Investigating Outsourcing:

Capita


August 8, 2011  10:29 AM

Do you think public sector IT work should be carried out in India?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capita, dwp, HP

The government is getting an early taste for the hurdles it faces offshoring jobs to India, or any other low cost location for that matter.

In July Birmingham City Council announced plans to offshore some IT jobs to India as part of its deal with Capita. There was a huge public backlash...

July 26, 2010  9:57 AM

The government IT outsourcing contracts that could go next

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgeminiu, Capita, CSC, IBM, TCS

I was just looking through Ovum's latest report about the IT outsourcing trends in central government.

The report lists the projects that have already been targeted for cancellation or face cancellation or renegotiation. It also outlines the projects that could go next in the government...


July 23, 2010  9:04 AM

Consultants working for the government for free, but for how much longer?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capita

I was with an IT consultant to the government yesterday and he told me that the government is currently benefiting from free consultancy.

He said consultants within government don't want to lose momentum on projects so despite t


July 22, 2010  10:31 AM

Could public sector IT suppliers be up that well known creek?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capita

Cable & Wireless was the first supplier, which recently met the government to discuss cost cutting, to come out and state the...


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