Nick Mellors is Director of ISPB, a consultancy specialising in delivering public sector change and transformation projects. He has over 30 years' public sector experience, including as part of the senior management team establishing a cross-government finance shared service. He was a founder member of the central government shared services forum before moving to the private sector and authoring Whitehall Shared Services best practice guidance and supporting the local government shared services forum. He is also author of "The IS Department as a Profitable Company", published by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
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“External hosting of HR systems is still unproven” – that was the message I received from the IT manager of a well-respected UK university back in 2011.
At the time our research showed:
- Less than 5% use an external hosting provider for their HR systems
- Less than 2% use an external hosting...