Health dept extends Datacom outsourcing deal for $160m – Strategy – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

The federal Department of Health has extended its IT outsourcing deal with Datacom for a further two years amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The department handed the company the two-year extension last month at a cost of $159.7 million, bringing the infrastructure and support services deal to $506.3 million over seven years.  It means the contract, which covers the provision, maintenance and refresh of all hardware and software, has now more than Continue Reading

Hanoi vs. Ho Chi Minh: Which City is Best for Offshore Outsourcing?- Tempemail

So, you’ve decided to start an offshore outsourcing project. With its highly-skilled IT specialists, low costs, and dynamic business environment, Vietnam has certainly proved itself as an emerging software development powerhouse. They’ve got great potential making it an easy choice as far as the Asian market is concerned. Nevertheless, choosing Continue Reading

[Guide] Finding Best Security Outsourcing Alternative for Your Organization – Tempemail

As cyberattacks continue to proliferate in volume and increase in sophistication, many organizations acknowledge that some part of their breach protection must be outsourced, introducing a million-dollar question of what type of service to choose form. Today, Cynet releases the Security Outsourcing Guide (download here), providing IT Security executives with Continue Reading

Home Affairs spent $92 million on failed visa platform outsourcing – Strategy- Tempemail

The Department of Home Affairs spent almost $92 million on the government’s controversial billion-dollar visa processing platform outsourcing before the plan was dumped in March. The department revealed the final cost of the failed project in recent answers to questions on notice from senate estimates. It said a total of Continue Reading

India’s huge outsourcing industry struggles with work-from-home scenario – Strategy- Tempemail

As the coronavirus pandemic pushes India into lockdown, the call centres and IT services firms that function as the world’s back office are struggling to piece together work-from-home solutions and other business-continuity plans. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday ordered 1.3 billion Indians to stay at home for 21 days Continue Reading

Govt dumps billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

The federal government has ditched its controversial billion-dollar plan to outsource Australia’s visa processing platform after adopting a new policy that will see it develop a reusable enterprise-scale workflow processing capability. Acting immigration minister Alan Tudge revealed the decision and the “new policy approach to the acquisition and delivery of workflow Continue Reading

Govt urged to scrap billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

The federal government should scrap the planned outsourcing of Australia’s new billion-dollar visa processing platform and instead build the system in-house, a senate committee has found. The finding is contained in the legal and constitution affairs committee report [pdf] into the impact of changes to service delivery models on administration Continue Reading

How outsourcing solves problems with cybersecurity budget, control and expertise | Tempemail

Outsourcing is a global trend and cybersecurity is no exception. According to Gartner, the managed security service market grew by 6.7% in 2018, reaching $10.7 billion in revenue and is expected to grow further. Both service providers and vendors contribute to this market by offering their customers expertise, intelligence or Continue Reading