Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Meanwhile, back at the Strategy Boutique

I see the government's procurement body is now called OGCbuying.solutions (sic). Such a dense melding of typographical tricksiness and trendy jargon, it's virtually a black hole of faddishness. And it probably only cost the taxpayer a couple of million in consultancy and rebranding costs.

However, the home page shows that while the OGC call-off catalogue is called Catalist the bespoke procurement brand (sic, sic) is the rather boring Managed Services. That's not really trying. How about a competition to come up with something zappier, more Zeitgeist-y? My suggestion is OutSauce.

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