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Elephants revisited

The only obvious elephant in the room was the one in the Dali picture, the one with the naked woman, tigers and a pomegranate (and an elephant). It is a picture that is filled with religious guilt, or am I … Continue reading

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Technical offshoring

Is offshoring dead?  Has our belief in the ability to drive down costs by exporting work to cheaper economies started to wain?  I am certainly aware of companies who have gone through the process of offshoring only to bring the … Continue reading

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Social care

These are the times of social care.  It is one of our main topics of conversation.  With an ageing population, a growing dispersal of the family and the continuing downward pressure on finance it is an issue that is going … Continue reading

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Skills skills skills

Digital skills is an interesting issue.  There is definitely some sort of problem yet it is difficult to define. It is a subject that certainly got the juices flowing at our latest Socitm meeting.  We followed our usual format starting … Continue reading

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The public cause

The public cause takes priority over individual needs according to Lieutenant D’Agosto of the New York Police Homicide Division.  Okay, so he is a made up character from the Prendergast series by Preston and Child but is he really speaking … Continue reading

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A nod to the clouds

I suppose it’s been quite a day.  There was no fanfare nor a round of applause but sometimes the big things happen without any razzmatazz.   They just happen. I’ll start by saying that this was the best ever strategic ICT … Continue reading

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Hacking for our people

I like working with Waterstons.  I would have said I love working with them but my father in law used to say you can only love people not things.  May he rest in peace.  He is still remembered.  I could … Continue reading

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