News

Skip Navigation Links.
Collapse 2018 (233)2018 (233)
Expand December (12)December (12)
Expand November (23)November (23)
Expand October (16)October (16)
Expand September (22)September (22)
Expand August (21)August (21)
Collapse July (19)July (19)
*NEW RESEARCH* UK SITS M&A deals bounce back
26 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK Enterprise Software Supplier Ranking 2018
25 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* Application Services Supplier Ranking 2018
25 Jul 2018
*UKHotViewsExtra* Mastek CEO has grand ambitions
24 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* AWS charges up the Infrastructure Services Rankings
23 Jul 2018
*UKHotViews Extra* Smart Meter Madness (9): Abandon hope!
23 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* CGI UK: Setting the Whitehall strategy
23 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK BPS Supplier Ranking 2018
23 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK tech stocks bounce back in Q2
19 Jul 2018
Speakers confirmed for TechMarketView Evening 2018 – Breaking the Boundaries
17 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK public sector SITS market forecasts preview
09 Jul 2018
*UKHotViewsExtra* Atos goes deep into AI
06 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK Software and IT Services Rankings 2018
05 Jul 2018
Join us at the TechMarketView Evening 2018, 13 Sept
04 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH* UK SITS Market Trends & Forecasts 2018-2021
04 Jul 2018
Appy Birthday NHS!
02 Jul 2018
*NEW RESEARCH*: Funding Trends & Patterns: UK AI/Machine Learning Startups
02 Jul 2018
*UKHotviews Extra* Share indices in June 2018
02 Jul 2018
*UKHotViewsExtra* Docman acquisition boosts Advanced’s healthcare potential
02 Jul 2018
Expand June (19)June (19)
Expand May (12)May (12)
Expand April (15)April (15)
Expand March (32)March (32)
Expand February (19)February (19)
Expand January (23)January (23)
Expand 2017 (201)2017 (201)
Expand 2016 (202)2016 (202)
Expand 2015 (161)2015 (161)
Expand 2014 (148)2014 (148)
Expand 2013 (172)2013 (172)
Expand 2012 (150)2012 (150)
Expand 2011 (97)2011 (97)
Expand 2010 (75)2010 (75)
Expand 2009 (65)2009 (65)

News

 

Monday 23 July 2018

*NEW RESEARCH* CGI UK: Setting the Whitehall strategy

CGI logoThere has been a lot of change at CGI in the UK. A new UK CEO – Tara McGeehan – in place since January this year (see CGI moves quickly: instates new UK President). And, also, some new faces on the UK leadership team.

We recently met with Michael Herron, who has been the VP leading the UK’s Central Government Business Unit since the beginning of the year. Prior to Herron taking on his new role, the public-sector business – and the central government business in particular - had been lacking in any real direction.

Michael Herron PhotoHerron is bringing some clarity back, while aligning CGI’s proposition with the demands of the market. Recent wins and growth in existing clients has returned the central government business to quarter-on-quarter growth. His strategy is not to compete with in-house teams or the Digital Specialist, but to play to CGI’s strengths in four key areas: application management services, application development, next generation infrastructure, and robotic process automation & AI. Herron is also aware that this market approach needs to be backed up with other supporting corporate initiatives.

CGI has many strengths. Some solid long-term relationships, experience in complex systems engineering of mission critical systems, and backed up with compelling reference sites in space, defence and security. The difficulty will be that at the ‘headline’ level, the range of offerings doesn’t make CGI stand out from the crowd. Like most of the traditional IT services players, the differentiator comes in the detail. In this latest PublicSectorViews research note, subscribers can learn how CGI is making its offering compelling to clients and prospects in order to broaden its Whitehall footprint.

PublicSectorViews subscribers can download the research note - CGI UK: Setting the Whitehall strategy - now. If you are not yet a subscriber, please contact Deb Seth to find out more.

Posted by Georgina O'Toole at '11:35' - Tagged: public+sector   centralgovernment   strategy   SI