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October 23, 2012  10:14 AM

Watch Cornwall council’s outsourcing shenanigans here

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
alecrobertson, cornwallcouncil, Outsourcing

I have written loads about the controversy at Cornwall council regarding a plan to outsource services. It led to the

October 22, 2012  2:01 PM

Essential read before renegotiating an IT outsourcing contract.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Back in September I did a series of blog posts about IT outsourcing contract re-negotiations. It seems we are amid a period of increased renegotiation activity.

I did several blogs, which are all linked to below. I was trying to build up as much material as I could for a feature I was...

October 16, 2012  4:29 PM

Cornwall council former deputy leader now leader and against outsourcing

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
alecrobertson, Cornwall, CSC, Outsourcing

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...

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October 11, 2012  2:45 PM

Internal IT teams are wired for negativity when it comes to change

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

When outsourcing IT we all know that the challenges go far beyond choosing technology and suppliers.

Getting internal acceptance of an outsourcing agreement is,...

October 3, 2012  2:06 PM

WorldPay uses pick and mix outsourcing

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I have just had an interview with the CTO of WorldPay, Erik Toivonen, for a

October 1, 2012  11:57 AM

IT outsourcing renegotiations at a ten year high

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
DLA Piper, Outsourcing

IT outsourcing contract renegotiations have become a subject close to my heart over the last couple of weeks. That's what writing features about an issue does to you. Interviewing people that know a lot more about a subject than yourself is great for building up a good understanding of what's...

September 27, 2012  12:09 PM

Advice for companies that want to renegotiate outsourcing contracts

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

IT outsourcing contract renegotiations are on the up. Businesses are finding themselves in agreements that are no longer efficient or effective as a result of economic changes, while others want to harness new technologies as part of agreements.

I am working on a feature about the...

September 27, 2012  10:46 AM

Outsourcer Xchanging to re-launch its insurance software business

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Allianz, AXA, Outsourcing, Xchanging

Xchanging is a name that crops up regularly in my conversations about outsourcing but I have never written about it before. It is a big business process outsourcing firm, with a large...

September 26, 2012  1:30 PM

IT outsourcing contracts failing to deliver 28% of what is expected

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

In continuation of my recent theme of blogging about IT outsourcing contract renegotiations here is another bit of info my interviews with...

September 26, 2012  10:34 AM

Mid-sized businesses are the big outsourcers today, but will they repeat mistakes of pioneers?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, forbes, Outsourcing

I interviewed a partner at US firm ISG yesterday. ISG is the company that owns sourcing broker TPI and IT benchmarker Compass Management Consultancy.

As a result it has a great view of the global...

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