Investigating Outsourcing:

July, 2010

July 30, 2010  12:49 PM

Will G-Cloud change or decimate IT profession in public sector?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, CWJobs, G-Cloud, government, Public sector

As the Government cloud computing platform (G-Cloud) comes closer to a...

July 30, 2010  10:22 AM

Is there a worrying dependence on public sector for outsourcing suppliers?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Outsourcing, TPI

Interesting survey from sourcing consultancy TPI. It found that businesses outsourced €2.2bn less in terms of value.

A total of €3bn was spent on outsourcing by...

July 29, 2010  3:10 PM

How can this man not get a job in IT if the economy is recovering?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I blogged earlier about a reader, who is a very experienced IT professional, struggling to find work.

Not only that, he is...

July 29, 2010  1:58 PM

Civil servants on the payroll with no work to do is an outsourcing challenge

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Comments by Francis Maude about how civil servants actually have no job but are too expensive to make redundant depict a major hurdle that the IT outsourcing industry.


July 29, 2010  11:58 AM

Businesses have cut too deep and are too disorganised to recruit effectively

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Jobseeker, recruitment

One of the readers of this blog has told me about the current challenge finding work despite companies requiring staff again

I asked him why a man with his CV, which is very impressive, could struggle to find work at end users and suppliers?

He said: "I would say its amazing...

July 28, 2010  2:16 PM

Should India have influence over UK immigration policy?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
immigration, India

The UK government is going to offer India a say in its new immigration policy, according to a Guardian report.

According to the report a Downing Street source said the prime minister was keen to...

July 28, 2010  12:14 PM

Could a flurry of private sector IT contracts offset public sector quiet?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Fujitsu, Logica

With the UK government being very open with suppliers about its ambitious IT cost cutting plans, companies that rely heavily on public sector business could benefit from an increase in their private sector client list.

July 28, 2010  9:52 AM

Government could go to war with unions over outsourcing worker benefits

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

A rule that guarantees private sector workers on public sector contracts "no less favourable terms" as their colleagues who were in-house staff before being outsourced, could be scrapped.

According to an

July 27, 2010  7:53 PM

George Osborne invites Indian IT firms to get involved in UK public sector

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

It was interesting to see George Osborne on Channel 4 news, cornered in Mumbai and asked about how UK public sector cuts will impact Indian IT companies.

He said it was "an opportunity for Indian IT contractors to get involved" an offer their services to the UK government....

July 27, 2010  2:22 PM

Who is in Capgemini’s Royal Mail supplier ecosystem?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, Kognitio, Outsourcing

Capgemini's outsourcing deal with Royal Mail involves  the outsourcing giant becoming a services integrator. This is Capgemini's approach to bringing other software...

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