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Where Do Mid-market IT Directors Look For Outsourcing Partners?
Where Do Mid-market IT Directors Look For Outsourcing Partners?

Every CIO who is pursuing an IT strategy that includes outsourcing and offshoring is searching for the perfect outsourcing partner(s). Sometimes it takes two or three tries to find the right supplier, but if you...

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Date posted: 26-09-2008
Multisourcing In Practice - Does It Cost More?
Multisourcing In Practice - Does It Cost More?

As with most business-related questions that seeks a black and white answer, the correct answer is "it depends". This question depends primarily on how you measure cost, and how you quantify all of the...

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Date posted: 29-08-2008
The Omega Price: The Best Price For IT Services
The Omega Price: The Best Price For IT Services

There is an optimal price for any service, and it is different for every service provider and every customer. Sourcing and procurement managers often try to reduce prices as much as possible - sometimes to a point...

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Date posted: 29-08-2008
Can Mid-size Companies Benefit from Offshoring?
Can Mid-size Companies Benefit from Offshoring?

The big question often presented to IT directors in the mid-size market is "How can mid-size businesses provide enterprise scale technology on a mid-size budget?" Some would have believed that with the...

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Date posted: 29-08-2008
August 2008 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
August 2008 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

  Green Initiatives Moving up the CIO Agenda in 2009 Corporations, employees, shareholders and suppliers are seeing the green element of IT moving up the agenda in 2009. Normally when we think green we...

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Date posted: 22-08-2008
Is it Possible to Offshore Agile Development?
Is it Possible 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: 22-08-2008
Managing Remote Teams Effectively (part2)
Managing Remote Teams Effectively (part2)

Read part 1 first Last month we wrote about strong communication and effective execution as being instrumental in working successfully with teams remotely. In this month's issue we will look at...

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Date posted: 25-07-2008
Attacking Outsourcing Anxiety
Attacking Outsourcing Anxiety

There's no counting the number of roadblocks on the highway to outsourcing success. I've listed a few of the key psychological barriers to outsourcing, and a brief perspective on how to overcome these...

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Date posted: 25-07-2008
Solving the Mystery of Multisourcing
Solving the Mystery of Multisourcing

  A brief exploration into the meaning of "multisourcing", its benefits and relevance in today's outsourcing world.     There are many definitions of multisourcing, as well as...

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Date posted: 25-07-2008
July 2008 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis
July 2008 Quick Hits - News, Trends & Analysis

What to Make of HP's Purchase of EDS I attended a National Outsourcing Association event in May with about 50 delegates. For the first time they used a new technology to run live surveys as the event...

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Date posted: 25-07-2008

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