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It's That Time Of Year Again - Ways To Reduce IT Spend
It's That Time Of Year Again - Ways To Reduce IT Spend

The end of the calendar year often coincides with the end of your fiscal year. Although 2010 budgets have probably been set, you may still be looking for ways to meet 2009 numbers. Often, this may entail...

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Date posted: 20-11-2009
The Value Of Supplier Relationships
The Value Of Supplier Relationships

If you are an IT director/manager involved in delivering IT services using external vendors then you will fully understand the value of a good outsourcing partner. Over the course of my 10 year career in...

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Date posted: 20-11-2009
October 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
October 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Mid-size Outsourcing Companies Shine Due to the changing market conditions in this recession it is predicted that the top three Indian IT services firms (TCS, Wipro, Infosys) will expect slower growth than the...

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Date posted: 29-10-2009
Challenges of Requirements Gathering And A Viable Alternative
Challenges of Requirements Gathering And A Viable Alternative

Many mid-market clients may be comfortable with fixed price contracts, because IT Directors are a risk averse breed that like to know how much of the budget is spent and by when. This engagement model relies...

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Date posted: 29-10-2009
Outsourcing Buzzwords: The Final Frontier
Outsourcing Buzzwords: The Final Frontier

The outsourcing industry is generally good for a new buzzword every 2 or 3 weeks ...rightsourcing, flexsourcing, multisourcing, and homesourcing to name a few. I imagine a large, open-space environment, replete...

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Date posted: 23-10-2009
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

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