Paris, Stockholm, November 30, 2017 – Capgemini Sverige AB, part of Capgemini, has been chosen as the exclusive consulting provider to develop and manage the Swedish Armed Forces’ SAP® solutions. The contract has a duration of three years, with the option to extend for another four years.
Following a comprehensive selection process, Försvarets Materielverk (FMV), on behalf of Swedish Armed Forces, selected Capgemini as its exclusive partner through a new co-sourcing frame agreement, to provide consulting services for the management and operation of the Swedish Armed Forces’ SAP® solutions in the areas of economics, logistics and technology. The system is called PRIO, and is part of the Armed Forces’ total IT platform; it is integrated with 80 support systems and applications. PRIO is based on the SAP for Defense & Public Security solution portfolio, and is built and adjusted for more than 20,000 users, making it one of the most comprehensive SAP software installations in Europe. Capgemini’s in-depth knowledge of application landscapes, long experience with SAP and high delivery capacity are some of the criteria as to why the Armed Forces selected Capgemini as its vendor.
“We see the Swedish Armed Forces as a strategic client, and are very proud that they have chosen us to be their provider. With help from our competence and delivery centers in Stockholm and Mälardalen, we will assume responsibility for their future IT capacity needs,” says Leendert Venema, Head of Capgemini in the Nordics.
The Armed Forces has ultimate responsibility for the management of the PRIO system, and, in cooperation with Capgemini, it will call for services within the frame agreement. The services will include strategic, tactical and operational support on the SAP solutions in the areas within economics, logistics and technology. The exclusive co-sourcing agreement for PRIO has a duration of three years plus a four-year extension option.
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 Co-sourcing combines some of the benefits of both insourcing and outsourcing. It’s a business arrangement where the work is done by both internal staff and external workers