Investigating Outsourcing:

September, 2013


September 30, 2013  12:28 PM

IT marriage counselling to ensure outsourcing contracts don’t lead to divorce

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
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I have written extensively about the large amount of contract renegotiations going on at the moment. Keeping suppliers and customers happy at the same time is difficult. Particularly...

September 27, 2013  3:59 PM

Will Labour be able to make businesses create an apprentice for every job done by a non-EU citizen?

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If Labour is elected at the next election and follows through with an idea to change procurement rules to force businesses to create an apprentice for every job...

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September 23, 2013  12:16 PM

Could see the return of the £1 pom if offshoring to India continues as Australia seeks UK skills?

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I recently wrote an article about the high demand for UK IT professionals on Australia.
The Emigration Group said there is high-demand for IT professionals at all levels across Australian cities...


September 19, 2013  4:54 PM

Is Eastern Europe India’s biggest threat for IT outsourcing?

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I received a report from Marrable Services all about weighing up whether to offshore to places like India or nearshore to regions such as Eastern Europe. The full report is...


September 18, 2013  10:32 AM

Do UK unions welcome member transfers to growing companies such as Huawei?

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I was recently at a meeting with Huawei's head of managed services.

Leroy Blimegger, global head of managed services at Huawei, was telling me all about the company's growing UK managed services business. Its customers are the carriers. Here is an


September 12, 2013  3:16 PM

Dell shareholders decide whether to go private as Dell Services EMEA talks strategy

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
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As we all know Michael Dell wants to take the company private so he can re-focus the business away from selling PCs to services. With commoditisation, intense competition and falling margins the hardware business, particularly PCs, is a tough one.

Dell has been talking services for a...


September 4, 2013  1:55 PM

Why should a business outsource mobility projects?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
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Mobile is becoming an increasingly important way of working as well as a critical channel to customers. Many businesses will lack the knowledge required to implement mobile technologies and processes that support them and outsourcing becomes an attractive option for many.

This is a...


September 3, 2013  10:49 AM

Offshoring decimating European corporate IT skills base

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
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I wrote an article last week about some research written by the Hackett Group about how a combination of factors including offshoring IT jobs to low cost regions is decimating the European IT skills base.

The report said that the largest companies in Europe will have reduced the number...


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