Capita is a business process outsourcing (BPO) and professional services company. It provides back office administration and front office customer services. Clients include both public and private sector clients in England and Ireland.
The types of services which can be outsourced to Capita Business Services include anything from IT and payroll, through to running whole large organisations on behalf of clients.
Its services include:
- Life and pensions
- Financial, corporate and treasury
- Local and central government
- ICT and software
- Property consultancy
- Change management
- Business support
The services provided by Capita which are most relevant to schools are within its ICT and software offering, which is run through the Children’s Service arm.
Capita offers a management information system called SIMS for primary and secondary schools. SIMS can be viewed on a laptop, desktop computer, mobile phone or PDA.
SIMS services for schools include:
- Data-cabling and networking
- Closed Circuit Television and door access control
- Digital signage (for example for schools to display messages and achievements)
- Data security
- System installations and upgrades
Hardware and software
SIMS provides hardware and software to meet schools’ needs and has expert educational consultants who can advise.
SIMS provides a number of services to complement its technical services. These include an IT support consultant being be on hand to offer information, help and advice. Support can include remote support of key functions and/or on-site visits.
Managed services that are available include:
- On-site technical service
- General SIMS assistance
- SIMS Financial – the school can hand its SIMS financial tasks over
- Pupil tracking – hand over the data input task of recording and analysing pupil assessment data
- Laptop encryption
- SIMS upgrades
- Hardware maintenance
- VPN support
These services help make sure the school has the right software and that relevant staff are trained to use it properly.
Courses are held regularly and cover issues of how to use management information system data to make school improvements. The courses are run throughout the country.
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