Glenorchy City Council choose TechnologyOne's Local Government solution

Glenorchy City Council has chosen TechnologyOne’s fully integrated solution for Local Government, encompassing Financials, Works & Assets, HR & Payroll, Property and Budgeting solutions. The deal, worth in excess of $1 million over five years, will help the Council to deliver significant improvements to their business processes. 

Glenorchy City Council essentially covers the northern suburbs of Hobart and is one of three Councils that make up the Greater Hobart area. It has the Derwent River as its eastern boundary and Wellington Park (Mt Wellington) to the west.

Allan Wise, Project Manager for Glenorchy City Council, said that following a competitive tender process, TechnologyOne’s solution presented as the most viable product for Council. 

“There were a number of factors in the final decision, including the depth of integration across TechnologyOne’s solution suite and the company’s future technology direction. 

“TechnologyOne’s current generation Connected Intelligence platform was very impressive, particularly the development for the Property solution. Glenorchy City Council is aiming to be a leader in the local government sector as one of the first councils to go live with Property on the Ci platform.  

“Another compelling factor in our decision was TechnologyOne’s excellent reputation in local government both within Tasmania and throughout the other States and New Zealand, and its substantial presence in Tasmania including 12 State Government Departments. The fact that the company is accountable for its solutions from development through to implementation further supported our decision.”  

Mr Wise said the Council was expecting to achieve significant business and productivity benefits following the implementation to support the organisation’s long term strategic plan. 

“A key benefit will include the automation of workflow processes, allowing us to control and manage how we work and do away with inefficient manual processes and workarounds.

“We also expect to gain significant productivity benefits through the improvement of reporting and statistics through TechnologyOne’s Business Intelligence capabilities. TechnologyOne’s XLOne product for management reporting is a very powerful tool, whilst the standard alerts and KPIs allow for quick and easy access to information. 

“The strength of integration and functionality in TechnologyOne’s local government solution will enable us to reduce our standalone databases from 70 to 25, and reap the benefits of removing data duplication associated with this.”

Glenorchy City Council has commenced implementation, and the Council is planning a staged delivery of TechnologyOne’s solutions through to August 2007.