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January 7, 2013  11:11 AM

Infosys denies that sacking underperformers is anything new

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
India, Infosys

Infosys is reported to be getting rid of staff that are not reaching their targets. According to a report on Indian website

November 27, 2012  9:59 AM

Inside outsourcing interview: Downturn gave tier two Hexaware access to skills to help it compete

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
India, Infosys, Outsourcing

Here is the latest Inside Outsourcing interview where I let suppliers tell me what they are doing. I have started of with a run of Indian suppliers. My first in the series was with 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

November 13, 2012  11:27 AM

Even Indian IT firms feel the economic pinch – sign of how hard things are?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
India, Infosys

Nasscom, the association represents India's IT services industry, has had to...

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November 8, 2012  2:57 PM

Capgemini will be a mainly offshore based supplier by 2015

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, IBM, India

Capgemini will have over half of its employees in offshore locations such as India by 2015, as it continuously pushes offshore.


October 2, 2012  10:22 AM

Offshoring no longer synonymous with India but what does offshore IT mean today?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
China, Gartner, India, Philippines, Poland

Last week Gartner announced its figures on where in the world are the main areas where businesses offshore their IT.

Western European buyers...

September 28, 2012  11:34 AM

India’s dominance as offshore IT location being diluted

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Brazil, China, Gartner, India, Poland, South Africa

Effective alternatives to India for IT services are reducing its dominance as an offshore location for large businesses, according to Gartner.

But where are the alternatives and who is using them?

There are,

September 24, 2012  12:48 PM

Is India becoming too expensive for offshoring your IT?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
BPO, India, Offshoring, Outsourcing, Philippines

India is synonymous with offshoring. But in this guest post NOA board member Debra Maxwell who is global BPO director at Arvato where heads up

September 19, 2012  12:53 PM

Do we want public sector systems to be dependent on companies on other side of the world?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
government, India, Outsourcing, publicsector

I sometimes publish comments of readers in standalone blog posts but have been a little neglectful of this recently. In an effort to do more of this here is a comment from yesterday to a

August 2, 2012  12:02 PM

Indian IT firms no longer moving as a group

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
IBM, India, Infosys, Wipro

The mixed performances of the Indian IT service providers is evidence of their maturity and the different paths they have taken.

Indian suppliers have become a good gauge of IT spending. They all seem to have been growing at a rapid rate with double digit after double digit revenue...

April 23, 2012  2:27 PM

Freudian slip by union reveals outsourcing organisation’s perception

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
CSC, India

I covered a story today about job cuts at CSC. This was related to an announcement on Friday of an

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