A colleague interviewed John Harris, chairman of IT user group The Corporate IT Forum and chief architect and vice president of global IT strategy at GlaxoSmithKline, recently and got his...
I haven't written much recently about the unpopularity of offshoring amongst IT professionals in the UK. Businesses using lower cost workers from offshore locations such as India is not popular. Political parties can see this and use it as to try and win votes.
Before the last UK...
There are often claims that despite thousands of IT professionals being out of work there is a skills shortage in the UK. This is often the excuse used by suppliers and their customers when roles are offshored to countries like India.
I wrote a
Indian IT giant Wipro could give UK IT students training to close a perceived shortcoming in IT and engineering training in the UK.
The government has this week scrapped the current IT curriculum. It will replace it with more focus on the "rigorous" teaching of computer science and programming subjects.
This will replace a...
The UK gets a lot of focus from IT services companies for good reason. It is worth a lot of money to them.
Gartner says the IT services market in the UK will be worth about $77bn in 2011. This is massive when you compare it to India which Gartner expects to have a domestic IT services...
Can it be true that overseas companies, including those in India, are demanding UK IT workers in increasing numbers?
Back in October I wrote
Cognizant is always grouped with Indian suppliers Satyam, Wipro, Infosys, TCS and HCL to make
Alex Blues, IT Sourcing Specialist at PA Consulting Group, has agreed to blog for me from Nasscom's big event again this year.
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It seems the new special relationship between India and the Europe is set to mean 20,000 IT workers from Indian will be permitted to the UK.
According to a Daily Mail article...