Investigating Outsourcing:

May, 2010

May 27, 2010  11:24 AM

Are Accenture, Deloitte, IBM etc under pressure from IT specialists?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, Wipro

Wipro is targeting growth in the consultancy space and is already taking staff from the likes of Accenture, IBM, Deloitte

According to new European head of Wipro this is...

May 25, 2010  3:57 PM

Public sector cuts could lead to “golden age of outsourcing”

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Interesting take on the government cuts in the Guardian. Seymour Pierce analyst Caroline de La Soujeole says government cuts might only hurt outsourced service providers in the short term. In the long...

May 25, 2010  2:47 PM

Wipro’s strategy in Europe outlined

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Accenture, IBM, Wipro

Wipro's new European head, Jeffrey Heenan Jalil, outlined his plans for the business to me yesterday.

This plan is made up of three key themes. These are: Transformation, glocalisation and flexibility.

These themes are all reactions to what customers want.

Here are...

May 25, 2010  11:56 AM

Wipro tries but struggles to fill IT roles in Europe with Europeans

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I was with Wipro's recently appointed head of Europe, Jeffrey Heenan Jalil, yesterday.

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May 21, 2010  2:49 PM

MillenniunIT will have to hold back its sales instincts for now

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

It must be strange for the management and workers of a supplier that is bought by a customer.

The London Stock Exchange acquired Sri Lanka based MillenniumIT...

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May 20, 2010  8:16 AM

Does China offshoring need a Western Hand?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Bleum, China, Offshoring

Do Chinese IT suppliers need to be managed from the West to make it big in global offshoring?

Following my meeting with Nigel Grieve of Bleum, I though I would ask...

May 19, 2010  4:01 PM

China needs a Y2K to overtake India

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Bleum, China, Offshoring

I met with  Bleum today. This is a software development firm that is based in China. It is US owned and managed and boasts Walmart as a customer.

I was with its UK director Nigel Grieve today and we had an interesting conversation.

May 18, 2010  3:53 PM

Will new Google ranking rule stimulate outsourced web development?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Aptimize, Google

If research carried out by website optimization firm Aptimize is accurate the UK's FTSE companies need to improve the performance of their websites.


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May 18, 2010  3:07 PM

IT suppliers should come out the closet over SME sector

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
MindTree, SME, TCS

Having worked for the press covering the IT channel and for the last few years being more end user focused, I couldn't have avoided noticing a degree of snobbery in the supplies sector, when it come to the SME market.

The SME market is bigger as a whole than the corporate sector. It...

May 18, 2010  12:32 PM

Can MindTree combine low cost services with high end consultancy?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Lucent, MindTree, Wipro

As promised in an earlier post I thought I would write a bit more about my meeting with Indian service provider MindTree and the

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