Investigating Outsourcing:

Cloud Computing


January 3, 2013  11:53 AM

Putting legal advice in the cloud is risky

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, Eversheds, law

Cloud computing is accelerating fast. There is hardly an industry not touched by the technology. With security fears reducing, costs coming down and technology...

September 26, 2012  10:34 AM

Mid-sized businesses are the big outsourcers today, but will they repeat mistakes of pioneers?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, forbes, Outsourcing

I interviewed a partner at US firm ISG yesterday. ISG is the company that owns sourcing broker TPI and IT benchmarker Compass Management Consultancy.

As a result it has a great view of the global...


August 8, 2012  12:54 PM

Is the cloud driving IT outsourcing or frosting outlook?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, Gartner, Outsourcing

Cloud computing is an increasingly significant segment of the IT outsourcing sector but has the tipping point really been reached or are we one large data breach away from...


August 1, 2012  11:57 AM

Businesses don’t have the tools to manage clouds

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, Infosys

Vishy Narayan, AVP & Principal Architect- Cloud at Indian IT services firm Infosys writes about the challenges facing businesses implementing cloud projects.

Reigning in the Cloud

By Vishy Narayan

"Over recent years, cloud computing has taken the IT...


July 13, 2012  3:16 PM

Outsourcing to the cloud helps SME meet FSA regulation

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery

When the Financial Services Authority (FSA) introduces new rules, companies under its jurisdiction often have to invest in IT to enable them to adhere to the new...


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


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...


November 4, 2011  10:44 AM

Where is Cognizant getting its growth from?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Big Data, Cloud Computing, Cognizant, Mobility, R/D

As IT services firm Cognizant seems to be growing at an astonishing pace, given the current economic uncertainty, I thought it would be interesting to see where sales growth is coming from. This is a great indication of what IT businesses are spending money on.

Cognizant is a good...


October 25, 2011  1:38 PM

Suppliers must create SME cloud packages

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cloud Services, SME

I always here about the fact that the SME market is bigger than the Enterprise sector and big IT suppliers always claim to be targeting the sector. Yet SMEs always seem to remain second class citizens with few of the big players willing to  invest heavily in services specifically for...


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