OK, it’s last day of term, we couldn’t resist a lousy aeroplane pun. A month ago almost to the day we reported that IBM had agreed a massive contract with Lufthansa for back office functions. Europe has now agreed that this can go ahead, no doubt offering IBM one of…
General Practitioners, the family doctors in the UK, have made their concerns known over plans to outsource primary care functions in the UK. Inevitably they have the backing of Unison, the public sector services union. Equally inevitably, we at Professional Outsourcing Magazine feel bound to point out again that your…
It’s that time of year again – one week from now many of us will be opening gifts, offering polite smiles and putting that pair of hand-knitted jacquard socks away with the identical ones we were given last year. This news feed will continue with smaller numbers of stories than…
Nordic logistics giant PostNord has renewed its HR contract with CGI. CGI will carry on managing the payroll function for some 26,000 employees across Sweden. The new contract extends an existing arrangement by five years. Critics of outsourcing – and there are some who think it’s a bad idea on…news | 17.12.2014
Analyst company TechNavio has published its forecast of outsourcing growth in the UK’s public sector for 2014-2018. Cutting to the chase, TechNavio's analysts forecast the Public Sector Outsourcing market in the UK to grow at a CAGR of 7.91 percent over that period, Economic slowdown and the subsequent focus of…news | 17.12.2014
Cloud Benefits Research Survey 2014
The Outsourcing Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science is undertaking major research into cloud computing through means of this large-scale survey. We aim to produce objective research into the best and emerging practices for achieving real business value from cloud computing. Our larger three year cloud research…
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Congratulations on a great first edition of Professional Outsourcing magazine. Really informative features and strong editorial - well done!