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Cloud Computing in 2013
Cloud Computing in 2013

  The number of global IT services dealing with a cloud computing element has apparently tripled since 2010. There is a great potential for growth and momentum in software-as-a-service (SaaS), particularly...

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Date posted: 13-12-2012
Robotics In Outsourcing
Robotics In Outsourcing

US based company Ipsoft and British founded company Blue Prism Ltd use software robots and humanoids, making it unnecessary to offshore software and back office projects. They are able to automate more than half...

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Date posted: 23-11-2012
Rewarding Consulting Referrers
Rewarding Consulting Referrers

  Word-of-mouth referrals can be a powerful way to generate business. I recently read an article by Chip Camden about five approaches one could take to reward referrers.   1.  ...

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Date posted: 21-11-2012
Decline In Outsourcing Contracts
Decline In Outsourcing Contracts

  It has been reported by Salil Dani the practice director for global sourcing at Everest Group that the number of new IT and business process outsourcing contracts worldwide has dropped by 20% to 411 in...

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Date posted: 08-11-2012
India is no longer the dominant country for off-shoring IT services

According to Gartner, efficient alternatives to India for IT services are causing its domination to be reduced as an offshore location for big businesses. There are 30 leading global locations for offshore...

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Date posted: 12-10-2012
Advice for companies that want to renegotiate outsourcing contracts

IT outsourcing contract renegotiations are rising. Businesses are finding themselves in agreements that are no longer efficient or effective as a result of economic changes, while others want to use new technology...

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Date posted: 13-09-2012
In-sourcing Development
In-sourcing Development

On computer weekly there was a recent news article that discussed how hotels.com has brought many jobs back onshore from offshore in order to improve quality and create shorter release cycles. They were in 26 week...

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Date posted: 03-07-2012
Things I wish I had known before starting IT consultancy business
Things I wish I had known before starting IT consultancy business

Naive optimism is what I call it when someone with little experience starts a business, and it can be essential ingredient for someone to take a leap off the cliff and start a new venture. I think most successful...

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Date posted: 18-05-2012
7 programming languages that will stay
7 programming languages that will stay

When I was sitting in the nineties at a GE Training course for IT I remember everyone joking about certain technologies and how they would soon be gone......but guess what.....most of the dinosaur's are still...

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Date posted: 12-04-2012
What IT Metrics Measure Success
What IT Metrics Measure Success

One of the common reasons for project failure is a disagreement amongst stakeholders on how to measure success. Three people will have a certain way for producing a metric but they all have different methods and...

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Date posted: 16-03-2012

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