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Especially interesting this month was the start of the Queensland Health Payroll System Commission of Inquiry, which is investigating outsourcing arrangements with IBM and the system’s failure that caused significant havoc and extreme cost overruns. Initial findings indicate there were some serious problems with several areas of the procurement process, ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Saturday, 23 March 2013 | Hits: 643
... trends and growth forecasts in business demands for IT outsourcing with vendors rebalancing their offerings in an effort to cater to these demands. While this is nothing new the number of vendors making significant internal changes across so many areas has never been so visible indicating shifts in IT priorities and strategic focuses for businesses ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Sunday, 23 December 2012 | Hits: 644
A monthly review of all of the sourcing activity, upcoming tenders and news itemsDeal Table Date Supplier Summary 28/07/2009 Datacom Xstrata has engaged Datacom to provide IT help desk services under a two year, multi-million dollar agreement. 30/07/2009 Telstra Telstra will supply the Bank of Queensland with data and voice ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Wednesday, 26 August 2009 | Hits: 468
Conclusion: This month, the Queensland government’s action against IBM for the failed Health payroll system was dismissed, with the liability waiver upheld despite assertions the government was misled by IBM regarding its capabilities during the tender. The Australian Federal Police also announced it has cancelled two five-year outsourcing contracts ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Saturday, 02 January 2016 | Hits: 417
A monthly review of all of the sourcing activity, upcoming tenders and news items. Deal Table Date Supplier Summary 11/01/2008 IBM Watson Wyatt Australia has confirmed a long-term service agreement ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Monday, 28 January 2008 | Hits: 412
... so they align market drivers such as cost savings, utilising new technologies and business improvements with basic needs that are common to all customers and integral to establishing, managing and completing outsourcing agreements. Deal table Date Supplier Summary 10/01/2018 Datacom Datacom will provide ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Thursday, 01 February 2018 | Hits: 81
Conclusion: This month has seen an increase in activity for public sector outsourcing. While reports this year have flagged sector growth, with more diverse offerings and a greater uptake of smaller providers, difficulties with contract performance in this area are still clear. While the size and complexities associated with these projects can present ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Wednesday, 03 January 2018 | Hits: 172
... perspective when developing solutions. This kind of transparency can help to address some of the challenges associated with complex outsourcing agreements which result in technical or contract management difficulties. Allowing this kind of exchange can help drive fresh ideas and new approaches to IT outsourcing, as well as more effective customer and ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Monday, 02 October 2017 | Hits: 244
Conclusion: This month has seen increased discussions regarding systems integration service uptake and service range. Outsourcing agreements, partnerships and new vendor offerings indicate a heightened demand for services to consolidate disparate software systems and data sets, allowing for greater efficiencies, high-quality information access and analysis. ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | Hits: 265
... sourcing and further developing workforce capabilities that are sufficiently flexible to cater to a highly volatile and fluid industry, while providing environments that attract staff. A shift in perceptions of talent acquisition from an expense to a long-term asset investment is also required to ensure vendors can maintain a quality skills base. Deal ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Sunday, 04 June 2017 | Hits: 310

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