Outsourcing Made More IT Initiatives Benefiting Citizens and Government Possible for Minneapolis | Article
The City of Minneapolis and Unisys won the Best First Steps Outsourcing Excellence Awards in 2004. We went back to see how the relationship has progressed. Did outsourcing really help the citizens of Minneapolis?
The city of Minneapolis knew that outsourcing its IT functions and assets to Unisys would enable them to focus on value-added services for internal users and external customers, but there were huge obstacles in front of an outsourcing initiative. So they first researched both successful and failed outsourcing deals to determine what they needed to do upfront to ensure their success.