Moving to the cloud shouldn’t be daunting for Local Authorities

Local Authorities are under intense pressure to escalate Digital Transformation strategies while also dramatically reducing IT costs, achieving public sector sustainability goals and extending citizen self-service access to key services. With stretched in-house resources and a widely acknowledged skills shortage, the existing IT team is dedicated to keeping the lights on for as long as […]

Government pushes ‘Outsourcing Playbook’ for public services

The UK government has unveiled its ‘Outsourcing Playbook’, which has been designed to improve government procurement and deliver better public services. The Playbook offers guidance to ensure the government gets more projects right from the start, engages with a diverse and healthy marketplace of companies, including small businesses and charities, and is ready for when […]

European commercial outsourcing grew 5% to €3bn in 4Q18

The sourcing market in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) grew in the final quarter of 2018 despite unsettling macro-economic and political events across the region. The EMEA ISG Index from the Information Services Group, which measures commercial outsourcing contracts with annual contract value (ACV) of €4 million or more, shows the EMEA market posted […]