Latest update

Reports to council

  • Dates for reports to go to committee on all priority projects now in the diary.
  • Risk register to be circulated end of play Friday, 11 June.

Review of project dashboard

  • Communities – 7 projects ready to enter Gateway 3: implementation:
    • Communities Shaping Falkirk's Future
    • Connected Falkirk
    • Closer to Home
      • Alternative family placement,
      • Family Support Services
      • Best practice
      • Young person’s residential
      • Procurement.
  • Enterprise – majority of projects in implementation but time needed to finalise project workbooks
  • Innovation – 2 projects in implementation:
    • Analogue to Digital Telecare
    • CCTV
  • Deadline for all projects to be in implementation: 2 July.
  • Noted: the majority of projects are already in implementation, project teams just need to finetune their workbooks to make it official.


  • Agreed that Integra is the most effective source of truth, providing a streamlined interface for projects.
  • Finance element of workbooks to be completed: 2 July.

Change Fund

  • Two new recruits, who will head up the ZBB project, have been given conditional offers, subject to references.
  • Targeting a start date of end June to begin scoping and implementing the project.

New transformation projects

  • Date to be set for the POP team to review new opportunities paper.


  • Communities Workstream Board identified several projects are having issues re the supply of IT hardware.
  • There is a world-wide shortage of IT equipment.
  • Talks are underway with Scotland Excel, the Scottish Government procurement framework through which we have to buy IT, to identify potential solutions.

Next meeting: 25 June