CW500: Nick Roberts, Head of ICT at Croydon Council on outsourcing

IT outsourcing spend is worth nearly £50bn to the UK economy – despite experts predicting its demise with the growth of cloud and following some high-profile outsourcing controversies. But the nature of IT outsourcing is changing – away from large-scale mega-deals to smaller, more focused arrangements. So what part should outsourcing play in IT strategy – and how best to decide the right mix of outsourced, offshored and in-house IT provision? In this CW500 Club video, Nick Roberts, Head of ICT at Croydon Council, talks to Computer Weekly editor in chief Bryan Glick about the issues for IT leaders.

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