Public Sector IT:

October, 2012


October 30, 2012  4:56 PM

Cornwall outsourcing revolt spreads to London

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Government IT, local government, Outsourcing, Procurement

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October 26, 2012  12:28 PM

UK open standards and the proprietary ecosystem

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Government IT, Open Standards & Open Source, politics, standards

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October 26, 2012  7:00 AM

Cornwall caught in bed with BT as councillors raise red card

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local government, Outsourcing, Procurement, Shared services, transparency and accountability

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October 16, 2012  6:30 AM

What competition means for Cornwall

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Electronic Care Records, local government, Outsourcing, Shared services, transparency and accountability

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October 9, 2012  2:13 PM

Cornwall privatisation hangs in the balance

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
local government, Outsourcing, Procurement, Shared services, South West One

Cornwall Council's unpopular plans for back-office privatisation are hanging in the balance after councillors complained they didn't know enough about it to give it their consent.

The proposal to outsource £800m of council services to either BT or CSC would turn Cornwall into a pioneer...


October 2, 2012  7:00 AM

MPs get in a funk over open source

mballard2 Profile: mballard2
Government IT, Open Standards & Open Source, politics, project failures


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