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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...

March 8, 2012  2:10 PM

Could new breed of Indian IT suppliers sneak under the radar again

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I met Ashok Soota today. He was at the top of the Indian IT industry way before it famous.

While Soota was the...

February 27, 2012  3:34 PM

Has IT outsourcing created the UK skills shortfall?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
GlaxoSmithKline, India, Open University, Wipro

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...

February 13, 2012  2:17 PM

Can IT services firms be the answer to the UK IT skills shortage?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
azimpremji, Capgemini, India, Logica, Steria, Wipro

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

January 30, 2012  12:09 PM

Are UK IT students better off being trained in India?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Davos, India, Wipro

Indian IT giant Wipro could give UK IT students training to close a perceived shortcoming in IT and engineering training in the UK.

November 8, 2011  1:15 PM

Why has Wipro pulled out of My Civil Service Pension bid?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40

I wrote last month about the first of the government's planned mutuals. My Civil Service Pension is the body that administers 1.5 million civil service pensions. The...

September 6, 2011  12:27 PM

Why the cloud is forcing IT service providers to spent money on uncertain returns?

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Capgemini, Cloud Computing, Gartner, Infosys, Sage, Steria, Wipro

IT service providers have to invest in developing new delivery models such as cloud computing despite customer caution.

Cloud computing is a hype beyond hypes which includes lots of sub hypes within its bubble. Well that's what an analyst firm might say anyway.

The suppliers are...

April 27, 2011  12:12 PM

Indian suppliers are the new IT bellwethers

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
HCL, IBM, Infosys, TCS, Wipro

When I started working as a journalist in the IT sector IBM was always used as the bellwether for IT spending. If its results were bad it usually meant businesses weren't spending on IT. If the results were good it usually meant businesses were spending.

But times have changed,...

January 26, 2011  12:04 PM

Wipro fixes its European recruitment process as upsurge in applications revealed shortfall

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
recruitment, Wipro

I had a quick catch-up with Wipro's European head, Jeffrey Heenan Jalil, yesterday.

We talked about a few things, such as the company's strong performance in Europe and its targeting of the UK public sector, which I will blog about separately.

But first I would like to mention...

January 21, 2011  11:50 AM

TCS’s UK workforce is reducing as UK business grows

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
HCL, TCS, Wipro

India's IT service providers are truly global. This is reflected in the diverse customer bases that they have. But is it reflected in their...

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