States IT To Be Outsourced?

22nd October 2015

Jobs in Jersey’s government IT department could be outsourced.

The States is testing whether three of the functions of Information Services could be done better by a private firm.

Information Servics provides technology and support to all States departments.

A review suggests three aspects of its work – The IT Service Desk, IT infrastructure and network services – could be outsourced.

Bosses say it will allow the team to concentrate on the reform programme and eGovernment.

The Chief Minister’s office won’t say many how staff might be affected, but that they are all being consulted.

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