One of the big stories recently concerning outsourcing IT is one about doing the opposite. GM is in the process of insourcing its currently heavily outsourced IT.
The plot gets even thicker when you look at GM's outsourcing CV. It is the company that basically created EDS. GM originally...
HP is writing off about $8bn as a result of the drop in value of the EDS business it acquired in 2008. See this article I wrote.
Robert Morgan, director at sourcing consultancy...
HP is writing off about $8bn as a result of the drop in value of the EDS business it acquired in 2008.
This week has not been a good one for Fujitsu.
The IT service...
Outsourcing broker Burnt-Oak Partners thinks that 2011 could be a buyers market for outsourcing services as supplier revenues decline.
The company believes the fall could be as high as 5-6% in real terms.
Robert Morgan director of...
The unlikely marriage between IT hardware suppliers and IT service providers was probably hard to fathom a few years ago. But today it is common practice.
We all know about the take-over of EDS by HP and Dell's acquisition of Perot Systems is also well documented.
Just saw this article in the Telegraph today.
Just when HP seemed to be getting itself together in the services space, it has been rocked.
Could the $2bn IT services deal between General Motors and HP Enterprise Services be a sign that HP's services model will work.
Although not always directly,
It seems the job cuts at HP will never end. It always amazes me just how big some of these IT suppliers have got over the years, in terms of the number of staff members.
This is Eversheds' take on the lessons learned as a result of the decade long legal battle that resulted in EDS paying BSkyB £318m.