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4 things successful people do at week-end’s
4 things successful people do at week-end’s

I recently read an article on Forbes that reviewed the 14 things successful people do at week-end’s....I have simplified it to an acronym (REST) which you can read at bottom of this blog entry : First...

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Date posted: 02-10-2013
UK Public Sector Outsourcing On Fire
UK Public Sector Outsourcing On Fire

As commented on Computerweekly: “Public sector accounted for 41% of total IT outsourcing in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region in the first six months of 2013 with most contracts signed in the UK....

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Date posted: 01-10-2013
Apple still hasn't lost their Mojo
Apple still hasn't lost their Mojo

Apple still hasn’t lost their mojo......The Apple stock had tumbled since its high and there were many Apple Sceptics out there enjoying the slide, yet Apple did pull it off again in spectacular fashion by...

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Date posted: 28-09-2013
IT Budgets Business Responsibilty
IT Budgets Business Responsibilty

Recent research by Gartner and Forrester has highlighted the trend of the shifting of control of IT budgets to business executives. Gartner suggest that as much as 90% of IT budgets could be the responsibility of...

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Date posted: 11-09-2013
Be more successful
Be more successful

Recently while surfing around Linkedin I saw a short blog entry by Dharmesh Shah the founder and CTO at HubSpot .  Here are his recommendations for how to be more successful: 1. Walk away from...

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Date posted: 03-07-2013
A kiss or a slap!
A kiss or a slap!

Some leaders like to manage teams, people, and vendors by dangling a large carrot and others use a large stick, in other words certain clients kiss their vendors regularly whereas others like to slap them. Most...

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Date posted: 20-06-2013
Browser battle to heat up
Browser battle to heat up

This is showing my age but I remember first logging onto the web in 1994 or maybe it was 1995 with a netscape navigator browser. The dial up was insanely slow by modern standards but like with all things new at the...

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Date posted: 18-04-2013
IT as a revenue generator
IT as a revenue generator

"There are those CIOs who seek to align IT with the business. Then there are those who make IT an inextricable part of the business by creating or fostering projects that become vital revenue generators."...

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Date posted: 21-03-2013
The Wrong Way To Outsource
The Wrong Way To Outsource

  Someone might call this “creative outsourcing” but certainly not an ethical one.  It was recently reported that a software programmer in the bay area outsourced his job to a Chinese firm...

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Date posted: 12-02-2013
Massive Procurement Failure
Massive Procurement Failure

  The procurement phase of any large transaction must be transparent, fair, ethical and have a clear audit trail giving every bidding vendor equal opportunity to win the engagement. As was recently...

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Date posted: 15-01-2013

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