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Public sector IT deals

The latest public sector IT contracts range from a new online personal assistant for Lewisham Council residents to a medical assessment system for the respriratory conditions of former mine workers.

Fujitsu Consulting/Microsoft/London Borough of Lewisham

The London Borough of Lewisham has rolled out an online web service for its residents, designed and implemented by Fujitsu Consulting and Microsoft. The system, known as an avatar, is an intelligent personal assistant that guides people through online transactions and services makes the site easier to navigate. The two-year project, partly-funded by the EC, is part of a joint initiative between Lewisham Council, Stockholm, Edinburgh and Latvian city Ventspils.

SchlumbergerSema/Derby City Council
Derby City Council is outsourcing management of its new controlled parking plan to the SchlumbergerSema Bureau Service. The IT services company will be responsible for the provision and maintenance of solar-powered, radio-networked pay & display terminals, and will control parking revenue data and management reports.

Vertex/Cap Gemini Ernst & Young/Accord/Westminster Council
United Utilities offshoot Vertex has won a contract worth up to £422m to run Westminster County Council services for a maximum of fifteen years. Vertex will take over most council services alongside consortium partners CGE&Y and Accord, including school admissions, planning, parking permits and customer contact. The consortium will develop a CRM solution that includes internet accessibility for council service users.

SchlumbergerSema/Department for Trade and Industry
SchlumbergerSema has been awarded a contract by the UK Minister of Energy to manage the medical assessment process for the respiratory conditions of former mine workers, taking over from Healthcall Service Ltd in November 2002.

Parity Group/Department for Work and Pensions
IT services provider Parity has won a three-year contract to provide services to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), the largest UK government department. Parity will deliver project management training, business analysis and software testing skills to DWP staff.

Fujitsu Siemens Computers/Dell/Inland Revenue
Fujitsu Siemens and Dell have been awarded a multi-million pound deal to supply desktop PC systems to the Inland Revenue. The government department is set to replace 30,000 desktop systems over the next 14 months. An Inland Revenue spokeswoman confirmed to Computing magazine that half of the machines would come from Fujitsu and the other half from Dell.

Computer Sciences Corporation/Department of Health
US company Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) has won a £39m, seven-year contract with the Department of Health to improve remote and offsite working and communication between the NHS and its partners.

Sx3/Peterborough City Council
Sx3 has been chosen by Peterborough City Council to deliver a call centre, ‘one-stop shop’ and internet/intranet systems for the borough’s residents. The project, known as ‘Peterborough Direct’, is aimed at giving residents access to all council services via one phone call or through the internet.

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