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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
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

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