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The Victorian Government's ICT Strategy cites a key principle of evaluating cloud services first, which by default necessitates a sourcing exercise. In this second article, Landell provides six tips for project teams to objectively evaluate cloud services.Read more...

 

Landell is pleased to announce the launch of a free evaluation tool called “VALUE” to support procurements where a comparison of various supplier offerings is required. Click here to download the tool and book your free training session.

 

A key principle in the Victorian Government's update to its ICT Strategy is that cloud will be evaluated first for new and renewed systems. For an agency considering cloud, what does this mean when engaging the market?  Landell's first article in its Cloud Sourcing Series discusses some fundamental market dynamics of cloud in-line with the VGPB's market analysis and review policy. Read the article

 

Part of preventing inappropriate behaviour, or at worst corruption in today’s modern public service is to address supply arrangements in relation to these risks. From a Government perspective, in a wide range of situations, ensuring a supplier’s appreciation of, and compliance to, the Victorian Public Sector Code of Conduct is an essential element to managing public service delivery. From a private sector perspective, leaders also have a shared interest given the desire to engage earlier with the Victorian Public Sector and to improve trust that is a foundation for doing more business with the Victorian Government. (Read below or download pdf here).Read more...

 

The Victorian Government recently proposed a principle to evaluate Cloud Services first in a draft update to its ICT Strategy. As part of the public consultation process, Landell has recommended a risk-based exceptions approach to exploit the maximum benefits of a such a principle and embrace the Cloud safely. You can download the submission at the link below.Read more...

 

Landell was asked to lead stage two negotiations on behalf of the Commonwealth and State Governments.  Agreements with Vodafone and Optus were achieved to send alert messages to Australians in danger spots regardless of their choice of mobile service provider – a world first.Read more...

 

Landell has released a Social Procurement Toolkit for the Public Sector. The guide acts as a practical tool to implement Social Procurement in your organisation. It contains useful case studies, templates and guides to execute successful initiatives and design effective policy that augments existing procurement policy.Read more...

 

Does your agency or Not For Profit want to leverage its purchasing power to directly benefit the community but you aren’t sure how to go about it? Landell has released the Social Procurement Toolkit. Read more...