Reply to post: The reason for outsourcing is simple....

Has outsourcing public-sector IT worked? The Institute for Government seems to think so, kinda

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The reason for outsourcing is simple....

... it means the service provider is held accountable when the service offering fails spectacularly and not the sitting Government - no matter how flawed the idea was at the outset (Universal Credit anyone?). IT suppliers are paid-for blame-monkeys, nothing more, so in that respect.... worth every penny to the Government that pays for them. Anonymous, as I have worked both sides of this relationship.

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