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February 23, 2012  10:42 AM

KPMG calls on CIOs to spill the beans of their IT service providers

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Equaterra, KPMG, service provider

As I mentioned in a blog post yesterday the comprehensive survey of service provider performance carried out by Equaterra since 2002 is up and running this year.

2012 sees the...

February 22, 2012  12:05 PM

Was the staff exodus at EDS the wider IT services industry’s gain?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Equaterra, Hewlett-Packard, KPMG

When HP acquired EDS in 2008 there was an exodus of staff.

I was contacted by EDSers in the US and the UK in the months after the take-over. They were not a happy bunch.

April 19, 2011  3:30 PM

KPMG gives Equaterra the breadth it needs to be more focussed

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Equaterra, KPMG

Now that Equaterra has been integrated with KPMG it is an appropriate time to look a bit more closely.

So what does the acquisition mean to businesses buying sourcing advice from the KPMG/Equaterra. Who better to ask than KPMG's very own Lee Ayling?

Lee was Equaterra's European...

March 4, 2011  12:31 PM

FTSE100 firms voice concern over IT benchmarking independence. Are lessons from Enron being lost?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Benchmarking, Compass, Equaterra, KPMG

I had a conversation with an industry source yesterday about IT benchmarking. The back ground to this is the fact that many advisories and the like want good benchmarking skills.

February 24, 2011  2:22 PM

299,000 job cuts at IBM not as outrageous as it sounds?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Equaterra, IBM, KPMG, SME

I wrote a story last year following comments made by a senior IBM HR executive.

Tim Ringo head of IBM Human Capital Management, said that in the future IBM...

February 22, 2011  9:51 AM

KPMG finally buys Equaterra, you heard it here first.

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Equaterra, KPMG, TPI

In August this blog revealed that KPMG was in the process of buying sourcing advisory Equaterra. It has taken another six months for an announcement, but today KPMG told the...

February 1, 2011  10:27 AM

Help navigating the IT outsourcing sector

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Equaterra, Outsourcing

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There is a good selection of material about outsourcing and we have had thousands of...

January 6, 2011  11:20 AM

Compass and TPI tie up takes consolidation in outsourcing sector to a different level

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Compass, Deloitte, Equaterra, TPI

The IT services sector is consolidating. Mergers and acquisitions as well as strategic partnerships between suppliers will be commonplace this year.

But the...

December 7, 2010  10:39 AM

Equaterra report available free here

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Equaterra, Offshoring, Outsourcing

I have written quite a few articles as a result of getting a sneak preview of Equaterra's latest research of IT service providers.

Each year, Equaterra...

December 2, 2010  9:32 AM

Will Indian IT firms have a field day as economy picks up?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Equaterra, Gartner, TCS

Earlier this week I blogged about the latest report about suppliers from Equaterra.

The report revealed that Indian suppliers such as Wipro,...

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