Freedom of Information Request

Council AI/Bots

Received: 18 April 2024

Please can I submit the following FOI request relating to the council's AI and Automation strategy?:1.What is the Council's strategy and roadmap for AI and Process Automation?2.If neither have yet been adopted, when will they be?3.Who are/will be the key stakeholders and decision makers for these technologies?4.What technologies/vendors are currently in use (eg Blue Prism, Open AI, Druid AI) and which version, and are they on premise or cloud hosted?5.How many processes have been automated and how many licences have been purchased?6.How many additional processes does the council expect to have automated in the next 12 months?7.What is the typical licence utilisation rate for RPA, where it exists?8.What/who does the automation team consist of, who leads it, and who do they report into (if external delivery, which supplier)? 9.Please provide the direct email address and telephone number for the automation lead and the person they report into.10.How are any bots maintained?11.When are any licences due for renewal?

Outcome / Documents

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