. The whole life costs cover technology costs of building of the new platform, programme team resourcing, business transformation costs and operation of the new systems.
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