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Government departments fail to address outsourcing changes

A commentator in Computing is criticising government departments in the UK for failing to adopt new and preferred outsourcing models. Transport for London CIO Steve Townsend is suggesting that the SIAM model is not working because departments have not changed their underlying sourcing model.

Boeing increases sourcing deals

The Economic Times of India is reporting a major influx of work from Boeing, which has doubled its outsourcing requirement to a stunning $500m last year. All of this was accounted for by Indian business.

FM outsourcing scrutinised

Facilities management is often outsourced but does it really deliver? This is the subject of a thought-provoking blog post from FM World, which reports back from a panel at which the writer began by thinking that the answer was “yes” but then reconsiders.

Why Reconcile Vendor Statements?

Vendor payments account for the largest cash outflow in most organisations. One of the best ways for accounts payable managers to sleep easily at night is reconciliation of vendor statements. While the benefits are numerous and discussed below, this task is often overlooked as it can be time consuming and tedious. An effective process for [...]

Singaporean movement condemns outsourcing

Outsourcing is leading to lower wages and quality of life, suggests a blog from the Singaporean National Trades Unions Congress. Written by NTUC Assistant Secretary-General Zainal Sapari on the Labour movements site, it cites.

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Shared Services Leaders’ Summit

The Shared Services Leaders’ Summit taking place on 15-17 March in London will unite over 130 senior shared services professionals. The programme features presentations from Lufthansa, Citi Group, BAE Systems, Royal Dutch Shell, Arla Foods and many more. The summit also contains dedicated pre-conference Learning Labs on 15th March.

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