Investigating Outsourcing:

Public sector

September 18, 2012  1:09 PM

Only fraction of public sector offshore IT. But for how long?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
government, Outsourcing, Public sector

Less than a third of public sector organisations receive IT services from offshore or nearshore location despite 90% outsourcing IT.

This is one of the...

July 3, 2012  12:44 PM

What can banks learn from public sector when it comes to IT?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Public sector, Shared services

Could the ring fencing of UK banks be an opportunity for them to share more services in common functions?


May 1, 2012  9:57 AM

Has the government just re-invented privatisation and outsourcing?

khall2 Profile: khall2
Private sector, Public sector

The government launched its first central government mutual today with the kick-off of MYCSP.

My Civil Service Pension (MYCSP), which launched today, has taken the 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend

November 21, 2011  3:59 PM

Francis Maude is unashamedly obsessed with procurement but what’s in it for suppliers?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cabinet office, Public sector

I attended a government event all about procurement today. The Crown and Suppliers: A New Way of Working, to be exact.

I know this doesn't sound exciting but I know for a fact...

November 1, 2011  10:22 AM

Government might become less reliant on IT oligopoly but more reliant on suppliers in long run

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
IT suppliers, oligopoly, Public sector

The government is determined to reduce its reliance on IT suppliers. It doesn't feel it has been getting a good deal from the oligopoly of major suppliers.


October 28, 2011  2:00 PM

Public sector IT jobs plummeting and software suppliers are recruiting the most

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
jobs, Public sector, SSL

I have just received the latest figures from Salary Services Limited on the IT job vacancies out there.

One of the most interesting revelations was just how much recruitment the software houses/consultancies are doing. In fact George Molyneuax, who puts together the SSL research, says...

October 24, 2011  3:29 PM

Opinion split on whether public sector IT workers can hack it in the private sector

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Private sector, Public sector

I blogged back in February about some research that revealed that over half (52%) of private sector companies a do not think...

June 24, 2011  3:08 PM

The obstacles to Open Source in the public sector

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Open source, Public sector

I blogged earlier this month and asked whether systems integrators are holding back the adoption of Open Source in government?


June 17, 2011  10:34 AM

How do you transfer from public sector IT to the private sector?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Outsourcing, Public sector

With the public sector currently creating jobs faster than the public sector is cutting them, now could be the time for IT professionals in the public sector to consider a move to the private sector.

March 22, 2011  10:49 AM

79% private sector CIOs prefer private sector IT skills

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Public sector

I recently blogged about some research from the Financial Times which suggested that 57% of private businesses were not...

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