In-sourcing Cloud Based ICT Solutions


  • In-sourcing and Transition support, from Service partners, 3rd parties and managed Service and Cloud environments to in-house teams
  • Procurement and Commercial Strategy, in-line with GDS direction
  • Managed adoption of G Cloud solutions, organisation and service transition
  • Contract and asset optimisation
  • Risk managed approach



Service base-lining and Improvement definition


Procurement strategy development; Business Case development and Governance approvals

Coherence to GDS Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Information Strategy

Sourcing restructuring, service in-sourcing, on-boarding, service desk transition

Transition Planning and Service Operational cut-over management


In-house organisational change, service improvement

Service Levels management, aligned Cloud

Information Security throughout the Supplier Transitions


  • Step change in the way information systems can be delivered
  • Expert Security Cleared Practitioners including TUPE expertise
  • Cloud and GDS aligned ICT delivery
  • Individual sourcing specialists through to complete highly skilled teams
  • Controlled, risk managed and quality delivery
  • Adoption of Paas, leveraging Iaas and migrating to SaaS
  • Experience from delivery in Private and Public sector
  • Use of interim teams for transition where applicable
  • Supplier and contract optimisation, value for money
  • Asset, service and contract alignment

At Viewdeck, we provide a range of skills and experience to help you meet your ICT Procurement, Outsourcing or Transition needs. Our team has real experience in delivering ICT enabled change across a wide range of UK Public Sector clients.

Our Transition Practice covers a wide range of Procurement support and Supplier Transition capabilities, including:

  • Requirement definition, Benefit assessments and Business buy-in
  • Service base-lining and Improvement definition
  • Procurement strategy development
  • Coherence to Enterprise Architecture and Information Strategy
  • Supplier negotiation and structured dialogue planning
  • Proof of Concept structuring, processing and evaluation
  • Contract schedules development
  • Tender Evaluation – criteria, process and weighting
  • Business Case development and Governance approvals
  • Transition Planning and Service Operational cut-over management
  • Systems of Measurement definition/benchmarking
  • Intelligent Customer Function (ICF) development and mentoring
  • HR Transformation, including TUPE planning and support
  • Information Security throughout the Supplier Transitions


Our Experience

We bring hands-on practical expertise and experience to Procurement and Sourcing Management, providing skills and energy to drive success in complex and challenging tasks.We can provide either an entire team, or a range of supplementary capabilities to an existing project team, in order to boost the resources and skills of an in-house department as required. Our approach supports our belief in skills transfer, ensuring an ongoing legacy for our clients.

Key High-Lights

  • Public and Private Sector Expertise
  • Client and Supplier Side
  • Security Cleared to UK SC or DV level
  • Consulting and Delivery Services focused
  • For the duration of the Programme


Extensive Expertise in:

  • Enterprise Systems Integration, across Cloud, legacy and traditional supplier and solution models
  • Business/IT alignment and transformation/IT Strategy
  • Business Analysis and Requirements Management
  • Enterprise Architecture and Information Architecture/Information Management
  • Procurement, Change Management, Risk Management, Programme Management
  • Contract drafting and Commercial constructs for delivery
  • Linking of technical requirements and solution design, to legal and commercial constructs to meet Government ICT Strategic Direction – shared services, Cloud, green agenda etc

Practical Skills

  • Lead delivery responsibilities on substantial programmes across most of the major central departments plus large ‘bluechip’ Corporate clients
  • Some of the largest public sector procurements (Aspire, DWP, MOD DII (ATLAS)), as well as corporate shared service implementations
  • Client side and supply side working, board level/senior stakeholder engagement
  • Delivery across the full ICT life-cycle – Strategy, Analysis, Design, Build, Implement, Service Delivery, Benefit and Business Case Realisation

The Whole Transition

  • Process design and evaluation
  • Competitive dialogue – dialogue coaching & participation
  • Transfer of Undertakings Protection of Employment(TUPE)
  • Due Diligence/Transition
  • Governance Design and Intelligent Customer Function
Business Cases and Benefit Delivery
  • Business Analysis and Business benefits definition
  • Cabinet Office and HMT processes and sign-off
  • Portfolio creation
  • Alignment of retained organisation to supplier (ICF) – Organisation Re-Design
  • Change Management and Technical Rollout
  • Skills Transfer
Procurement Negotiations
  • Client and Stakeholder Management
  • Competitive dialogue coaching & participation
  • Technical bid analysis and Management
  • Governance Design and Intelligent Customer Function
Solution Development and Management
  • Solutions management
  • Technical solution writing/QA Expert
  • Enterprise Architect and Enterprise Integration
  • Demo of Capability/Design Studies
  • Business Analysis and Business benefits definition
Contract Implementation
  • Programme Management and projects mobilisation
  • Due Diligence/Transition
  • Requirements gathering, analysis, management & training
  • Portfolio creation, Governance and Contract compliance
  • Programme Delivery and Control
  • Business Change and Adoption
  • Skills Transfer
Specialist Skills

Our team includes subject matter experts that can support the programme or existing resources where needed

  • CLAS/security support, providing advice around accreditation and fit-to-security requirements
  • HR Transformation, Organisational Design and TUPE advice to complex transition scenarios where capabilities are moving between suppliers and the client, and
  • Commercial subject matter experts supporting closing any tough negotiations in pressured and challenging scenarios

Tag Cloud: ITLv3, MSP, PRINCE2, Managing Successful Programmes, OGC, SC, DV, TUP

Key Processes: COBIT, ITILv3, ISO 20000, UML, RUP