IT Support in the Judicial Chain Read full summary in English
The Swedish National Audit Office has examined how well agencies in the judicial chain have handled known flaws in their IT support and whether the Government’s control mechanisms have provided the agencies with sufficient prerequisites to expand and improve IT support.
- the register statutes of the agencies do not provide a sufficient basis for developing IT support in the judicial chain
- the conditions under which stage three and those that follow are to be carried out remain unclear
- all of the agencies are having trouble carrying out plans for the audited IT projects
- National Police Board faces a major task of phasing out old systems, replacing technical platforms and developing up-to-date IT support (accounts for 70 per cent of budgeted IT costs)
- Prison and Probation Service also needs to phase out old systems
- National Courts Administration needs to expand its operational support
- National Police Board has an up-to-date sourcing strategy to acquire skilled personnel for its IT operations. None of the other agencies have drawn up similar documents so far.
- agencies are are highly dependent on consultants
- some IT consulting services lack government framework agreements