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March 18, 2010  12:18 PM

Legal & General is having detailed discussions with more than one IT outsourcing supplier

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
IBM, Outsourcing

This is an update to my earlier blog.

I have had a more comprehensive response from L & G to my question: Are your outsourcing your Business Technology...

March 18, 2010  10:24 AM

The outsourced coal miner that got to the top of the IT industry

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, hoskyns, Offshoring, Outsourcing, TUPE

I want to tell a story about a coal miner who has transformed his career and life after being TUPE transferred to a supplier (Capgemini) from  British Coal.

Outsourcing is controversial because it involves workers being transferred to suppliers. This is not only life changing but...

March 18, 2010  9:22 AM

Legal & General looking at outsourcing more

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
IBM, Outsourcing

I have just been told that Legal & General is outsourcing its Business Technology Services (BTS) arm, which is basically its IT infrastructure, to IBM.

I spoke to Legal & General and although the spokesman was not sure if this was the case he did say that Legal & General has...

March 9, 2010  9:14 AM

Ousted IT blogger doesn’t need to scrape the jobs barrel anymore

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Outsourcing, Recovery

This is part 8 of a series of blogs following the life of an IT professional that lost his job as a result of his employer offshoring IT. This week he is a little more...

March 8, 2010  9:36 AM

Will EDS/BskyB case stop IT salespeople lying?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
bskyb, EDS, Outsourcing, PWC

I attended a

February 22, 2010  12:00 PM

Why are Brits and continentals so different in attitudes to outsourcing?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Forrester, Outsourcing

According to Forrester companies in all Western European countries apart from the UK prefer to use contract IT staff over offshoring work.

This according to a report as is to...

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January 8, 2010  11:02 AM

NOA predicts public sector outsourcing surge

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
China, multi-sourcing, Outsourcing

The National Outsourcing Association (NOA) thinks the public sector will be a hot spot for outsourcing this year.

This comes in the organisation's predictions for 2010. But what does the industry think.

It says pressure on managers to cut costs will lead to increased...

January 7, 2010  3:20 PM

What will happen in the outsourcing sector this year?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
2010, Auridian, Equaterra, Outsourcing, TPI

January 4, 2010  9:25 AM

Top outsourcing stories of 2009

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
EDS, HP, Outsourcing, Satyam

This is a list of what I think are the top ten outsourcing stories I wrote last year. I have ranked them in terms of the number of people that clicked on the articles.

Obviously there were massive stories written by other people. But what were the best?


December 2, 2009  8:57 AM

Outsourcing suppliers are taking on supplier management responsibilities

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
BP, Outsourcing, T-Systems

News that BP has tasked T-Systems with looking after its voice and data communications infrastructure with the added role of managing its suppliers is an example of how...

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