The central procurement unit of the Finnish Government, Hansel, selected Tieto as the framework agreement supplier of IT expert services. The framework agreement means that state units may invite tenders for deliveries from the selected suppliers using a lightweight procedure. Tenders were invited for the IT expert services for nine sectors. Tieto was selected as a supplier for all sectors.
Business Line Manager Sasu Laitinen, at Hansel, says that the targets set for the tendering process were well met. According to his estimate, the amount of total sales through the agreement during the four-year agreement period will be about 150 million euros.
"We are glad to be able to help build new, efficient information systems and utilisation methods for the Finnish public sector administration. The information technology brings concrete benefits to the daily work of the community. In this way, it will also benefit the citizens. Tieto has been Hansel's contracted supplier for four years and I am happy that our cooperation continues", says Director Aaro Mutikainen, responsible for public administration business at Tieto.
The sectors included in the framework agreement are project and project management services, specification and architecture services, application and development services, database and integration services, software and systems testing services, system auditing services, technology and infrastructure services, data security consulting and the combination of sectors A+B+C+D.
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Hansel Ltd is the central procurement unit of the Finnish Government. Its tasks and roles are defined in the Public Procurement Act and the State Procurement Strategy. Hansel is a non-profit company that operates under the auspices of the Finnish Ministry of Finance. Hansel follows an open and transparent operating model, and by emphasising collaboration the company strives to achieve long-term partnerships with is partners. Hansel is an expert organisation that employs 55 professionals from various fields. The company strongly emphasises responsibility in its operations. www.hansel.fi/en/