Corporate

IT Software systems

Request

1.  What financial accounting software do you use?

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) uses the Scottish Government Enterprise Accounting System (SEAS).

 

2.  Who supplies your financial accounting software (name of vendor or supplier)?

Scottish Government supplies SEAS to FSS. This is an Oracle based system that is managed by the Scottish Government.

For further information relating to SEAS please contact our IT business partner Danny Farrimond at Danny.Farrimond@gov.scot.

 

3.  What was the original date of purchase or contact start date for your accounting software?

FSS started to use SEAS on 1 April 2015 when we became part of the Scottish Administration.

 

4.  When is the contact renewal or expiry date for your accounting software?

There is no end date for FSS to stop using SEAS.

 

5.  If relevant, what is the cost of annual support and maintenance (last financial year April 2016- March 2017) for your accounting software?

FSS does not pay any costs for using SEAS.

 

6.  Is Your IT in-house or outsourced, if outsourced, who is it outsourced to, and when is this contract up for renewal?

Our IT is supplied through a shared service agreement with Scottish Government who have an in-house IT resource.  FSS also has an in-house resource of one fixed term and one temporary IT members of staff.

 

7.  Could you confirm if your organisation has any applications (computer systems) running on the Fujitsu (formerly ICL) VME operating system?

FSS does not have any applications running on the Fujitsu VME operating system.

 

8.  If so, please list the names of these applications and their main role within your organisation?

Not applicable.

 

9.  Please also confirm if you have applications;

 

a.  Operating on any other legacy platform such as OpenVME,  IBM iSeries or written in legacy code such as Powerbuilder, COBOL etc. ?

FSS does do not have any applications running on these platforms.

 

b.  Any operating system considered expensive or (technically) challenging to enabling digital transformation?

As per response to 9(a) we do not have any legacy operating systems that fall within this question.

 

c.  That are critical to the business but are at risk due to the scarcity of ageing support personnel or limited documentation?

As per response to 9(a) we do not have any legacy operating systems that fall within this question.

 

10.  Please confirm if these applications have been developed in-house i.e. they are bespoke to your organisation and that you own the source code.

Not applicable.

Response

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