Investigating Outsourcing:

November, 2011


November 30, 2011  2:33 PM

What is the next step for the new BRIC superpowers?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
BRIC, Infosys

As the countries of the world referred to as BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) celebrate ten years of the term BRIC being coined, today, Sudhir Chaturvedi, SVP of Europe for Indian IT...

November 29, 2011  9:28 AM

NHS IT project is dead, but why do large IT projects fail? Part 23

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Infosys, IT projects

Following the news that the NHS National Project for IT was dropped I have been...


November 29, 2011  6:00 AM

Ever wondered what happens to runners-up on The Apprentice?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Apprenticeship, television

An ex-finalist of the BBC's The Apprentice, which features Alan Sugar, has taken over the talent management responsibility at IT services firm Endava.

Helene Speight, who reached the final of the TV show in series...

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November 28, 2011  1:37 PM

Consultants given verbal bashing by the government, but what’s the alternative view?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Procurement

At the government's procurement conference last week, Crown and suppliers: A new way of working, consultants were given a real verbal bashing.

Minister for the Cabinet...


November 28, 2011  10:37 AM

Why has CSC’s contract with BAE reduced 60% in value?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Outsourcing

There is some interesting commentary about CSC's recent contract renewal with BAE systems.

The five-year IT outsourcing contract has a value of up to $160m per year. Service desk

The deal is pretty broad and includes:  End-user computing, mainframe management, storage,...


November 24, 2011  9:41 AM

NHS IT project is dead, but why do large IT projects fail? Part 22.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Nationwide

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


November 23, 2011  3:28 PM

It is not illegal for government departments to talk to IT suppliers, but be careful what you say

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Government IT, outsoucing, Procurement

At the recent The Crown and suppliers: A new way of working, procurement conference, which saw the government explain its new way of working with suppliers, the key message seemed to be that...


November 22, 2011  11:08 AM

NHS IT project is dead, but why do large IT projects fail? Part 21.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
IT projects, NHS

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


November 21, 2011  3:59 PM

Francis Maude is unashamedly obsessed with procurement but what’s in it for suppliers?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cabinet office, Public sector

I attended a government event all about procurement today. The Crown and Suppliers: A New Way of Working, to be exact.

I know this doesn't sound exciting but I know for a fact...


November 17, 2011  12:10 PM

NHS IT project is dead, but why do large IT projects fail? Part 20.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
KPMG

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


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