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Wavestone (formerly Hudson & Yorke), was successfully awarded a place on the new ‘Digital Outcomes and Specialists‘ (DO&S) framework. This has enabled Wavestone’s public sector clients to procure the firm’s specialist services via the Digital Marketplace. It builds upon the firm’s successful award of a place on the GCloud 7 framework last year for Cloud and SIAM services. Wavestone was successful in […]

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Christina Wallgren

Cognitive computing has gained an admirable track record of systematic problem solving over the past decade. When IBM’s supercomputer Watson first appeared on the television quiz show Jeopardy! back in 2011, its ability to compete with (and outperform) human intellect was found most remarkable. Since then, Watson’s performance has increased by 2,400% and is today employed by over 350 Watson […]

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Wavestone

The International management consultancy, Wavestone (formerly Hudson & Yorke), has been successfully awarded a place on the latest ‘G-Cloud 7‘ framework. The firm’s ten service offers focussing on Cloud consulting, Service Integration and Management (SIAM) and Project and programme management are now listed on the Digital Marketplace. These services align with the guidelines provided by the Government Digital Service (GDS) and […]

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At a recent European IT Procurement Conference, Chris Argent from Wavestone participated in a panel discussion which explored how technology changes require sourcing processes to be adapted. In particular, the shift towards digitalisation (in customer service and operational delivery) has introduced increased risks for business and customer data. In our in view, there are three key steps the procurement and […]

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Wavestone

For a second successive year, Wavestone attended the WAN Summit London 2015 held on 7th and 8th of October. The event attracted corporate network strategists, system integrators and procurement advisors from large enterprises across Europe. Our Director, Chris Argent, participated in the panel discussion “How the cloud is changing the enterprise network” and he was joined by representatives from AT&T, […]

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Chris Argent

The digital revolution, disruptive technologies and changing customer demands have forced organisations to rethink their customer engagement approach and business models. As a result forward-thinking organisations are actively exploring opportunities and potential solutions to take advantage of the latest information and communications technologies.  This is a lot more than simply upgrading technology or completing a change management exercise. It includes […]

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In January we commented on the deflationary outlook for the developed global economies of the US, UK, and Eurozone. The recommendation from us was that CIOs and Telecoms Managers should review current IT service contracts for competitive advantage and renegotiate telecoms contracts. Since then several updated statistics have been released. As corporate budgets are reviewed in the 2015-16 financial year […]

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The ninth and final blog in the series of blogs on the sourcing lifecycle discusses the important elements to consider in order to develop an effective IT governance framework. The blog also lists down the 10 steps to good contract governance. Governance is one of the main reasons why IT managed service or outsource contracts succeed or fail. Good contract governance […]

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This eighth blog in the series of nine blogs on the sourcing lifecycle highlights the importance of planning for transition and transformation during the sourcing process by involving both the incumbent and future suppliers.  It is never too soon to start planning for transition and transformation. Preparation for the transition phase should begin as early as possible and shouldn’t wait […]

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This seventh blog in the series of nine blogs on the sourcing lifecycle identifies 5 success factors for contract negotiation.  After down-selecting preferred suppliers in response to RFP submission, the customer should prepare a draft contract with a full set of schedules. This should be designed according to the customer’s requirements, rather than being based on suppliers’ terms and conditions. Prior to releasing the draft […]

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