Decision details

OD/14/50 Computer Aided Design Software

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Why it is being made listing reasons for decision:

A number of the Council’s licenses for CAD software require updating, in addition, new software is required for the Building Information Modelling (BIM) initiative for the cost of £13,105.


Alternative options considered and why rejected:

No other options exist, software is already obsolete.


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Any Crime & Disorder, Equality, Social Value in Contracts, HR, Legal, ICT or Property implications:


The proposed solution will simplify support by ensuring that all drawings will be compatible across the authority and the shared network license provides resilience in staff absence.


Anyone who has been consulted during the decision making process


Internal consultations have taken place between B & D S and other CAD using departments.

Publication date: 14/01/2015

Date of decision: 23/12/2014

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