Investigating Outsourcing:

March, 2012

March 29, 2012  3:27 PM

Is cloud computing more beneficial to business than traditional outsourcing?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, Outsourcing

I wrote an article today about some research commissioned by Google. I revealed a few things including the importance of 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend

March 27, 2012  1:51 PM

Unemployed IT professionals should blame education system not offshoring

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Computer science, informationtechnology, unemployment

I attended a roundtable event today at Intellect, the IT industry group. It was all about the use of technology to improve education as a whole as well as improving the teaching of what is broadly known as computing and encompasses ICT, Computer science, IT and Digital Literacy.


March 26, 2012  1:06 PM

Is the UK government offshoring more IT to close UK skills gap?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I recently ran a survey which asked people to give their views on some of the causes of a UK IT skills gap as well as some of the possible solutions.

One of the things that stood up was the opinion that the offshoring of IT roles to lower cost destinations such as India is damaging the...

March 23, 2012  12:50 PM

What should government do to create more IT professionals that have the skills required?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I ran a survey a couple of weeks ago asking people for their views on the alleged shortage of business ready 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend

March 22, 2012  4:38 PM

See Fujitsu director being beaten-up in a local council meeting

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I have recently been following the ongoing saga that is the troubled £70m IT services deal between Fujitsu and The Highland Council.

I wrote

March 20, 2012  3:30 PM

Highland council Fujitsu IT services deal still problematic

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

A £70m IT services contract, signed by the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

March 19, 2012  3:55 PM

HP loses the moral high ground at Rolls Royce but not necessarily the business

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, Hewlett-Packard

There was an interesting contract announced today between 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

March 16, 2012  3:01 PM

Doubts cast over government’s figures on business with SMEs

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

A major talking point in the IT supplies sector is the issue of the UK government giving more business to SMEs.

This week...

March 8, 2012  2:10 PM

Could new breed of Indian IT suppliers sneak under the radar again

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I met Ashok Soota today. He was at the top of the Indian IT industry way before it famous.

While Soota was the...

March 7, 2012  3:51 PM

Government shared services increased costs and reduce flexibility, says NAO

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Shared services, Steria

Shared services are certainly not a new thing but the public sector cuts have certainly given them a new lease of life.

Sharing back office processing is surely going to lead to savings. Not so for central government says the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

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