Investigating Outsourcing:

May, 2012


May 31, 2012  12:03 PM

North Americans not shy to splash billions as Logica is next target

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
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There have been rumours about Logica being acquired for years. I have been told on many occasions that the firm was going to be acquired.

Many contacts of mine felt it would be the perfect buy for a cash rich Indian Supplier, giving them a large European foothold as well as a sizeable UK...

May 30, 2012  2:57 PM

BT outsources hotspot provision to customers but doesn’t tell them

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BT has been promoting how many Wi-Fi hotspots it will have in place in London in time for the Olympic Games which start in July.

A press release circulated by BT claimed it was close to achieving its goal of 500,000 public hotspots in London by the start of the Games, with more than...


May 29, 2012  11:38 AM

Fujitsu UK head on the way forward

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Duncan Tait took the helm at Fujitsu at the height of the economic slowdown and all the upheaval it triggered, but revenues and orders are on the rise again.

Fujitsu is the UK's and the world's third biggest IT Service provider after it overtook CSC in Gartner's rankings after a 10%...


May 28, 2012  2:22 PM

IT outsourcing renewals lead to dissection of contracts

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
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It has seemed quiet in the IT outsourcing market for quite some time now with big deals seemingly few and far between.

Last week Fujitsu signed a big deal with the Post Office where it is acting as a service integrator. Fujitsu is managing TalkTalk, Capita and MDS in a five year deal....


May 17, 2012  3:18 PM

Never mind the IT, the Jubilee line is my Olympic worry

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I went to visit IT supplier Atos at the Technical Operations Centre (TOC) for the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 15, 2012  1:08 PM

Conversations with Indian IT changes from offshore to expertise

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
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We get used to reading articles about deals being won by big systems integrators. These companies either provide all the services in a deal or sub contract to a smaller firm, which hardly gets a mention.

It is these smaller companies which are interesting because they are highly...


May 14, 2012  10:51 AM

Outsourcers seen as money grabbers, but KPMG says reasons for outsourcing are changing

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
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The headline might appear underwhelming but claiming that outsourcing is not about cutting cost is a controversial one.

Most people in the outsourcing sector, outside the supplier community, say that lowering cost is always the driver for outsourcing. The rationale: if a company could...


May 1, 2012  9:57 AM

Has the government just re-invented privatisation and outsourcing?

khall2 Profile: khall2
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The government launched its first central government mutual today with the kick-off of MYCSP.

My Civil Service Pension (MYCSP), which launched today, has taken the 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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