This really is rethinking the company. To hell with job security.

IT giant IBM told Personnel Today that the firm’s global workforce of 399,000 permanent employees could reduce to 100,000 by 2017, the date by which the firm is due to complete its HR transformation programme.

via IBM crowd sourcing could see employed workforce shrink by three quarters.

The theory is they can hire contractors as and when they need them using a form of crowdsourcing. How could this work for government?