Investigating Outsourcing:

August, 2010


August 9, 2010  10:30 AM

Who will replace Mark Hurd as HP CEO?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Gartner, HP

Mark Hurd has resigned after 5 years at the helm of the world's biggest IT company HP. I thought I would open it up and allow people to...

August 8, 2010  11:09 AM

HP CEO Mark Hurd resigns after sexual harrasment and false expenses inquiry

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
EDS, HP

Just saw this article in the Telegraph today.

Just when HP seemed to be getting itself together in the services space, it has been rocked.


August 6, 2010  11:36 AM

The UK government should rent out spare datacentre capacity

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
datacentre, government, Wipro

The government has about 130 datacentres and 9,000 server rooms. Add the police to that and you have another 80-plus datacentres.

Suppliers could virtualise government datacentres. This could lead to an 80% reduction in the datacentre space required so the government could outsource the...


August 6, 2010  10:49 AM

TPI is now dedicated to cloud computing

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, TPI

Sourcing consultancy TPI has launched a dedicated cloud computing advisory service. The TPI Cloud Computing Business Solutions Unit, as it is known, will help customers navigate the choppy cloud computing...


August 6, 2010  9:52 AM

Wipro gets its first European datacentre through Citibank deal

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, Citibank, Cloud Computing, datacentre, Wipro

Interesting news that Wipro has now got a datacentre in Europe. It has signed a deal with Citbank to take over the operation and management of its datacentre in Meersbusch Germany.

The deal itself sees Wipro get...


August 5, 2010  3:11 PM

Linux rises most but SQL, Java, C, C#, .Net and ASP skills most demanded

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
.NET, ASP, C, CWJobs, Java, Linux, SQL

Outsourcing is a great way to fill skills gaps so once again I am blogging about demand for particular skills. End user businesses need to know where they can go to fill skill gaps and service providers need to know what skills are in demand.

The latest


August 5, 2010  12:09 PM

SAP, Perl as well as .Net skills in short supply in the UK

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
.NET, KPMG, Perl, REC, recruitment, SAP, Skills

I blogged earlier this month about a shortage of .Net skills being reported in the UK. I had a lot of reaction from Indian suppliers, where there seems to be plenty of...


August 5, 2010  10:53 AM

How should CIOs manage service integration?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, Cloud Computing, Fujitsu, Outsourcing

 

Stuart Rye, managing consultant at Fujitsu UK has given us his thoughts on service integration.

As businesses increasingly use services via multiple


August 5, 2010  10:37 AM

Recession changes IT outsourcing industry

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Outsourcing, Recession

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August 4, 2010  3:47 PM

Who are the best IT outsourcing service providers in Europe?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cognizant, Equaterra

As I blogged earlier Equaterra's latest 2009-10 Europe IT Outsourcing Service Provider Performance and Satisfaction (SPPS) study has put Cognizant...


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