A colleague interviewed John Harris, chairman of IT user group The Corporate IT Forum and chief architect and vice president of global IT strategy at GlaxoSmithKline, recently and got his...
I haven't written much recently about the unpopularity of offshoring amongst IT professionals in the UK. Businesses using lower cost workers from offshore locations such as India is not popular. Political parties can see this and use it as to try and win votes.
Before the last UK...
With the government's replacement of outgoing CIO Joe Haley already done and dusted with the announcement of Ministry of Justice CIO
As I mentioned in a blog post yesterday the comprehensive survey of service provider performance carried out by Equaterra since 2002 is up and running this year.
2012 sees the...
When HP acquired EDS in 2008 there was an exodus of staff.
I was contacted by EDSers in the US and the UK in the months after the take-over. They were not a happy bunch.
So the government's App Store is here. 1700 services from 258 suppliers at the push of a button.
The government has launched its
IT service providers could be going through around of buying the offshore IT captives of their customers. These departments, known as captives, used by big businesses including many of the big bank.
Lee Ayling at KPMG told me yesterday that he is currently working with a couple of...
It looks like KPMG's sourcing operation is facing a legal challenge in Sweden. The report below describes how manufacturing firm Husqvarna is claiming it has had bad advice and is suing for 18 million
A report this week has revealed an appetite for improving energy efficiency within large businesses.
The report from Verdantix also revealed that businesses are approaching IT service...
There are often claims that despite thousands of IT professionals being out of work there is a skills shortage in the UK. This is often the excuse used by suppliers and their customers when roles are offshored to countries like India.
I wrote a