Shared Service Cloud Centres: Canada’s Campaign to Cut Waste

The Canadian Federal Government recently announced plans to create a single IT department ‘Shared Services’ that will save $100-200m a year through consolidation-driven efficiencies. As highlighted in this fact sheet there is lots of ‘low hanging fruit’ for cost savings due to a...

Cloud has ‘no place’ in public sector IT procurement

A new report by an MP committee has slammed the public sector IT procurement process citing a host of expensive errors and suggesting new ways to economise in one of the greatest areas of internal government spending, yet has failed to highlight the benefits of the Cloud in the recommendations. The study: Government and IT – a ‘recipe for rip-offs’: Time for a new approach by the Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) was scathing in its analysis of government process calling for an overhaul of...

By Verity Gough, 02 August 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Government, Industry, PublicSector.