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Check Out My New Paper On How To Make Your Outsourcing Initiatives Successful

December 3, 2012

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Use the SlideShare Personal Viewer to read and download the new executive brief on How To Make Your Outsourcing Initiatives Successful: 30

Outsourcing by Colin Cram FCIPS

November 9, 2012

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Since 1990 it has sometimes seemed that no UK government could outsource enough. The Labour Party, for the information of those readers outside the UK, is generally thought to be the most left wing of the main political parties and, as its name suggests, has a close relationship with the trades unions. However, when it […]

Relational Outsourcing: Contracting Will Never Be The Same!

March 22, 2012

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When I was asked to review a new seminar on outsourcing contracting I have to admit that the “been there – done that” sentiment almost immediately came to mind. It is not that I am naturally cynical it is just that so many seminars relating to the contracting process seem to advocate a dot the […]

Outsourcing is often blamed for the loss of jobs, but is this a fair assessment?

February 21, 2012

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The article draws coloration between outsourcing and job reduction. Outsourcing may be a cost reduction strategy but not an HR transformation strategy. If a private company can do the work better it only means that current operations is inefficient. By outsourcing it, you essentially get your hands on new capabilities to do it better by […]

Sourcing Relationships Not Deals: The New Paradigm in Outsource Contracting

February 10, 2012

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“This seminar bridges the disconnect between executive vision and practical front line execution. It is unlike any I have seen or been a part of.” When I was asked to review a new seminar on outsourcing contracting I have to admit that the been there – done that sentiment almost immediately came to mind. It […]

In the Year 2020 . . . Government Market

July 11, 2011

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As posted this past past Friday, each day this week I will be providing my take on the top 5 predictions for the year 2020 from Bob Lohfeld’s July 7th Washington Technology article aptly named 5 predictions for the 2020 market. Today we tackle prediction number 1, the government market. Lohfeld’s prognostication: The government push […]

Failure and a lack of preparation pose the greatest risk to public sector shared services success

May 19, 2011

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Editor’s Note: The one time I open myself up to the possibility that a shared services strategy actually worked, and look what happens . . . This being said the following is my original post referencing my coverage of Arbuthnot’s April 2010 presentation at the 3rd Annual Business of Government Summit.  While I will always […]

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