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Digitisation platform

General Secretariat of the Federal Department of Finance

Key facts

The digitisation platform (DIP) is an administrative unit of the Federal Department of Finance (FDF). Since 2019, it has been acting as an IT service provider for the FDF and has been exempt from Article 23 of the Ordinance on Informatics and Telecommunications in the Federal Administration (FAITO) for four years. The DIP develops and operates applications that support the digitisation of processes of service recipients in the department. At the same time, it serves as a laboratory for testing innovative methods and technologies. The DIP has a budget of CHF 7.1 million for 2019. The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) has examined whether the management of activities, the development process, the management of DIP projects and operations are being carried out properly.