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Thursday 27 September 2018

*UKHotViewsExtra* Police Scotland puts forward £298m transformation plan

Police Scotland logoThe business case for updating Police Scotland’s IT systems will be considered by the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) at its board meeting today. The plan outlines a £298m investment in the Digital, Data and ICT (DDICT) capability of Police Scotland and, if approved, will represent one of the most significant opportunities for police technology suppliers for some time.

UKHV Premium logoThe business case presents three options: 1) do nothing; 2) the full proposal; and 3) focus only on improving cash and efficiency. The recommendation is for the full proposal, which will require £244m in capital funding over a nine-year period (with £163m over the first three years), plus £54m in ‘reform’ revenue funding over the same nine-year period. This package is estimated to be able to deliver £357m in benefits for Police Scotland over that time through capacity creation and increasing the productive time of officers. More...

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Posted by Dale Peters at '09:50' - Tagged: police   digital   transformation   opportunity