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How to Offshore Agile Development
How to Offshore Agile Development

On first read, offshoring agile development sounds a bit like trying to mate an Elephant and a field mouse - absolutely incompatible. Trying to move agile development offshore is a bit like building a data centre...

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Date posted: 16-10-2009
Capability More Important Than Price When Outsourcing
Capability More Important Than Price When Outsourcing

Price is no longer CIO's top reason for outsourcing. Many companies are now looking at capability and speed to market as the primary benefits of outsourcing. Searchcio.com recently asked nearly 500 CIOs for...

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Date posted: 25-09-2009
Offshoring In Small and Mid-Sized Businesses
Offshoring In Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

What are the key challenges facing today's IT directors in small and medium businesses? Fierce competition, demanding customers and rising costs. A strategic IT offshoring strategy can address some of these...

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Date posted: 25-09-2009
How Do Your Shared Services Stack Up To The NHS?
How Do Your Shared Services Stack Up To The NHS?

How many people go underutilized because they were brought in to provide a specific skill-set, but there simply isn't sufficient meaningful work for them? Certainly, you may have your highly qualified DBA...

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Date posted: 25-09-2009
September 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
September 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Significant Software Development Growth In China China is known as a large producer of consumer goods, but also as the producer of low-quality goods, and that stigma does not normally go well with software...

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Date posted: 25-09-2009
August 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
August 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Indian Outsourcing Going Strong It appears that the recession has enabled the tier 1 Indian vendors like TCS, Infosys, Wipro and HCL become more competitive in the space of large outsourcing deals. According to...

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Date posted: 28-08-2009
Communication Tips For IT Managers
Communication Tips For IT Managers

When IT offshoring projects run into integration difficulties, managers and team members often point to "communication problems" as the root cause. This trend was evident in a GOX survey conducted with...

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Date posted: 28-08-2009
Manage Change Effectively To Avoid IT Project Failure
Manage Change Effectively To Avoid IT Project Failure

Think of how difficult it is to change yourself, then imagine how hard it is to change others. In the world of launching & implementing IT initiatives the single most critical point of failure lies in not...

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Date posted: 21-08-2009
Prevent Disaster Recovery Plans From Losing Priority In The Recession
Prevent Disaster Recovery Plans From Losing Priority In The Recession

Every business can experience a serious incident that can prevent it from continuing operations. This can range from a flood or fire to a serious computer security breach. The management of the organisation have a...

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Date posted: 21-08-2009
IT Offshoring To Disappear By 2030
IT Offshoring To Disappear By 2030

I was born and raised in the suburbs of New York City. While I never actually lived in the Big Apple, I have certainly spent my fair share of time enjoying the sights, nightlife and other attractions. A short while...

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Date posted: 24-07-2009

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