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August, 2010

August 13, 2010  9:49 AM

HP’s former CEO Mark Hurd and board members face shareholder law suit

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

It seems the troubles might not be over for Mark Hurd following his shock departure from HP after a sexual harassment allegations and irregularities with his expenses.

Now, according to...

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August 12, 2010  8:30 PM

Open source already used in 80% of corporates

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Linux, Open source

This is an interesting story about the take up of Linux in the corporate sector.

On this blog I sometimes touch on the

August 12, 2010  2:52 PM

Will the strong results of UK banks delay IT outsourcing projects?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Banks, Outsourcing

Banks are watching the government's poker face before major IT outsourcing projects are signed off?

The financial services sector, and banks more specifically, are notoriously heavy outsourcers. But currently despite a big pipeline of deals expected in the future the banks could be...

August 11, 2010  1:57 PM

Outrage as US senator labels Indian IT firms Chop Shops?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

A US senator has offended the Indian IT sector by referring to them as "Chop Shops." Unfortunate choice of words as it refers to an illegal business.

Charles Schumer made the remark during discussions on the Border Security Bill in relation to the idea to raise visa costs and pass on the...

August 10, 2010  4:27 PM

Cognizant: When is an Indian IT supplier not Indian?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Astrazeneca, BPO, Cognizant, Outsourcing

I recently wrote a blog post about how well Indian service provider Cognizant was...

August 10, 2010  10:37 AM

There is upheaval coming to IT services firms as business models are questioned

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, Forrester, Recession

Just when the IT service providers thought it was safe to go back in the water, following the recession, they face massive upheaval to reposition themselves in the new world.

Forrester has released its

August 10, 2010  9:51 AM

HP ousting Hurd is a repeat of “idiots” on Apple board ousting Jobs, says Ellison

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Apple, HP, steve jobs

Not like Oracle's boss Larry Ellison to give his two-penneth.

Ellison thinks by

August 9, 2010  2:34 PM

Infosys uses social media to promote its social media platform

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
iEngage, Infosys, social media

I blogged back in June about Infosys' latest platform. The iEngage digital platform as it is known helps corporates make better use of social media.

It is...

August 9, 2010  1:37 PM

Cloud computing will increase open source take-up in big business

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, Linux, Open source

The value of this blog is often the comments posted about the individual blog posts. Inside Outsourcing is supposed to be a two way discussion forum.

This blog is about a comment left on a

August 9, 2010  12:29 PM

Was HP CEO’s accuser a soft porn actress?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

Just saw an article about the HP marketing contractor that made a sexual harrasment claim against CEO Mark Hurd, which lead to his resignation.

The woman in question is...

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