I have written quite a few blogs and news stories about the controversy surrounding a proposed outsourcing contract at Cornwall council. The councils CEO and its cabinet wanted to go...
It has been an interesting couple of weeks at Cornwall Council. We have seen the political ramifications of outsourcing public sector services played out at the council.
The proposed outsourcing strategy at Cornwall council looks doomed to fail as the new leader is voted in because he is against the proposal.
Earlier today Cornwall...
IT and business process outsourcing is controversial. The process of transferring internal work to a third party leads to redundancies and if it goes wrong CEOs often lose their jobs.
Senior political figures are aware of this and tread carefully around the subject.
I covered a story today about job cuts at CSC. This was related to an announcement on Friday of an
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...
Outsourcing agreements are often controversial and to be honest people rarely sound that they are fully satisfied by what they get.
This goes for the suppliers and the customers.
We journalists tend to write about the deals that go wrong, with some relish,...
I was in a meeting on Friday with a supplier who told me a tender has been put out by the government looking for a supplier that can consolidate over 100 datacenters to 12.
That's a big job. It is obviously part of the