Investigating Outsourcing:

Socitm


January 24, 2012  11:01 AM

Shared services and outsourcing taking its toll on public sector IT jobs

khall2 Profile: khall2
IT jobs, Shared services, Socitm

Public sector IT professionals have had a bad couple of years. Government spending cuts have hit them really hard. Local government IT workers in particular.

Socitm has just announced that last year saw the

June 7, 2011  2:42 PM

Is local government supposed to create jobs or not?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Offshoring, Socitm

I seem to be blogging a lot about local government at the moment. This is because there has been a lot of reaction to Birmingham City Council's decision to offshore IT jobs.

I was reading an article that featured an interview with Birmingham City Council's Glyn Evans, who is also the...


January 22, 2010  12:48 PM

Councils to outsource more IT this year

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
ITspending, local government, Socitm

Local government IT is being stretched and with demand increasing and investment decreasing council will be turning to suppliers for services.

I was at the launch of the annual local government report on IT. The report, which is carried out by Socitm, revealed an 11% drop in IT spending...


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