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July 27, 2010  7:53 PM

George Osborne invites Indian IT firms to get involved in UK public sector

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

It was interesting to see George Osborne on Channel 4 news, cornered in Mumbai and asked about how UK public sector cuts will impact Indian IT companies.

He said it was "an opportunity for Indian IT contractors to get involved" an offer their services to the UK government....

July 15, 2010  10:21 AM

Could strike victory by Indian workers be the beginning of Indian wage inflation?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
China, India, nokia, Offshoring, strike

I read an article this morning about a group of workers at a Nokia factory in India threatened to go on strike unless a pay settlement was reached. The workers were part of the Nokia India  Employees Progressive Union.

The workers got a pay deal.

July 13, 2010  8:58 AM

Could government cost cutting be China’s Y2K moment?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
China, India, Offshoring, Y2K

The UK government wants suppliers to cut their costs immediately and continue to do so over time. There is potential to reduce costs by using...

June 17, 2010  3:14 PM

General Electric plans to reduce its reliance on India for offshore IT

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Brazil, China, India

General Electric in Latin America told Computer Weekly journalist Angelica Mari that it wants to use more countries for IT services and in the process reduce its reliance on India.

There is a lot of choice these days about where to offshore.

I mean look at

May 6, 2010  4:40 PM

Are Sri Lankans thinkers and Indians workers?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
India, MillenniumIT, Offshoring

Following something that someone said to me today I thought I would ask the question: Are Sri Lankans thinkers and Indians workers?

I met a Sri Lankan IT...

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February 8, 2010  4:29 PM

Nasscom 2010 is tomorrow

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
India, mumbai, Nasscom

The 18th NASSCOM India Leadership Forum starts tomorrow.

Nasscom is the trade body that represents IT service providers in India.

This should be an interesting one because it follows a tough recession which although officially over could yet see another dip. Yes people are...

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