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Lean Sourcing
Lean Sourcing

Bernardo has over 30 years of international technology and sourcing experience. He has held leadership positions in Alitalia Airlines, Sigma Plus, Galileo International and General Electric, including several years...

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Date posted: 10-11-2011
IT Outsourcing Advantages & Disadvantages
IT Outsourcing Advantages & Disadvantages

According to Dean Meyer outsourcing is not only a time saver but has got many advantages. The major advantages of this can be explained ( http://www.sourcingmag.com/content/c051011a.asp ) Money Saving...

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Date posted: 20-10-2011
The Future Of IT Will Have 3 Kinds of Jobs
The Future Of IT Will Have 3 Kinds of Jobs

As commented by Jason Hiner on Techrepublic.   "Where will the IT jobs of the future be? 1. Consultants   Let’s face it, all but the largest enterprises would prefer to not...

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Date posted: 22-09-2011
August 2011 - Editor's choice
August 2011 - Editor's choice

The Patent War! Increased interest in intellectual property rights have enoucraged Google to buy a large number of patents to rival Apple. In order to defend against law suits Google has bought around 1000...

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Date posted: 11-08-2011
Benefits of Consolidating IT Advisory
Benefits of Consolidating IT Advisory

in the past 1-2 years we have seen some intense IT advisory consolidation, plenty of the bigger traditional players have acquired smaller sourcing advisory businesses. The Information Services Group (ISG), which...

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Date posted: 04-08-2011
Editor's choice - July 2011
Editor's choice - July 2011

Office 360 –Microsoft tighten their grip on cloud based services Microsoft launches its cloud based service Office 365 in June 2011, primarily targeting the small business segment. It offers Exchange,...

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Date posted: 28-07-2011
How To Effectively Renegotiate Your Outsourcing Contract
How To Effectively Renegotiate Your Outsourcing Contract

Back in 2007 many outsourcing contracts came up for renewal and some of those are now due again or will be coming up for renewal in the coming 18-24 months. For some of you the vendor delivered satisfactorily and...

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Date posted: 22-07-2011
Information Is Critical When Buying Outsourcing Services
Information Is Critical When Buying Outsourcing Services

There is little transparency in the IT outsourcing market, so there is no substitute for reliable information in getting a good deal from vendors. For much of my career, I was involved from the client side at...

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Date posted: 08-07-2011
Can Lean Principles Be Applied To IT Outsourcing?
Can Lean Principles Be Applied To IT Outsourcing?

Two common avenues for tackling rising costs are to implement lean initiatives and outsource to companies that can do the tasks more effectively. "Lean", as defined by Wikipedia, "is a production...

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Date posted: 27-05-2011
5 Tips For Improving Project Delivery On Waterfall Methodology
5 Tips For Improving Project Delivery On Waterfall Methodology

Some software projects simply cannot fit the agile model for various reasons. For example, certain software products, especially those in highly regulated industries, may have onerous testing or certification...

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Date posted: 18-05-2011

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