Investigating Outsourcing:

January, 2012

January 30, 2012  12:09 PM

Are UK IT students better off being trained in India?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Davos, India, Wipro

Indian IT giant Wipro could give UK IT students training to close a perceived shortcoming in IT and engineering training in the UK.

January 30, 2012  10:49 AM

Smart metering – the next big waste of money or venerable project?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
DECC, energy, PAC, Smart meter, utilities

Government plans to give businesses and consumers the ability to better understand and then reduce their energy consumption through smart metering has put another large IT project in the national conscience.

The GB Smart Metering Implementation Programme (GB SMIP) is estimated to cost...

January 25, 2012  3:17 PM

Outsourcing growing strongly despite poor economic conditions

khall2 Profile: khall2
Outsourcing, TPI

It is always said that IT outsourcing does well in both depressed as well as-vibrant economic conditions. Outsourcing service providers have been as bullish as ever despite customers...

January 24, 2012  11:01 AM

Shared services and outsourcing taking its toll on public sector IT jobs

khall2 Profile: khall2
IT jobs, Shared services, Socitm

Public sector IT professionals have had a bad couple of years. Government spending cuts have hit them really hard. Local government IT workers in particular.

Socitm has just announced that last year saw the

January 18, 2012  4:18 PM

Big data, cloud, social and mobility to be big trends in 2012

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I asked earlier this month for people's predictions for IT and outsourcing in 2012. Here is the latest response I have received. It comes from Sanjiv Gossain, who...

January 12, 2012  12:30 PM

Why should I study computer science when the jobs go offshore?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
India, information technology

The government has this week scrapped the current IT curriculum. It will replace it with more focus on the "rigorous" teaching of computer science and programming subjects.

This will replace a...

January 9, 2012  4:24 PM

Cloud security breach inevitable as businesses underestimate security due diligence

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Kroll, Security

Expanding on my previous blog about a prediction of a major cloud computing security breach this year I have had a couple of people contact me to add their views to...

January 6, 2012  10:53 AM

Huge cloud computing data breach waiting to happen

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
cloudcomputing, Outsourcing, Security

Here is another prediction for IT outsourcing in 2012.

This year promises to be one that will be remembered as the year that...

January 5, 2012  10:37 AM

Is cloud computing becoming an awkward teenager that needs orchestration?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, IPsoft, Outsourcing

I asked for predictions about the IT outsourcing industry earlier this week and have begun to get some responses. Terry Walby, managing director at IPsoft, thinks 2012 will see 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend

January 4, 2012  4:12 PM

Controversial predictions for IT and outsourcing in 2012

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, Consulting, Outsourcing, service provider

I blogged earlier this week asking readers for their predictions for the year ahead in IT outsourcing. I have had some interesting predictions so I will publish some over the next few...

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