14 February 2017
Tieto has signed an extensive outsourcing agreement with the municipality of Järfälla in the Stockholm region. The purpose is to provide future-proof application and IT services that will ensure a smooth digital transition and make everyday life for citizens easier. The contract is initially for four years, including two extension options for a total period of up to eight years, with a value of approximately EUR14 million.
- This is an important step for Järfälla municipality. Our IT services need to be of world-class quality, especially when it comes to our public schools, and they also need to drive our digitalization going forward, says Lennart Atternäs, CIO at Järfälla municipality.
Under the agreement, Tieto will operate Järfälla’s applications and IT systems and provide the municipality’s employees with workspace services. The services will particularly benefit Järfälla in in the municipality´s efforts to develop and digitalize schools, as well as its healthcare and welfare sector.
- We’re convinced that we, with the help of Tieto’s vast experience of digitalization within the public sector, can take the next step forward in our development and ultimately improve our services to the citizens of Järfälla, says Lennart Atternäs.
- Tieto is stepping up the momentum in our efforts to digitalize the public sector in Sweden. The focus on municipalities is high on the agenda and we´re very pleased with the confidence that Järfälla municipality has shown us in this transition. Our ambition is to provide Järfälla with the right tools to make life for its citizens, staff and entrepreneurs easier, says Mats Brandt, Vice President of Public sector, Tieto Sweden.
Tieto is a leading Nordic player when it comes to outsourcing within the public sector. In Stockholm alone, six out of nine municipalities who have chosen to outsource their IT operations have selected Tieto as their supplier.
For more information, please contact:
Mats Brandt, Vice President of Public sector, Tieto Sweden
Ph: +46 (0)70 - 530 33 25, e-mail: mats.brandt[at]tieto.com
Lennart Atternäs, CIO at Järfälla kommun
Ph: +46 –(0)70 - 002 36 41, email: lennart.atternas[at]jarfalla.se
Järfälla is located in northwestern Stockholm and is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Sweden. The municipality currently has 75,000 inhabitants. https://www.jarfalla.se/
Tieto aims to capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems. www.tieto.com