Investigating Outsourcing:

October, 2011


October 31, 2011  9:50 AM

NHS IT project is dead, but why do large IT projects fail? Part 15

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
IT projects

Following the news that the NHS National Project for IT has been dropped I have been posting some of the views I have recently had provided to me for an unrelated feature I am...

October 28, 2011  2:00 PM

Public sector IT jobs plummeting and software suppliers are recruiting the most

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
jobs, Public sector, SSL

I have just received the latest figures from Salary Services Limited on the IT job vacancies out there.

One of the most interesting revelations was just how much recruitment the software houses/consultancies are doing. In fact George Molyneuax, who puts together the SSL research, says...


October 28, 2011  1:06 PM

Why do IT Projects Succeed?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
IT projects

I am currently running a series on the blog looking at the reasons why big IT projects fail. I have been asking experts on this subject to contribute and I have featured their individual contributions in blog posts.


October 27, 2011  9:45 AM

NHS IT project is dead, but why do large IT projects fail? Part 14

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Barclays, IT projects

Following the news that the NHS National Project for IT has been dropped I have been posting some of the views I have recently had provided to me for an unrelated feature I am...


October 25, 2011  1:38 PM

Suppliers must create SME cloud packages

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Services, SME

I always here about the fact that the SME market is bigger than the Enterprise sector and big IT suppliers always claim to be targeting the sector. Yet SMEs always seem to remain second class citizens with few of the big players willing to  invest heavily in services specifically for...


October 24, 2011  3:29 PM

Opinion split on whether public sector IT workers can hack it in the private sector

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Private sector, Public sector

I blogged back in February about some research that revealed that over half (52%) of private sector companies a do not think...


October 24, 2011  9:55 AM

NHS IT project is dead, but why do large IT projects fail? Part 13

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
HCL, IT projects

Following the news that the NHS National Project for IT has been dropped I have been posting some of the views I have recently had provided to me for an unrelated feature I am...


October 21, 2011  10:41 AM

Case studies will drive the rapid adoption of the cloud

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, IPF

I blogged earlier this week about just how much the cloud computing debate has moved on.
A year ago everybody was talking about the cloud. But there was not much context to what they were saying. Everybody had a cloud strategy or was devising one.

But this year when I think about...


October 20, 2011  12:03 PM

NHS IT project is dead, but why do large IT projects fail? Part 12

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

Following the news that the NHS National Project for IT has been dropped I have been posting some of the views I have recently had provided to me for an unrelated feature I am...


October 19, 2011  12:01 PM

Cloud computing no longer just buzz but seismic shake to outsourcing

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, IPF

I have been asked by the National Outsourcing Association to speak at an event next month. At the event I will be talking about what trends I am seeing in the outsourcing sector.


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