About Us

CMOD, a division within the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform has, among other things, responsibility for monitoring and approving ICT spend in civil and public service bodies, telecommunications policy and infrastructures, eGovernment policy and infrastructures, technology research and policy, central ICT procurements and frameworks, and common IT systems including payroll and HR Management.

This website provides information on the central ICT procurement arrangements.

Among CMOD’s aims are to:

  • be a source of information and advice for the various ICT Frameworks and the GN Services;
  • be a principal link between agencies and suppliers and escalate issues as appropriate;
  • advise on data, voice and video communications;
  • working with Cross-Sectoral Groups determine strategic approaches to the collaborative procurement of ICT products and services through the use of frameworks;
  • working with Cross-Sectoral Groups determine strategic approaches to the development of telecommunications architectures and plan and oversee the procurement of managed telecommunications services for the Irish Public Sector.

Cross-Sectoral Groups

ICT FRAMEWORKS STEERING GROUP

The ICT Frameworks Steering Group is chaired by the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform and comprises representatives from various sectors of the non-commercial public sector. The Steering Group is responsible for determining strategic approaches to the procurement of ICT products and services for the Irish non-commercial public sector through the use of frameworks.

GOVERNMENT NETWORKS PROGRAMME BOARD

The Government Networks Programme Board is chaired by the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform and comprises representatives from various sectors of the non-commercial public sector. The Board is responsible for determining strategic approaches to the development of telecommunications architectures and for planning and overseeing the procurement of managed telecommunications services for the Irish non-commercial public sector.