Shared services: Are the feds serious this time?

The annual GTEC conference on government and technology recently wrapped-up in Ottawa, as both public and private sector attendees sought more information on the federal government’s move to a shared services model for IT service delivery.

Jeff Jedras from Computer Dealer News and Dave Webb from ComputerWorld Canada covered the conference, and they took stock of the event and the way forward for government IT on this week’s episode of In Conversation.

CDN’s full GTEC coverage

Smaller VARs may need to sub-contract from big fish on procurement: Clement
GTEC Day One: An iPad cabinet and where the feds are spending on IT
GTEC Day Two: Manitoba, the Flemish example and the trade show disconnect

Follow Jeff Jedras on Twitter: @JeffJedrasCDN.

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Jeff Jedras
A veteran technology and business journalist, Jeff Jedras began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the booming (and later busting) Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal, as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada. He would go on to cover the channel as an assistant editor with CDN. His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications.

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