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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
July 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
July 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Satyam did not become India's Enron In January, Satyam was thrown into turmoil when its former chairman admitted to misreporting the company's financial figures. While many predicted that Satyam would...

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Date posted: 24-07-2009
Vendor Management: Tips For Success
Vendor Management: Tips For Success

It is just as important to communicate with your vendors as it is to communicate with your customers. Establishing a productive relationship between you and your suppliers can lead to increased efficiencies,...

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Date posted: 17-07-2009
June 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
June 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

  Outsourcing In The Middle East On An Upward Trend In past newsletters, we have commented on the heavy foreign direct investment by TCS & Satyam setting up development centers in Egypt. Although...

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Date posted: 26-06-2009
What To Make Of The Global Outsourcing Market
What To Make Of The Global Outsourcing Market

Today, we find more disagreement around the near- and mid-term prospects of the global outsourcing industry than ever before. As with the broader economy, it's a virtual toss-up between the bears and the...

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Date posted: 26-06-2009
Flexibility Is A Primary Driver For Offshoring IT
Flexibility Is A Primary Driver For Offshoring IT

The mega deal with a 10 year contract is a fossil stuck in the past decade, clients are too risk averse to commit to a multi-year offshoring deal in a deflationary environment. The new mantras for CIOs are:...

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Date posted: 19-06-2009

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