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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
Essential Skills For A Successful Project Manager
Essential Skills For A Successful Project Manager

There are many different types of project delivery methodologies e.g. Prince 2, Six Sigma, but the single most important ingredient is a solid project manager who will execute and deliver successfully. ...

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Date posted: 03-02-2012
Cloud and project management
Cloud and project management

Bernardo Nicoletti a GOX principal evaluates the importance of project management levergaing Six Sigma Lean methodologies when migrating services to the cloud. Please download the white paper here

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Date posted: 09-01-2012
Top IT Skills Wanted For 2012
Top IT Skills Wanted For 2012

As quoted on Techblog "Nearly 29 percent of the 353 IT executives who were polled in Computerworld ’s annual Forecast survey said they plan to increase IT staffing through next summer....

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Date posted: 01-12-2011
Cloud Computing Is It The Next Revolution?
Cloud Computing Is It The Next Revolution?

In the past 3 years cloud computing has become a major part for most organisations. The critical thinking behind this can be defined as the economical and architectural value of cloud based services and strategy...

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Date posted: 17-11-2011
Global Business Service Execution
Global Business Service Execution

As was recently commented on horses for sources about the three tenets of the global business services execution: "»      Focusing on the Customer – Global Business...

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Date posted: 14-11-2011

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