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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...

August 23, 2011  10:53 AM

US IT workers sue former employer alleging that Indian workers push them out

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cognizant, H1-B, offshore

Interesting story yesterday about some of the industrial relations problems that can occur when businesses outsource work to an offshore supplier.

In California 18 IT workers are suing former employer Molina Healthcare Inc, its CIO and an IT supplier, alleging that the company broke...

July 12, 2011  10:51 AM

Is technology not sexy enough for Infosys?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cognizant, Infosys, IT services

The IT services sector is changing. It no longer wants to be the IT services sector but the business services sector.

Infosys has decided to part with the word Technologies in its name to "more accurately reflect the company's evolution over the last 30 years from technology services to...

June 17, 2011  12:32 PM

IT service provider crystal balls predict IT revolutions in public and private sectors

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cognizant, Steria

Global corporates will use consumer technology to support a new generation of employees while public sector organisations introduce IT that empowers citizens to do more for themselves.

These are the visions of IT service providers, Cognizant and Steria, who are predicting massive changes...

March 9, 2011  10:07 AM

Are IBM, Accenture and Cognizant really the most admired IT services companies in the world?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Accenture, Apple, Cognizant, Google, IBM

According to Fortune Magazine's survey to find the most admired companies in the world IBM, Accenture and Cognizant are the three most andmired IT services companies in the world.

IBM and Accenture even make it into the overall to 50 at number 12 and 49 respectively. See the

February 8, 2011  10:45 AM

When will IBM become an Indian company?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cognizant, IBM, India, Switch

Cognizant is always grouped with Indian suppliers Satyam, Wipro, Infosys, TCS and HCL to make

November 5, 2010  11:01 AM

Cognizant watching public sector opportunity

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cognizant, Public sector

Earlier this month I blogged about what the Indian suppliers are planning I the public sector. I wrote how Cognizant is retaining...

October 21, 2010  5:00 AM

Mahindra Satyam joins HCL on UK government contract trail

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cognizant, HCL, Infosys

I blogged earlier about the plans of some Indian IT suppliers in terms of bidding for UK government business. I wrote this because...

October 20, 2010  11:35 AM

UK government wants Indian IT firms to compete for contracts but do they want to?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Cognizant, HCL, Infosys, TCS

As George Osborne's invitation to Indian IT companies in July was...

September 29, 2010  11:26 AM

What do Google and Apple have in common with HCL and Cognizant?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Apple, Bloomberg, Cognizant, Google, HCL

I had a meeting the other week with a supplier with an interesting way of showing how well it is doing. What better way than to group yourself alongside Google and Apple?

The intelligence arm of HCL did some number crunching on the Bloomberg database using 3 criteria.

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