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MIS41010 Outsourcing and Offshoring - Week 4

Week 4 involved understanding the IT outsourcing lifecycle and governance. Like any other lifecycle, outsourcing lifecycle involves 4 stages as below:

  1. Architect

NParks studying if more time can be given to Singapore turtle museum to relocate

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: The National Parks Board (NParks) is “further studying the project timeline” for the redevelopment of Jurong Lake Gardens to see if it can give the owner of the Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum “more time to firm up her plans”, according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday (Mar 7).  333 more words

Current Affairs

To Helpdesk or not to Helpdesk

O, Helpdesk, Helpdesk- wherefore art thou Helpdesk!

It can sometimes be very frustrating for an individual who calls through to an IT Support Team to spend 2 minutes of their time explaining an issue they have only to be then told – “Can you put it on the Helpdesk?” – heck I get mad when I get the exact same thing. 566 more words


Bill Harris: "You're not going to walk out of here thinking justice was done"

The Bill Harris FBI “Wanted” poster. Under “remarks,” the “reportedly jogs, swims and rides bicycle for exercise” stands out to me — he could have been a triathlete in training before the triathlon craze emerged. 124 more words


Thing 21: Professional Groups

I am indeed a member of a professional organization. The Special Libraries Association is an international organization that has chapters all around the world. Being a member of a professional group definitely has its benefits, like networking, classes, and career opportunities. 586 more words


Reaction to Bill Harris in the recent Patty Hearst documentary

Reaction on Twitter to Bill Harris in the recent Patty Hearst CNN documentary was overwhelmingly negative. I had a few “huh?” moments myself, but his was an important voice to add to the conversation since he hadn’t talked publicly at length about his time in the SLA prior to this. 28 more words

Camilla Hall