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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
What Makes A Successful IT Project Manager
What Makes A Successful IT Project Manager

There is an old saying when delivering IT projects: "You are only as good as your team", and when it comes to managing larger IT portfolios CIOs are even more dependent upon successful project managers...

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Date posted: 19-06-2009
May 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
May 2009 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

Customer Service in Software Now is the time to do everything possible to acquire and retain customers, yet as reported on Computerworlduk, many major software companies offer poor customer service. How many...

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Date posted: 29-05-2009
The Impact of Protectionism on Offshoring
The Impact of Protectionism on Offshoring

Two decades ago, we were bombarded with the "Buy American" and "Buy British" slogans. While anyone parking a Honda or Toyota in a public place was liable to find themselves with a flat tire or...

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Date posted: 22-05-2009
Developing Your IT Career During The Recession
Developing Your IT Career During The Recession

As the economic times go from bad to worse, and organisations in most industries face up to reality of declining revenues, they must respond with similar reductions in their overall cost structure. Many HR leaders...

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Date posted: 22-05-2009
How To Implement A Performance Related IT Outsourcing Contract
How To Implement A Performance Related IT Outsourcing Contract

An essential step in managing the performance of an IT Outsourcing relationship is that of establishing a sound and agreed contract between the buyer of IT services and the supplier. A contract in this context is...

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Date posted: 22-05-2009

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