Investigating Outsourcing:

Government IT


December 1, 2011  3:49 PM

Intellect responds to criticism from outsourcing industry

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Government IT, Intellect, Outsourcing, Skill

I blogged earlier this week about consultants being slammed by the government.  In this post I went on to reveal the views of some in the IT outsourcing industry about

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...


June 8, 2011  11:10 AM

Are systems integrators holding back the adoption of open source in government?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Government IT, Open source

There have been accusations that the large IT service providers are holding back the adoption of open source in the public sector.

With...


March 30, 2011  4:23 PM

Will ending the IT services to government Oligopoly improve things?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Government IT, TPI

The government has reconfirmed that it wants to end the current situation that sees a few large IT services firms dominate central government accounts. See its latest IT strategy...

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September 14, 2010  11:37 AM

How can the government benefit from more IT innovation?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Government IT, SME

Government supplies are dominated by a fairly small amount of suppliers. About 20 for IT.

 


July 27, 2010  12:36 PM

IT outsourcing was biggest government IT expenditure

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Government IT, OGC

Figures from the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) has published figures on how much the government spent on IT, networking and related costs last year. This does not include people costs.

The total spend on IT was £7.57bn and outsourcing was the biggest single chunk of spending...


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