Siemens Business Services
Siemens Business Services (SBS) is a German IT outsourcing contractor.
In the UK, Siemens Business Services received a contract from the Home Office in 2002 to build a back-office system for electronic passport applications .
SBS UK has also been an active player in the Home Office's moves towards a UK National Identity Cards Scheme. In May 2004, Siemens Business Services co-sponsored a one-day conference called "ID Cards: The Next Steps" . The conference was organized by Intellect.
At the 2004 Labour Party conference, Siemens Business Services sponsored a panel discussion with the title "Who do we think we are? identity, diversity and citizenship". The panel featured Home Secretary David Blunkett, who is a strong advocate for national identity cards.
- David Blunkett
- ID Cards: The Next Steps
- Labour Party conference
- Sovereign Strategy Ltd.
- UK National Identity Cards Scheme
- Announcement by Sovereign Strategy that Siemens Business Services has retained their services, Sovereign Strategy website, 6 April, 2004.