Woking Borough Council Digital Strategy 2022-2025 EXE21-033
Councillor Davis introduced the recommendation of the Executive for the adoption of the Digital Strategy for 2022 – 2025. The Strategy set out the Council’s vision on how it would use technology to continue to provide high quality, high priority and highly valued services for residents and local businesses. The Strategy would also ensure digital technologies enabled Elected Members and Staff to work more productively and efficiently.
That the Digital Strategy 2022-2025, as attached to the report of the Executive, be approved.
Reporting Person – Giorgio Framalicco
Councillor Davis, Portfolio Holder for Information Communication Technology, introduced the report which sought approval of the Executive to recommend to Council the adoption of the Digital Strategy 2022-2025. Councillor Davis explained that the three year strategy was presented across three themes; Smart People, Smart Place and Smart Council. The Executive was advised that the strategy set out the Council’s vision on how it would use technology to continue to provide high quality, high priority and highly valued services for its residents, how it would enable businesses to be even more competitive, and how it would ensure that digital technologies enabled Members and staff to work more productively and efficiently.
The Executive congratulated the Portfolio Holder and Officers on the enormous amount of work undertaken on the strategy which would provide an ambitious and visionary future for the Borough.
Following the late submission of questions from the Liberal Democrat Group, the Leader of the Council reminded Opposition Members to submit their questions by the protocol deadline.
REcommended to Council
That the Digital Strategy 2022-2025, as attached to the report, be approved.
Reason: The priorities identified in the Digital Strategy 2022-2025 will positively impact and support Woking’s businesses, residents and its wider community.